When autumn rolls around, there’s just no keeping us out of the kitchen.
Our cinnamon consumption increases tenfold, mugs brimming with spiced tea and hot chocolate become everyday accessories and our diet consists of ninety-percent baked goods.
And while baking is fun and fruitful, it often feels like every recipe is full of processed sugar, heaps of butter and tons of calories. Granted, that’s not a terrible thing ― but there are ways to make your favorite fall desserts a little healthier.
Make your favorite fall recipes significantly more nutritious by using more natural flours, nuts, fruit and fewer refined sugars. With these delicious swaps and substitutions, you can feed your love of baking without consuming your weight in butter.
Below, 16 healthier alternatives for your most beloved fall recipes.