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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. 

68 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
18 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
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23 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Use gluten-free flour in these thin breakfast pancakes served with almond butter, fruit and lemon

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Nostalgic for fairground treats? Try this recipe to caramelise tangerines

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
38 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
17 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
14 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

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
88 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
130 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Have your cake and eat it with this low-fat, healthy banana loaf - perfect for breakfast and beyond

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

On a hot day you'll be glad of this fruity, frozen snack that is low-fat and a great source of vitamin C – perfect for kids

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
24 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make your breakfast a fruity feast – this recipe is full of crunchy goodness

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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
18 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 2.8 out of 5 star rating

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
29 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A creamy breakfast-friendly blend that's high in calcium and low in calories

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

There's more to smoothies than fruit - this green blend contains spinach, oats, linseeds and cashew nuts too

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
3 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

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
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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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