These sugar free desserts are so rich and flavorful that you won’t even know that there’s no sugar added! From decadent chocolate chia pudding and avocado mousse to colorful fruit tarts and healthy cookies, all of these recipes are the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth while maintaining a healthy diet. Plus they’re all gluten free, paleo and grain free as well!
What do I mean by sugar free desserts?
In this case, none of the sugar free desserts in this post use any concentrated sweeteners not even natural concentrated sweeteners…so that means no honey, no coconut sugar, no maple syrup, no raw sugar.
These no sugar recipes are allowed to use whole fruit like bananas or in some cases whole dates. For the most part these recipes rely on the natural sweetness of whole fruit or other ingredients without added sugar.
Why make sugar free desserts?
Consuming whole fruit with some added healthy fats helps to mitigate against blood sugar spikes since the nutrients and fiber in the fruit along with the fat help you to avoid a straight shot of just sugar and carbs.
If you want to know more about why you should should cut down on the sugar, make sure you read my article on 5 Scary Effects of Sugar on Your Health.
Not all of these recipes are low carb or keto, but many of them are, making it perfect if you’re on a low carb diet or for diabetics.
How Can I Stop Sugar Cravings?
There are many useful tips to make sugar cravings go away. I’ve consumed no added sugar for years now and have some helpful tips to make it easier!
If you’re feeling the need to eat something sweet often, the tips in this guide will help you gain control over your cravings.
To get your FREE guide 6 Easy Tips to Quit Sugar click here.
30+ Sugar Free Desserts (Gluten Free & Paleo):
1. 3-Ingredient Raspberry Yogurt Popsicles
If you’re on a keto diet and looking for a sweet treat then this no sugar dessert is for you! These 3 ingredient yogurt popsicles are made with triple cream yogurt, juicy berries and chocolate. They’re healthy, super delicious and easy to prep too! To make it dairy-free or paleo, make sure you use coconut yogurt.
2. No Bake Coconut Cashew Bars
Made with whole ingredients, these no bake coconut cashew bars are vegan, paleo, grain free, gluten free, flourless and oil free! Perfect if you’re looking for a healthy sugar free dessert or snack on the go!
3. No Bake Fruit Tart
This no bake fruit tart recipe has a nutty crust, rich creamy filling all topped off with bright sweet berries. It’s also sugar free, vegan, gluten free, dairy free and paleo! It has become one of my favorite healthy desserts to serve at parties or holidays.
4.Chewy Banana Spice Cookies
Delicious, soft and chewy cookies that are dairy, egg, grain, nut, seed and refined sugar free. They’re easy, healthy and perfect for those of you on an autoimmune paleo diet. These cookies use gelatin as an egg substitute which works perfectly.
5. No Bake Apple Pie Bars
These no bake bars are a Copycat recipe for Larabar’s apple pie bars and are perfect for snacking on the go. They’re super quick to make plus they’re so delicious you’ll never guess they’re made of just fruit and nuts.
6. Healthy Chunky Monkey Ice Cream
Cold, smooth and creamy ice cream that’s the texture of soft serve and incredibly easy to make at home! Made with bananas, peanut butter, cocoa and vanilla it’s the perfect healthy treat to curb those chocolate cravings!
7. Superfood Protein Bars
Packed with goodness these superfood protein bars are extra delicious, healthy and so easy to make. Made with nuts, seeds, dates and cocoa they make a great healthy snack or breakfast on the go.
8. 1-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream
I love this one ingredient banana ice cream recipe because it’s so quick and easy to make when you want a little sweet vegan and paleo no sugar added dessert.
9.Cantaloupe Nice Cream Bowls
If you’re looking for a summery frozen sweet treat that’s also healthy and dairy free then this cantaloupe nice cream is for you. It’s ready in only 15 minutes and looks so impressive served in these cantaloupe melon bowls. Top with edible flowers and berries for the ultimate summer dessert.
10. Chocolate Chia Pudding Parfait
By using chia seeds you can create a smooth, creamy and indulgent pudding that’s also healthy! These puddings have a delicious fudgy chocolate flavor and are layered with coconut cream. Easy to prepare and perfect for a healthy afternoon snack or dessert.
11. Flourless Pumpkin Brownies
If you’re looking for an easy brownie recipe that just happens to be healthy too then these flourless pumpkin brownies are for you. Made with everyday ingredients they’re rich, dark, fudgy and so delicious. They’re also vegan, gluten free and paleo too!
12. No Bake Coconut Blueberry Pie
When it comes to dessert, everyone loves a slice of pie and this no bake coconut blueberry pie is the perfect way to enjoy a slice whilst maintaining a healthy diet. It’s easy to prepare and packed with flavor plus it’s dairy free and whole 30 too!
13. Chocolate Banana Bites
These easy chocolate banana bites are a great healthy treat and perfect for whipping up when you’re entertaining! They are also paleo, vegan and can be made sugar free too!
