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Photo: Allie Chanthorn Reinmann Celebrations aren’t complete without dessert. Even on a normal day, dinner is just a little more special when you know there’s going to be cake. But the three things that make them downright irresistible are the same things we have to watch out for—fat, sugar, and carbs. What a glorious combo! Responsible for hundreds of thousands (dare I say, millions?) of treats around the world. Resolutions and cookie bender hangovers make cutting back on the big three a popular move this time of year, and it’s never a bad idea to have a couple of healthier treat options in your back pocket, but let’s be real: Desserts without sugar, fat, and carbs usually suck. No one wants to hear me say “just eat seasonal, raw fruit!” Fruit is good, but it’s not a cookie. If you’ve ever had a sugar-free cookie, you understand that making a good one can be a troublesome task. Some desserts made with substitutes have an “off” flavor or textural issues, but there are a number of desserts out there that are truly tasty and far healthier than their sugar-ful, fat-ful counterparts. Before you start baking, you need to ask yourself a few questions: What are your restrictions? Do you need a diet with no refined sugars? Are natural sweeteners like honey or agave okay? Is sugar totally fine but you’re on a low- or no- fat diet? Maybe you’re trying to go keto? Once you’ve pinpointed what you are trying […]