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Healthy treat recipes

22 Recipes

Sweet tooth? Indulge your cravings in a healthy way with our good-for-you sweet treats. Try cookies, muffins, pancakes, banana bread and more. 

Orange, oat & sultana cookies

4.80303

(66 ratings)

Cookies don't have to be a guilty pleasure - these tasty treats from Leiths School of Food and Wine are superhealthy
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chocolate chia pudding

4.235295

(17 ratings)

Make a tasty, healthy chocolate pudding in just five minutes. It's low-calorie and vegan, too, and the chia seeds are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Toffee tangerines

4

(2 ratings)

Nostalgic for fairground treats? Try this recipe to caramelise tangerines
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cocoa & cherry oat bake

4

(5 ratings)

Treat yourself in the morning to this healthy oat bake packed with cocoa nibs, hazelnuts, porridge oats and dried cherries. It's delicious served with yogurt...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Instant frozen berry yogurt

4.694445

(36 ratings)

Three ingredients and two minutes is all you need to whip up this low-fat, low-calorie yogurt, which is ideal for eating after exercise
  • 2 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Melon & crunchy bran pots

4.466665

(15 ratings)

Not just for breakfast, this healthy pot of yoghurt, fruit and seeds is a real mid-afternoon hunger booster and ready in 10 minutes
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Watermelon salsa

4

(2 ratings)

Serve this zingy, refreshing watermelon salsa as a dip or pile on top of cheesy nachos. Deliciously moreish, it makes a lovely, light summer snack
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Blackberry & apple oat bake

3.636365

(11 ratings)

Try a twist on your regular porridge in the morning with this healthy blackberry and apple oat bake. Serve with milk or yogurt and maple syrup
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Blueberry & nut oat bake

3.25

(4 ratings)

Swap your regular porridge for a healthy baked version, packed with oats, juicy blueberries and crunchy almonds. It's a warming breakfast for cold mornings...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Breakfast muffins

4.2093

(86 ratings)

Make muffins healthier with mashed banana and apple sauce for natural sweetness, plus blueberries and seeds for an extra nutritious hit
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Healthy banana bread

4.29134

(127 ratings)

Have your cake and eat it with this low-fat, healthy banana loaf - perfect for breakfast and beyond
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Oat pancakes

4.5

(4 ratings)

Make these oat pancakes for breakfast or brunch and top with berry compote and a dollop of yogurt. They're tasty, healthy and full of fibre and vitamin C...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Blueberry & lemon pancakes

4.52941

(17 ratings)

Get kids to help prepare a batch of American-style pancakes. The zesty-berry topping makes these a healthy brunch option
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Healthy pumpkin pancakes

4

(2 ratings)

Make the most of the sweet flavours of butternut squash to rustle up these healthy pancakes. Use a really good non-stick pan and you won't need any butter...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Avocado & strawberry smoothie

4.583335

(24 ratings)

A creamy breakfast-friendly blend that's high in calcium and low in calories...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Minty pineapple smoothie

3.22222

(9 ratings)

There's more to smoothies than fruit - this green blend contains spinach, oats, linseeds and cashew nuts too...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Acai bowl

4.5

(2 ratings)

Try this fruity breakfast smoothie bowl for a quick, easy start to your day. Vary toppings according to the season – fresh berries or peaches work well in summer...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Healthy chocolate milk

2.666665

(6 ratings)

Enjoy this healthier version of chocolate milk that’s high in protein. The green tinge comes from iron-rich spinach, but trust us – it tastes great...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Fruity fondue

5

(1 rating)

It counts as 2 of your 5-a-day and is superhealthy, so what are you waiting for? Get dipping!
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
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