17 Dessert Recipes That Are Actually Kind Of Healthy

Vegan zucchini brownies, almond butter cups and more.

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If you’re craving something sweet, dig into one of these jaw-dropping, happiness-inducing treats guilt-free. That’s right, guilt-free. Whether it’s through using all-natural ingredients or even by sneaking a veggie in here and there, these dessert recipes are actually kind of healthy (just don’t eat the whole lot in one go!)

But don’t just take our word for it—see (and taste!) for yourself. Click through the gallery below to grab the delicious recipes.

1. Healthy Peanut Butter Blondies

Dessert, peanut butter blondies, recipes
Image: joyfoodsunshine.com

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2. Flourless Banana Muffins

Flourless Banana Muffins, dessert, recipes
Image: chocolatecoveredkatie.com

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3. Vegan Zucchini Fudgy Brownies

Brownies, vegan, recipes, dessert
Image: thevegan8.com

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4. Raw Blueberry Cheesecake

Raw Blueberry Cheesecake, recipes, dessert
Image: theawesomegreen.com

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5. Vegan Chocolate Cake with Creamy Chocolate Almond Butter Buttercream

Vegan Chocolate Cake, dessert, recipes
Image: halfbakedharvest.com

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6. Paleo Carrot Cake

Paleo Carrot Cake, dessert, recipes
Image: paleorunningmomma.com

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7. Almond Butter Cups

Almond Butter Cups, dessert, recipes
Image: thrivemarket.com

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8. No Churn, Dairy-Free Almond Butter Ice Cream

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Image: unconventionalbaker.com

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9. Paleo Blueberry & Peach Parfait

Paleo Blueberry & Peach Parfait, dessert, recipes
Image: asaucykitchen.com

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10. Vegan Strawberry Shortbread Ice Cream

Vegan Strawberry Shortbread Ice Cream, dessert, recipes
Image: wallflowerkitchen.com

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11. Paleo Salted Caramel Coconut Panna Cotta

Salted Caramel Coconut Panna Cotta, desserts, recipes
Image: tasty-yummies.com

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12. Raw Lemon Coconut Cheesecake Bars

Raw Lemon Coconut Cheesecake Bars, dessert, recipes
Image: fitfoodiefinds.com

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13. Raw Vegan Donut Holes

Raw Vegan Donut Holes, dessert, recipes
Image: notey.com

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14. Raw Matcha Lime & Vanilla Cupcakes

Raw Matcha Lime & Vanilla Cupcakes, dessert, recipes
Image: elsaswholesomelife.com

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15. Raw Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Ice Cream Cakes

Raw Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Ice Cream Cakes, dessert
Image: thekitchenmccabe.com

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16. Raw Vegan Tiramisu

Raw Vegan Tiramisu, dessert, recipes
Image: thisrawsomeveganlife.com

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17. Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free Coconut Cherry Ripe Slice

Coconut Cherry Ripe Slice, dessert
Image: secretsquirrelfood.com

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If you’re looking for other sweet recipes, these nutritious chia pudding recipes will hit the spot. Or, try making The Fit Foodie’s Insta-worthy choc banana pops. And if you’re trying to quit the sweet stuff, here’s how to keep your sugar cravings under control.