Do you love holiday desserts but feel guilty having them? Are you trying to be healthy or make healthy food for your family, but you all want desserts for the holidays? Guess what! You and your family can be healthy and have yummy holiday desserts! These 20+ delicious, healthy holiday desserts will make you the talk of your family and friends this holiday season!
Bonus Healthy Dessert Recipes
Here are bonus healthy dessert recipes that are in addition to the 20+ recipes and one that will help with making healthy chocolate desserts!
20+ Healthy Holiday Desserts
Here are 20+ healthy dessert ideas that are perfect for the holidays! These will satisfy anyone with a sweet tooth who’s still wanting to eat healthily! To go to the full article or recipe, just click on each Pinterest pin.
I love fudge, especially during the holidays! This healthy peppermint fudge recipe from Skinny Ms. looks so yummy and it’s surprisingly healthy.
You’ll never guess a certain ingredient in this mint fudge recipe from Whole New Mom. Very creative.
Yum. A decadent mint chocolate fudge recipe that’s dairy-free and gluten-free from The Nourishing Gourmet.
Protein fudge … what????! I love that there is added protein in this tasty, healthy fudge from The Big Man’s World. It’s gluten-free, and there are vegan and paleo options.
Slow cooker fudge … Yes. You read that right! This fudge recipe from Skinny Ms. is a neat way to make this traditional holiday dessert.
If you love pumpkin, this pumpkin fudge recipe from The Big Man’s World only has three ingredients. It’s gluten-free, vegan, and paleo. Plus, it’s no bake.
Peppermint just makes me think of winter. This peppermint patties recipe from The Prairie Homestead looks good. It’s gluten-free.
Oh gingerbread … it’s the holidays! These raw gingerbread cookies from Raw Manda are very natural, and they look amazing. These are vegan and gluten-free.
I could go for peanut butter cups any time of year! These clean-eating peanut butter cups from The Gracious Pantry are gluten-free and really are clean eating for desserts.
These don’t look like they would be on the healthy side of desserts but they are. This 6-ingredient chocolate and caramel slices recipe from Blissful Basil looks delicious. These are gluten-free, vegan, and paleo.
Ooooh. These peanut butter balls from Oh She Glows are no bake and gluten-free.
I’d never heard of harvest buckeyes, but they look yummy and healthy (From Half Baked Harvest). These are gluten-free and can be made vegan.
These mint chocolate chip energy bites from My Recipe Magic are so easy to make.
These pumpkin spice balls from The Big Man’s World aren’t what I would normally go for, but they just look good, don’t they?! These are gluten-free, vegan, and paleo.
I just love the taste of cookie dough! This super-quick cookie dough Greek yogurt recipe from Dashing Dish could even double as a snack. Just don’t add too many chocolate chips. 🙂 This is gluten-free.
This is one of the healthiest desserts and only contains two ingredients. This strawberry yogurt bark from Hello Wonderful can also double as a snack. This recipe is gluten-free.
If you’ve been to Serendipity in New York or just love hot chocolate, this frozen hot chocolate from Chocolate Covered Katie will make your day. It’s gluten-free.
These pumpkin bars from My Natural Family look very tasty. They are gluten-free and paleo.
These no-bake cookies that can be baked look so interesting (from The Big Man’s World). They are gluten-free, paleo, and have a vegan option.
Who doesn’t love a good mousse? This is a different take on the traditional chocolate mousse, and it’s healthy (from Super Healthy Kids). It’s gluten-free.
Filled muffins … so yummy from The Big Man’s World. For the filling, there are a few different options, some healthy and some not so healthy. I would try the version of the recipe using yogurt as one of the ingredients in the filling. These are gluten-free and have a vegan option.
Yay! Another protein-based dessert recipe! I always try to add protein into my baking. To make this healthy, I would try this recipe without the cream cheese in the topping and a healthier flour like garbanzo bean flour (from Courtney’s Sweets).
These chocoholic cupcakes are great if you have food allergies because they are free of many common allergens!
Healthy Holiday Ideas
Here are many helpful ideas to help you and your family have a healthy holiday season!
What Are Your Favorite Holiday Desserts?
I love baking, and it’s always fun to find delicious, healthy recipes my family and I enjoy!
Do you love to bake and make holiday desserts? What are your favorite holiday desserts?
Which dessert(s) are you most excited to try from this post?
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