I’ll be the primary to confess that the second I’m achieved with dinner (or any meal for that matter), I’m racing to the kitchen to scope out what’s for dessert. In case you have a severe candy tooth like me, you get it.
However after all, like something in life, consuming added sugar carefully is essential—which is why I like discovering desserts that don’t have an extra quantity of it (added sugar can, after all, lead to inflammation). That’s why these three-ingredient wholesome dessert recipes had been a mainstay in my weekly rotation all 12 months lengthy: They’re full of antioxidants, protein, and gut-friendly fiber that make consuming dessert a non-negotiable…obvi.
From a decadent vegan fudge recipe to almond butter brownies to creamy banana milk, there’s one thing for each sort of dessert fanatic. (And, sure, they’re all made with solely three easy components or much less). So, let’s get cooking!
The three-ingredient desserts we could not cease making this 12 months
1. Almond Butter Brownies
In case you’re on the lookout for the best way to a dessert lover’s coronary heart, it’s positively an easy deal with that’s prepared in mere minutes and requires minimal components that you have already got available. One instance of this, and a go-to for us, is that this decadent almond butter brownie recipe by Kirbie’s Cravings. It is made with simply bananas, creamy almond butter, and unsweetened cocoa powder. You’ll be stunned by how wealthy and naturally candy these added sugar-free brownies come out.
The hardest half about this recipe? Deciding who will get the coveted nook items.
Get the recipe: Almond Butter Brownies
2. Decadent Vegan Fudge
If chocolate is principally your center title, this decadent vegan fudge is your long-lost soulmate. By far one of our favorite creations from Alt-Baking Bootcamp this 12 months, this three-ingredient fudge recipe requires semi-sweet chocolate chips, unsweetened coconut milk, and vanilla extract. Critically, that’s it. To organize this wealthy fudgy dessert, all you need to do is soften the components collectively and plop them within the fridge till they are units. Yup, no baking expertise is crucial. Now you can breathe a sigh of aid. Phew!
Get the recipe: Vegan Fudge
3. Banana Milk
Typically the itch for dessert can hit very first thing in the morning. That’s why this luscious banana milk recipe is, without doubt, one of the finest discoveries we made in all 12 months: It is an ideal option to eat dessert for breakfast. The banana milk recipe is primarily based on a candy Korean drink and is made by mixing collectively bananas, milk (or water), vanilla extract, and a pinch of sea salt. The result’s a potassium-rich self-made milk that may naturally sweeten and improve your favorite cereal, smoothie, or oatmeal recipe.
Get the recipe: Banana Milk
4. Peanut Butter Chocolate Muffins
IMO, there are solely two kinds of breakfast fans: savory or candy. Both of you like a fluffy veggie-packed omelet very first thing in the morning, otherwise, you completely want one thing candy to get your day going. In case you establish with the latter, these peanut butter chocolate muffins shall be your new favorite breakfast BFF. (They had been positively ours all 12 months lengthy.) The muffins are made out of a mixture of peanut butter, banana, and cocoa powder, which makes them the right protein, potassium, and fiber-rich excuse to have one thing candy for breakfast.
Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Muffins
5. Berries and Whipped Cream
In fact, one option to tame your want for one thing candy and juicy is to eat a bowl of a few of our favorite antioxidant-rich fruits like blueberries and raspberries. Nonetheless, whenever you wish to add a bit of one thing additional to spruce up your normal bowl of berries, this easy self-made whipped cream is your reply. BTW, all you want is 2 components: full-fat coconut milk and a splash of vanilla extract. Did somebody say simple, peasy, lemon squeezy?
Get the recipe: Homemade Whipped Cream
An herbalist explains why cacao is so good (duh!) and good for you too: