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10 Clean Valentine’s Day Desserts

Whip up any of our sweetest clean eating desserts for your love, and you won’t have to regret the next morning.

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Espresso Creme Brulee

1. Espresso Crème Brûlée

The fact that these espresso-infused confections offer 13% of your daily value of calcium is a bonus. But the most important part is that this five-ingredient dessert is sure to win hearts!

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2. Peanut Butter & Jam Bread Pudding

We’re taking you and your sweetie back to your childhood roots, unknowingly flirting on the playground playing tag and hide-and-seek… and even sharing a PB & J sandwich!

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3. Caramel Cheesecakes

A mere five ingredients go into making this five-star finale, comprised of a batch of individual, swoon-worthy cheesecakes smothered in a simple caramel sauce. Caution: This is one of those Clean Eating desserts that will leave you both weak in the knees.

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4. Chocolate-Covered Carrot Cake Pops

Cake Pops might have peaked in popularity, but they’re still piquing our interest – especially when there’s carrot cake on the inside and a chocolate dip!

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5. Yogurt Mousse with Vanilla Cherry Compote

Take it from our hunky Jan/Feb 2013 issue male chef, James Smith: This recipe spells seduction with a capital S! Smooth, creamy chocolate, sweet ’n’ tart cherries, vanilla… oh my.

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6. Stuffed Dates with Ricotta

All you need to whip up this pretty post-dinner treat is 10 minutes, but the payoff will last far longer. It’s the perfect way to end off a Middle Eastern–inspired meal.

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7. Baked Peaches with Maple Syrup & Vanilla

An exclusive recipe from Nigel Slater’s Ripe cookbook, this rustic dessert is a breath of fresh air – simple, light and lovely – for all of you lucky enough to have peaches in February!

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8. Lime Cheesecake Squares

With their graham cracker crusts and luscious, oh-so-creamy cheesecake tops, it’s hard to believe these lime-laced squares are just 128 calories (major brownie points!).

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9. Strawberry Banana Dessert Pizza

Treat your amore to a sweet delight by making the classic Italian pie into a nutritious dessert, topped with chocolate, fruit and coconut!

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10. Sticky Buns

Making a batch of these babies is a win-win. Not only will you and your love have a scrumptious, 145-calorie delight post-dinner but you can also freeze the leftovers for quick (clean!) breakfasts.

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11. BONUS! Molten Lava Cake

Oldies but goodies, these fudgy cakes have stolen many a heart – not only with their seductively rich and oozing chocolate but also their calorie count!

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