6 Homemade No-Sugar Fruit Desserts To Try This Monsoon
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Choosing no-sugar desserts is not just a trend but a healthier lifestyle choice. Cutting out sugar supports weight management, lowers diabetes risk, and promotes general well-being. Desserts without sugar use fruits' natural sweetness, which is rich in vital nutrients.  

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During the monsoon season, reduced sunlight can lower serotonin levels, as sunlight is vital for vitamin D production, which aids serotonin synthesis. This drop often leads to cravings for carbohydrates, which help boost serotonin. This biological response links monsoons with a desire for desserts. Many enjoy comforting desserts while watching the rain, but traditional options are high in sugar and not ideal for regular consumption. This monsoon, try homemade no-sugar desserts made with fruit for a healthier option. These treats offer a delightful blend of flavour and wellness, satisfying cravings in a more health-conscious way.

List Of 6 Homemade Fruit-Based, No-Sugar Desserts 

1. Fruit Yoghurt

Fruit yoghurt is a delightful and healthy dessert that combines the creaminess of yoghurt with the natural sweetness of fruits. To prepare this, bring the milk to a boil and allow it to cool to around 37–40 °C. Wash, peel, and chop fruits into small bits and larger chunks. Add fruit pulp, bits, chunks, and chopped dry fruits to the cooled milk. Mix in two spoons of yoghurt culture, stir well, and let it incubate in a warm place for 6–8 hours. Once set, top the yoghurt with additional fruits and chill before serving.

2. Jamun-Mint Popsicle

Jamun mint popsicle is a refreshing treat, perfect for the monsoon. Start by blending jamuns with lime juice and mint leaves. Strain the mixture into popsicle moulds, place the sticks, and freeze for three hours. This simple recipe results in a delicious, tangy popsicle that is both immune-boosting and sugar-free.

3. Strawberry Pudding

Strawberry pudding is a smooth and decadent dessert that is both low-fat and sugar-free. Packed with nutritious chia seeds, this pudding is easy to make. Blend strawberries and mix with chia seeds, allowing the mixture to thicken. Serve it layered in a jar and topped with fresh strawberries for a visually appealing and healthy treat.

4. Raspberry-Peach-Mango Ice Cream

This raspberry-peach-mango ice cream can be heaven for a dessert lover this monsoon. Combine mango chunks, nonfat plain Greek yoghurt, and vanilla extract in a blender. Pour the mixture into small ice cream cups. Top with chopped almonds, raspberries, and chia seeds. This healthy ice cream is good for your guts and also serves as a delicious dessert.

5. Banana-Date Brownie

Banana date brownies are gluten-, dairy-, and sugar-free, naturally sweetened with dates and bananas. If you have a nut allergy, substitute almond flour with oat flour. To make a date sweetener, chop dates and cook them with plant milk until soft, then mash into a puree. Mix the dry ingredients separately. Combine the date puree with the liquid ingredients, then fold it into the dry mix to form a thick batter. Spoon into a greased muffin tin and bake for 11–13 minutes. Store in an airtight container for up to three days, or refrigerate for up to a week.

6. Pineapple pie 

You do not need to bake to prepare a dreamy, creamy pineapple pie! This easy, no-bake pineapple pie requires only a few pantry staples and takes just 5 minutes to prepare. It can be made soy-free, gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and sugar-free. The ingredients include crushed pineapple, coconut cream, half a teaspoon of pure vanilla extract, a quarter teaspoon of salt, two tablespoons of pure maple syrup or a pinch of stevia, and three tablespoons of virgin coconut oil. To make the pie, blend all the ingredients until very smooth. Pour the mixture into a prepared pie crust in a pan, or into the bottom of a springform pan. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm but not hard, or freeze longer and thaw at least 2 hours before slicing and serving.