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9 Ways to Sneak Veggies Into Desserts Under 300 Calories

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When losing weight, the good news is you don’t have to give up dessert. In fact, indulging in the occasional treat can actually be a weight-loss secret weapon, since it helps you from feeling deprived. If you’re looking for a way to add more veggies to your day, these healthy dessert recipes can help you go the extra mile. From spiced carrot and beet cupcakes to chocolate zucchini bread, these recipes all clock in under 300 calories per serving.

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1. SPICED CARROT AND BEET CUPCAKES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Spiced Carrot and Beet Cupcakes

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 185; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 43mg; Carbohydrate: 22g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 2g

2. CARROT CAKE ENERGY BARS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Carrot Cake Energy Bars

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 213; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 100mg; Carbohydrate: 24g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 17g; Protein: 5g

3. DOUBLE-CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI BREAD | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Double-Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 219; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 32mg; Sodium: 187mg; Carbohydrate: 25g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 5g

4. GLUTEN-FREE ORANGE, ZUCCHINI & ROSEMARY CAKE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES 

Gluten-Free Orange, Zucchini & Rosemary Cake

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 183; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 46mg; Sodium: 154mg; Carbohydrate: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 17g; Protein: 3g

5. RED CABBAGE SMOOTHIE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Red Cabbage Blueberry Smoothie

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 199; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 78mg; Carbohydrate: 46g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 30g; Protein: 5g

6. WHOLE-WHEAT ZUCCHINI BANANA BREAD | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Whole-Wheat Zucchini Banana Bread

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 199; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 31mg; Sodium: 57mg; Carbohydrate: 32g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 16g; Protein: 4g

7. BLACK SESAME & CARROT QUICKBREAD | LENTINE ALEXIS FOR MYFITNESSPAL

Black-Sesame-Carrot-Bread

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 300; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 9g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 304mg; Carbohydrate: 42g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 21g; Protein: 3g

8. CHERRY LIME RED BEET SMOOTHIE | HEALTHY NIBBLES & BITS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 118; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 113mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 17g; Protein: 3g

9. BEET BROWNIES WITH VEGAN CHOCOLATE GANACHE FROSTING | LENTINE ALEXIS FOR MYFITNESSPAL

Beet Brownies With Vegan Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 211; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 23mg; Sodium: 56mg; Carbohydrate: 19g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 16g; Protein: 2g

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Healthy, delicious and simple: That’s what we’re about at MyFitnessPal! We make our recipes in our own test kitchen or our registered dietitian hand-selects them personally. Look for nutrition information at the bottom of the recipe or log it directly to MyFitnessPal through the “Log-It” button. Check out our entire collection or explore: low-carbhigh-proteinhigh-fibergluten-freedairy-freevegetarianveganlow sodium

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