Healthy Seasonal Recipes

desserts

Get the dessert recipes here on Healthy Seasonal Recipes richt here. Including crisps, cake, cookies and brownies and more! These recipes are lighter and healthier than many dessert recipes you’ll find because often they include less sugar and saturated fat and they include whole grains as well.

Latest Posts in Desserts


Apple cake slice with maple icing drizzling down the side

apple cake

I am so excited to hear what you think of this deliciously moist Apple Cake with almonds and maple!  It’s one of my favorite apple…Read More

cranberry crumb bars on a gray table

cranberry crumb bars

Cranberry Crumb Bars with Coconut and Clementine are an all time favorite baking recipe for a Christmas dessert or afternoon snack and any time around…Read More

Jam Thumbprint Cookies on a platter surrounded by baking ingredients, red and white twine and gift tags

jam thumbprint cookies

I can’t wait for you to try these healthy holiday Jam Thumbprint Cookies. They have the flavors of a Linzer Torte (raspberry and almond) and…Read More

Pecan tart with foliage

no corn syrup maple pecan tart

This No-Corn Syrup Maple Pecan Tart with dried cherries and dark rum is a twist on pecan pie for Thanksgiving and Christmas and the holidays. …Read More

Just in time to help you survive this summer’s heatwave meet my refreshingly delicious Pineapple Coconut Sorbet. Super bonus that it is #glutenfree, #lowfat, and #vegan too! | Healthy Seasonal Recipes

pineapple coconut sorbet

Just in time to help you survive this summer’s heat wave meet my refreshingly delicious Pineapple Coconut Sorbet. Super bonus that it is gluten free…Read More

These Fudgy Greek Yogurt Trail Mix Brownies are the perfect treat to take to your next Spring event! Healthy Seasonal Recipes #brownie #vegetarian #dessert #chocolate #kidfriendly

fudgy greek yogurt trail mix brownies

These Fudgy Greek Yogurt Trail Mix Brownies are next level. They are the perfect uber chocolatey, gooey, crunchy dessert to take to your next potluck,…Read More

vegan hermit cookies

hermit cookies

These delicious home-baked Hermit Cookies are soft and chewy, studded with raisins and have a touch of spice and molasses. You can stir together a…Read More

Mini Fruitcakes are the perfect tiny whole wheat and dairy free sweet treat to take to a cookie exchange or add to your Holiday cookie platter! | Healthy Seasonal Recipes | Katie Webster

mini fruitcakes

Today I have the most precious little nuggets of goodness to share with you… Mini Fruitcakes! Wait! Don’t roll your eyes! Hear me out. They…Read More

Healthier Gingerbread Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting for Christmas Dessert. Serves 18 people. Made with pure maple syrup instead of sugar, whole-grain flour, applesauce and lower fat cream cheese. Very moist and so good! | Healthy Seasonal Recipes

healthier gingerbread cake with cream cheese frosting

This gingerbread cake with cream cheese frosting is healthier than most gingerbread cakes, but don’t hold that against it! It is ultra moist, soft and…Read More

Chewy Oatmeal cookies, with white chocolate chips, walnuts and chunks of dried apple rings added in for a fall twist! | Healthy Seasonal Recipes | Katie Webster

apple walnut oatmeal cookies

Tighten up your apron strings dear readers, you’re about to meet your new favorite cookie on the planet. It is a healthier oatmeal cookie with…Read More

These Sweet Potato Blondies are chocked full of chocolate, toasted walnuts and are veggie packed, whole wheat and 100 calories less than the traditional version.Perfect for all of your Fall activities! | Healthy Seasonal Recipes

sweet potato blondies

Are you looking for a sweet treat you can feel good about serving your peeps? Then check out these Sweet Potato Blondies. Not only are…Read More

