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Healthy Dessert Recipes with No Added Sugar and Tons of Flavor

No-Sugar-Added Banana Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

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This single-serving mug cake has egg whites and ground flaxseeds for an extra dose of protein and fiber.

Get the recipe: No-Sugar-Added Banana Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

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Tart Cherry Chia Pudding

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This delicious pudding is made with Montmorency tart cherries and Montmorency tart cherry juice, which may provide heart-health benefits by helping to reduce blood pressure. Just skip the optional chocolate chip topping to make this a no-sugar-added dessert.

Get the recipe: Tart Cherry Chia Pudding

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Pineapple Whip Floats

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"Pineapple whip floats are a refreshing substitute for ice cream," says Sarah Pflugradt, M.S., R.D.N., L.D.N., blogger and recipe developer at Salubrious RD. "Coconut milk adds creaminess, while frozen fresh pineapple and 100 percent pineapple juice offer a hit natural sweetness, plus vitamin C."

Get the recipe: Pineapple Whip Floats

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Banana Oat Blender Muffins

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Meet your new healthy afternoon snack: "This recipe uses only bananas as a sweetener," says Diana K. Rice, R.D., owner of The Baby Steps Dietitian.

Get the recipe: Banana Oat Blender Muffins

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Pressed by KIND Strawberry Apple Chia Bars

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These bars are sweet enough with just apples, strawberries, cherries, and chia seeds as ingredients. Plus, each bar offers two servings of fruit, as well as 4 grams of fiber.

Try it: Pressed by KIND Strawberry Apple Chia Bars

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Cantaloupe Banana Nice Cream

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"With only two ingredients, this easy ice cream recipe is a refreshing way to satisfy your sweet tooth," says Shannon A. Garcia, M.D.S., R.D., of KISS in the Kitchen

Get the recipe: Cantaloupe Banana Nice Cream

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No-Sugar-Added Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies

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"These three-ingredient breakfast cookies come together in less than 20 minutes, and you probably already have the ingredients on hand," says Marisa Moore, M.B.A., R.D.N., owner of Marisa Moore Nutrition.

Get the recipe: No-Sugar-Added Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies

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Healthier Hot Chocolate

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"Substitute dates for table sugar for added fiber," says Jessica Penner, R.D., of Smart Nutrition

Get the recipe: Healthier Hot Chocolate

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Speedy Cranberry Almond Cookies

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These healthy cookies have almonds, oats, and cranberries at only 82 calories a pop.

Get the recipe: Speedy Cranberry Almond Cookies

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Cinnamon Roll Snack Bites

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"These bites are sweetened with the natural sugar from dried apricots," says Elizabeth Ann Shaw, M.S., R.D.N., C.L.T., blogger at Shaw's Simple Swaps"And they freeze well, so you can pull them out on the go for a quick snack."

Get the recipe: Cinnamon Roll Snack Bites

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No-Added-Sugar Fruit-and-Nut Quick Bread

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"Ripe bananas and dried fruit provide just the right amount of sweetness in this quick bread," says Elizabeth Ward, M.S., R.D., author at Better Is the New Perfect. "It's packed with nuts and whole grains instead of sugar, so it keeps you fuller for longer."

Get the recipe: No-Added-Sugar Fruit-and-Nut Quick Bread

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