Looking for a tasty snack?,quick and easy Desserts? but don’t want to put on the pounds?Try this fun and easy healthy dessert recipes that uses on-hand ingredients.
Recipe 1: Chocolate Covered Frozen Banana 40 calories
1 small banana, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips
Cut the banana in 1-inch-thick slices.and Freeze for 30 minutes.
Place chocolate chips in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until chocolate melts. and remove frozen banana bites from freezer
Dip each banana bite in chocolate and place back on wax paper. Top with chopped almond and Freeze for another hour and enjoy as a quick snack or dessert anytime.
Recipe 2: Dark Chocolate & Oat Clusters Recipe 80 calories
2 tablespoons peanut butter
2 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
Place peanut butter, milk, and semisweet chocolate chips in a saucepan; cook over low heat until chips melt (about 3 minutes).
Stir in oats; remove from heat.
With a spoon, small ice cream scoop or melon baller, drop 8 ball-shaped portions on a wax paper-lined baking sheet;
let set in refrigerator 10 minutes before serving
Enjoy your guilt-free dessert!
Did You Know?
Dark chocolate is great for weight loss. 1 ounce of dark chocolate is about 150 calories and studies show it can lower high blood pressure. Along with health benefits, dark chocolate tastes great.
A prior study found that adults who ate chocolate twice a week had lower body mass indexes, on average, than those who didn’t, the magazine said. It indicated dark chocolate in particular contains considerable chemicals that may play a role in increasing metabolism.
Chocolate can help with weight loss If you’re having a hard time cutting sweets out of your diet, the good news is you can keep a little dark chocolate around. A recent study found that consuming dark chocolate lowers the desire to eat something sweet, salty or fatty. Indulging in a small amount of dark chocolate—not milk chocolate—every now and then should make it a little easier to stick to your diet.