15 Sugar Free Desserts That Are Actually Good For You


Are you looking for healthy sugar-free desserts? You’re in the right place! Whether you are on the Further Food 7 day Sugar Detox Challenge or just trying to reduce added sugars in your diet, we know how hard it is to find sugar free treats and snacks. Luckily, we’ve made it easy for you. Here, we’ve gathered our favorite snacks and desserts that are sugar detox approved AND guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth. So read on and check out these yummy gluten free no sugar added snack and dessert recipes.


Congrats on making the decision to cut out sugar from your life! Whether you are doing the Further Food Sugar Detox or just trying to eat better, we know you still need healthy sugar free desserts and treats. We are here to help. Because we know that the less you feel deprived, the more likely you are to stick with your sugar pledge. So we’ve put together some sugar detox approved treats that you will love. Each one of these gluten-free delicious treats has no added sugar, including no refined sugars, honey or dried fruit. What’s even better is that each of these delicious, easy to make recipes has lots of good for you vitamins and nutrients that provide additional health benefits for your entire body. Try one or try them all. We promise-you won’t even miss the sugar!


Some tips to help you cut out sugar:

  • Make sure to sign up for our next Sugar Detox: Our free 7-day sugar detox helps you cut out sugar and eat a more well balanced, nutritious diet. You’ll get 3 meal plan options (including keto), easy to follow recipes and daily expert tips on how to cut out sugar for good. We offer the detox several times a year, and you can sign up for the next one here.
  • Know what foods you can eat: You may be surprised at how many foods have hidden sugars. As we said before, being prepared is key. So, in addition to our meal plans and recipes, we provide an easy to follow list of foods that you can and cannot eat while on the Further Food Sugar Detox. Print out our Sugar-Free Infographic so you have this helpful list on hand at all times.
  • How Further Food Products Can Help As You Detox:  We recommend using Further Food Collagen to help you stay satiated and full longer-this will help you fight off those sugar cravings! Our collagen peptides are keto and paleo friendly and blend into any food or beverage without added taste or texture. And our Turmeric Tonic and Mindful Matcha add a lot of flavor and anti-inflammatory and brain-boosting benefits to your snacks, Want to earn more about Further Food Products? Go here.
  • Moderation is key: While these recipes are all detox approved, remember they are still treats. Make sure you read the serving size and portion accordingly. Most of these recipes freeze well too, and we recommend freezing individual servings so you can easily defrost one treat at a time.


Sugar Detox Approved Snacks

And now it’s time to get excited about all the delicious no sugar added desserts and snacks you can treat yourself! Happy cooking!


3-Ingredient Healthy Jello

3-Ingredient Healthy JelloWhy buy sugary, premade jello from the store when you can make your own healthy jello with just three ingredients? This squishy treat is super easy to make and can be put together in just five minutes. The gelatin will supplement your body with collagen protein, and you can choose the organic juice of your choice for that fruity finish! With just 17 calories and 3 grams of sugar per serving, you’ll be satisfied and guilt-free!


Pumpkin Tahini Brownies

Pumpkin Tahini BrowniesWho knew rich, delicious brownies could be so low in sugar? Surprise! These decadent brownies will satisfy your chocolate cravings without any added sugars. The sweet taste can come from the chocolate of your choice, and you’ll be receiving loads of natural monounsaturated fats that are great for your heart. Let’s not forget the protein from both the collagen peptides and the tahini! If you’re on a low-sugar diet, these brownies are the ideal dessert!


Coconut Almond Butter Fudge

Coconut Almond Butter FudgeHow does your mouth not water when you hear the word “fudge”? What if we told you this fudge recipe has only 1 gram of sugar? That’s right – in just 30 minutes, you’ll have delicious Coconut Almond Butter Fudge that will keep you nice and full thanks to its 5 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber! The naturally sweet taste of the shredded coconut with the nutty butter, vanilla, and cinnamon is the perfect low-sugar combination. This treat is packed with flavor; see for yourself!


Toasted Almond Shortbread Cookies

Toasted Almond Shortbread CookiesIt’s your lucky day: Cookies can be guilt-free! These keto shortbread cookies are perfect for any time of the year, though especially if you’re trying to cut sugar! At only 36 calories a cookie, these delicious cookies have 0 grams of sugar. Don’t forget to have a bit of fun with the cookies by playing with the shapes and dress them up with toppings of your choice, such as dark chocolate or fruit for some additional nutrition!


Turmeric Macadamia Sunshine Bites

Turmeric Macadamia Sunshine Bites Turmeric Macadamia Sunshine Bites are sure to become one of your favorite snacks. They are not only vegan and low in carbohydrates, but they also are incredibly low in sugar! Of course, we can’t forget the Turmeric Tonic that provides the additional natural anti-inflammatory benefits that can boost immunity. We also want to highlight the coconut because while it adds the lovely sweet taste, it also gives healthy HDL cholesterol that’s great for your heart!


