The most delicious and healthy desserts you have to try this summer!
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You don’t have to neglect your sweet tooth this summer thanks to these delicious plant-based summer desserts…the best part is, they are all surprisingly healthy! 

Almond butter bananas

Are you looking for something quick, easy, and healthy? Then whip up some almond butter bananas! All you need to do is slice a banana into thick coin-like slices and put some of your favorite almond butter in-between. You can add raisins, and for an extra refreshing dessert, use frozen bananas! 

If you’ve got a little extra time and want to use up your ripe bananas, try this 2-ingredient banana almond butter ice cream recipe from “Sassy Spoon” (just skip the chocolate chip and marshmallow toppings to keep it plant-based). 

Peanut butter oatmeal cookies

Repeat after me: peanut butter, banana, and oats. Those are the three ingredients you need to make healthy peanut butter oatmeal cookies! If you have a sweet tooth, you can add ingredients like raisins, vegan chocolate chips, maple syrup, or nuts! Pair cookies with a glass of almond milk and you’ve got yourself an epic combo.

This recipe for chewy peanut butter oatmeal cookies from “The Simple Green” is one of our faves! 

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And if you’re peanut butter obsessed, give “Blissful Basil’s” soft and tender peanut butter cookies a try!  

Frozen yogurt bites

Freeze your favorite vegan yogurt in small containers (even an ice cube tray will work). Top them with berries, sliced strawberries, or raspberries for a gut-healthy yet sweet treat! 

For a more elaborate (but still simple to make) frozen yogurt treat, check out this recipe for blueberry frozen yogurt from “Feasting on Fruit”.

Cinnamon baked pears

This easy-to-prepare and delicious dessert will melt in your mouth. All you need to do is cut a pear in half, top it with cinnamon and a sprinkle of brown sugar, and bake! Afterward, you can top it with your favorite granola. Not a pear fan? Use apples instead! 

We’re obsessed with this cinnamon baked pears recipe from “Jessica in the Kitchen”

Peanut butter stuffed apples

Cut a frozen apple in half, spoon out the seeds, and slap some peanut butter on it. Refreshing on a hot summer’s day and healthy!

Orange creamsicle smoothie 

Orange creamsicle smoothie from the Wholesome Culture Cookbook is a healthy dessert

Cool off this summer with Wholesome Culture’s orange creamsicle smoothie! The recipe is just one of more than 80 delicious and nutritious dishes in the Wholesome Culture Cookbook. This tasty orange and cream combination will leave you refreshed all summer. 

You can even add your favorite toppings like granola and fruit, put the smoothie into a bowl, and eat it for a delicious and healthy breakfast. 

Makes 1-2 servings 

Prep time: 2 minutes 

Cook time: 2 minutes 

3/4 cup high pulp orange juice 

1/2 cup frozen mango cubes 

1 frozen banana

5 oz container (equivalent to 2/3 cups) of vanilla or plain vegan yogurt 

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions: 

Add orange juice, frozen mango, banana, yogurt and vanilla to blender. 

Blend thoroughly until smooth. 

*Use vegan ice cream instead of yogurt to make this creamsicle a dreamsicle!

 

Did you love this article about the most delicious (and healthy) vegan desserts this summer? Do you want even more information about how to get your sweet tooth fix? Then be sure to check out these articles we have rounded up for your reading (and eating) pleasure!

 

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