Desserts

Indulge your sweet tooth with these delicious desserts - without a surplus of fat, sugar and calories.

Desserts

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Apple Raspberry Crisp with Maple Oat Topping

This heart healthy recipe uses whole-wheat flour and oat bran and, as a result, it's a great source of fibre. This delicious, high fibre dessert is great with many types of seasonal fruit. Try locally-grown peaches or pears instead of apples, and…

Chocolate Fruit Fondue

This is a healthy, delicious and fun dessert to serve when you’re entertaining! The recipe skips the cream that’s usually added to chocolate fondue, making it a little thicker but considerably lower in saturated fat. Buy dark chocolate with at…

Grilled Fruit Kabobs

This is a refreshing dessert to cap off a summer barbecue. The fruit needs only to be heated, so cooking time is short. For a variation on this recipe, soak the fruit in orange juice or brush with rum before grilling. Be sure the grill is cleaned well…

Carrot Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot cake is notorious for being high in calories and fat. Compared with standard carrot cake recipes, my version serves up half the calories and two-thirds of the fat. Best of all, it's irresistibly moist and flavourful - your guests will love it!

Baked Summer Berries with Almond Oat Topping

I can't think of a better dessert to make when fresh, locally grown berries are in season at the beginning of June, July and August. Somewhere between a crustless pie and a fruit crumble, this dish is a guaranteed crowd pleaser. Serve it on it's…

Sparkling Apricot Sorbet

Combine sugar, sparkling wine, lemon peel, apricots, and salt in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool. Discard lemon peel. Transfer mixture to a blender; process until…

Grilled Apricot Halves

Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Combine olive oil and honey; brush over cut sides of apricots. Arrange apricots, cut sides down, on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Remove from grill; sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Garnish with thyme.…

Honeydew Sorbet

In a bowl, mash 1/3 cup sugar and lime peel with a spoon to release oils. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes. Stir 1/2 cup lime juice into sugar mixture. Pour mixture through a fine strainer into a blender or food processor; discard lime peel. Add melon, a…