Three Healthy Fall Deserts To Have With Tea

Here are three healthy fall dessert recipes that you can enjoy with your cup of tea. These recipes focus on using wholesome ingredients and reducing added sugars.

  1. Greek Yogurt Parfait.

    Enjoy with Wild Blueberry Tea.

    Ingredients:

  2. 1 cup Greek yogurt (unsweetened)
      • 1/2 cup grated or puréed apples
  3. 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (optional)
  4. 2 tablespoons granola (choose a low-sugar or homemade option)
  5. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. Instructions:
  7. In a bowl, mix the Greek yogurt and vanilla extract. If you prefer a sweeter taste, add honey or maple syrup to taste.
      1. In a glass or parfait dish, layer the yogurt, the apples, and granola.
  8. Repeat the layers until you’ve used all the ingredients.
      1. Top with a few slices of anpples and a sprinkle of granola.
  9. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to eat.                                                                                                                      Frozen Banana Bites.

    Enjoy with Earl Gray Tea.

    Ingredients:

    • 2 ripe bananas
    • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips or cocoa nibs
    • 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond butter (or any nut butter of your choice)
    • Chopped nuts or shredded coconut for garnish (optional)

    Instructions:

    1. Slice the bananas into bite-sized rounds.
    2. Spread a thin layer of almond butter onto one banana slice, then sandwich it with another banana slice.
    3. Place the banana sandwiches on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
    4. Melt the dark chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl, stirring every 15 seconds until smooth.
    5. Dip each banana sandwich into the melted chocolate, coating it halfway. You can use a fork to help with this.
    6. Place the chocolate-coated banana bites back on the parchment paper and sprinkle with chopped nuts or shredded coconut (if desired).
    7. Freeze for at least 2 hours or until firm.

      Baked Apples with Cinnamon and Walnuts.

       Enjoy with Fruity Sea Buckthorn Tea.

      Ingredients:

      • 2 apples (such as Granny Smith or Honeycrisp)
      • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
      • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
      • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (optional)
      • 1/4 cup water

      Instructions:

      1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
      2. Core the apples and remove the seeds, leaving the bottoms intact.
      3. In a small bowl, mix the chopped walnuts, cinnamon, and honey or maple syrup (if using).
      4. Stuff each apple with the walnut mixture.
      5. Place the stuffed apples in a baking dish and pour the water into the bottom of the dish.
      6. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the apples are tender.
      7. Serve warm, optionally with a dollop of Greek yogurt or a drizzle of honey on top.

These dessert recipes are not only delicious but also incorporate nutritious ingredients, making them a healthier choice for satisfying your sweet tooth. Enjoy!

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