Creative and Healthy 5 Sweet Treats You Don’t Have To Feel Guilty About recipes. Enjoy homemade treats guilt free!
When we think of sweets we usually think it is not good for our health. Eating lots of sugar is never a good idea and the less sugar we consume, the better. A recent study shows that eating too much added sugar increases the risk of dying with heart disease, even if you are not overweight (from Harvard Health Publications).
If we try to stay away from refined sugars and artificial ingredients we will definitely be improving our diet.
These 5 Sweet Treats You Don’t Have To Feel Guilty About are easy to make and also great for kids. Instead of packaged snacks full of artificial sugars and unknown preservatives, give your kids some homemade and delicious treats.
Making it fun also works really well for kids. You will feel so good knowing you are giving your kids good choices too.
5 Sweet Treats You Don’t Have To Feel Guilty About
Mixed Berries Ice Pops
Homemade ice pops are our favorite snack at home! We are always trying new flavors and looking for fun molds. Mixed berries ice pops are so yummy and full of health benefits.
Berries are great antioxidants and eating mixed berries ice pops can help improve your health, protect your hair, your skin and prevent certain diseases. Fresh is always better but frozen (unsweetened) berries are a good substitute during the off-season months — and just as nutritious. Please click for the full recipe here: Mixed Berries Ice Pops
Healthy Banana Sushi
I cannot think of an easier way to make a healthy and fun snack at home. You can use your favorite nut butter and toppings. Be creative and healthy always! Healthy Banana Sushi is a great snack for kids and adults.
The entire family can be involved in the process, making it a fun activity and everyone will love it! You can see the instructions here: Healthy Banana Sushi
Super Healthy Banana Muffins
Oh the smell of freshly baked muffins coming out of the oven……..baking using fresh ingredients is important but what about making it healthy too? Super Healthy Banana Muffins: the answer to an easy to bake recipe using no refined sugars! Nutritious ingredients like bananas, dates, coconut flour, ghee and eggs and you can have a delicious treat without feeling guilty. Super Healthy Banana Muffins
Frozen blueberries with Greek Yogurt
Easy, fun and healthy snack. Great for parties too! Frozen blueberries with Greek Yogurt kabobs is a super healthy and creative idea!
Did you know Blueberries are not only popular, but also repeatedly ranked in the U.S. diet as having one of the highest antioxidant capacities among all fruits, vegetables, spices and seasonings? Antioxidants are essential to optimizing health by helping to combat the free radicals that can damage cellular structures as well as DNA. This little fruit softens dry skin, boosts your brain, and may even prevent cancer! Frozen Blueberries With Greek Yogurt
Homemade Yogurt Melts
Homemade Yogurt Melts are easy to make and so delicious. Perfect treat for babies starting on solids, toddlers, kids and adults too! I decided to look for a homemade alternative to the store bought versions. They are first of all super expensive and after reading the ingredients (loaded with sugar and preservatives), I decided to try making them myself. They don’t come out perfect in shape, but the taste is great and they simply disappear in a couple of minutes! Homemade Yogurt Melts