HERE ARE THE TOP 5 WEIGHT LOSS FRIENDLY DESSERTS THAT CAN SATISFY ANY SWEET TOOTH...

HERE ARE THE TOP 5 WEIGHT LOSS FRIENDLY DESSERTS THAT CAN SATISFY ANY SWEET TOOTH…

HERE ARE THE TOP 5 WEIGHT LOSS FRIENDLY DESSERTS THAT CAN SATISFY ANY SWEET TOOTH…

1. SKINNY AVOCADO CHOCOLATE MOUSSE (SERVES 4)
220 calories per serving
1 ripe avocado
1 ripe banana
4 tbsp cacao
3 tbsp coconut oil
100ml almond milk
Blend, place into small pots, or glasses, set in fridge and top with raspberries.

This decadent mousse makes for a perfect dinner party dessert and really does taste as indulgent as it looks.

Whilst there may be a tendency to worry about using avocado within sweet treats, in actual fact avocado is the secret ingredient to the desserts rich and velvety texture.

Avocados are not only bursting with nutrients and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats but there is also evidence to show that they may support weight loss. One study demonstrated that those who ate half an avocado with their lunch felt 23% more satisfied and had a 28% lower desire to eat over the next 5 hours.

2. FROZEN BERRY POPSICLES (MAKES 8 POPSICLES)
27 calories per popsicle
245g natural yoghurt
200g berries
1 tbsp cinnamon
Freeze into ice lolly moulds.

Frozen Berry Popsicles – Good diet dessert

This super simple dessert takes a few minutes to whiz together and makes a great choice for a summer day.

The combination of the protein-rich yogurt, low sugar berries and insulin sensitising cinnamon, makes this the no.1 dessert for balancing blood sugar.

By stepping off the blood sugar roller coaster, you may minimise weight gain and further cravings for sugary indulgences.

For more mouth watering ice lolly recipes, read our: 4 Super Healthy, easy to make Ice Lolly recipe article

3. PISTACHIO CHOCOLATE BANANA SUSHI
170 calories per chocolate banana
Pistachio Banana Sushi Good Sweets To Eat While On Diet
Photo: Closet Cooking

Dip one banana into good quality dark chocolate, place onto a plate and sprinkle over crushed pistachios. Slice into sushi pieces and then place into fridge to set. This sushi dessert can be eaten with chopsticks.

First things first, bananas contain very few calories, around 100 max, yet they’re full of fibre so can be filling at the same time. Increasing your fibre intake from fruit and vegetables has repeatedly been shown by science to help with weight loss.

4. OPPO ICE CREAM
39 calories per scoop
Oppo – The guilt free ice cream
Photo: Oppo

Oppo is available in 1,300 stores across the UK including Waitrose, The Co-op and Holland and Barrett

Flavours – Madagascan Vanilla, Salted Caramel, and Mint Choc Swirl. Yum!

Craving ice cream? Before you chow down the Ben and Jerry’s, this healthy alternative is surprisingly indulgent, while having 50-70% fewer calories than regular ice cream.

Without even compromising on flavour, per scoop Oppo ice cream has only 39 calories, 2.9g sugar and 1.9g of fat. This is a far cry from Haagen Dazs which comes with a whopping 112.5 calories, 8.5g sugar and 7.7g fat per scoop.

With no nasties or cheap fillers, this ice cream is made with only the finest of ingredients including fresh milk from meadow-grazed cows, cold-pressed virgin coconut oil and stevia leaf. Oppo uses natural ‘superfoods’ such as lucuma, spirulina and baobab to give the ice cream their characteristic flavours.

5. APPLE SLICE COOKIES

130 calories per apple slice cookie

1 red apple sliced, topped with 1 tbsp peanut or almond butter, dark chocolate chips, coconut flakes and walnut pieces.

It’s conventional wisdom to associate dieting with living off low calorie vegetable sticks and whilst many would shy away from the higher calorie nuts, they are in fact a dieter’s best friend.

Numerous studies have shown that just a handful of nuts a day can significantly reduce hunger, leading to a lower overall calorie intake throughout the day. These effects boil down to their protein and fibre content which both have satiating properties.

And there really is nothing tastier than an apple topped with a dollop of indulgent nut butter and some healthy toppings to give it that extra crunch.