Healthy Sweet Treats

Grilled Peaches with Honey Balsamic Drizzle

Ingredients

  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar Balsamic Vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 3 large peaches, halved and pitted Loose Peaches

  • ⅔ cup frozen coconut cool whip

  • 6 gingersnaps, coarsely crushed (Kasha brand)

Preparation

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the vinegar to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, gently, for 10 to 13 minutes or until reduced to about ¼ cup. Remove from the heat. Add honey and cinnamon; stir until honey is dissolved. Set aside to cool.

  2. Brush peach halves lightly with oil. For a charcoal or gas grill, Place peach halves cut-side-down on grill rack directly over medium-high heat. Grill, covered, for 3 to 4 minutes or until just heated through and grill marks begin to form.

  3. Place a peach half on each of six dessert plates. Drizzle each with 1 to 2 teaspoons balsamic syrup. Spoon dessert topping evenly over peaches and sprinkle with crushed gingersnaps. Cover any remaining balsamic syrup and use within 2 weeks.

Makes 6 servings

Notes:

  1. This amount is great for a dinner party.

  2. If you are wanting to do it just for you or two people, cut the recipe down.

Peanut Butter and Banana Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 2 medium bananas, peeled, halved and frozen

  • ¼ cup natural peanut butter

  • Unsweetened shredded coconut for garnish

Preparation

  1. Place bananas and peanut butter in a food processor. Pulse and process until mostly smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides as needed. Garnish with coconut, if desired. Serve immediately.

Makes 2 Servings

Notes:

  1. this is a great sweet treat to add to a meal. Just lower fat and cut out the carbs in the meal!

Apple Mini Dessert Pizzas

Ingredients

  • 1 apple, sliced crosswise into 8 slices ( ¼ inch thick), seeds removed

  • 4 tablespoons almond butter

  • 4 tablespoons mini Enjoy Life chocolate chips

  • 3 tsp roasted pistachios

  • 2 teaspoons honey

4 Servings (2 slices)

Directions

Spread each apple slice with 1/2 tbsp almond butter. Top with 1/2 tbsp chocolate chips, ½ teaspoon pistachios and 1/4 teaspoon honey.

Notes:

  1. You can make this as you go for a sweet bite.

  2. Great snack