10+ HEALTHY DESSERTS THAT DON’T TASTE “HEALTHY” AT ALL

A collection of my all-time favourite healthy desserts recipes – so that when the sugar craving strikes, but you still want to stay on the healthy eating side, you know exactly where to look. From raw vegan desserts to a paleo chocolate cake – there’s something for every taste and every dietary requirement!

Leading image for the healthy dessert recipe collection as a collage – at the top, an image of the healthy raw vegan tiramisu bites, at the bottom raw vegan cheesecake bites on the left, and dairy and gluten free mousse cakes on the right.

It’s no secret that I have something of a sweet tooth. In fact, “something of a sweet tooth” is a huge understatement – a quick browse through my recipes will reveal that my sweet tooth is well and alive… and thriving. But in order to gain balance and feel good, a fair number of the desserts I make (and love) are healthy.

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RIDICULOUSLY DECADENT GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE TART {gluten, nut & soy free}

This decadent gluten free chocolate tart just might be one of the best gluten free desserts you’ll ever try. With a sweet, buttery gluten free shortcrust pastry, and a rich dark chocolate ganache filling, this gluten free tart is what chocolate lovers’ dreams are made of.

The gluten free chocolate tart on a small serving table. Two pieces of the tart have been cut. A pile of antique dessert plates and some cups are in the background.

Hi, friend. I have a confession: the initial form of this post was more of a slightly ticked-off long-winded rant than anything else. To make a long story short: I’m at a conference-workshop thingy, unable to prepare my own food and faced with rather… meagre pickings for my (gluten free) meals. Add to that a sad-looking salad bar and a meagre fruit selection, and you’ve got yourself an unhappy, whining Kat.

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CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY ENERGY BARS {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

These chocolate raspberry energy bars are the perfect healthy snack – handy, nutritious, satisfying and utterly delicious. They are super easy and quick to make, requiring only 7 ingredients and 10 minutes. If you’re looking for your go-to afternoon or post-workout snack: this just might be it!

Chocolate raspberry energy bars on a white surface. The pink-violet healthy energy bars are drizzled with dark chocolate. The spoon used for drizzling is next to them.

I don’t know about you, but come 3 o’clock in the afternoon… I need a snack. It doesn’t have to be huge or elaborate – it can be just a few mouthfuls and I’ll be happy. Without that snack (especially if I had a lighter lunch), I tend to transform into a grumpy, shaky mess with an attention span of about 2 seconds.

Sounds familiar? I bet it does.

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GLUTEN FREE PIZZA THAT IS ACTUALLY THE REAL DEAL {gluten, egg, nut & soy free}

This gluten free pizza is 100% the real deal. It has the perfect gluten free pizza crust, which tastes and looks and feels like pizza. There’s no strange ingredients and no complicated procedure needed – but the result will simply blow you away. If you thought that you wouldn’t – couldn’t – enjoy real pizza ever again because of your gluten intolerance… think again. Because this gluten free pizza dough recipe is a game changer.

Two pieces of the best gluten free pizza on white parchment paper. The pizza is topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, cherry tomatoes and fresh basil. The rest of the pizza is in the background.

I have a bucket list of foods I want to make allergy friendly. Pizza has always been very high on that list. No explanation needed. It’s pizza and we need pizza, and no gluten intolerance will stand between us and our pizza. Mmkay?

And yes, there are gluten free pizza recipes out there. There are. But… hear me out. A pizza crust should not contain eggs. Or milk. Or, god forbid, cauliflower. (Because, friends, I love cauliflower and all, but keep it away from my pizza.)

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