- Blueberry Banana Smoothie
Bananas that are getting past ripe work perfectly in smoothies. Peel them, wrap them in plastic, and freeze them.
- Brownie Kisses
Melted chocolate, chocolate chips, and nuts make a great combo for these cookies.
- Cherry Vanilla Frappe
You don't need ice cubes if you freeze the cherries before blending.
- Cherry Swirl Pudding
Each serving contains about 145 calories, 8 g protein, 9 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 24 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, and 100 mg sodium.
- Dark Chocolate Chip Oat Bars
You don't have to tell anyone these are homemade, healthy granola bars. Just let your guests enjoy the chewiness of the oats and dense chocolate flavor from the highest-quality dark chocolate you can find.
- Fresh Cranberry Applesauce
Cook chopped apples and cranberries in the microwave for four minutes. Then stir in sugar or sweetener and mash with a fork to desired consistency.
- Gingered Rice Pudding
Serve this with a bit of gingered whipped cream for a special dessert.
- Lemon Meringue Kisses
Here's a sweet treat without the calories of sugar.
- Lime-Mango Whip
Blend fresh mango, reduced-fat sour cream, and lime juice.
- Peach Berry Crisp
Fresh peaches and blueberries are nestled under a topping flavored with ginger and lemon.
- Peach Melba Smoothie for Two
Put peaches, yogurt, ice and all but six raspberries into blender and puree. Serve in tall glasses. Garnish with reserved berries. The smoothie will be thick enough to float them on top. Add fresh mint leaves if you have them.
- Pineapple Smoothies
Just three ingredients: pineapple chunks, vanilla yogurt, and ice. Quick and yummy!
- Red, White, and Blue Berry Tarts
In a small bowl, mix cream cheese, sour cream, vanilla, and confectioners' sugar with a whisk to make no-cook pastry cream. Put mixture on top of graham cracker crumbs. Top with berries.
- Stacked Fruit Salad for One
Cover the salad loosely and refrigerate, unless you're ready to eat it at once.
- Strawberry Cheesecake
Chill overnight, then top with fresh strawberries and a drizzle of melted raspberry jam.
- Tasty Pumpkin Pie
The sugar-free crust needs to chill before rolling out.
- Tiny Fruit Tarts
Wanton wrappers make these little desserts a snap to prepare.
- A Fruity Way to End the Meal
Naval oranges, ripe strawberries, and sliced bananas are served with a yogurt-ginger sauce.
- Warm Apple and Cool Ice Cream
Nothing sweeter, or more simple, than a baked apple for dessert!
- April Fool
A quick English dessert of cooked berries layered with whipped cream.
- Seedless Raspberry Sauce
This takes some patience, but you will be rewarded with a rich, seedless sauce, perfect for topping anything from fruit, to meat, to chocolate cake!
- Apple Coffee Cake
This cake gets its moistness from the apples and raisins, so it requires little oil.
- Frosted Orange Cake
Nothing makes an occasion more festive than a beautifully presented cake.
- Individual Fruit Cup Dessert
Your children can help you make this easy dessert that's colorful and good for them to eat. Have all of your supplies and ingredients ready before you begin.