We know the struggle – fall season comes around and suddenly all you crave are pumpkin spice, vanilla, chocolate, or cinnamon treats bound to bring uncomfortable bloat and unwanted inches on your waistline. We have got you covered. Below, we’ve compiled a list of fall baked goods that have a healthy twist. Read on for more sweet and guilt-free details!
1. Healthy Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
These cinnamon rolls from Amy’s Healthy Baking are sweet and fluffy, plus are free from eggs and refined ingredients! No added flour lower’s their carb count.
2. Pumpkin Energy Balls
Now that it’s fall, it’s completely socially acceptable to swap your traditional ingredients and for pumpkin puree. This simple recipe from Salt & Baker is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while maintaining a healthy balance!
3. Chai Breakfast Cookies
These cookies from Mile High Mitts are a decadent treat that you can enjoy not only in the morning but all day! They are vegan and dairy-free but still have an excellent taste due to the fall-flavored spices. Pair these with a cup of hot coffee on a cool morning, and you’re good to go!
4. Healthy Apple Cake
Yes, it’s possible to make a cake that is both healthy and tasty. The secret to this Fit Foodies Finds recipe is wait for it… apple sauce! Trust us, it’s as delicious as it is healthy.
5. Pumpkin Oat Bread
Try making your very own bread out of unique ingredients! This combination of oatmeal, applesauce, and pumpkin will satisfy your fall sweet tooth. The recipe is from The Busy Baker.
Every once in a while, we’ve got to splurge- but if you’re anything like us, you need sweets multiple times a week to function. This is why we did a deep dive to find these delicious recipes – they are fun to make, healthy, and taste as good as the real thing!