Healthy Summer Desserts

Get the most out of fresh summer fruit and your favorite seasonal ingredients with these healthy dessert recipes that won't weigh you down.

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Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon-Sugar Butter

Bobby Flay turns to one of summer's signature fruits to make this tasty dessert. After a quick turn on the grill, each peach half is topped with cinnamon-sugar butter.

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Individual Peach Cobblers

Indulging in individual portions means you can enjoy this classic summer dessert — with a scoop of frozen yogurt too — for fewer calories.

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Watermelon Slushies

This sweet treat is a great make-ahead item for summer parties, and it couldn't be easier to prepare — just puree and freeze watermelon.

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Blueberry Compote

Ellie Krieger keeps this colorful fruit compote simple yet flavorful by using just four ingredients: blueberries, lemon juice, water and sugar.

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Grilled Plums with Spiced Walnut-Yogurt Sauce

Bobby serves this easy-to-make grilled dessert after brunch, but it would be a great way to end a summer dinner as well.

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Bobby's Lighter Frozen Chocolate Mousse Pie

At less than 250 calories per serving, this chocolatey dessert won't have you feeling like you overdid it at an outdoor bash.

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Lightened-Up Banana Pudding

This banana pudding is basically the classic, just with fewer calories and fat. The sour cream stirred into the cooked pudding gives it a rich creaminess.

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Strawberry Shortcake

Aromatic citrus pervades this dessert: There's lemon zest in the shortcakes and orange zest in the macerated strawberries. Tangy Greek yogurt is a great substitute for whipped cream.

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Chocolate-Covered Banana Pops

Cool down on a hot summer day with these frozen banana pops. The dark chocolate and salted peanuts add a sweet-and-savory crunch.

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