What a 150-Calorie Dessert Looks Like

Danielle Omar
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What a 150-Calorie Dessert Looks Like

Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean skipping dessert entirely. Ignoring your cravings and swearing off chocolate for good, for example, can land you in a chocolate ice cream binge, which doesn’t help your waistline — or your morale. The best way to have your cake and eat it too is moderation and portion control.

Sticking to less than 150 calories for dessert gives you enough wiggle room to enjoy an after-dinner treat without making a huge dent in your calorie budget. While dessert calories can add up quickly, capping it at 150 calories not only keeps you on track, it gets your creative juices flowing, too! Lightening up a classic dessert or a comforting favorite helps satisfy your cravings and allows you more than just a nibble of that brownie.

Here are five delicious, lightened up desserts that clock in at less than 150 calories per serving:

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Danielle Omar
Danielle Omar

Danielle is an Integrative Dietitian, culinary nutritionist, author, and expert consultant, frequently lending her love of creating to some of the country’s most highly recognized food and nutrition media outlets. She’s a regularly featured blogger, an expert consultant, and founder of foodconfidence.com, where she inspires men and women on their journey to become their healthiest self. Join her free Fearless Cooking challenge here. Connect with her on Twitter and Facebook

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