You’re at the crucial point for your New Year’s resolution. After eating right, working out, and limiting your snack intake, you’re feeling good and starting to see some progress. And then the Super Bowl shows up and all you want to do is dig into that seven-layer dip and binge on chocolate chip cookies. It’s time to get creative with your game-day desserts to minimize damage.
These single-serving brownie bites are rich and sweet, but have a secret healthy ingredient: black beans. Click here to see the recipe.
Get a double dose of anti-oxidants with dark chocolate-covered strawberries. Roll the dipped strawberries in almonds for some extra protein. Click here to see the recipe.
Turn boxed fudge cake mix into protein-filled cookies with the addition of mashed black beans. Click here to see the recipe.
Applesauce is a great way to cut down on sugar and fat in baking these oatmeal cookies. Click here to see the recipe.
Dried plum (prune) purée helps create moist, sugary sweet brownies without having to add too much sugar. Click here to see the recipe.
Although these clusters aren’t the healthiest desserts, the combination of peanuts and peanut butter will keep you fuller for a while. Click here to see the recipe.
Serve these sweet sandwiches as a dessert at your football party. Ricotta contains protein and calcium, and perfectly complements naturally sweet pears with just a touch of honey. Click here to see the recipe.