This time of year, many of us are craving heartier and sweeter foods. Plus, the holiday season is upon us, so we may be faced with lots of unhealthy sweets. But, if you are trying to stick to your healthy eating diet, you don’t have to completely depriving yourself.
Here are five comfort food sweet treat recipes turned vegan, all with a little added health twist.
5 Sweet Recipes Turned Vegan
#1 Try Banana Nice Cream vs Regular Old Ice Cream: If you’re a big ice cream fan, but are trying to cut back on the dairy, try whipping up some banana nice cream with a frozen banana a splash of almond milk and a teaspoon of raw cacao powder. For an added boost, add one of our Magnificent Mushrooms blends to supercharge your health.
#2 Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate vs Regular Hot Chocolate: If you love hot chocolate, why not make it vegan by using full-fat unsweetened coconut milk instead of dairy milk? It will add a delicious creamy taste and add some healthy fat to your hot chocolate recipe.
#3 Try These Healthy Cookies Instead of Pastries: Instead of that sugary cookie or cupcake, try these chocolate chunk hemp cookies instead. Made with whole food ingredients and free from refined sugar, these make a great healthy alternative to the traditional cookie.
#4 Make Raw Brownie Bites Instead of Boxed Brownies: Ditch the store-bought boxed brownies, and try these raw brownies instead. Made with real food ingredients, these make the perfect sweet treat, without the guilt.
#5 Give Coconut Whipped Cream and Strawberries a Try vs. Dairy-Based Whipped Cream: Strawberries and whipped cream is a delicious dessert, but why not make it healthier by making coconut whipped cream using full-fat coconut cream instead? Simply whip using a hand-held blender and add a splash of vanilla.
Make Dessert Healthier
Don’t go all holiday season without enjoying some of your favorite sweet treats. Simply make them healthier with these vegan alternatives. You can now have your cake and eat it too!