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Healthy Desserts To Stay On Track For The New Year

Photo via: Cocoon Cooks

We know the holidays can be tough when it comes to staying healthy. At Christmas, all we want to do is eat sweets and more sweets. Especially sugar cookies with extra sprinkles!! Or just all the baked goodies we have around the house. But it is a officially and a New Year, time to start fresh. Maybe one of your New Year's Resolutions was to be healthier. You don't have to give up desserts, just pick sweets with better ingredients.

2018 can be a new way to approach desserts! Still have that sweet tooth, but pick the healthier recipes like fruit covered in dark chocolate instead of just chocolate, etc. In this post, there are seven recipes that you can start to try in January. That way you can work your way down the list to try all of these healthy goodies!

Even if it's not part of your resolutions to eat better, healthy desserts are always a good idea! The Labels and Lacquer girls are definitely excited to try each one of these!

1. Dark Chocolate Banana Bites

Photo & Recipe via: Smile Sandwich

This recipe is so easy! This would make a great sweet snack in between meals or a treat before bed!

2. Apple Nachos

Photo & Recipe via: Triple And Eater

We love nachos, especially finding healthier ways to eat them! We love this really unique approach.

3. Healthy Brownies

Photo & Recipe via: Chelsea As Messy Apron

Brownies are the ultimate classic dessert! It's hard to find brownies that are healthy. But this recipe using ingredients like dark cacao, coconut sugar, Greek yogurt, and oats to cut the calories!

4. Skinny Vanilla Donuts

Photo & Recipe via: The Skinny Fork

Sign us up for anything involving donuts!!

5. Roasted Almond & Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Photo & Recipe via: Cocoon Cooks

This dessert uses healthy ingredients and the finished product is just so pretty too!

6. Cinnamon Apple Chips

Photo & Recipe via: Carrie's Experimental Kitchen

We used to eat these growing up at our grandma's house and absolutely loved them! We can't wait to try this out again!

7. Skinny Chunky Monkey Cookies

Photo & Recipe via: Six Sisters' Stuff

Chunky Monkey is one our favorite Ben & Jerry flavors, so we can't wait to try a healthy version in cookie form.

--Labels and Lacquer girls

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