hint water healthy thanksgiving day desserts

Turkey Day Desserts That Won’t Leave You in a Sugar Coma

According to the Calorie Control Council, the Average American may consume up to 4,500 calories and a whopping 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving day. That being said, after a ginmorous Turkey Day meal, the last thing you want is a super sweet calorie bomb of a dessert.

So we’ve combed through the recipes, tried them out, and found some of our favorite healthy Thanksgiving day desserts to share with you.

hint water healthy thanksgiving desserts

1. Vegan Pumpkin Pie Avocado Pudding 

Avocados really do go with everything and this recipe proves it. Vegans (and non-vegans, really) unite with this delicious recipe. (via PopSugar)


hint water healthy thanksgiving desserts

2. (Grain-Free) Cranberry-Apple Maple Crisp 

A dessert without all the extra dough that won’t leave you feeling so “weighed down.” And for a dessert, this packs very minimal added sugar. (via With Food + Love)


hint water healthy thanksgiving desserts

3. Pumpkin Cheesecake Shooters

These little shooters are cute, tasty, and only 78 calories a pop. Plus, if displayed with the right Thanksgiving decor, they’ll be even that much more of a hit with your guests.


hint water healthy thanksgiving desserts

4. Simple Baked Apples

This recipe is so simple it only has three ingredients. And it’s even simpler to make. (via Happy Healthy Mama)


hint water healthy thanksgiving desserts

5. Raw Brownie Bites

For the guests who are so over pumpkin and just want a simple sweet treat. Fun fact: these brownie bites are made with avocado! (via Live Simply)


healthy thanksgiving desserts

6. Wine Poached Pears in Chocolate Sauce

Light. Refreshing. A hint of cinnamon. And the perfect alternative to a heavy pie on Thanksgiving for someone who wants a treat, but not one that will give them a hard time buttoning-up their pants. (via Delish Knowledge)


hint water healthy thanksgiving recipes

7. Healthy Pumpkin Pie

A nut pie crust? A filing without all the super sweet sugary condensed milk? Meet your new pie. Bonus: it’s delicious. (via Kayla Itsines)