Just because someone is lactose intolerant or lives a vegan lifestyle does not mean that they should not be able to enjoy delicious desserts. Making dairy free desserts is just as simple as making any other type of treat. However there are a few simple tips that can make the entire process even healthier and more delicious. If someone truly cannot eat dairy products for a health reason they should be careful with the products that they choose. It is important to remember that lactose free is not necessarily the same as not having dairy. To be sure of what is in the product be sure to read the ingredients carefully and make sure that there is truly no dairy included. When making dairy free desserts remember that just because a product does not have dairy does not mean that there are not many flavors available.
Use low or non-fat dairy products like fat free milk for the vanilla cream and low fat cottage cheese or ricotta to replace the high in fat mascarpone in your favorite trifle. Reduce the sugar and if possible rather use natural sweeteners like honey or maple syrup. Adding dried fruit like raisins or apricots which are naturally sweet also helps to leave sugar. And the most effective step in creating a healthy dessert is: add fruit fruit and more fruit. Even make the fruit the actual dessert. You couldn t ask for anything healthier. And certain fruits even help you to lose weight by enhancing fat and calorie burning. Apples bananas and oranges are doing a great job in that regard. So why should you torture yourself with a diet full of restrictions if you can just simply make some adjustments and then come up with a healthy enjoyable diet that you can commit yourself to for the rest of your life? Give desserts a cherished place in your weight loss diet! Many of them are healthy and those which are not you often can make healthy.
Arrange this fruit and one cup of blueberries on top of the dairy free cheese mixture creating a decorative display. Let the kids go to town creating faces pictures or messages for a parent or sibling. Mix one tablespoon cornstarch with two tablespoons ice water and add this to ¾ cup apple juice in a small pan. Heat this on medium-low heat until it is thickened. Drizzle this mixture on top of the pizza covering the fruit. Allow to cool for 15 minutes before serving. Family and friends will enjoy dairy free desserts like this so much they will not even realize that lactose free cheese is an ingredient. It will quickly become a must-have item at the neighborhood barbecues and family gatherings. Whether someone stays away from dairy because they are lactose intolerant or because they live a vegan lifestyle there is a good chance that they still want to enjoy desert at the end of a meal.