Sugar-Free Desserts To Curb Your Sweet Tooth

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Stay on track of your health and fitness goals with these delicious sweet treat recipes.

Acai Bowl

Smoothie bowl
There’s nothing like a sweet acai bowl to brighten your day

Serves: 1

426 calories

80.5g carbs, 7.6g fat, 9g protein

Ingredients:

Smoothie:

  • 150g Frozen Mixed Berries
  • Half Frozen Banana
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 1 Tbs Tropeaka Acai Berry Powder
  • ½ Tsp Vanilla Extract

Optional:

  • 1 Tbs Tropeaka Immunity Powder (This will make the acai bowl even sweeter and will help boost the immune system going forward into hay fever season)

Toppings:

  • 3 Tbs Muesli
  • ½ Tbs Natural Smooth Peanut Butter (Choose a peanut butter with as limited ingredients as possible i.e. just peanuts and water)
Directions:
  1. Whiz all the smoothie ingredients together in a blender
  2. Pour into a bowl
  3. Add the toppings
  4. Enjoy!

Choc Protein Smoothie

Chocolate smoothie
Mmmm Chocolate!

Serves: 1

406 calories

40.3g carbs, 17.3g fat, 24.8g protein

Ingredients:

Smoothie:

  • 1 Frozen Banana
  • 1 Tbs Tropeaka Chocolate Lean Protein
  • 1 Tbs Unsweetened Desiccated Cocoanut
  • 1 Tbs Smooth Peanut Butter
  • 1 Tbs Cacao Powder
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 1 Tsp Cacao Nibs
Directions:
  1. Whiz all the smoothie ingredients except for the cacao nibs together in a blender
  2. Once blended stir through the cacao nibs (this will give the smoothie an extra crunch)
  3. Pour into a cup or a bowl
  4. Enjoy!

Tropical Chia Smoothie Parfait from Carve Your Craving

Smoothie parfait
Perfect for breakfast or dessert

A coconut chia layer adds an extra nutritional boost to this layered parfait.

Serves: 2

421 calories per serving

64.7g carbs, 14.8g fat, 8.5g protein per serving

Ingredients

For Chia parfait

  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup of coconut water
  • 1 teaspoon honey/maple syrup/agave

For smoothie

  • ¼ cup frozen pineapples chunks
  • ½ cup mango chunks
  • 1 chopped banana
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Pinch of cinnamon

For topping

  • Fresh/frozen fruit
  • Granola/cereal of choice
Directions
  1. Mix chia seeds and agave in coconut water for 10 -15 minutes. Once gelled, chia is ready to use.
  2. In a high-powered blender, blend all ingredients for the smoothie.
  3. Divide the chia in 2 glasses.
  4. Top chia with the smoothie recipe, followed by desired additional toppings.

Tea Infused Popsicles

Tea Popsicles
Using Stone & Grove Energy Blend Tea Bags
Ingredients
  • Stone & Grove Energy Blend Tea Bags
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Water
  • Popsicle mould
Directions
  1. Heat water to 85 degrees Celsius and pour into a jug
  2. Steep Stone & Grove Energy Blend Tea Bags in serving jug (1 teabag per 200ml of water) for 10 minutes
  3. Cover the jug, place in the refrigerator and allow to cool for 1 – 4 hours.
  4. Remove from the fridge, pour tea into popsicle mould and garnish with the blueberries and raspberries.
  5. Place on a flat surface in the freezer overnight or until frozen.
  6. Serve and enjoy!
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Tara Mckenzie

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Like many of Bondi Beauty's readers, Tara has two main passions; health and beauty. As a group fitness instructor you'll either find her dripping in sweat during a HIIT class or with a full face of bronze makeup. If you meet Tara in person be prepared to act excited as she tells you all about your star sign and why you should start carrying a rose quartz around in your purse.

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