Just because you eat clean, doesn’t mean you can’t indulge your sweet tooth every once in a while. From baked goods like cakes, cookies and pies to homemade ice cream and sorbets, these clean dessert recipes feature less sugar and empty calories than the average sweet treat.
To celebrate our 10-year anniversary, we've created the ultimate 10-layer cake — all clean, of course — using whole-wheat flour and a raspberry chia filling — with one layer to commemorate each year of amazing food and an inspiring Clean Eating Community.
This easy recipe features the tried-and-true combination of chocolate and mint that is so appealing at the holidays. As a bonus, they are packed with satiating healthy fats from chia seeds, making this dish wholesome enough to be enjoyed as a breakfast or snack.
Health Benefit: Cranberries contain antioxidants called proanthocyanidins (PACs), which may help prevent certain types of cancer. PACs may also help to protect against infections in the mouth and body thanks to their anti-adhesive properties that fight off certain types of bacteria.
Sour cream adds richness and fluy texture to these decadent cupcakes topped with a fudgy, date-sweetened espresso buttercream – you’d never know they were 100% whole wheat!
Stone fruits like peaches are great for grilling – they’re meaty enough to hold up to the heat and the sugars caramelize beautifully on the grates.