14. Acai Berry Bliss Bowls
You’ll have no problem getting yourself out of bed in the morning if this acai berry bliss bowl is on your breakfast menu. It’s not only a fun way to start the day but it’s packed with healthy ingredients and delicious flavors plus you can have it for dessert too. Made with coconut, nuts and berries.
15. 2-Ingredient Cantaloupe Ice Cream
This cantaloupe ice cream is super creamy, easy and incredible good for you. It’s made with 100% fruit and only two ingredients making it perfect for whipping up last minute.
16. Carrot Cupcakes
Everyone loves carrot cake and now you can enjoy these sweet, soft and delicious carrot cupcakes on a paleo, AIP and vegan diet. topped with a delicious zingy lemon frosting these cupcakes are the perfect healthy sugar free treat!
17. Sunflower Fig Balls
Five minutes is all you need to whip up these sunflower fig balls! They’re so easy and made with only four ingredients making them a great healthy sweet treat on the go or for when that sweet craving strikes.
18. Pineapple Mint Sorbet
This mint and pineapple sorbet recipe is super easy to make. If you want a healthy and sweet treat you can whip this up in 5 minutes and it’s the perfect way to cool down during the summer months!
19. Strawberry Men
If you’re entertaining for young children or looking for a fun weekend activity to do with your kids then these strawberry men are perfect. Not only are they adorable and easy to make but they are super healthy and delicious!
20. Applesauce Muffins
These healthy applesauce muffins are the perfect slightly-sweet snack. The only sweetness comes from natural applesauce and the muffin is made with coconut and tapioca flour. The result is a fluffy and light baked treat!
21. 2 Ingredient Banana Coconut Cookies
Can you believe these cookies are made with just 2 ingredients? Not only are they a healthy sweet treat but they’re free from gluten, dairy, eggs, nuts and added sugar!
22. Spiced Sweet Potato Apple Fruit Leather
You can make your own fruit leather at home and it’s so easy! This fruit leather is made with sweet potatoes, apple and spices such as cinnamon and cloves. It’s super delicious and makes a fun and healthy snack on the go.
23. Banana Bread (sweetener-free)
Everyone needs a good go-to banana bread recipe. It’s great for breakfast, dessert or snacking on and this recipe is dairy free and has no added sweetners. It’s sweet, soft and so easy to whip up…why not try adding chopped nuts or chocolate chips for added texture too?
24. Pineapple Ice Cream
A creamy frozen sweet treat without any dairy. This pineapple nice cream hits all the spots when it comes to refreshing summer desserts plus it’s incredibly easy to whip up with just 2 ingredients!
25. Strawberry Banana Bread
Another banana bread recipe but with a strawberry fruity twist! It’s paleo and has no added sugar making it a great breakfast or snack option. Try spreading it with nut butter and serve with a hot cup of coffee or tea.
26. Strawberry Ice Cream
Looking for a healthy fruity strawberry ice cream to satisfy your sweet tooth? This 3 ingredient nice cream is incredibly easy to make and is bursting with flavor. Plus there’s no need for an ice cream machine so you can make it at home within a matter of minutes!
27. Almond Coconut Fudge Bars
Fudgy, rich and decadent almond coconut fudge bars that are so easy to make. These chocolately treats make a delicious after dinner dessert or would be perfect served up at parties.
28. Date Pumpkin Cookies
These healthy date pumpkin cookies are the best easy fall recipe! They’re paleo, AIP, vegan and sugar free, so enjoy them without worrying about unhealthy ingredients!
29. Healthy Birthday Cake
A delicious and healthy chocolate cake that’s naturally gluten free and sweetened with fruit. This cake would be great to celebrate birthdays or any special occasion where you want to serve a healthier cake but have all of the delicious flavor!
30. Cherry Berry Bars
These grain free cherry berry bars are loaded with sweet and tart flavors from dried berries, nuts, coconut and dates. There’s no added sugar making them great for breakfast on the go or a healthy afternoon snack.
31. Chocolate Avocado Mousse
This paleo avocado chocolate mousse is made with only 4 ingredients and has a delicious fudgy chocolate texture. It’s the perfect healthy dessert to whip up when you need that chocolate fix plus it’s sugar and dairy free!
32. Strawberry Shortcake Chia Pudding
This strawberry shortcake chia pudding is great for either breakfast or for a sugar free dessert. There’s sweet red berries, creamy coconut pudding and buttery and crumbly macadamia nuts. It’s super healthy too!
33. Four Ingredient Chocolate Caramel Truffles
These sugar free chocolate caramel truffles have a rich chewy texture and are so easy to make. With just four simple ingredients, you can make them any time you have a chocolate craving and have a quick treat ready in no time!
This 30+ tasty sugar free desserts post was originally posted in March of 2017 but has been republished in October 2018 to include new and improved recipes.