Dessert is often the time when our healthy choices go out the window. This does not need to be the case. Here are some great healthy Thanksgiving dessert ideas. Give one or more a try this year. I am totally making the Pumpkin Mousse. It looks too yummy to pass up.
Healthy Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas
This easy, comforting pear crumble is sure to please. Serve it as is or with low-fat ice cream or Vanilla Cream. Find the full recipe here at Delish.com.
Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake
This is a great alternative to cheesecake or pecan pie. This recipe is from Shape.com.
Cocoa Cookie Dough Balls
No need to tell the kids that these are healthy, just eat them up knowing they are filled with almonds and oats, and sweetened only with dates and raisins! Find this recipe at Plant Powered Kitchen.
Skinny Pumpkin Mousse
Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without a pumpkin dessert or two. Here is a pumpkin recipe that has great taste, but low fat and calories. Check out Simply Nourished Living for this recipe.
Heavenly Banana Bites
Here is a recipe of my own. My kids LOVE this one and it’s a great after dinner treat anytime of year, but great for the holidays too. Drizzle with strawberry sauce for a bit of holiday color.
Do you have a health alternative for a holiday dessert? Let us know in a comment.
Wishing you and your family a very healthy and happy Thanksgiving!