If you are looking for healthy cake recipes, this Healthy No-Bake Strawberry Tart Recipe is a wonderful cake to try. A fresh strawberry cake is always a welcome treat for any type of occasion or just anytime. There are so many awesome cake recipes on the internet, and many of them are actually healthy and not filled with refined sugar, which is a relief for people who want to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It can always be tough with desserts especially if you are trying to cut back on sugar, but luckily more and more people realize that there are healthier options. When there are so many special occasions to celebrate in a year, you can find yourself being tempted to eat treats at least once a month depending on how social you are. If you are being mindful and setting your priority on healthy eating, then you may have gotten used to saying "No thank you" to desserts at times. But the good news is, you can enjoy desserts that are actually healthier. Of course, as with anything, eat in moderation, but you don't have to worry about the sugar or dairy or flour with this cake recipe.
The sweetener that is used in this fresh strawberry cake recipe is maple syrup pure maple syrup. Maple syrup is a great choice when it comes to sweeteners, and it actually has some added nutrients that other natural sweeteners don't have. Maple syrup is high in zinc, very high in manganese, and low in cholesterol, sodium and fat. Because it is still a sugar, it is important to be mindful of how much you consume. Maple syrup comes from the maple tree which mainly grows in Canada and in other parts of the Northern United States. The maple tree is 'tapped' and out comes a nice, sugary liquid that can be eaten right away. When you a purchasing maple syrup, make sure that you are getting the pure, organic maple syrup and that no extra sugar is added. You can find pure maple syrup at your local grocery store or health food store. This natural sweetener can be used for sweetening anything, from coffee and tea, to desserts and even cold beverages. It used to be something that was only thought to be for eating with pancakes, but as it turns out, it is a wonderful sweetener for a wide variety of things.
Nutrition Facts for: Healthy No-Bake Strawberry Tart Recipe from Super Healthy Kids
Ingredients: Walnuts, oats, Medjool dates, Tofu, vanilla extract, maple syrup, lemon, fresh strawberries.
* The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings.
* Per Serving: Calories 129, Calories from Fat 23, Total Fat 2.6g 4%, Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 8mg 0%, Potassium 248mg 7%, Carbohydrates 23.3g 8%, Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%, Sugars 14.4g, Protein 5.5g, Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 33%, Calcium 12%, Iron 9%
The crust of the fresh strawberry cake is sweetened with dates, which is another wonderful natural sweetener used in healthy cake recipes. This recipe is gluten-free and vegan, so it can appeal to anyone who is eating healthier for themselves. Thank you so much to the folks over at Super Healthy Kids for sharing this awesome Healthy No-Bake Strawberry Tart Recipe with us. You can try out other cake recipes and meal recipes over on their website that is geared toward healthy eating and healthy living. They also offer a course on how to prepare healthy meals at home which can be very valuable to learn.*
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