15 Valentine’s Day Desserts

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, Valentine's Day, February 5, 2013

strawberry cupcakes
These lightened-up goodies are the perfect way to show your sweetie you care without busting their waistline.

The Guidelines
Each of these desserts has 400 calories or less, 20 grams of total fat or less, 10 grams of saturated fat or less, and a max of 400 milligrams of sodium per serving. Dessert should be a special treat and most definitely can be enjoyed on Valentine’s Day. If you’re trying to watch your figure, cut calories even further by sharing dessert or cutting the portion in half.

Chocolate Delights
What’s Valentine’s Day without chocolate?! If you can, choose dark chocolate, then you’ll get some added benefits from the powerful antioxidant theobromine, which has been shown to help lower blood pressure and decrease inflammation.

More Loveable Treats
If chocolate isn’t your thing, these sweet treats contain a good-for-you ingredients like fruit or nuts.

TELL US: What’s your favorite Valentine’s Day treat?

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