There's nothing wrong with adding a little sweetness to your day! In fact, by giving yourself a small added treat, like some chocolate chips, you can prevent a huge craving later that leads to an unhealthy choice.
Banana Chocolate Chip Vegan Pancakes: Nothing brings the family together on a weekend morning better than a heap of warm, gooey chocolate pancakes. You don't even need to mention that they're healthy! (via Go Sweet and Skinny)
Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars: Grab one for an on-the-go breakfast or have it as a mid-morning snack to hold you over until lunch! They are sweet and tasty but under 200 calories! Get our recipe here.
Chocolate Chip Banana Coconut Cake: A thick cake with lots of flavor, each slice only has 213 calories. Considering how delicious this cake is, that's pretty amazing. See more nutrition info here.
Cherry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream: This may be hard to believe, but this tasty ice cream only has four ingredients! It's the perfect skinny way to end a hot day. To see the ingredients, click here.
Whole-Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar: The classic chocolate chip cookie got a makeover with this ooey gooey bar! Make these for your next potluck or just to treat yourself! (via The Lemon Bowl)
Skinny Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars: Rich and creamy, you'd never guess this recipe was lightened up. It's perfect for serving to a group you're looking to impress. (via Fearless Homemaker)
Chocolate Cookie Pizza: Gluten-free and high in protein, this thick chocolate cookie is topped with a Greek yogurt-based peanut butter salted carmel and frosted chocolate chips to create an irresistible dessert! (via Food Faith Fitness)
Breakfast Banana Pops: You'll have no trouble getting kids to eat their breakfast with these! Make them the night before for a fast and easy breakfast the whole family can enjoy on the go. Check it out here.
Skinny Double Chocolate and Peanut Butter Muffins: Without oil, flour or butter, and very little sugar, this muffin has all of your favorite cheat flavors rilled into one skinny and guilt-free muffin! (via Chelsea's Messy Apron)
Skinny Monkey Cookies: For a tasty treat that tastes like a cheat, try out these cookies. Kids love them and moms do too. Why? They taste amazing and have 105 calories in THREE cookies. Make them for yourself!
Skinny Coconut Chocolate Chip Banana Bread: Breakfast, snack or dessert, this tasty banana bread will seriously improve the start of your day. Get the recipe here! Don't like coconut? Here's our Skinny Chocolate Chip Banana Bread.
Monkey Munch: This is a delicious trail mix recipe that has chocolate chips for your sweet tooth, banana chips, raisins, almonds and more! It's the perfect afternoon snack for when the munchies hit hard. (via 24 Carrot Kitchen)
Skinny Chocolate Stuffed Raspberries: Putting chocolate chips into a fruit? It's seriously that easy. Grab a carton of raspberries and add your favorite skinny chocolate chip into them, point first. It's a great way to get your sweet tooth fix and makes for a good after-school snack for the kids. Get the recipe by clicking here!
Quinoa Brownies: This is a brownie made with a super powered quinoa but still retains its decadent and moist tastes and texture. How? Maybe it's the dark chocolate chips! See the full ingredient list here.
Healthy Cookie Dough Dip: Made from a base of chickpeas, this dish is quite healthy but tastes like the bites of cookie dough you'd sneak as a kid! It's perfect for serving to friends with graham crackers! Let them taste it before you tell them what it's actually made of. For more info, click here.