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9 Healthy, Delicious Desserts That Don’t Require an Oven


On a hot summer day, just the thought of turning on the oven can make you sweat. That’s where no-bake desserts come in.

Sure, you’re likely fulfilling your ice cream quota for the year, too, but it’s nice to have other options when it comes to sweet summer treats.

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Especially since these desserts are made with superfood ingredients like matcha, chia seeds, and dark chocolate.

Whip one up in just a few minutes, and you’ll be calm, cool…and satisfied.

9 Delicious No-Bake Desserts

  • Raw Brownie Batter

    It’s gooey, sweet, and instead of giving you a sugar crash, it’s filled with protein for long-lasting energy. And you can make it in five minutes or less, no hot oven required.

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  • Super Seedy Freezer Cookies

    Created by our resident genius gluten-free baker Solana Nolfo, these cookies take full advantage of the crunchy, nutrient-dense power of seeds.

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  • Vanilla Almond Popsicles

    Have you ever bitten into a Good Humor Toasted Almond Dessert Bar at the beach? This is just like that, except it’s actually healthy.

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  • Choco Avocado Pudding

    This creamy, delicious dessert can also be eaten as a snack since it’s made with just four healthy ingredients (plus a fifth nutritious garnish). Using avocado as a base makes it the perfect consistency and honey adds nutrient-rich sweetness.

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  • Coconut Matcha Bites

    Eat one of these as an afternoon snack for non-jittery energy via matcha (plus delish flavor via coconut and maple syrup).

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  • Banana Pops

    These classic treats are as easy as it gets (and will be a crowd pleaser with the kids, too). Just dip bananas in really good dark chocolate, add crunchy, salty almonds or peanuts, freeze, and enjoy.

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  • Healthy Raw Cookie Dough

    Yes, we figured out a way to make eating raw cookie dough good for you, and we expect the thank you letters to start piling up in the mail, shortly.

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  • Chocolate Protein Balls

    You just throw some ingredients in a blender, shape them into balls, and then put them in the fridge to firm up. Also, they taste like wholesome Reese’s peanut butter cups. Hurry, get to work.

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  • Greek Yogurt Popsicles With Goat Cheese and Honey

    Your friends will think you’re super fancy when you tell them what’s in these, and especially once they taste the tart yogurt paired with tangy goat cheese and sweet honey.

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