Give me a simple, fresh slice of airy Angel Food Cake piled with fruit and I am in heaven. It is the perfect dessert to end a warm Summer night of grilling and eating outside with your family and friends! | Healthy Seasonal Recipes | Katie Webster

angel food cake

Give me a simple, fresh slice of airy Angel Food Cake piled with fruit and I am in heaven. It is the perfect dessert to end…Read More

overhead tablescape with red white and blue buttermilk berry tart

red white and blue buttermilk berry tart

Celebrate the best of what Summer has to offer with this Red White and Blue Buttermilk Berry Tart! A lightly sweetened buttermilk custard is poured…Read More

These Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcakes are a make-ahead healthier twist on the classic recipe. The perfect summer vegetarian dessert showcasing the magical combination of strawberries and rhubarb! | Healthy Seasonal Recipes | Katie Webster

strawberry rhubarb shortcakes

These make-ahead Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcakes are a healthier twist on the classic recipe. This is the perfect (whole-grain) summer dessert showcasing the magical seasonal combination…Read More

Maple Carrot Cake | Dessert | Baking | Easter | Spring | Healthy Seasonal Recipes | Katie Webster

healthy maple carrot sheet cake

This insanely delicious healthy carrot cake is only 254 calories per serving, and it is so sweet and moist and loaded with carrots, raisins, walnuts…Read More

Greek Yogurt Banana Maple Bread Pudding | Dessert | Breakfast | Greek Yogurt | Winter | Healthy Seasonal Recipes | Katie Webster

greek yogurt maple banana bread pudding

Oh yes I did! You read that right: Greek Yogurt Maple Banana Bread Pudding. And it has walnuts on it too. It’s bananas! Literally. Did…Read More

Skinny Flourless Dark Chocolate Cake | Gluten Free | Dairy Free | Vegetarian | Dessert | Healthy Seasonal Recipes | Katie Webster

skinny flourless chocolate cake

This skinny flourless chocolate cake will satisfy your deep dark chocolate cravings with only 217 calories per serving. It’s a decadent gluten-free dessert with a…Read More

This Light and Creamy Peppermint Patty Cheesecake is perfect for Christmas dessert. Recipe and tips on Healthy Seasonal Recipes by Katie Webster

peppermint pattie cheesecake

This Peppermint Pattie Cheesecake is one of those show-stopping Christmas desserts that will become a family tradition every holiday season. Unlike traditional cheesecake, this one…Read More

Clementine Rum Balls | Healthy Seasonal Recipes by Katie Webster

clementine rum balls

These No-Bake Clementine Rum Balls are the perfect easy and unexpected addition to your Christmas cookie collection this holiday season. They are vegan and dairy free,…Read More

Gluten Free Buckwheat Chocolate Cookies | Cookbook | Giveaway | Buckwheat Flour | Alternative Baker | Healthy Seasonal Recipes

gluten free buckwheat chocolate cookies

~ Hi, it’s Stephanie here with a new cookbook review AND giveaway!! “Brownies masquerading as cookies” is the description for these gluten free buckwheat chocolate…Read More

a dish of apple crisp and a serving on a black plate

maple apple crisp

This Healthy Apple Crisp is the perfect dessert to bake this fall. It’s made with two varieties of apples to amp up the juicy flavor…Read More

Coconut Raspberry Greek Yogurt Layer Cake by Healthy Seasonal Recipes is made with fresh raspberries, coconut sugar and fat free Greek yogurt to make it healthier.

coconut raspberry greek yogurt layer cake

This coconut covered layer cake with layers of raspberry jam topped with fresh raspberries is gonna knock your socks off! I made it with unrefined…Read More

These brownies by Healthy Seasonal Recipes are super chocolatey and dense. And you only need one bowl to make them!

one bowl brownies

Note to self: don’t even try to set about tackling an iconic dessert recipe like One Bowl Brownies without digging in for the long haul…Read More

paleo plantain dessert

maple allspice roasted plantains {vegan and paleo}

These plantains are roasted in a skillet with coconut oil, maple syrup and a touch of allspice for a paleo and gluten-free tropical dessert for…Read More