By Kristin Sidorov
Forget the siren song of Mister Softee’s truck. Ripe, juicy, and bursting with natural sweetness, summer fruit is at its peak and doesn’t need any added frills or sugar to taste perfect.
Factoring in the added benefit of antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins, the fruit in these insanely simple, no-cook, summer dessert recipes will leave you nourished — and your sweet tooth satisfied.
—One Ingredient “Ice Cream” (Hint: the ingredient is a fruit!) (The Kitchn)
—Berry Blend, Peanut Butter Chocolate, and Butter Pecan Ice Cream: all low-fat, vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, and naturally delicious! (Clean Green Simple)
—3-Ingredient Strawberry Banana Soft Serve (It Ain’t Meat Babe)
—Tropical Lime Fruit Salad (The Family Kitchen)
—Lemonade Cucumber Spa Pops (Family Fresh Cooking)
—Banana Date Coconut Raw Ice Cream (The Alkaline Sisters)
—Coconut and Blackberry Parfait (como.come.cami)
—Mint Fruit Salad (Chocolate Covered Katie)
Looking for even more ways to rid your recipes of unnecessary sugar? Try these flavorful tips from Dr. Mike Moreno, author of The 17 Day Diet: A Doctor’s Plan Designed for Rapid Results.