Fruits have natural sugars that make a dessert sweet without adding a lot of calories. Make it a healthy choice and not pile high the dessert with added sugar. Here are 5 desserts that add not only more fruit to your eating but add a taste of the tropics.
Tropical pizza pie Instead of pepperoni, top it with slices of starfruit. Instead of tomato paste, why not a puree of Caribbean Red papaya. Sprinkle the top with shredded fresh coconut. The tropical toppings make it a dessert treat.
Caribbean Red papaya with ginger sauce A Malaysian favorite comes to the other side of the world. This is a Brooks co-worker favorite. Ginger adds the oomph, and papaya adds the sweetness to this savory dessert.
Chocolate pistachio stars Something so easy can be a great hit. I’ve skewered the finished slices and put in a vase for delivery as a hostess gift. Starfruit mesmerizes kids and teens making this a hit say at a team party celebrating a great [insert sport here] season.
Ginger SlimCado cream Serve as a topping or a dip, but don’t be surprised if you find yourself succumbing to this cream as a healthy dessert option for a weeknight delight. It’s a twofold surprise because you’ll find that a large spoonful will satisfy your sweet tooth.
SlimCado honey chèvre In the summer of 2015, eggs may be in short supply. If you crave cheesecake, here’s a creamy dessert that combines the SlimCado with chevre, a goat cheese.