10 Sweet & Skinny Spring Desserts

I LOVE dessert. I have a sweet tooth to beat the band. The only thing is that I am trying to loose the baby weight and I need to keep my dessert intake in check. That means I try and concentrate on skinny desserts, or things that satisfy my sweet tooth without filling me up with a billion unnecessary calories. This is not always easy, as you might imagine, but I manage. Here are a few of my favorite sweet and skinny spring desserts!

  • 10 Tasty & Skinny Spring Desserts 1 of 11
    10 Tasty & Skinny Spring Desserts
  • Chocolate Chia Raspberry Pudding 2 of 11
    Chocolate Chia Raspberry Pudding

    This delicious chocolate pudding is perfect for dessert. Not only does it satisfy but it is low-calorie and packed with protein from the addition of chia seeds and sweet raspberries!

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Guilt Free Turtle Brownies 3 of 11
    Guilt Free Turtle Brownies

    These amazing brownies are over the top delicious without the guilt! Turns out avocado can be substituted for a substantial amount of the oil to save calories.

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Compote 4 of 11
    Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

    A simple strawberry rhubarb compote is perfect for drizzling over ice cream or spooning over a warm scone. Since the main ingredient is fruit you are able to get lots of sweetness without the hefty calorie intake.

    Photo: Julie VR

  • Mint-Lime Fruit Salad 5 of 11
    Mint Lime Fruit Salad

    A refreshing fruit salad is terrific for a light after dinner dessert. This delicious salad features loads of green fruit with the perfect hint of lime and mint!

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Cherry Jello Salad 6 of 11
    Summer Cherry Jello Salad

    This delicious Cherry Jello Salad is perfect for kids and is surprisingly low-calorie! A small serving is all you need to satisfy your sweet tooth and enjoy the fresh taste of summer.

    Photo: Julie VR

  • Healthy Vegan Chocolate Frosting 7 of 11
    Vegan Chocolate Frosty

    This vegan chocolate frosty is just the thing to get your milkshake fix without all the crazy calories. I love this vegan frosty for all of the amazing health benefits too - it is packed with bananas and avocado!

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Pomegranate Sorbet 8 of 11
    Pomegranate Sorbet

    A delicious two bite shot of pomegranate sorbet just the thing to satisfy any craving for a skinny summer dessert. The perfect fruity concoction is just what you need on a hot summer day - all the taste without too many calories!

    Photo: Paula Jones

  • Watermelon Lavendar Sorbet 9 of 11
    Watermelon Lavendar Sorbet

    This amazing watermelon lavender sorbet is light, healthy, and refreshing. It is even fun to make with kids - start with cutting up the watermelon together and have them pluck some lavender from your herb pot!

    Photo: Watermelon Promotion Board

  • Strawberry & Yogurt Rocket Popsicles 10 of 11
    Strawberry Yogurt Rocket Popsicles

    A popsicle is the best dessert for satisfying the kid in you. Make this awesome strawberry yogurt concoction with fresh berries and low fat yogurt. It will be perfectly sweet without being too heavy.

    Photo: Caroline Campion

  • Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies 11 of 11
    Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies

    These gorgeous chocolate chip cookies are always perfect for a spring snack. I mean, who doesn't just love a delicious cookie any time of year! I love that this recipe is low calorie. It makes these cookies perfect for a quick after-dinner dessert without the guilt.

    Photo: Brooke McLay

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