All posts tagged: dessert

Carrot Yogurt Popsicles | Sweet & Sorrel

Carrot Coconut Yogurt Popsicles

Hey all! This is the last weekend of August, and that means summer is coming to an end…or it’s supposed to! But the weather here in D.C. is HOT. I mean the kind of hot that makes me not want to turn my stove or oven on at all! Which means it’s the perfect time for Carrot Yogurt Popsicles! These simple Popsicles are the perfect way to beat the heat– they are easy to make, delicious, and healthy! They are an awesome option for breakfast or a quick snack. I mentioned in one of my earlier posts that my mom and I love to make fresh juices, especially fresh carrot juice. It is a labor intensive process but SOOO worth it. Fresh carrot juice tastes so good! My mom would convince me to help her make the juice by telling me that it would help my eyesight, which was destroyed after years of reading books. Nerdy, I know! I bought my mom’s story and was her willing assistant. Drinking all that carrot juice didn’t have …

Grapefruit Coconut Bars | Sweet & Sorrel

Grapefruit Coconut Bars

Hello everyone! This is a very special day! Why? Today is the first time that I am featuring a dessert on the blog! Seriously guys, this is big news. I’m in full on happy dance mode over these Grapefruit Coconut Bars! These no-bake bars are a yummy mix of all things tropical and are (gasp!) kind of healthy for you! Plus, they are very easy to make! I know the past two recipes on the blog have featured some ingredients that I dislike (ahem, coffee), but let me be clear — I LOVE dessert! Chocolate has never done wrong in my mind and cheesecake is a gift from the heavens. But desserts often get a bad reputation for being overly sweet and full of calories. I don’t know about you, but my idea of a great desert is something that satisfies my sweet tooth without making me feel guilty after I eat it. This usually means that I am drawn to desserts that are made from fresh fruits and real ingredients. Not only are these kinds …