The holiday season is upon us, and that means holiday goodies are everywhere. If you love cookies, chocolates and other treats but are trying to eat a little healthier, this is the right article for you.

Whether making for yourself, a loved one or a holiday party, below are 5 healthier holiday desserts you must try!   

Yogurt nut clusters
These decadent yogurt nut clusters are super easy to make. Using three simple ingredients, this treat tastes amazing and serves up a healthy dose of fat and protein – plus no baking required! Watch the step-by-step video and get the full recipe here.

Dark chocolate bark 
Chocolate is a holiday staple – which is why you need to try this dark chocolate bark. Made with sea salt and chili, this recipe is the perfect stocking stuffer made with love. Sweet and salty, sure to satisfy any craving, follow along with the video recipe and instructions and serve up this tasty dessert to wow your party guests.

Ginger molasses cookies 
Nothing screams ‘holiday season’ quite like gingerbread cookies. These ginger molasses cookies use almond flour, coconut sugar and blackstrap molasses – making them extremely tasty.

Cranberry almond granola bars
A great snack for on the go, and festive too! There’s no doubt these cranberry almond granola bars beat the store-bought version. Using ingredients like maple syrup, dried cranberries, dates and pumpkin seeds, these bars are packed with flavour and only 212 calories with 6 grams of protein.

Dark chocolate quinoa cupcakes
We can’t lie, these dark chocolate quinoa cupcakes with peanut butter cream cheese frosting are delicious. Using quinoa instead of flour makes this sweet treat gluten-free, while still decadent. It’s the perfect indulgent treat (made with high quality ingredients, of course) to serve up at a holiday party. Get the full recipe here.