8 Indulgent (Yet Kinda Healthy) Treats for Those Days When You Really Need a Pick-Me-Up

1. Nutella Dippers: Dip sliced peaches, bananas, strawberries or apricots into warm nutella.

2. Almond Joy Sundaes: Sprinkle toasted almonds and toasted coconut on chocolate frozen yogurt.

3. Frozen Sugared Grapes: Rinse grapes then roll them in granulated sugar. Freeze for 2 hours.

4. Grilled Pineapple with Coconut Cream Cheese: Grill pineapple spears over high heat for 10 mins. Mix ½ tsp. coconut extract and 2 tbsp powdered sugar into cream cheese. Dip pineapple into cream cheese.

5. Vietnamese Iced Coffee: Mix ½ cup sweetened condensed milk with 1 cup brewed and chilled coffee. Stir well.

6. Simple Berry Shortcakes: Sprinkle refrigerated biscuit dough with cinnamon and sugar and bake according to the instructions. Top with sliced strawberries or other berries and greek yogurt.

7. Chocolate Dipped Strawberries: Melt ½ cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips in the microwave. Dip clean (dry) strawberries into chocolate and let harden on wax paper.

8. Ten Minute Popovers: Spread jam (any flavor) on a sheet of phyllo dough and fold over. Bake for 10 minutes and sprinkle with powdered sugar.


  1. I’d eat any of these. Now I just have to figure out which ones to try!
    Have a great weekend!

  2. Firstly, congratulations on the birth of your son. Adorable. Secondly, thanks for these treats. I have a jar of nutella and a tree full of peaches…mmm.