Sweet toppings for your sweet tooth.
When your sweet tooth calls, you can still treat it even though you’re committed to living a healthier lifestyle. Savor these 7 healthy dessert topping alternatives.
We love these smart substitutions for store-bought toppings, which are often loaded with excess fat, calories, and refined sugar. What’s more, brands containing artificial sweeteners aren’t necessarily healthier than those with refined sugar. Artificial sweeteners have been linked to metabolism disruption and may make it harder to lose weight and keep it off for good.
Nothing finishes off ice cream like chocolate syrup. This version uses canned coconut milk plus several other ingredients you probably have at home.
Coconut milk makes this dessert topping oh so healthy. It contains healthy fats that help satisfy the appetite and burn belly fat.
Granola adds a satisfying crunch to ice cream and other desserts. This super-easy, super-quick granola recipe includes just six ingredients, plus you have the option to mix in dried fruit or chocolate chips.
Break up the bark into crumbles for a delish chocolate topping you can feel fab about. Dark chocolate makes a perfect healthy alternative, since it’s loaded with good-for-you antioxidants.
Add a tasty twist to dessert with this sweet three-ingredient topping. Best of all, it adds only three grams of sugar to your dish–and the sugar is all natural so you can enjoy it guilt-free.
In this recipe, the syrup tops blueberries, but you can also use it to satisfy your clean eating ice cream sweet tooth. Plus, since the recipe uses pomegranate juice (not the fresh fruit) it’s easier to prep than you might think!
Healthy dessert toppings alternatives like this go great with clean-eating ice cream and frozen Greek yogurt.
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