If you are thinking how to get your daily dose of veggies, try vegetable desserts.
We all know that eating vegetables is beneficial for our overall health. However, getting the recommended servings of vegetables every day can sometimes be a challenge for many. There are many creative ways to add these nutritional-packed foods to your diet and harness the nutritional power of these magical foods. From salads to savory dishes, there are hundreds of vegetable recipes that you can try to eat a healthy dose of vegetables every day.
Putting veggies into your favorite dessert is a very creative idea to embrace their natural sweetness. Whether you want to make pudding, cupcakes, donuts, cookies, crème Brûlée, brownies, you can enjoy your favorite desserts without adding tons of extra sugar. Here are some delicious vegetable dessert recipes that you can try to ensure you are getting your daily dose of the most important food groups.
1. Kale, Mint and Dark Chocolate Chunk Frozen Yogurt
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Though the combo sounds crazy, it tastes great and nutritionally healthy. A healthy and delicious dessert option that you can add on your weight loss diet plan as kale is one of the best weight loss friendly vegetables that can help you achieve your desired waist circumference. To make this decorously healthy combo, you need kale leaves, chopped mint leaves, almond milk, agave nectar, mint extract, plain yogurt, small chunks of dark chocolate. Blend all the ingredients, sprinkle the chopped chocolate and enjoy.
2. Gluten-Free Maple Ginger Butternut Squash Tart
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If you have celiac diseases and are following a gluten free diet, try this gluten-free maple ginger butternut squash tart. It is a perfect vegetable dessert that taste simply awesome and easy to make. You need almond flour, gluten free flour, butter, butternut squash eggs, maple syrup, cinnamon, ginger, and cream.
3. Vegan Chocolate Beet Cake
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You should give this vegetable dessert recipe a try as it is super healthy due to the miraculous power of beet that is packed with fiber, folate, manganese, potassium, vitamin C and offer numerous health benefits. To make this super-scrumptious vegan cake, you need beet, unsweetened vanilla almond milk, coconut oil, whole-wheat pastry flour, unsweetened coca powder, baking soda, and baking powder.
4. Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Donuts
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These delicious cake doughnuts are extremely nutritious and scrumptious. Sweet potatoes are a great source of antioxidant, vitamins, minerals and fiber and have the ability to fight against many serious health issues. Pumpkin has an incredible nutrient profile that contains protein, fiber, vitamin A, C, B2, E, potassium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, folate and zinc. It offers numerous health benefits. To make sweet potato doughnuts, you need cinnamon sticks, anise seeds, whole cloves, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, yeast, eggs, flour, orange, limes, pisco, molasses, brown sugar, water and vegetable oil.
5. Apple Zucchini Muffins
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To make this creative vegetable dessert, you need all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, granulated sugar, cardamom, granulated sugar, grapeseed oil, canola oil, neutral-flavored oil applesauce, egg, vanilla extract, shredded zucchini, and diced apple.
6. Potato, Blueberry Cupcakes
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Sounds weird? When mashed potatoes are added to the blueberry cupcake, it will enhance their nutritional value and improve texture just like a pound cake. It makes this dessert low in calories and fat, a perfect dessert option for calorie conscious people. To make potato, blueberry cupcakes, you need small chunks of potatoes, whole-wheat pastry flour, cup cake flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, granulated sugar, canola oil, egg, vanilla extract, nonfat buttermilk, and blueberries. For frosting, you need granulated sugar, egg whites, cream, blueberry jam and vanilla extract.
7. Chocomole Pudding
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You can harness the nutritional power and health benefits of avocados by trying this creamy, dairy-free, vegan dessert recipe. This dessert is super rich and is not-so-sweet dessert that you can enjoy while following any weight loss diet plan. To prepare this unique avocado chocomole pudding, you will require Medjool dates, avocados, unsweetened almond milk, unsweetened cocoa powder, maple syrup, coconut oil, vanilla extract, and a pinch of sea salt. Process all the ingredients in a food processor until smooth and creamy consistency is achieved. Refrigerate the mixture and enjoy.
8. Cauliflower Rice Pudding
It is a perfect dessert option for people following a paleo diet that is loaded with high levels of nutrients and flavors. It is a completely guilt free dessert that you can have to satisfy your dessert cravings. Making this paleo dessert is extremely easy, simply cook coconut cream, finely chopped and minced cauliflower, unsweetened almond milk, cinnamon and a few drops of liquid stevia in a saucepan. Stir until it begins to thicken.
9. Raw Vegan Beet Cashew Cake
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Try this vegan cheesecake to satisfy your sweet tooth which is made with impressively nutritious fresh beet. It is a perfect gluten free dessert option for people with celiac disease. The red color of a cheesecake (which is basically without the cheese) comes from beets, no artificial food colors or weird ingredients. To make beet cashew cake, you need peeled and sliced beet, maple syrup, soaked cashews, lemon juice, water. For crust, you need dates and almonds. Blend together all the ingredients until a smooth consistency is achieved, now pour the mixture over crust and refrigerate it overnight. Sprinkle your favorite topping and enjoy.
10. Spinach Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
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Try this super healthy dessert which is incredibly nutritious due to its amazing nutrition profile. To make this vegan dessert option, you need eggs, vanilla, sugar, spinach, olive oil, coconut oil, lemon, flour, baking powder, salt, and baking powder. For frosting, you need cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract.