4 Mediterranean Diet Desserts You Won’t Believe Are Healthy

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4 Mediterranean Diet Desserts You Won’t Believe Are Healthy :- The Mediterranean diet is renowned for its anti-inflammatory properties, as well as its numerous health advantages. One of the most advantageous aspects of this diet is that it does not necessitate the cessation of dessert consumption. Here are four delectable desserts that are not only healthful but also aid in the reduction of inflammation, inspired by the Mediterranean.

 

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4 Mediterranean Diet Desserts You Won’t Believe Are Healthy

The Mediterranean diet is renowned for its anti-inflammatory properties and its numerous health benefits. One of the most advantageous features of this diet is that it does not require the cessation of dessert consumption. Inspired by the Mediterranean, the following are four delectable delicacies that are not only nutritious but also contribute to the reduction of inflammation.

 

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1. Greek Yogurt with Honey and Walnuts

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • Fresh berries (optional)

Instructions:

With the use of a spoon, transfer the Greek yogurt into a bowl once you have completed the process. It is recommended that honey be sprinkled on top of the yogurt in order to complete the finish. Once the meal is finished cooking, the chopped walnuts should be sprinkled on top. You have the option of topping this dish with fresh berries if you so wish.

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2. Olive Oil and Lemon Cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • A pinch of sea salt

Instructions:

Prepare a loaf pan by greasing it and preheating the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius). A big basin should be used to combine the almond flour, baking powder, and salt from the sea. The eggs should be whisked in a separate bowl, and then the honey, olive oil, lemon zest, and lemon juice should be added.

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Mix the liquid and dry ingredients together until they are completely combined. After the loaf pan has been prepped, pour the batter into it and bake it for thirty to thirty-five minutes, or until a toothpick that has been inserted into the center comes out clean. Prior to serving, let the cake to cool down.

 

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3. Fig and Almond Tart

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • Fresh figs, sliced

Instructions:

In the meantime, prepare a tart pan by lining it with parchment paper and preheating the oven to 175 degrees Celsius (350 degrees Fahrenheit). Blend the almond flour, honey, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until everything is fully combined. Combine until all of the components are spread evenly. In order to form a crust, press the mixture into the bottom of the tart pan while applying pressure.

Spend ten to twelve minutes in the oven with the crust in order to achieve a golden brown hue. Wait until it has completely cooled down. After the crust has had time to cool, spread the Greek yogurt over it in a layer that is consistent throughout. On top of the yogurt, arrange the fresh fig slices in a design that is both gorgeous and functional.

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4. Dark Chocolate and Olive Oil Mousse

Ingredients:

  • 3.5 ounces dark chocolate (70% cocoa or higher)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • A pinch of sea salt

Instructions:

In a microwave or a double boiler, melt the dark chocolate while stirring it until it is completely smooth. Take off the heat and add the olive oil while stirring it in. Honey and egg yolks should be whisked together in a separate bowl until the egg yolks become pale and creamy. Incorporate the egg yolk mixture into the chocolate that has been melted.

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To make stiff peaks, beat the egg whites in a separate bowl with a pinch of sea salt until they reach the desired point. Egg whites should be folded into the chocolate mixture in a gentle manner until they are completely absorbed. The mousse should be placed on serving dishes, and then chilled in the refrigerator for at least two hours before it is really served.

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  • JASMINE GOMEZ

    Jasmine Gomez is the Wishes Editor at Birthday Stock, where she cover the best wishes, quotes across family, friends and more. When she's not writing for a living, she enjoys karaoke and dining out more than she cares to admit. Who we are and how we work. We currently have seven trained editors working in our office to produce top-notch content that you can rely on. All articles are published according to the four-eyes principle: After completion of the raw version, the texts are checked by (at least) one other editor for orthographic and content accuracy.

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