12 Healthy Summer Desserts Made with In-Season Fruit


1. Dessert Pizza with Banana Ice Cream

Dessert Pizza with Banana Ice Cream

Banana “nice” cream (pureed frozen bananas mixed with a bit of milk to achieve an ice cream-like consistency) is the sauce on this crispy rice cereal-crusted fruit pizza. Cool and crispy, it’s a must-make healthy summer dessert for hot weather. Tailor it to the season by loading it up with strawberries and mango slices in early summer or peaches and blackberries later in the season.


2. Blueberry and Peach Slab Pie

metal baking sheet of Peach and Blueberry Slab Pie

Stick with one crust instead of two for this summer fruit pie to keep each slice under 300 calories. Not only does that save calories, but it also allows the summer fruits—blueberries and peaches—to shine. Because there’s no need to keep this recipe cold or hot for serving, it’s one of our go-to healthy summer desserts when we want a sweet that’s not too rich.