How to Eat Dessert when You're on a Diet: 3 Easy Recipes!

Photo by: Amelia Alpaugh, R29
Peanut-Butter Banana Ice Cream

This is it, you guys. All scientists everywhere can officially retire. We figured out a truly healthy ice cream that you'll actually want... more 
Photo by: Amelia Alpaugh, R29
Peanut-Butter Banana Ice Cream

This is it, you guys. All scientists everywhere can officially retire. We figured out a truly healthy ice cream that you'll actually want to eat. The glorious secret? Bananas. That's pretty much it - sorry, scientists. This amazing confection is packed with nothing but good-for-you nutrients, and satisfies both hunger and your sweet tooth. It's smooth, crunchy, sweet, salty, and requires all the effort of pushing a button. Where's our Nobel?

5 ripe (or slightly brown) bananas
2 heaping tbsp chunky peanut butter
2 heaping tbsp raw honey

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Mon, Jan 28, 2013 11:08 AM EST
By Kelsey Miller, Photographed by by Amelia Alpaugh, Refinery29



We'll give up a lot in the name of a healthy diet: gluten, dairy, the whole brunch menu. But there's one thing that's absolutely non-negotiable - dessert. That, you'll have to pry from our cold, chocolate-covered hands.



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Fortunately, it won't come to that. Because we dreamed up recipes for three fantastically healthy desserts. Before you roll your eyes, thinking this is another put-grapes-in-the-freezer piece, hear us out. Chocolate mousse. Ice cream. A fresh-baked crumbly crisp. Do we have your attention? Grab a spoon, and dig in.



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