Three sweet treats that will make you forget they're healthy

If you’re looking for a little decadence, without the guilt, try these sweet treats.

A healthy diet is critical for patients diagnosed with cancer. Good nutrition strengthens the immune system and helps keep the body strong during stressful times.

But just because you are eating healthy, doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself of a sweet treat. Desserts and sweet snacks can be healthy too, especially when they are low in fat and sugar and made with fresh ingredients.

So, if you’re looking for a little decadence—but, without the guilt—try these sweet treats.

Avocado mousse

Seriously, a chocolatey dessert made from avocados? This delightfully light treat also has cocoa powder, baking chocolate, almond milk and sweet agave nectar. It’s so good, you’ll forget all about the avocados. Get the recipe.

Chocolate vegan truffles

Your guests may think you went to a chocolatier for these tasty dessert snacks. These elegant truffles are made with honey, cinnamon, dates and cocoa and have a little cayenne pepper kick. Get the recipe.

Coconut carrot morning glory muffins

Don’t let the name fool you, these sweet and yummy cakes made with cinnamon, raisins, honey and vanilla, are good any time of day. Have them for breakfast, as a mid-day snack or for dessert with after-dinner coffee. Get the recipe.

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