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Desserts

These muffins are perfect for breakfast or a snack. They get their crunch from chopped walnuts.

The sugar-free crust needs to chill before rolling out.

Fresh peaches and blueberries are nestled under a topping flavored with ginger and lemon.

Chill overnight, then top with fresh strawberries and a drizzle of melted raspberry jam.

You don't have to tell anyone these are homemade, healthy granola bars. Just let your guests enjoy the chewiness of the oats and dense chocolate flavor from the highest-quality dark chocolate you can find.

Here's a sweet treat without the calories from sugar.

Wanton wrappers make these little desserts a snap to prepare.

Melted chocolate, chocolate chips, and nuts make a great combo for these cookies.

Serve this with a bit of gingered whipped cream for a special dessert.

You don't need ice cubes if you freeze the cherries before blending.

A moist quick bread perfect for the holidays.

Blend fresh mango, reduced-fat sour cream, and lime juice.

Put peaches, yogurt, ice and all but 6 raspberries into blender and puree. Serve in tall glasses. Garnish with reserved berries. The smoothie will be thick enough to float them on top. Add fresh mint leaves if you have them.

Naval oranges, ripe strawberries, and sliced bananas are served with a yogurt-ginger sauce.

Each serving contains about 145 calories, 8 g protein, 9 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 24 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, and 100 mg sodium.

Each serving contains about 134 calories, 1 g protein, 3 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 28 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, and 44 mg of sodium.

In a small bowl, mix cream cheese, sour cream, vanilla, and confectioners' sugar with a whisk to make no-cook pastry cream. Put mixture on top of graham cracker crumbs. Top with berries.

A quick English dessert of cooked berries layered with whipped cream.

A healthy topper for toast, waffle or pancakes.

This takes some patience, but you will be rewarded with a rich, seedless sauce, perfect for topping anything from fruit, to meat, to chocolate cake!

This cake gets its moistness from the apples and raisins, so it requires little oil.

Your children can help you make this easy dessert that's colorful and good for them to eat. Have all of your supplies and ingredients ready before you begin.

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