Issue #91: The Joy Issue

While most can agree that eating clean and making healthier choices comes with all sorts of benefits, it never really gets easier to fend off the occasional – err, frequent? – sugar craving. But the good news is, some small ingredient swaps, like nixing the flour and adding the chickpeas, can easily take your favorite sweet treats from guilty to guilt-free. Check out these easy upgrades for three classic desserts, and get ready to indulge all you want, sans regret. Because let’s be real: a healthy diet should never have to come at the expense of happy taste buds.

Healthier baking with chickpea cookie dough, black bean brownies, and Greek yogurt lemon bar.