Delicious No-Bake Dessert That Are Actually Healthy Too!
No one wants to turn on their oven in Summer, but that doesn't mean you have to forgo dessert! We've rounded up our favorite no-bake sweets so you can beat the heat and still eat the treats. And all of these desserts rank high on the healthy scale without sacrificing flavor. Looks for dairy-free cheese cakes, chocolate caramels, and all sorts of pies. Many recipes feature the fruit of season: strawberries, watermelon, and raspberries. We think you will have no problem finding a recipes to take to your next Summer party or barbecue.
Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake
This simple and elegant cheesecake highlights the flavor of raspberries but minus the dairy. It's easy to make and even easier to finish.
Get the recipe: raspberry swirl cheesecake
Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Cupcakes
Fresh strawberries and yogurt combine to make a frozen cupcake that will cool you down on a hot day or night. These make for a refreshing dessert and they're low in calories, only 30 calories a pop, making them a much healthier alternative to ice cream.
Get the recipe: frozen yogurt cupcakes
This photo might give away the surprise, but this rich chocolate dessert gets its creamy texture from avocados. This chocolate pie is so silky, smooth, and rich, you won't believe your favorite green fruit is mixed in.
Get the recipe: chocolate avocado pie
Mini Strawberry Cheesecake
Creamy and fruity, these cheesecakes are actually both dairy- and gluten-free — though no one would know it. Full of flavor and sweetness, this is one dessert everyone, including your friends with dietary restrictions, will love.
Get the recipe: mini strawberry cheesecakes
Circus Animal Cookie Yogurt Bark
The pretty, pastel coconut-yogurt bark is a healthy take on the classic treat circus animal cookie. It's fun to make, too.
Get the recipe: circus animal yogurt bark
Homemade Twix Bar
Make your own candy bar and make it healthier. These protein-rich homemade Twix bars are a crowd pleaser at any party.
Get the recipe: homemade Twix bar
Key Lime Pie
This key lime pie is both tart and creamy, making it the perfect treat for a hot night. Made with avocados and coconut cream, it's vegan — but dairy-lovers will enjoy it too!
Get the recipe: key lime pie
Chocolate Chip Banana Bites
This might be the easiest dessert you will ever make! It's only two ingredients — bananas and chocolate.
Get the recipe: chocolate chip banana "nice" cream bites
Frozen Nutty Banana Nibbler
Try healthy — and mini — version of the ice cream sandwich. Filled with a mixture of Greek yogurt and peanut butter, these nibblers will satisfy your sweet tooth while cooling you off.
Get the recipe: banana nibblers
Chocolate Raspberry Truffles
These rose-colored balls look like chocolate truffles, but they're actually filled with healthy ingredients like oats, cashews, protein powder, and banana. You can get your chocolate on, with a dose of protein.
Get the recipe: chocolate raspberry protein truffles
Fruity Frozen Yogurt Bites
For a healthy dessert that children of all ages will enjoy, go with these frozen bites of goodness. All you need are your favorite fruits and yogurt.
Get the recipe: frozen yogurt bites
Frozen Banana Pops
You only need three ingredients, plus some popsicle sticks, to make this hassle-free dessert. These pops are perfect for many occasions, and make for a good post-workout treat or dessert at a backyard BBQ.
Get the recipe: frozen banana pops
Chocolate Salted Caramels
These sweet, chocolaty, and chewy caramels are only 60 calories each. Psst . . . they're also vegan. But you won't miss the processed sugar, because they hit all the flavors you're looking for in a caramel treat.
Get the recipe: chocolate salted caramels
Chocolate Mousse Cups
Every element of this creamy dessert is edible, making dessert clean up even easier. They're dairy free but still rich in chocolate flavor.
Get the recipe: vegan chocolate mousse cups
Strawberry Banana Creams
With only four ingredients needed to make these strawberry poppers, you're likely to feast on this dessert all season long. Make them for a refreshing afternoon snack or take them to party to feed all the guests.
Get the recipe: creamy strawberry poppers
Talk about an easy treat to make on hot, humid day. We call them smudgies, and they're simply a bananas and peanut butter mixture, smashed between two graham crackers, and then frozen. Ummm . . . yum!
Get the recipe: smudgies
3-Ingredient Chocolate Pie
For a creamy, smooth, and vegan-friendly dessert, this three-ingredient chocolate pie takes the cake. Top it off with your favorite seasonal berries to make your slice even tastier.
Get the recipe: three-ingredient chocolate pie
Strawberry Chocolate Mousse Bites
We love chocolate. We love strawberries. Putting them together in these bite-sized treats rocks our world. They're vegan too!
Get the recipe: strawberry chocolate mousse bites