Whether you enjoy a crumbly streusel-like topping, crunchy graham cracker crust or cakey biscuit topping, these light and fruit-centric desserts are wonderful summer treats. They’re also easy to make since there’s no pressure of whipping up the perfect pie crust.
1. SUMMER BERRY GALETTE | CLEAN EATING
This galette is fuss-free and easy to assemble — just pile berries in the center of pie crust dough, fold up the edge and bake. Enjoy this rustic, free-form pie with a dollop of Greek yogurt. Recipe makes 10 servings.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 244; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 24mg; Sodium: 51mg; Carbohydrate: 33g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 4g
2. COCONUT ALMOND PEACH CRISP WITH VANILLA ‘NICE CREAM’ | EAT SPIN RUN REPEAT
Sweet, sliced peaches are nestled under a layer of toasted coconut, almonds and oats in this peach crisp. It’s a gluten-free, vegan dessert that’s best served with a scoop of creamy banana ‘nice cream’ on top. Recipe makes 6 servings.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 283; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 2mg; Carbohydrate: 50g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 25g; Protein: 6g
3. MAPLE PEACH BLUEBERRY CRISP | HEALTHY SEASONAL RECIPES
Brimming with fresh summer flavors, this crisp is full of ripe peaches and blueberries, then sweetened with a touch of maple sugar. Flax seeds and walnuts add crunch and a boost of omega-3s to the crumb topping. Recipe makes 8 servings at 2/3 cup each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 289; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 73mg; Carbohydrate: 45g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 4g
4. BERRY CRISPS FOR TWO | RECIPE RUNNER
Dig into a bowl of bubbly, warm, cinnamon-scented berries topped with crispy and crumbly oats. This recipe calls for strawberries and blueberries, but feel free to use your favorite seasonal fruit. Recipe makes 2 servings.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 241; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 2mg; Carbohydrate: 46g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 24g; Protein: 3g
5. BERRY TARTLET WITH DARK CHOCOLATE & VANILLA WHIPPED CREAM | SKINNYTASTE
These bite-size treats are made with a graham cracker crust, filled with dark chocolate and finished with a spoonful of whipped cream. Bring these berry-topped mini tarts to your next dinner party. Recipe makes 12 servings at 1 tartlet each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 124; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 14mg; Sodium: 85mg; Carbohydrate: 16g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 1g
6. CLEAN EATING FRUIT COBBLER | IFOODREAL
Chia seeds set this cobbler apart from the rest. Thicken fresh fruit with fiber-rich and high-protein chia seeds, then top it with honey whole-wheat drop biscuits. Recipe makes 10 servings at 1 1/2 cups each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 266; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 10g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 19mg; Sodium: 320mg; Carbohydrate: 39g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 17g; Protein: 4g