Enjoy some tasty chocolate treats that are healthier without being bland or diet tasting. These healthier chocolate recipes are sure to be a hit!
I love chocolate. Like seriously love chocolate. It’s an indulgence, it’s decadent, and sometimes it is just so needed. When a chocolate craving hits, you can grab a bite of dark chocolate, but sometimes you just want some tasty homemade baked goods. These healthier chocolate recipes are sure to satisfy.
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Nothing is as fabulous as a freshly baked treat. The whole home smells warm, welcoming, and beyond wonderful.
Baked treats don’t have to be bad for you. All of these reader favourite chocolate treats are made without butter or oil. Instead, these desserts are baked (almost all!) with milk, Greek yogurt, apple sauce, banana, or avocado. Yes, avocado! You won’t taste the difference. All you’ll taste is chocolate, decadently tasty chocolate.
While I can go on forever talking about my love of chocolate, I’ll share some recipes. Some of them are romantic (wink! wink! Valentine’s Day). Others are perfect for any (or every) day of the year. It’s hard not to love these 10 Healthier Chocolate Recipes!
If you’ve ever enjoyed a peanut butter and banana sandwich, this is the bread for you. Instead of spreading the peanut butter over the bread and covering it with chunks of bananas, Peanut Butter Banana Bread batter is filled with these two delicious ingredients. The banana keeps the bread moist while the peanut butter adds a savoury pop of flavour. Yum! Plus, there are wonderfully melty chocolate chips bakes throughout. [Check out the recipe for Peanut Butter Banana Bread]
Are you looking for a heavenly chocolate indulgence? Avocado Chocolate Truffles are as decadent as your favourite truffle. Filled with a rich and creamy middle, every truffle bursts with pure chocolate flavours. While the truffles taste like a true chocolate indulgence, these sweet treats are a much healthier alternative.
Instead of being made with cream, these truffles are made with avocados. Avocados are the perfect base for chocolate truffles. They’re naturally rich and creamy and when they’re combined with cocoa powder, they create a decadent dark chocolate flavour. [Check out the recipe for Avocado Chocolate Truffles]
Brownies are a chocolate lovers dream. With every mouthful all you taste is chocolate. Mmm…Chocolate. Rich and chewy cocoa batter cooked to perfection, with a slightly crispy top and a perfectly moist middle is true brownie perfection.
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Maple Date Brownies have everything you love about brownies – chocolatey, creamy and delicious bite after bite. But these treats have a little something extra, they’re healthy. Made without butter or eggs, these sweet treats are actually packed with nutrients. But with all the chocolate flavour, you’d never know these brownies are so healthy. [Check out the recipe for Maple Date Brownies]
Looking for a dessert that is truly yummy? Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars are covered with chocolate chips and filled with a chewy pumpkin flavoured centre. Yum! The batter has the perfect combination of cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin batter, and wonderfully melty chocolate chips. I could rename these Heavenly Pumpkin Bars.
While this treat may sound too decadent to be healthy, they’re actually made with pumpkin puree, unsweetened apple sauce, Greek yogurt, and egg whites. Your taste buds won’t know these decadent desserts have so many healthy ingredients. [Check out the recipe for Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars]
If you love mint and chocolate chips, you’ll love these sweet, refreshing treats. Mint Chocolate Chip Bites are perfectly minty – mint coloured and mint flavoured. How perfect is that? With the subtle balance of mint-flavoured batter, chocolate chips and a wonderfully green hue, this is one tasty treat.
Mint Chocolate Chip Bites are truly guilt-free. There’s no butter or oil in this dessert. Instead, milk and avocado create a moist and creamy cake. Mint Chocolate Chip Bites have the perfect balance of lightly sweetened mint batter and melted chocolate chips. No one can resist this quick and easy mint green treat. [Check out the recipe for Mint Chocolate Chip Bites]
At first bite, all you taste is chewy, fudgy and completely decadent chocolate treat. With a heavenly flavour and a perfect soft brownie texture, Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies are a chocolate lover’s dream. There’s also a hint of banana throughout, which perfectly compliments the chocolate and hazelnut. Banana, hazelnut, and chocolate – talk about serious yum!
Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies are jam-packed with melt-in-your-mouth chocolatey goodness. With lightly sweetened chocolate hazelnut batter that’s smooth and creamy, this is one slam-dunk way to feed a chocolate craving. Best of all, it’s made with only five ingredients. [Check out the recipe for Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies]
Two Bite Brownies are double chocolate mini brownies. Each bite is jam-packed with melt in your mouth chocolatey goodness. With lightly sweetened chocolate batter and ooey gooey chocolate chips, you can eat away your chocolate craving in just two bites. Or savour it and nibble your way through. However you decide to enjoy it, Two Bite Brownies are simply delicious.
Not only are these brownies bite-sized, but they are truly guilt-free. Two Bite Brownies are low fat and lower in sugar than most brownie recipes. Most of the brown sugar is replaced with maple syrup, which is lower in calories and has less sugar per gram than refined sugars. Real maple syrup is perfectly sweet, you won’t taste the difference. [Check out the recipe for Two Bite Brownies]
These muffins are not only delicious and chocolatey, they’re a great way to squeeze extra vegetables into the day. Spinach is truly amazing. It’s a superfood, loaded with nutrients in a beautiful green package. Mix it into muffins with chocolate chips and you have a truly super treat.
Light, flavourful, and completely delicious, Spinach Chocolate Chip Muffins are wonderfully green. Forget artificial colours, these muffins are given their vibrant green colour from finely chopped spinach. The spinach is mixed right into the batter, giving them a beautiful colour without any salad flavour. All you’ll taste is fluffy muffins with decadent chocolate chips! [Check out the recipe for Spinach Chocolate Chip Muffins]
After you take a bite of these cookies, you’ll ask yourself, “How are these cookies low fat?” Well, they are! With apple sauce, egg whites, and strawberries, these cookies are soft and chewy on the inside, but gently crispy on the outside.
Vanilla flavoured cookie dough, loaded with strawberries and chocolate chips create a perfectly luscious cookie. Yum! No one will ever know that this is a healthier chocolate recipe. Each bite is just so tasty. [Check out the recipe for Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies]
Indulge in your chocolate craving this Valentine’s Day. Warm Chocolate Cake for Two is the perfect treat to share with someone your love. With a triple dose of chocolate flavour – rich chocolate batter, chocolate chips, and a heavenly chocolate glaze – you’ll both be in chocolate heaven.
Filled with creamy, dreamy, chocolatey goodness, Warm Chocolate Cake is surprisingly low fat. The combination of Greek yogurt and milk creates a rich chocolate batter with a generous sprinkle of chocolate chips throughout. When it’s warm and fresh out of the oven, every bite of Warm Chocolate Cake perfectly melts in your mouth. [Check out the recipe for Warm Chocolate Cake for Two]
Whether you are making Healthier Chocolate Recipes for friends, family, someone you love, or even for yourself, (you have to love the self-love!) these chocolate recipes are sure to impress.
If you make any of the recipes please let me know!! I love hearing all about it. What’s your favourite chocolate recipe? What’s your favourite sweet chocolatey treat?
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