fruit muffins

If you’re still working on your New Year’s resolution to achieve your body goals in time for summer, we applaud you. Most people fall off the resolution bandwagon by now. (I may or may not be one of these people.) If you’ve been going hard at the healthy diet and exercising, you may have eliminated all sweet treats from your nutrition; but that doesn’t have to be the case. We’ve rounded up five desserts that won’t ruin your resolutions. Bonus: they’re all easy to make and taste seriously amazing — trust us!

1. Fro-Yo Fruit Bites


Ingredients

  • 1 ½ c plain yogurt
  • ¼ c whole milk
  • 2 tsp honey
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ½ c blueberries
  • ½ c strawberries, quartered
  • ½ c raspberries 

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, milk, honey, and vanilla, and whisk until smooth.
  2. In an ice cube tray, place fruit into each of the cubes.
  3. Spoon the yogurt mixture over the fruit until the molds are filled.
  4. Freeze for 5 hours.

Recipe via Lena Abraham @ Delish.com

2. Chocolate Pom Poms

Ingredients

  • ½ c semisweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 ¼ c pomegranate seeds

 Directions

  1. Line a mini muffin tin. In each cup, add 2 teaspoons of melted chocolate chips. Sprinkle pomegranate seeds on top, and add more melted chocolate.
  2. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until the chocolate is solid.
  3. Unwrap from muffin liners and serve.

Recipe via Rian Handler @ Delish.com

3. Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ c all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 5 tbsp butter, room temperature
  • ½ c granulated sugar
  • ½ c firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ c plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 c shredded zucchini
  • 1 c semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c old fashioned oats

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon.
  2. In another bowl, beat together the granulated sugar, brown sugar, and butter until light and fluffy. Add egg, yogurt, and vanilla, and mix until combined. Fold in oats, chocolate chips, and the shredded zucchini.
  3. Place with a rounded teaspoon on baking sheets 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool for 2 minutes on baking sheet and transfer to cool completely.

Recipe via Lauren Miyashiro @ Delish.com

4. Watermelon Cakes

Ingredients

  • 1 small watermelon
  • 2 c Cool Whip
  • Rainbow sprinkles for garnish

Directions

  1. Slice the watermelon in 2-inch thick slices.
  2. Using a 3-inch biscuit cutter or a glass, cut small rounds out of the slices of watermelons.
  3. Place a dollop of Cool Whip onto each round, add sprinkles, and serve!

Recipe via Lena Abraham @ Delish.com

5. Churro Banana Bites

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas sliced into ½-inch coins
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • ¼ c melted chocolate

 Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon until evenly combined.
  2. In a large skillet, heat coconut oil over medium heat. Add the bananas and cook until the bananas start to caramelize. Sprinkle half of the cinnamon-sugar over the bananas. Flip the rounds over and sprinkle the remaining cinnamon and sugar. Cook for another minute.
  3. Serve with toothpicks and dunk the churro banana bites into melted chocolate (optional).

Recipe via Lauren Miyashiro @ Delish.com