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Veggies…for Dessert!

My friend Kristen was such an inspiration for my latest round of posts at Celebrations.com. She manages to fortify and put veggies and grains into nearly everything she gives her kids…a pretty amazing feat! I managed to borrow a few of her recipes to share–and made up some of my own! All are sweet, and perfect for dessert. Click through to Celebrations.com to see the full recipes.

Black Bean Brownies

Pea Lime Cupcakes (my favorite!)

Sweet Carrot Applesauce Muffins

Fresh Zucchini Muffins

Paula Biggs

Paula Biggs

Owner at Frog Prince Paperie
Paula Biggs is a professional party planner, DIY crafter, and owner of Frog Prince Paperie, where you can find hundreds of party and craft ideas. You can also buy birthday party supplies, printables and accessories from the Frog Prince Paperie Etsy shop.

Courtney

Wednesday 11th of July 2012

I love the idea of making desserts healthier! I can't wait to make the pea lime cupcakes and the muffins. They look delicious. Thanks for the great recipes!

Kristen

Wednesday 11th of July 2012

Great ideas, but please be sure to share all ingredient information if you bring these to a cookout, a class party, etc. I am alarmed at the growing use of chickpeas, black beans, etc. in desserts because they cause instant anaphylaxis for me. I usually ask what's in things anyway, but I might never think an allergen like a bean is in a dessert. And a child with a similar allergy probably wouldn't even consider that a brownie treat at a party might contain beans. Just my 2 cents! :)