When busy schedules, deadlines and meetings become huge part of your life, it’s getting hard doing anything else that requires much of your time. When you still don’t have a family, things might not get as tough as that, but when there are children craving for desserts made from their mom, you realize how time is not on your side.
This is the point where instead of buying desserts with lots of sugar and calories in them, we should make a healthy, but sweet snack for ourselves and our family. Don’t have much time? Don’t worry, bellow you can read ten easy recipes that will take only 5 minutes to make them. Cheap, easy and tasty, sounds perfect right?
1. Peanut Butter Banana Sandwiches
Peanut butter and bananas are a very good combination. The two of them make a tasty dessert that will take little time to make plenty of these tiny sandwiches. All you need to do is cut the bananas in circles and to put peanut butter between two banana slices. It can’t get any easier than this.
2. Yogurt Parfait
The yogurt parfait can be the perfect dessert after lunch, not only for breakfasts only. You need few ingredients such as nonfat yogurt, cereal and berries – strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, all of them will make a tasty parfait for you.
3. The Fruit Mousse
This is one of the three ingredients recipes. In order to make a fruit mousse, you only need frozen fruit, sugar and egg white. According to the recipe, you use raspberries to get the mousse, but of course you can decide which fruit flavor you like the parfait to have.
4. The Fruit Salad
Fruit salads are a classic and always a good choice no matter what. In order to have a perfect fruity salad, you need to use few types of fruit, which all have different colors, and cut the fruit in a smaller size than the bite. One serving has about 142 calories, so not only it is healthy, but it can help you in maintaining your weight.
5. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries
The first step in this recipe is cutting off the stem and tip of every strawberry. After that, you make a little hole around the inside, in order to put the cheesecake cream. For a perfect finish, and taste as well, you can sprinkle graham cracker crumbs on top.
6. Apple Slice Sandwich
Here’s another way you can use peanut butter when it comes to combination with fruit. You cut the apple in slices and then make a sandwich with them. In between you put the peanut butter and you can also add oats, almonds, dark chocolate, the choice is yours.
7. Peach Frozen Yogurt
According to the recipe you need full fat Greek yogurt, but if you’re looking for something sweeter, than instead of the Greek, use vanilla one, or you can add more honey or agave. It’s a peach frozen yogurt, but that of course doesn’t mean you can experiment with other fruit as well.
8. Coconut Snowballs
An amazing gluten – free, dairy – free and nut – free recipe. You only need four ingredients to make these coconut snowy balls. It’s the perfect sweet treat for the coconut lovers. Plus it has vanilla extract in it, and that makes everything even tastier. Try this one out and see if you can only eat one of these – warning: they are very delicious!
9. Candy Corn Fruit Parfait
In the bottom of a parfait glass or ordinary one, place chilled pineapple chunks and then add the canned peaches. Instead of the peaches, you can add mandarine oranges. Then you only add whip cream with some candy cor on top and you’re ready to go!
10. Chocolate Covered Strawberries
The chocolate covered strawberries are also a classic, and how can they not be when it seems that chocolate and strawberries go perfectly together? It doesn’t have to be just milk chocolate, you can even try the white and the dark one. The sprinkles on top make them look very cute. How to say “no” to such literally sweet treat?