6 Low Calorie Desserts to Help Your Fitness Goals

low calorie desserts

I get it. It’s hard to say no to distractions. But hey, the occasional distraction is important! Because all fun and no play can leave you questioning your very existence. But distractions are usually on the higher side of the fabled calorie count which can derail weeks of efforts. 

Or can it?

In our previous article, we covered how you could get fit for the summer fast (do check it out). We thought of putting together a list of easy-on-the-gut, low calorie desserts that give you the satiety you want without weighing you down, emotionally or otherwise. Let’s start…

Low Calorie Coconut Macaroons
coconut macaroons - low calorie desserts

The classic melt-in-your-mouth French desserts are a tempting treat, but can be rather calorific. Nothing a little ingenuity can’t beat. Drier than the usual version, these macaroons are packed with half the calories of the same and are extremely easy to whip up, too!

Get the recipe here.

37 Calorie Brownies

low calorie chocolate brownie

Apparently this is possible. And they taste awesome,too! The low calorie count leaves you with plenty of options to try. Not to mention, you can (probably) get away with eating more than you usually would.

Get the recipe here.

Paleo Strawberry Crumble

paleo strawberry crumble

If only early humans had heard of this! For those in our audience who like to keep it old school, we have an easy to make, crunchy low calorie dessert that is as satisfying as it is healthy. Some of the ingredients required to make this snack may seem strange, but they aren’t that hard to find either.

Get the recipe here.

No Bake Energy Bites


Hands-down the easiest recipe to make in our list, these energy bites are choke-full of hearty ingredients and don’t even require you to look at your oven to make. Prepared ready to serve in less than 10 minutes, these tasty energy balls are an easy way to rev up your engine when you are feeling low. And they won’t cost you your night’s sleep either.

Get the recipe here.

Chocolate Mousse

Low Calorie Chocolate Mousse

Bet you think how the hell is this low-cal? Well our suggested version offers only 80 calories per serving and is even easier to make than the original and can turned into a vegan friendly treat as well.

Get the recipe here.

The Ultimate Healthy Carrot Cake

low calorie carrot cake

Carrot cakes usually come with a generous layer of full-fat cream cheese frosting that can add more calories than you could count. This truly ultimate recipe gets around the health conundrum by using low-fat greek yogurt and greek cream-cheese instead.

Get the recipe here.

Hoped you liked our selection. If you have any recipes of your own that you will like to share with us, feel free to leave them in the comments below.