15 Healthy Recipes Which Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
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1 slice of bread, 1/2 teaspoon of butter, 1/4 teaspoon of sugar, Cinnamon (if you want more than one slice, multiply the ingredients).
Pop a slice of bread into the toaster and when hot, top with 1/2 a teaspoon of butter (or a butter substitute) and 1/4 of a teaspoon of sugar, then pile on as much cinnamon as you can take!
Blueberry Frozen Yoghurt
When you’ve got a craving for the frozen stuff and only the sweetest will do, try turning to this recipe instead. It’s sweet, creamy and will make you forget all about that Ben & Jerry’s.
3 cups of fresh blueberries or 1 lb. of frozen, 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon), 3/4 – 1 cup sugar, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1/8 tsp. cinnamon, 1.5 cups Greek yogurt, 1/2 cup whole milk
Place the blueberries, lemon juice, sugar, salt, and cinnamon in a medium saucepan.
Heat on medium heat, stirring, until all of the sugar has dissolved. While the mixture is heating, use a potato masher to mash up the blueberries.
When all of the sugar has dissolved, remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes. Pour into a food processor and pulse a few times, then pour back into the saucepan. Fill a large bowl (big enough to hold the pan) with ice water and sit pan inside it.
Stir in the yogurt and milk until completely incorporated. Chill the mixture until completely cold. Pour the yogurt mixture into your ice cream maker and process according to manufacturer’s instructions.
When you’re whipping up your favorite night time treat, why not try swapping your regular milk for soy milk or almond milk? With fewer calories and a lot less fat, they more than justify themselves.
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 to 2 tablespoons sugar (depending on how sweet you like it), Pinch of salt, 1 cup almond or soy milk and 1/4 tsp vanilla extract.
Whisk together the cocoa, sugar, salt, and about 2 tablespoons milk in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until cocoa and sugar are dissolved.
Whisk in the rest of the milk and heat it over medium heat, whisking occasionally until hot. Stir in the vanilla and serve.