Berry Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Berry Peanut Butter Protein BarsDon’t fall into the sugary protein bar trap just out of convenience! These Berry Peanut Butter Protein Bars are rich with, you guessed it, protein – 18 grams to be exact, some of which comes from collagen peptides that support not only your skin but your bones, teeth, nails, and more. The sweet taste comes from the berries and their natural sugars. Just one serving is sure to get you satiated and fulfill your afternoon hunger.


Protein Boosted Vanilla “Milkshake”

Protein Boosted Vanilla “Milkshake”This healthy spin on your classic vanilla milkshake pulls off quite the miracle: it helps you satisfy your sugar cravings without any added sugar! The Protein Boosted Vanilla “Milkshake”  substitutes riced cauliflower for dairy, meaning you’re enjoying the nutrition of this high-fiber vegetable, including vitamins C, K, and B. With plenty of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits thanks to the Turmeric Tonic, you’re going to truly enjoy this drink.


Cinnamon Collagen Coffee Latte

Cinnamon Collagen Coffee LatteStart your morning right with a hot latte that has the perfect nutritional boost. We promise you this recipe is simple and sweet. You’ll be enjoying the taste of cinnamon and its anti-inflammatory benefits, all the while getting your morning protein fix with the collagen. A balanced cup of low-sugar coffee is always a great way to begin the day!


Coconut Raspberry Collagen Bars

Berry BarsYou will not only fall in love with the look of these Coconut Raspberry Collagen Bars but also the nutritional kick just one serving can offer you. We’re talking heart-healthy HDL cholesterol from the coconut, and loads of vitamin C from the raspberries. Each bar also has collagen that provides amino acids for supporting your joints and muscles. Just 5 grams of natural sugars is enough to satisfy your sweet tooth. Feel free to mix up the types of berries you want to incorporate! The possibilities are endless!


Sea Salt Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

Sea Salt Chocolate Almond Butter CupsThese chocolatey treats are as sweet as candy and yet gluten-free and low in carbs. In fact, they have no added sugars! Taste the richness of the dark chocolate chips – they’re rich not only in flavor but in iron too! The healthy dessert can also give you a nice protein boost from the collagen peptides. Getting excited? The cups are ready to eat in just 15 minutes!


Sugar Free Chocolate Orange Truffles

Sugar Free Chocolate Orange TrufflesCalling all chocolate lovers! Yes, this low-sugar recipe includes one of our favorite ingredients: chocolate. Sugar Free Chocolate Orange Truffles are super fast to make and each truffle has as little as 15 calories. We know you’re probably going to have more than one, so we want you to appreciate that this recipe has 0 grams of sugar! The sweetness comes from the chocolate, coconut milk, and extracts that give you the perfect taste. The creamy finish of the truffles come from the gelatin, which also provides you with protein that can help you feel fuller for longer. Why not give this one a try?


Collagen Zucchini Muffins

Collagen Zucchini MuffinsWe love muffins because they not only make great additions to your breakfast, but they’re also sweet and fun enough to snack on throughout the day! These zucchini muffins are high in healthy fats and protein, the protein coming from the eggs and collagen peptides that can promote gut health. Zucchini is packed with many nutritious minerals and fiber, and this recipe altogether has just 2 grams of sugar. Whether you’re eating a muffin to start your day or you’re just feeling a little peckish in the afternoon, these are the perfect low-sugar treats.


Golden Milk Latte

Golden Milk LatteWe’ve got another latte recipe for you, and this one is so simple yet so full of flavor that it’s hard to believe it has no sugar! 5 simple ingredients in just 5 minutes of cooking time leads to the perfect morning latte. The superstar ingredient is the turmeric, which gives the warm beverage its golden color as well as its anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve digestion. Kickstart your day the right way with this healthy drink.


Orange Coconut Turmeric Smoothie

Orange Coconut Turmeric SmoothieWho doesn’t love sweet smoothies? The base of this recipe the blend of orange, coconut milk, and turmeric. That means this smoothie is loaded with vitamin C to support your immune system and adaptogenic benefits from the turmeric tonic. Turmeric adds the spice while the orange adds the sweet – no need for any added sugars. We particularly love this smoothie because it has collagen too, which can promote weight loss by keeping you full and satiated!


Coconut Flour Almond Bread

Coconut Flour Almond BreadWe have to admit it: we love bread. Bread that’s low in sugar is hard to find. That’s why this Coconut Flour Almond Bread recipe is a must for anyone looking to reduce sugar this summer! One slice has only 1 gram of sugar. Meanwhile, you’re getting 10 grams of protein thanks to the collagen! What’s even better is that this bread is great for sandwiches, or pairing with soups! Of course, you can always enjoy its rich taste on its own with a little bit of butter! What’s better than low-sugar sliced bread?


Pumpkin Pie Panna Cotta

Pumpkin Pie Panna CottaIt doesn’t have to be fall to enjoy the delicious taste of pumpkin pie. This creamy Pumpkin Pie Panna Cotta recipe will satisfy your sweet cravings with only 2 grams of sugar. You’ll also be nice and full because of the gelatin. Gelatin is rich in protein that can support digestion and connective tissue. If you’re on a keto, low fat, or paleo diet, this is the dessert for you. And, if you’re trying to reduce your sugar intake, this is definitely a dessert that’s hard to pass.


Want to read more?

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