6 better ways to get your chocolate fix

Go on, indulge those chocolate cravings with these light, naturally sweet treats

1. Mini vegan chocolate macadamia ‘cheesecakes’

Here’s a treat you can feel good about – naturally sweet ‘cheesecakes’, full of the deliciousness of macadamias and topped with fresh raspberries. Trust us, you won’t be missing the added sugar.

2. Coco-cacao truffles

Power up your afternoon with these little balls of bliss – made up of the natural goodness of cacao nibs, rolled oats, sultanas, seeds and shredded coconut. The glowing Natascha Elisa shares the recipe she swears by.

3. Raw chocolate and orange mousse

Creamy mousse with a refreshing citrus twist… this dessert by Superfoods author Rena Patten is a chocolatey winner. The secret? It’s all about the avocado.

4. Mini chocolate cakes

Rich with the creamy flavours of vanilla, coconut and almond, these little cakes by model and blogger Natascha Elisa are low in sugar and high in taste. Now that’s how you have your cake and eat it too…

5. Cacao and cashew chocolate mousse cake

Your sweet tooth won’t believe these yummy mousse cake slices are sugar free. Jemma from The Healthy Journey lets us in on her tricks. Think almonds, dates, cashews and maple syrup – delish.

6. Chocolate mandarin cake

Let the tangy flavours of ripe mandarins do the talking in this delicious chocolate cake. Dairy free, gluten free, and infused with sweet dates and almond meal, this low-sugar dessert is a definite crowd-pleaser.

Find more dessert recipes in our collection.

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