5 Sweet But Clean Snacks For When You Want To Indulge

Having a sweet tooth can be quite a struggle, especially when you are trying to lose weight or convert to a healthier diet. We are often led to believe that we need to cut out all sugar in order to eat clean, but that’s not true! With the right combination of ingredients and the right portions, you can still indulge in something decadent without feeling any guilt. Here are 5 sweet snacks that leave you happy and healthy.

1. Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Bites

Everyone loves chocolate. Everyone loves cheesecake. So, why not have both? These chocolate covered cheesecake bites are the perfect miniature snacks to pop in your mouth when you desire something a little rich and creamy. They are just as much fun to make as they are to eat. All it takes is a little Greek yogurt dark chocolate and reduced-fat cream cheese to mimic the cheesecake texture.

2. Slow Cooker Cinnamon Apples

Do you ever wish you could have apple pie all year round, but without the hassle of making it and the calories of eating it? This recipe is the answer to your prayers. Emulate the beloved fall taste with these slow cooker cinnamon apples. All you have to do is toss sliced apples with some coconut sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and lemon juice and let the flavors sink in!

3. Superfood Chocolate Bark 

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate. We can never get enough chocolate, and neither will you once you try this superfood chocolate bark. This chocolate bark combines the best of both worlds with all the best berries and their benefits as well as the decadent taste of dark chocolate. To give it that added crunch, toss in a few chopped almonds.

4. Olive Oil Honey Banana Bread

Everyone loves a good banana bread. It’s a standard recipe for nearly every household, but this adaptation of a traditional recipe might give yours a run for its money. This bread is all the same chewy, sweet goodness but without the butter and refined sweeteners. To give it an extra touch, throw in some chopped walnuts and of course, dark chocolate chips.

5. Yogurt and Blueberry Jam Popsicles 

With weather starting to heat up, it can be hard to find snacks other than ice cream to cool down with. These Yogurt and Blueberry Jam Popsicles make use of household ingredients to give you a parfait in popsicle form. Refreshing and delicious, they are naturally sweetened with honey and jam.

Whenever you are craving something a little sweet, opt for one of these clean snack recipes to give you the sugary flavor you want without all the refined sugar!

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