8 Diet-Friendly Desserts to Bake for Your Valentine
Skip the box of chocolates and indulge in these decadent treats without guilt
Want to impress your valentine this year? We've got eight delectable recipes to whip up, including a rich chocolate cake and a creamy cookie dough dip that will make your mouth water. But no matter how indulgent these sweet treats sound, they go easy on your waistline, thanks to secret healthy ingredients. Shh… your sweetheart never needs to know!
Instead of making sticky Rice Krispie treats glued together with calorie-loaded melted marshmallow, try this diet-friendly version. Honey, peanut butter, and believe it or not, organic baby food all combine to keep these sweet morsels under 150 calories!
3 c. brown rice crisps cereal
1 NurturMe Crisp Apple Pouch
3/4 c. peanut butter
1/2 c. + 2 tbsp. honey
1 tbsp. vanilla
1 c. chocolate chips (optional)
In a large bowl, mix brown rice cereal with peanut butter. In another bowl, add 3-5 tbsp. of water to crisp apple pouch. Stir honey and vanilla into the puree. Pour into the dry ingredients. Mix well. Press into one large or two small glass trays. Shape into mini Valentine's Day hearts! Optional: Decorate with frosting, powdered sugar, red sprinkles. Refrigerate for at least one hour.
Makes 15-20 hearts.