Healthy Recipes #8 – Dessert

Last week we gave you two simple dinner recipe ideas Chicken and rocket meatballs as well as Parsley, ricotta and garlic stuffed lamb and now this weeks focus is on some more tasty dessert ideas.

We at MaxNRG Personal Training aim to provide you with weekly breakfast, lunch, dinner and the occasional dessert recipe idea that will not only revive your taste buds but take you a step closer to reaching a leaner, healthier you!

This weeks two healthy dessert options are:

  • Individual raspberry trifles

  • Chocolate mousse

    Healthy Dessert – Option 1

    Individual raspberry trifles


    • 300g low-fat vanilla yogurt
    • ½ cup low-fat pouring custard
    • 4 low-fat lemon biscuits
    • 4 meringue nests
    • 250g raspberries


    1. Mix the yogurt and custard in a bowl until smooth
    2. Chop biscuits and meringues roughly together
    3. Sprinkle a little of the mixture and biscuits over the base of 4 small glasses
    4. Add some raspberries
    5. Layer more mixture over the top, then repeat lay to the top of glass
    6. Place in fridge for 10 minutes
    7. Serve topped with more raspberries

    Serves 4

    Nutritional Info per serve

    Calories – 218
    Protein – 7.4g
    Fat – Total 4g
    Fat/Saturated – 2g
    Carbohydrate – 35g
    Sugars: 28g
    Fibre: 3.6g

    Healthy Dessert – Option 2

    Chocolate mousse


    • 2 egg whites
    • 80g dark chocolate, melted and cooled
    • 400g low-fat vanilla yogurt


    1. Use an electric mixer to beat the egg whites until soft
    2. Gradually add the chocolate, beating constantly until smoothed and all combined
    3. Fold in the yogurt
    4. Serve into bowls and place in fridge over night to set

    Serves 4

    Nutritional Info per serve

    Calories – 187
    Protein – 8.4g
    Fat – Total 6.3g
    Fat/Saturated – 5.6g
    Carbohydrate – 23.6g
    Sugars: 23.2g
    Fibre: 30.9g

    Our previous healthy dessert recipes:

    To view more of our simple and healthy recipe ideas please visit our Nutrition Page

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