Lauren Shaber

Curb Your Late Night Cravings With These Easy To Make Healthy Desserts

I think I mentioned this before but I used to hate dessert. I mean HATE. Growing up, I only ate fruit for dessert – no chocolate, no pie, no ice cream… none of it.

Oddly enough, that changed when I started trying to eat healthier. I think I was eating less and wanted to treat myself more, so I started going for the sweet stuff. I’ve always treated myself with food, so this wasn’t too out far of my comfort zone. Nowadays, I tend to have something sweet 3-4x per week.

Fruit & Chocolate

Late Night Cravings

I like to make these and snack on them when I’m in the kitchen. They’re great to snack on because it’s a low-calorie snack that will still give you energy thanks to the sugars in the raspberries. You can switch it up a bit by adding white chocolate chips, but I personally like sticking to the classic dark chocolate. So go ahead: pick up some raspberries, add some chocolate and have fresh, delicious snack. Mmm, mmm, good!

Nice Cream

Late Night Cravings


Mix 2 frozen bananas + a splash of almond milk + a dash of vanilla extract in a food processor until smooth. Add in a tbsp of peanut butter (I used homemade – so good!) and mix until smooth. Stir in dairy-free mini choc chips

Mug Cake

Late Night Cravings

I use these babies on everything from oatmeal, baking, smoothies and more. I was craving a scrumptious dessert the other day, but wanted it to be healthy. It was after a long run, so I also wanted to include protein. No better way to do so than with some chocolate protein powder.


*For the full recipes head over to Lauren Lives Healthy

Hi! My name is Lauren and I’m the blogger behind After moving up to the Bay Area in the summer of 2013 and losing over 30 pounds and countless inches, I found a love for cooking, juicing and meal prepping, along with a new found love for fitness. Since then, I’ve completed 5ks, 10k, half marathons, triathlons — even checking an item off the bucket list: swimming from Al…

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