When you think of Valentine’s Day, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, Conversation Hearts and decadent desserts probably come to mind. Guilt about over-indulging and worries that you’ll get off your healthy diet plan may also rear their ugly heads.
Not to worry, though! You can enjoy the holiday and the sweet stuff without sugar, extra calories and carbs.
Make your own Valentine’s Day treats this year using Stevita stevia sweeteners. Stevia is an all-natural sweetener that offers the flavor you love without calories, carbs or the nasty side-effects of table sugar.
Check out our favorite guilt-free recipes for Valentine’s Day:
Fast and Easy Chocolate Mousse
It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without chocolate! Not only is this dreamy chocolate mousse fast and easy to make, it only has 229 calories per serving and 4 carbs. Dress it up with a sprig of mint or some raspberries for the holiday. You can also add a splash of rum, Kahlua or instant coffee to compliment this smooth treat.
Recipe: Fast and Easy Chocolate Mousse - Stevita Naturals (cookingwithstevia.com)
Strawberries and Cream (Cheese) Pie
Your Valentine will love our version of Strawberries and Cream Pie. Made with tangy cream cheese instead of sweet cream, this pie is low calorie and low carb. It looks as good as it tastes too! The layered strawberries and gelatin sitting on top of the flavored cream cheese filling is sure to impress your sweetheart.
Strawberry Chiffon Pie
Made from scratch, our Strawberry Chiffon Pie takes more effort and time than some other desserts, but it’s well worth it. This pie looks and tastes spectacular with it’s light, fluffy, sweet and fruity flavor atop a crispy cookie crust. This showstopper dessert will stop your Valentine in her tracks.
Recipe: From Scratch Strawberry Chiffon Pie - Stevita Naturals (cookingwithstevia.com)
Easy Sugar-Free Cream Puffs
Our healthier version of cream puffs is the perfect Valentine’s Day dessert. These cream puffs require no difficult piping or added sugar to make. Load the puffs with ice cream and top with our Chocolate Sauce for a low-sugar take on the original.
Chocolate Fudge Balls
It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without some chocolates. Dutch processed cocoa powder gives these fudge balls a rich flavor that will melt in your mouth. Roll them in coconut flakes or chopped nuts to make them extra special.
Visit the recipe section of our website for even more sweet and delicious treats. Happy Valentine’s Day!