Healthy dessert!?? Really? Yeah! Dessert is not off-limits in a healthy diet. You just have to choose carefully and eat small portions. Three bites are usually enough to get a good taste in your mouth. So sharing is recommended!
High fat content (super creamy and buttery), especially saturated and hydrogenated fat (margarine), can cause higher (bad) cholesterol levels in the body. Over time, elevated cholesterol clogs your arteries and can lead to heart attacks, strokes, slow circulation, and kidney problems. The other problem is sugar. Sugar is acidic in the body which is just perfect! If you are a cancer cell. There are whole books written about the bad effects that sugar has on us. But let’s focus on the positive right now!
The key to healthy desserts is using whole flour and other wholesome ingredients like honey or brown sugar, instead of regular sugar, coconut oil instead of butter or almond milk instead of regular milk.
If you stick with healthier recipes, reasonable portions—you can have your cake and eat it too!