I absolutely love hearing from readers, so when Cindy reached out last week looking for healthy and dairy free dessert ideas, I couldn't wait to round up some delicious options. Not only are all these desserts dairy free, they also ring in at under 125 calories and will satisfy your sweet tooth without ruining your diet. What are your favorite dairy free desserts? Before we begin, one quick note. For the desserts with chocolate make sure to choose a dairy free chocolate. There are lots of non diary chocolate chip options and also vegan chocolate chips in most natural food stores.
1. Chocolate Almond Cookies, 77 calories, 1 PointsPlus®
Almond meal, chocolate, and coconut are the base for this delicious recipe. They really couldn't get any better for the healthy cookie option in my opinion. They are nutty, just sweet enough, and I love the crumbly texture.
2. Microwave Pumpkin Custard, 117 calories, 3 PointsPlus®
If you love pumpkin, you will love this incredibly quick dessert that comes together in under 3 minutes. All it takes is an egg, some canned pumpkin, and sweetener for a yummy dessert. And the topping options are endless.
3. Healthy Banana Chocolate Oat Cookies, 45 calories, 1 PointsPlus®
This was one of the first cookie recipes I really fell in love with using bananas as a base ingredient. I had tried and failed many times before to find one that worked, but this one does. Kids and adults will love the banana, chocolate, and oat combo.
4. Tart Cherry and Coconut Milk Popsicles, 65 calories, 2 PointsPlus® (from Cookin’ Canuck)
Spring is finally beginning to arrive and these tart cherry and coconut milk popsicles are the perfect warm weather treat. Since they have protein from the coconut milk they work great as a post workout treat and the tart cherry juice is known to help ease muscle aches.
5. Strawberry Mint Lime Sorbet, 84 calories, 2 PointsPlus® (from Emily Bites)
The combination of strawberries, mint, and lime makes one incredible sorbet. Make up a batch to keep in your fridge for satisfying sweet cravings with zero guilt.