It used to be one of those things that popped into my mind at the end of dinner. “Just a little something sweet,” I’d tell myself. I was really good at only having one serving of dessert (my husband, not so much). I would portion control my cookies or ice cream and enjoy those delightful little morsels. Oreos were my favorite, especially the ones with filling that wasn’t white. For some reason Spring time Oreos always tasted the best to me.
This was all before I gave up sugar, of course.
These days I’m sticking to the natural sugars when my sweet tooth kicks in. I’m all about the “healthy desserts.” It hasn’t been easy, but it’s been doable. Mostly because there are still options available, I just have to be creative.
Ice cream made of bananas is a win. Bananas are naturally really sweet and I swear, it doesn’t even feel like you skipped out on the real stuff.
This is a Simple Medicine classic and probably one of the first desserts I ever made without refined sugar. I made these all through my time at Bastyr and my friends LOVED them. They do not disappoint!
Adding chia to any type of fruit puree can give you a pudding like dessert. I love this version because mango is my absolute favorite. Nothing beats a sweet and juicy mango.
When I first posted this recipe, I talked about how my grad school BBFF and I would eat cookies for breakfast. These cookies are breakfast (and dessert) approved.
Your turn: what is your favorite dessert? Have you ever, or do you currently, eat cookies for breakfast?