Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and while this holiday is usually filled with lots of sweet treats, you can make some of your favorite dessert options guilt-free by making just a few ingredient swaps.
Here are five must-have guilt-free Valentine’s Day dessert recipe ideas to try this year!
5 Guilt-Free Valentine's Day Dessert Ideas
#1 Homemade Raspberry “Ice Cream” with Raw Cacao Nibs: If you’re a big ice cream fan, try making a festive guilt-free treat using a frozen banana and a splash of coconut milk. Add a handful of frozen raspberries for a Valentine’s Day flare and top with raw cacao nibs.
#2 Heart Guilt-Free “Sugar” Cookies: What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a heart-shaped sugar cookie? To make a healthier version, try making a sugar cookie using almond flour and coconut sugar in place of wheat-based flour and regular sugar. Serve with a side of fresh strawberries for a delicious Valentine’s Day dessert.
#3 Strawberry Coconut Mousse: You can make a creamy and decadent strawberry coconut mousse with just a handful of ingredients. Try whipping together one cup of coconut cream, ½ cup of strawberries, and a drizzle of pure maple syrup. Refrigerate for about one hour before serving. Serve with some extra fresh strawberries and some raw cacao nibs.
#4 Chocolate Covered Strawberries: Chocolate covered strawberries are a favorite Valentine’s Day dessert, and you can make this treat healthier by using 70% or darker unsweetened dark chocolate melted with some coconut oil. Dip the strawberries into the chocolate and coconut oil mixture and set in the fridge.
#5 Chocolate Raspberry “Milkshake”: Try making a Valentine’s Day inspired “milkshake” using unsweetened almond milk, one frozen banana, one cup of frozen raspberries, and one tablespoon of raw unsweetened cacao powder.
Try making these healthier Valentine’s Day inspired desserts for some delicious guilt-free treats. With just a few healthier food swaps you would be surprised at just how easy and delicious it is to make these desserts taste like the real thing.