Healthy Desserts Are a Real Thing Because This World Is a Beautiful Place

You don't need processed or refined sugar to have a delicious dessert, and believe it or not, there are healthy desserts out there. In fact, we have at least 70!

These recipes feature one of many aspects: try our vegan, gluten-free, Paleo, low-calorie, protein-packed, or dairy-free treats to have a lightened up, seriously delicious treat without undoing your diet. And yes, there's plenty of chocolate and ice cream to be had. Dig in!

Ice Cream and Frozen Treats
Pudding
Candies and Small Bites
Cookies
Bars
Muffins and Breads
Sweet Protein Balls

Pineapple Nice Cream
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Pineapple Nice Cream

Get the recipe: Pineapple Nice Cream

Banana Peanut Butter Nice Cream
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Banana Peanut Butter Nice Cream

Chocolate Strawberry Nice Cream
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Chocolate Strawberry Nice Cream

Strawberry Protein Smoothie With Chia
POPSUGAR Photography | Dominique Astorino

Strawberry Protein Smoothie With Chia

Avocado Ice Cream
POPSUGAR Photography

Avocado Ice Cream

Get the recipe: Avocado Ice Cream

Maple Cashew Cornflake Ice Cream
Aim True by Kathryn Budig

Maple Cashew Cornflake Ice Cream

Chocolate Chip Banana Ice Cream Bites
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Chocolate Chip Banana Ice Cream Bites

Frozen Yogurt Cupcakes
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Frozen Yogurt Cupcakes

Get the recipe: Frozen Yogurt Cupcakes

Vegan Persian Ice Cream
POPSUGAR Photography | Anna Monette Roberts

Vegan Persian Ice Cream

Get the recipe: Vegan Persian Ice Cream

Chocolate Nice Cream
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Chocolate Nice Cream

Get the recipe: Chocolate Nice Cream

Vegan Strawberry Fudgsicles
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Strawberry Fudgsicles

Mango Nice Cream
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Mango Nice Cream

Get the recipe: Mango Nice Cream

Matcha Coconut Ice Cream
Caroline Byron

Matcha Coconut Ice Cream

Get the recipe: Matcha Coconut Ice Cream

Banana Coconut Nice Cream
POPSUGAR Photography | Leta Shy

Banana Coconut Nice Cream

Green Tea Popsicles
POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr

Green Tea Popsicles

Get the recipe: Green Tea Popsicles

Yogurt- and Chia-Covered Frozen Grapes
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Yogurt- and Chia-Covered Frozen Grapes

Cherry Chocolate Nice Cream
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Cherry Chocolate Nice Cream

Mango Chia Lassi Smoothie
POPSUGAR Photography | Dominique Astorino

Mango Chia Lassi Smoothie

Basic Chia Pudding With Fruit
POPSUGAR Photography | Dominique Astorino

Basic Chia Pudding With Fruit

Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding
POPSUGAR Photography | Nicole Perry

Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding

Coconut Chia Pudding
POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr

Coconut Chia Pudding

Get the recipe: Coconut Chia Pudding

Almond Butter Apricot Bites
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Almond Butter Apricot Bites

Strawberry Banana Creams
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Strawberry Banana Creams

Get the recipe: Strawberry Banana Creams

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Vegan Peanut Butter Brownie Bites
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Peanut Butter Brownie Bites

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Freezer Fudge
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Freezer Fudge

Chocolate-Mousse-Filled Strawberries
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Chocolate-Mousse-Filled Strawberries

Roasted Honey Cinnamon Chickpeas
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Roasted Honey Cinnamon Chickpeas

Vegan Snickers
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Snickers

Get the recipe: Vegan Snickers

Vegan Chocolate Mousse Cups
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Chocolate Mousse Cups

Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters
POPSUGAR Photography | Jaime Young

Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies
POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Blueberry Thumbprint Cookies
Running to the Kitchen

Blueberry Thumbprint Cookies

Apple Flax Oatmeal Cookies
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Apple Flax Oatmeal Cookies

Vegan Sugar Cookies
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Sugar Cookies

Get the recipe: Vegan Sugar Cookies

Vegan Samoas
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Samoas

Get the recipe: Vegan Samoas

Chickpea Cookie Dough
POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr

Chickpea Cookie Dough

Get the recipe: Chickpea Cookie Dough

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Raisin (and Bean) Cookies
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Raisin (and Bean) Cookies

Apple Pecan Bars
POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr

Apple Pecan Bars

Get the recipe: Apple Pecan Bars

Vegan Zucchini Double Fudge Brownies
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Zucchini Double Fudge Brownies

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars

Protein-Packed Brownies
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Protein-Packed Brownies

Get the recipe: Protein-Packed Brownies

Coconut Blueberry Cookie Bars
POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr

Coconut Blueberry Cookie Bars

Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Treats
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Treats

Paleo Pecan Pie Bars
POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr

Paleo Pecan Pie Bars

Get the recipe: Paleo Pecan Pie Bars

Vegan Banana Almond Bread With Protein
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Banana Almond Bread With Protein

Lemon Blueberry Protein Muffins
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Lemon Blueberry Protein Muffins

Pumpkin Raisin Flax Muffins
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Pumpkin Raisin Flax Muffins

Paleo Lemon Poppy Seed Bread
Running to the Kitchen

Paleo Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Vegan Chocolate Frosted Doughnuts
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Chocolate Frosted Doughnuts

Sweet Potato Banana Protein Bread
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Sweet Potato Banana Protein Bread

Banana Oatmeal Crumb Muffins With Avocado
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Banana Oatmeal Crumb Muffins With Avocado

4-Ingredient Salted Peanut Protein Balls
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

4-Ingredient Salted Peanut Protein Balls

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Balls
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Peanut Butter Protein Balls
POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr

Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Carrot Cake Protein Balls
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Carrot Cake Protein Balls

Crispy Peanut Butter Protein Balls
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Crispy Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie Protein Balls
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie Protein Balls

Vegan Banana Oat Protein Balls
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Vegan Banana Oat Protein Balls

Cherry Almond Coconut Protein Balls
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Cherry Almond Coconut Protein Balls