11 Easy No-Bake Desserts

Get your sweet on with these healthy recipes.

grilled pineapple with rum syrup vanilla ice cream dessert

You don’t need to ignore your sweet tooth to lose weight and eat the healthy way. In fact, it’s okay to indulge yourself once in a while with a properly-portioned, clean eating dessert. Get sweet on treats with these 11 easy no-oven desserts.

No-bake desserts using clean-eating ingredients are a healthier option than traditional recipes. If you’re like us, you grew up with sweets that were loaded with refined sugar, which has no nutritional value. Skinny Ms. recipes offer unrefined sweeteners, like honey, 100% maple syrup, and coconut palm sugar. These natural sugars deliver the taste you crave without the chemical refining found in conventional sugars. Learn 6 Ways to Cut Back on Refined Sugar Today.

Easy dessert ideas that are healthy are a great way to satisfy the sweet tooth. These yummy desserts offer no-bake convenience, making them a smart choice for busy days. As a bonus, they’re a good option in the heat of summer when you don’t want to turn the oven on.

No matter which dessert recipe you choose, be sure to check out the proper portion size to avoid overeating. Learn 8 Easy Tips for Controlling Portion Sizes.

1. No-Bake Lemon Berry Cups
Easy dessert ideas like this guilt-free treat make it simple to enjoy a refreshing something after dinner.

2. Vanilla Ice Cream
Bananas and Greek yogurt make this a healthier alternative when you crave a sweet treat.

3. No-Bake Mini Apple Cheesecakes
Sink your spoon into this seriously delicious apple recipe, which incorporates dates, walnuts, Greek yogurt, and more.

4. Grilled Pineapple with Rum and Frozen Yogurt
All-natural ingredients and no-bake convenience make this an extra delish dessert recipe.  

5. No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars
Whether you need a treat for the family or you signed up to bring a dessert to the potluck, this classic is made with clean-eating ingredients that nourish the body and please the taste buds.

6. No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Macaroons
With just five ingredients–most of them are already likely in your pantry–this dessert delivers that bake shop taste in a nutritious, clean-eating treat.

7. No-Bake Skinny Chocolate Cheesecakes
This tasty dessert combines superfoods like walnuts, honey, and Greek yogurt for a nutrient-rich recipe.

8. Lemon-Lime Popsicles
Cool down with this no-hassle recipe that you can enjoy at any age.

9. Strawberry Ice Cream
With Greek yogurt and strawberries, this is one treat you’ll feel good about eating.  

10. Superfood Banana Pops
This dessert is a snap to whip up and a super-tasty alternative to store-bought frozen pops.

11. Cantaloupe Granita
Easy dessert ideas, like this dish, are a refreshing way to treat yourself.

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Amy Wagner

Amy is a writer specializing in health & wellness, business, and entrepreneurship. She's a long-time martial arts teacher who has earned a 4th degree black belt in tae kwon do. When Amy's not writing or kicking, she's wrangling sons, reading fiction, or crushing on BBC actors.

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