Eating a lot of ice creams may be fun and an invitation to cardio vascular diseases. If you are looking for some healthy options, here are some healthy frozen desserts that will not have a harmful effect on your system like the ice cream.
Frozen nutty banana
This is probably the easiest dessert to prepare. Sandwich a layer of peanut butter in slices of banana and keep them in the freezer. That’s it, relish the frozen dessert after a meal or whenever you wish too. Peanut butter is a good source of magnesium, potassium, vitamin E and proteins. Banana too is high on potassium, and good source of vitamin B6, fiber, magnesium, manganese, folate and fiber.
Green tea Popsicle
Doesn’t it sound interesting? This is healthier than ice cream, as it contains lesser calories, is rich in fiber and antioxidants. The caffeine in the dessert will give you a kick to energize your senses. The Popsicle has healthy ingredients like avocados, Greek yogurt and of course green tea. The amino acid L-theanine, present in green tea enhances the function of the brain. Green tea is known for its anti-aging properties and reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
Frozen yogurt is a popular dessert option. It’s better than ice cream because of the low fat or no fat content in it. The health benefits of yogurt are surprising, as it contains calcium, zinc, selenium, phosphorous, magnesium and potassium. Eating yogurt will benefit your nervous and immune system. You get health and strong teeth and bones. According to the UK, dairy counsel frozen yogurt contains vitamins B1, B2 and B12. You can always throw in some healthy toppings like strawberries or some nuts.
Frozen cinnamon dates
Again, this is an easy to prepare dessert, along with being delicious and healthy. You can fill some dates with peanut butter or seed butter, sprinkle some cinnamon over it and freeze it. It would taste like a caramel candy, some people even relate the taste to that of the Snicker bar.
Dates have tremendous health benefits, including preventing heart problems, sexual dysfunction, abdominal cancer, anemia, constipation and a couple more. Besides, these are rich in fiber, several vitamins and minerals.
You get the best of both the worlds in these healthy frozen desserts. Firstly, you do not have to compromise on the taste and secondly they give you a good health.