Later, chocolate lava cake. We're pledging allegiance to these fruit desserts and the nutrients they pack.
Cherry, Pistachio, and Balsamic Honey Yogurt
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If your nightly yogurt "dessert" has gotten stale, switch things up with this Cherry, Pistachio, and Balsamic Honey Yogurt. The sweet cherry topping and crunchy sprinkling of pistachios give your protein-packed treat the shakeup it needs.
Photo: Cookie and Kate
Chocolate Cinnamon Apple Rose
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It may look like it takes a pastry school grad to perfect these Chocolate Cinnamon Apple Roses. But when your dinner guests start Instagramming the dessert the second you set them down, you'll know the time spent slicing the apples and delicately rolling them with a chocolate pastry paid off. (If you love these fruity desserts, you'll devour these delish summer pies.)
Photo: i am baker
Mixed Berry and Angel Food Trifle
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Stock up on two pounds of berries at your local farmer's market (or make a visit to the frozen berry aisle at the grocery store when the fresh stuff is nowhere to be found). This Mixed Berry and Angel Food Trifle recipe mixes heaps of berries with fluffy angel food cake. The best news is it requires no baking—which should really be a mandate for every summer dessert recipe.
Photo: Natasha's Kitchen
Frozen Yogurt Fruit Bark
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The blogger behind this Frozen Yogurt Fruit Bark says she makes this recipe once or twice a week. And it's easy to see why: It takes no time at all (save for a couple of hours in the freezer) and is a tasty way to get your fill of yogurt and naturally sweet fruit. PSA for 9-to-5ers: Don't try packing it for the office or you'll end up with a melty mess in your bag. Ick! (Speaking of yogurt desserts; these smoothie popsicles are a great way to merge healthy breakfast with smart, sweet dessert.)
Photo: Courtney's Sweets
Baked Pears with Honey, Cranberries, and Pecans
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Choosing fruit desserts (like these Baked Pears with Honey, Cranberries, and Pecans) over ones filled with processed sugars shouldn't feel like a sacrifice. Here, a cinnamon, pecan, and cranberry combo makes this recipe clutch for the holidays—or anytime you need a sweet fix for under 100 calories.
Photo: This Gal Cooks
Chocolate-Dipped Pineapple Slices with Toasted Coconut
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Work with fresh pineapple to create these Chocolate-Dipped Pineapple Slices with Toasted Coconut. A thick coating of melted dark chocolate finished off with specks of toasted coconut flakes is simple yet stunning.
Photo: The Beach House Kitchen
Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream
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Almost too pretty to look away, right? The real beauty of this Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream recipe, though, is how easy it is: All it takes is topping perfectly caramelized peach halves with ice cream and a pinch of salt for that irresistible sweet-and-salty combo.
Photo: What's Gaby Cooking
Raspberry and White Chocolate Fudge
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Antioxidant-rich raspberries pop against white chocolate in this Raspberry and White Chocolate Fudge recipe. While the fudge isn't exactly fruit-level healthy, this kind is vegan friendly, so we're letting it slide.
Photo: Like a Vegan
Brown Sugar Grilled Pineapple
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It doesn't take much to turn a brightly colored pineapple into a wow-worthy dessert. Case in point: This super-easy Brown Sugar Grilled Pineapple recipe, with just enough brown sugar (or honey if you prefer) to make it taste like a treat.
Photo: Dinner, Then Dessert