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Simple Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy to make and delicious. Try these as a ice cream cookie sandwich with vanilla or chocolate ice cream!

Tropical Oatmeal Bake

Sweet, satisfying, and low in calories and fat. 

Low Sugar Banana Bread

Quick, easy, and low in sugar. 

Black Bean Brownies

Black beans and cocoa create a deep rich flavor that will satisfy your sweet toothe as well as cut back on calories. 

Frozen Yogurt Ring Pops with Fresh Ingredients

Get creative with popsicle molds, yogurt, and your favorite flavors this summer!

Green Tea Yogurt with Mango

You can use green tea leaves grounded or look for a high grade green tea like Matcha. Great for a lite snack and under 250 calories!

Chia Chocolate Pudding

Super easy pudding that you can alter flavors for by adding fruit, low sugar/fat-free toppings or try a vanilla version. Chia seeds are high in omega-3 and protein. 

Baked Sweet Potato Soufflé

Valerie Burton, RN shares her recipe which she loves for its natural sweetness. A low-sugar sweet for diabetics.

Chocolate Tea

As the weather becomes cooler, try this fun-warm-chocolatey drink for all ages. 

Buttermilk Pudding with Berries

Here is a low sugar, low calorie (under 300 calorie) dessert. 

Gluten - Free Black Pepper Brownie Cookies

Try this chewey-gooey cookie to satisfy that after school snack or just for a chocolate fix. Gluten-free and low in sodium

Gluten Free Yum Yum Cookie

Gluten free cookie that is perfect little ones and big ones to enjoy. Perfect for an after school snack. 

Apricots with Lime, Rosemary, Almonds, and Ricotta

Full of fiber, vitamins C and A, and a wonderful source of potassium, apricots marry well with nuts and veggies. A wonderful, elegant and inexpensive spread to add to a quick open face sandwich at lunch or enjoy as a snack.

No Bake Cashew Cake with Fresh Fruit

No need to use the oven to make this recipe. Can be made in less than 20 minutes and is low in calories and sugar. 


Raw watermelon is a refreshing sweet snack or treat that is perfect for warm weather. 

Fresh Strawberries

Sometimes a snack or dessert just needs to be sweet. Choosing a natural sweet like strawberries or fresh fruit is the easiest, quickest way to satisfy that sweet tooth. 

Red, White, and Blue Stars

Kids will love this naturally sweet snack. 

Non-Dairy Blueberry Banana Ice Cream

After making this recipe, you'll be addicted to how easy it is to make and how much your kids will love it's naturally sweet taste. 

Blueberry Mint Popsicles

These popsicles are fun and low in sugar for kids. Easy to make and sure to keep you cool all summer long. 

Zucchini Raisin Pecan Muffins

There's nothing like eating a homemade muffin, and it's even more pleasing for parents and loved ones to see their children and others bite into this nutritious and delectable zucchini treat. Have it for breakfast, brunch, or as a light snack. 

Yogurt with Roasted Strawberries and Basil

Spring and early summer is perfect for fresh herbs and fruits to embellish your favorite desserts. Great dessert for everyone or a little fruity compote to add to your child’s yogurt snack. 

Strawberry Popsicles

Fresh fruit is refreshing and on a hot Louisiana summer day, homemade popsicles add a bit of fun to healthy snacking. 

Easy Peesy Non-dairy Chocolate Pots de Créme

Non-dairy, fun and so decadent without the dairy. Treat yourself and your young ones with this sweet dish.

Nutty Chocolate Covered Banana Bites

There is no additional sugar added to this sweet snack.

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Gluten Free and dairy free. This recipe uses frozen fruit from the freezer section of your supermarket, but you can also use fresh berries if in season. 

Cherry Clafoutis

Clafoutis is a French dish with a flan-pudding like texture. This dessert recipe is a hit for dinner parties, holidays, and family dinners. 

Easy Chocolate Soufflé

Rich, chocolatey and under 300 calories! Recipe courtesy of the Incredible Egg. 

Frosty’s Quick ‘n Easy Holiday Cookies

A great way to get the kids involved with cooking during the holidays is make cookies together. Recipe courtesy of The incredible edible egg™.

Cherry and Toasted Almond Pie

Low-sugar fruit pie that is sure to be a hit with the family. Recipe is courtesy of The Big Book of Diabetic Desserts.

Sweet Potato Pie

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this rich pie. 

Yummy Fat-Free Chocolate Squares

A fat-free treat for adults and children.

Berries with Vanilla Custard Sauce

Here is a lighter version of this decadent custard sauce. Our recipe is super easy to make and tastes especially delicious when served over fresh berries. The cornstarch in this version adds thickness and keeps the egg from curdling. If possible, you should use real vanilla extract in order to add the tiny black seeds pictured above (and to enrich the sauce). Vanilla pods add a depth of flavor, scent, and texture to any dish, so the closer you can get to the real thing, the better. Did you know that vanilla actually comes from an orchid?

Pumpkin Flan

This flan is just over 100 calories per slice. That is less than half for a slice of commercial pumpkin pie.

Caramel Orange Shot

This amazing dessert is under 100 calories!

Fruit Bombe

It is lovely as an appetizer or dessert.

Blueberry Bread Pudding

This dessert looks very elegant yet it is easy to make for anyone in the family!

Lemon Wedding Cake Cookies

These lemon cookies are delicious.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

This healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe is a great way to improve dessert!

Light Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ease the calorie count of chocolate chip cookies and give this light recipe a try!

Frozen Fruit Pop Cups

With a few ingredients and very little time, you can make your own whole fruit frozen treats.

Best Light Pumpkin Pie

This light pumpkin pie may taste even better than the original!

Pumpkin Pie Light with Traditional Crust

This light pumpkin pie may taste even better than the original!

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

This festive oatmeal is a perfect way to pep up a cold morning.

Easy Pumpkin Pudding

This simple pudding comes together in a snap!