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SparkPeople's Heart-Healthy Dessert Recipes

These recipes meet AHA and ADA guidelines for heart healthy levels of calories, fat, sodium, saturated fat and cholesterol.

(10 Recipes) Created by SPARK_HEART

Recipes in this Collection

Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita
Very Good 4.1/5
(192 ratings)

This is a great dessert that's delicious when strawberries are in season.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 144.9
No Bake Graham Cracker Cheesycake
Very Good 4.6/5
(470 ratings)

This is a delicious, light, refreshing dessert. It's low cal and sugar and can be made with the lite pie filling in any flavor. Note that this needs to be made the night before to soften the graham crackers.

Submitted by HOCKIMAMA

Carbs: 16.2g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 80.1
Cocoa Meringue Shells
Very Good 4.1/5
(86 ratings)

These meringues are a fun treat when served with low-fat vanilla ice cream and fresh fruit.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 54.5
Chocolate Fondue
Very Good 4.5/5
(100 ratings)

By choosing a darker chocolate and fat-free evaporated milk, we've cut the calories of this chocolate dip in half!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.7g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 88.8
Apple Crisp
Very Good 4.3/5
(631 ratings)

This healthy apple crisp recipe is sweet and simple to prepare but uses very little added sugar.

Submitted by JLCROMP

Carbs: 25.2g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 127.4
Mini Cheesecakes
Very Good 4.5/5
(791 ratings)

Who can resist thick, creamy decadent cheesecake? Try this low-fat version in the single serving size.

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 6g | Calories: 120.6
Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Very Good 4.1/5
(386 ratings)

Not too sweet but not too healthy, these delightful muffins are equally delicious for breakfast or dessert.

Submitted by FIREFLY75

Carbs: 16.1g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 91.7
Cinnamon Chocolate Shortbread
Good 3.9/5
(37 ratings)

This almond shortbread recipe replaces my mom's buttery shortbread. My new and improved version has less than half the calories and fat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.5g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 2.2g | Calories: 94.9
Mini Apple Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(84 ratings)

Instead of a whole pie, try making bite-size tarts. The diminutive desserts cook quicker and are automatically portion controlled. Plus, they're easier to make for a crowd, and there's no need for a fork and plate.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 124.3
Petite Pecan Tarts
Very Good 4.5/5
(42 ratings)

I love to increase the nutrition of baked goods by adding whole grains. That's the secret to these pecan tarts.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.4g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 102.5
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