Healthy Low Sugar Desserts

Chocolate Dipped Frozen Bananas

ImageIngredients

Bananas

Dark Chocolate

Unsalted Nuts

Freeze chunks of banana in the freezer.

Melt the dark chocolate in a microwave.

(make sure to stir every 20 seconds until the chocolate is smooth)

Dip the frozen bananas in the chocolate.

Roll the chocolate dipped bananas in the unsalted nuts.

Place them back in the freezer until the chocolate freezes and then enjoy!

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Peanut Butter Banana Apple Bites with Blueberries

Healthy Snacks

2 thin slices of apple

2 teaspoons of peanut butter

1⁄4 banana, sliced

1⁄8 teaspoon of sugar

1⁄8 teaspoon of cinnamon

14 blueberries

Directions:

Place apple slices on a flat surface and spread peanut butter onto the apple slices. Then place the sliced banana on top. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar (if desired) and top off with blueberries. If you don’t like peanut butter you can substitute with Nutella.

Fruit, Fruit and More Fruit!

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Kiwi’s, bananas, blueberries and strawberries are all delicious fruits to snack on in between classes and to have in place of that high-calorie desert!

Kiwi’s are high in vitamin C and antioxidants that helps boosts the immune system.

Bananas have a tiny amount of vitamin A, which is a fat-soluble vitamin vital for protecting your eyes and normal vision.

Blueberries are low in calories and high in magnesium, which plays an important role in bone growth.

Strawberries fight against bad cholesterol.

Yogurt with Granola and Sliced Banana

Breakfast

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day and should consist of healthy choices such as fruits, grains and protein. This plain yogurt with gluten-free granola and one cut up banana is a great way to start off any morning. This bowl contains a little bit of everything including protein from the yogurt, carbohydrates in the granola and fiber and potassium from the banana. So instead of getting a plateful of french toast loaded with butter and drenched in syrup, grab a bowl of this healthy mix to fuel your day.