The holiday seasons are upon us, it usually means many weeks and meals of gluttony. If you’re saving your cheat days for Thanksgiving or Christmas, here are some desserts from the Men’s Fitness site that could change the game.
Adding blended beans to your batter can add a little extra protein to your dessert. The dates, cocoa powder, pumpkin, and chocolate all cancel out the bean taste so it tastes like a normal brownie.
These cinnamon-spiced mini guys are packed with 6 grams of protein and 57 calories per serving, so you can enjoy them as a dessert or snack.
Bartlett pears are the key to this recipe. If you’ve ever had them, the skin brightens in color as it ripens with varieties of yellow and red. With this dessert, you are only looking at 290 calories per serving.
A perfect dish for those who are vegan, it combines the traditional apple and cinnamon flavors while only being 137 calories per serving.
It’s all in the name. A simple, filling, and tasty dessert for only 185 calories a piece.
You can find these tart cherries in the frozen aisle, adding a nice tart flavor with antioxidants into a traditional dessert.
Apple chips are another fall favorite treat. Store them in a dry, cool place for a week and add a spiced Greek yogurt dip as dessert or even a snack.
In this bark, you can enjoy the fall flavors of orange zest which enhances all the other flavors. Not only is it delicious, but adding the white chocolate gives it an eye appealing color.
Stuff up your pears with cranberries, pecans, and dates, bringing it to only 161 calories per serving.
Popped Sorghum looks like mini-popcorn and can add crunchiness to your dishes. If you don’t want to pop sorghum yourself, you can find pre-popped sorghum at specialty stores or online.