Since I have been learning how to love my body journey, its become even more important to me that I fill my body with things that are good for me. I wouldn’t say that I have a sweet tooth, I think I sit in-between being a savoury and a sweet person. But some days you just get that sweet craving and want something sweet to help relieve it.
I have been researching and trying myself some recipes with fruit to try and help combat my sweet cravings. And boy are they sooo good, I knew I just had to share! So lets get started!
FROZEN YOGURT BARK
I first saw this recipe on Tik Tok and knew I had to give it a try. It only involves 2 or 3 ingredients. The main one of course being yogurt, then your choice of fruit – could be strawberries, bananas or blueberries. Theres really no right or wrong. The last ingredient is optional, you can add granola to the top of the yogurt to give it a little bit of crunch.
I will be posting the recipe but I’ll explain how its done. First all you need to do is a get a tray or a pan that can fit into your freezer. Line it with a baking sheet and spread your choice of yogurt onto it. You need to make sure that the yogurt is spread evenly. Add your choice of fruit onto the top along with granola if you want to! Freezer for 2-3 hours. Once frozen, break into slices and enjoy! Full recipe here.
I’m not sure where or how I discovered this, I think it was recommended from a friend. It’s really simple, frozen grapes. They are perfect for the summer and a great snack idea. Because they are frozen its almost like eating grape sorbet which is amazing! All you need is a punnet of grapes, wash and take them from the stalks and put them into a container or a sandwich bag. Leave in the freezer for 3-4 hours and then enjoy!
CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER AND BANANA BITES
I have yet to try these, but they look so delicious! I knew I had to add them into this post. All you need to do is, chop up a banana or two into rounds. Smear your choice of peanut butter (to make them even healthier you could try using alternative and organic nut butters) in the middle of 2 banana rounds. Melt some dark chocolate either in the microwave or on a stove top and dip one side (or all of it) into the dark chocolate. Put onto a tray lined with baking paper and put into the freezer to go hard.
If you try these, please let me know how they are! Im getting the ingredients as we speak! Full recipe here.
All you need is one ingredient… BANANA. Yes, you can make ice cream with one ingredient! I discovered this years and years ago, and although I haven’t had it in a long time I really enjoy it when I do. All you need to do is slice up some bananas into rounds, place onto a tray lined with baking paper and put into the freezer for 2-3 hours. Once the bananas have frozen, remove them from the tray and into a mixing bowl. Then using an electric whisk to whisk up the bananas. As you whisk they start to thaw a little which will give you a consistency of ice cream. Add your favourite toppings such as nuts or peanut butter, or just have it as is! Full recipe is here.
What healthy snacks do you make when you have a sweet craving? Share some of your recipes and ideas with us!
I hope you enjoyed todays post. Please let me know if you give any of these recipes a try! Olivia x
Ok yum!! Giving these a go! 😍
Let me know what you think!!
They really are!! Especially the yogurt bark!
These look yummy! I have a few healthy snacks posted on my blog if you’d like to try them. Yogurt drops, healthy chocolate chip cookies, i have the banana ice cream recipe and my favorite, protein granola balls! I also recently posted chocolate covered dates and almonds. Dates is used instead of sugar. A lot healthier! I agree you feel better when you eat good foods. Happy eating! 😊
Ooooo! I love the sound of those! I’ll check our your post now ☺️☺️
Wow these all look so yummy
Thanks for sharing
Thanks for reading!
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I have a huge sweet tooth so am definitely going to give some of these ideas a try… frozen grapes are something I already love and snack on regularly, they definitely help sooth the sugar cravings ☺️
Aren’t they so yummy? I recently froze some of the candy floss grapes and oh my goodness, they were so good!
A Work In Progress
They really are!! Ooh il have to give them a try thanks for the recommendation ☺️
I am saving this post!! Going to try all of it once I get these ingredients —thanks Olivia✨
(Love,love food blogs) 💜 xx
Yay!! Let me know what you think ☺️ This was the first time I have done a food post, wasn’t sure how it would be received! So glad you enjoyed it! Xx
Thank you for the snack ideas! The frozen grapes and banana ice cream look amazing! Love the peanutbutter chocolate banana bites too.
Out of all of them i would try the frozen grapes first, they are almost life changing 🤣
OK, thank you! I’m sure my daughter would love it too
I’m sooooo late to the party on frozen grapes. I always see people having them on YouTube and they look so yummy, and I have yet to try any! Those frozen yoghurt barks are also such a good idea!
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They are sooooo good! And take so much little effort to do too 🤩
Delicate and brutal
I’m definitely going to try the chocolate peanut butter banana bites!
Yesss! Please do and let me know what u think!
Delicate and brutal
I definitely will 😊
Nice. Easy recipes and they look delicious. I’m gonna give some of ‘em a try
So easy! Alot of them just involve a freezer😂
They all look so nice! From this list I’ve only tried frozen grapes but I’m keen to make banana ice cream! Have you tried protein smoothies to curb the sweets craving? They taste soooooo yum
No i havent!! Tell me more!
Your yogurt bark reminds me of frozen yogurt drops! Add yogurt to a plastic bag, snip the end of it, and pipe yogurt drops onto parchment paper. Then freeze. Super easy and delicious! My toddler loves them 😋
That sounds so yummy!! Im going to have to try those! Thanks for sharing!
Oh my word, these look delicious! Love that they’re healthy too.
Don’t they! So easy to make too!
My favorite healthy snack ( not sweet) is a carrots and hummus, just sooo good😊
Do you have a favorite on this list?
I love hummus, so much! I have it for lunch maybe everyday haha!
My favourite would probably be the frozen grapes 😋
Ooooh, frozen grapes are amazing!! I can’t eat regular grapes after that 🙂
I know! Its just never the same 😆
Frozen grapes sounds so simple and different. Will be definitely trying this!
Yesss they are sooo good!
Everything looks so luscious! 😋😋
I know right! 🤪
All of them look really Yummy 😍😍😍😍
They really do 😍
Caramel rice cake w 1/2 tbsp of Peanut butter and 1/3 of no sugar added preserves. Blackberry is my fav. Feels cheaty. But a great ore work out healthy fat and carb snack.
Or breakfast. 🙂
Oooo that sounds so good! I’ll have to try it!
Can’t wait to try the frozen yogurt bark! Thank you for sharing.
It’s so yummy, you will enjoy!
Yummy looks good
They are 😍
Thank you for the inspiration – all these ideas are such great alternatives when you want to eat healthier!
Very neat ideas!