Do you agree its okay to indulge once in a while, especially when your stress levels are running high? If you have sweet tooth you can always bite into a decadent dessert and comfort your soul. But perhaps your options are limited if you are a vegan, umm not really!
With a growing focus on veganism and vegetarianism, as healthier lifestyle options, there has never been a better time to experiment with vegan food. Be it vegan snacks, meals or vegan desserts.
Infact vegan desserts are hot props right now there are too many options to choose from. Also they are certainly a healthier option for those with lactose and gluten intolerance.
Moreover if you are craving for some desserts but are conscious regarding sugar intake, you can easy opt for vegan dessert, as these are not overtly sweet and prefer sweetness from natural sources like banana and dates.
So if you are a vegan and even if are not you can certainly try these 11 best vegan desserts which will melt your stress, comfort your soul and keep your health factor in mind too.
Healthy Vegan Desserts
These are trying times with the Covid-19 pandemic most of us are dealing with immense stress. These dessert recipes are not only an healthier option, as many of these are refined sugar, dairy and gluten free, but these also give you the time to savor, sigh and reflect on your mental state. Nibble nah! devour these amazing food items as you manage yourself and your loved ones through this difficult phase. Comfort your heart and soul with these incredible dessert recipes.
#1 Chocolate Avocado Pudding
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How good does this look. This decadent indulgence can be your go to dessert whenever stress and overwhelm stares you on face. Good news for those of you who are lactose intolerant this dessert is completely dairy-free. Also since avocado taste may not be everybody’s favourite, the avocado base in this dessert is wonderfully covered by the luxurious chocolate pudding. You can certainly eat this dessert just like that but frozen toppings of cherries and raspberries makes it extra tasty.
#2 Vegan Cheesecake with Raspberries
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This vegan cheesecake recipe is delightfully simple to make and perfect comfort food to soothe your soul. But then cheesecakes are ultimate soul food no? This delicious number is dairy-free but texture is just like any other typical cheesecake. Instead of milk the ingredient used here is soy yoghurt. You can easily bake it and serve for special occasions or wherever you are craving for some delish dessert, gobble up this wonderful dessert with some raspberry toppings.
#3. Amazing Date Brownies (Vegan & Flourless!)
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These lovely date brownies are both vegan and flourless. There is no added sugar either, all sweet flavor is natural and comes from dates. Dates can be an amazing substitute for sugar as they don’t lack in natural sweetness. This fruit is low-glycemic so it’s safe for diabetics to consume. Dates are also rich in Vitamin B iron and potassium. Infact dates are recommended for those with anemia. Coming to this dessert it healthiest vegan dessert that in no way compromises with sweetness quotient. Consisting of only 49 calories including only 3 grams of natural sugar this healthy dessert will make all fitness conscious people very happy.
#4. Homemade Mixed Berry Cobbler
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This vegan dessert packed with the goodness of berries is so easy to make besides being tasty and healthy. It is your perfect summer dessert as you get that barbecue grill out to the backyard and relish some grilled awesome-sauce food. The homemade mixed berry cobbler would be a great company for your barbecue evenings. As refreshing dessert it is sure to melt your stress as you scoop up bits of raspberries, strawberries, blackberries along with a sweet cobbler crust and some delish home-made ice-cream.
#5. Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars
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This beautiful lemony dessert is for all you citrus lovers. This is gluten-free and natural sweetened dessert is made with just 10 simple ingredients comprising of a beautiful almond crust and a yum filling made of cashews, coconut cream and more. These would make the most amazing appetizers and snacks for almost all occasions like birthdays, wedding and baby showers. Even in absence of an occasion munch on these beauties to recharge yourself and comfort your soul.
#6 5-Ingredient Vegan Ice Cream Snickers
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This scrumplicious dessert is chocolaty, gooey, rich and caramel-y, in short the perfect dessert when your sweet tooth is craving for a bite. If that wasn’t enough these snickers are ridiculously healthy with natural sweetness from dates and the crunch from peanuts. Whenever you are hungry but not hungry enough for a proper meal like lunch or dinner you can easily grab this frozen dessert without being worried over calories. These snickers make up for perfect quick bites when you are craving for something to munch on and just relax. So are you ready to relish the chewy goodness?
#7. Apple Crumble (Vegan & Gluten Free)
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Any vegan dessert list, or for that matter any dessert list is incomplete without apple pie. The humble apple pie is a classic dish and an instant crowd pleaser. This delicious dessert is ever ready to rescue you when you are wrecking your brain to cook up a super tasty dessert recipe for your guests. This particular recipe is both gluten and butter-free with a rich filling of cinnamon and ginger. Cook this whenever you are in a mood for a big get-together.
#8. No Bake Mint Chip Cheesecake (Gluten Free, Paleo & Vegan)
This No Bake Mint Chip Cheesecake will be a delight for vegans and paleo dieters. Relish this dessert; enjoy the beautiful nutty crust with a delicious mint filling and a dark chocolate ganache on top. Also the sweet flavor comes from maple syrup so that makes it the ultimate healthy dessert that tastes amazing. You can certainly try to create this innovative dessert at family get-togthers or to pamper yourself with some good soul food.
#9. Pistachio Oat Squares
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First let’s take a moment to gush over these wonderful Pistachio Oat Squares. This recipe is from Jessica Murnane’s book One Part Plant. This is a super easy recipe and you can easily make it right now if you are craving for some nutty squares. The sweet quotient of this recipe is totally spot on to make you crave some more once you one, yes! It’s that addictive. It can easily become your go-to snack for evenings and curb those light hunger pangs.
#10. No-bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Crispy Bars (gluten free + vegan)
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This is possibly the simplest recipe in this list with just under an hour you can prepare this super tasty dessert with only five ingredients! Yea you heard that right. Devour this healthy dessert with bliss and stop those peanut butter cravings. If you aren’t a fan of peanut butter you can easily use any other substitute nut butter like almond or cashew. Now what makes this particular recipe real good is the crispy puffed rice base that makes your munching experience even more satisfying.
#11 No Bake Snickers Cheesecake (Vegan & Paleo)
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Welcome to the decadent indulgence of chocolate! These no bake snickers cheesescake are the ultimate healthy dessert for paleo and vegan lovers. It contains no eggs, grains, refined sugar or any dairy product. This looks devilishly good and would be the perfect food to chomp on when you are mentally and emotionally exhausted.
Final Thoughts on Comfort Vegan Desserts
When it comes to taste these 11 vegan dessert recipes are no less yummy than regular desserts. Most of the desserts here are really easy to make and certainly a healthier alternative to refined sugar. Are you ready to soothe and comfort your soul with some vegan sweet treats? Which is the first recipe you would like to try?