Try These Naturally Delicious, Healthy Sweet Treats

Cal Giant | March 16, 2021

Berries: good for you and for your sweet tooth! California Giant berries bring a fantastic punch of flavor and nutrition to classic desserts. If you’re looking for healthy, but sweet recipes, give these homemade favorites a try.

Healthy Strawberry Ice Cream? You bet.

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It is possible to satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthy way! One of our favorite recipes for a healthy dessert is this Healthy Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream. It’s made with Greek yogurt instead of traditional sweet cream, and it’s sweetened with honey, so you can enjoy a scoop without all the calories.

No-Bake, No Problem!

Skip the pre-heating with this No-Bake Berry Tart. These are quick and easy to make, making them a winner for any day of the week. The natural sweetness of the crust made with medjool dates combined with the bright flavor of the berries will curb your cravings and keep you satisfied.

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Our greatest tip for keeping healthy sweets on hand: utilize the freezer!

Frozen berries are the perfect sweet treat to keep on hand. Here are a few of our favorite frozen berry tips:

  • Reduce frozen strawberries over the stove for a quick strawberry sauce to top your favorite chocolate ice cream. 
  • Toss a handful of mixed berries into a baking dish and top with a mixture of oats, brown sugar, and butter for a quick berry crisp. 
  • Sprinkle a handful of frozen blueberries and nuts on top of frozen yogurt for added texture and naturally sweet berry flavor. 
  • March 14th was National Pi Day, and we celebrated with a make-ahead berry pie. Perfect for all occasions, a homemade blueberry or strawberry pie can be prepped in your free time and popped into the freezer for when you’re ready to bake and serve. 

Which naturally sweet treat will you try next?

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