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Quick and healthy dessert ideas

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Healthy desserts you will love

You can make a healthy dessert for your family even if you don't have a lot of time. Instead of sugary cakes and cookies, try one of these healthy dessert alternatives.
Fresh fruit salad

Fresh fruit salad

This probably the quickest healthy dessert you can make. Chop your favorite fruits and serve with fat-free vanilla yogurt for dipping. Toddlers love to dip!

Cinnamon apples

Wash and core four large apples. Place in a microwave-safe dish. Put one into teaspoon of cinnamon and one teaspoon of Splenda into each apple. Bake on high in microwave for approximately 15 minutes until apples are tender. Top with non-fat whipped topping for a delicious healthy dessert.

Pineapple ice cream sundaes

Are you craving ice cream? Instead make this healthy dessert. Place a scoop of fat-free vanilla frozen yogurt in a bowl. Top with crushed pineapple, cinnamon and chopped walnuts for a yummy, easy dessert.

Homemade ice cream sandwiches

Place a scoop of fat-free ice cream or frozen yogurt between two graham crackers. Wrap in plastic wrap and freeze until firm for a healthy, easy dessert your whole family will love.

Jello and pudding

Fat-free Jello and pudding also makes a delicious and easy dessert. You can add fresh fruit to Jello to give it a nutritional boost.

Healthy dessert recipes

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