Take back dessert and bake healthier in general with these excellent, less guilt-inducing sweets! By employing simple methods such as baking with more natural sugars and less fatty oils and butters, you can indulge your sweet tooth with less actual "indulgence" involved. Get creative in the kitchen and start baking a more healthful way today.

Carrot Cake from 101 Cookbooks

Carrot Cake from 101 Cookbooks

Lemon Cheesecake Yogurt Cups from Skinnytaste

Lemon Cheesecake Yogurt Cups from Skinnytaste

Whole Wheat Brownies from Martha Stewart

Whole Wheat Brownies from Martha Stewart

Gingersnap Cookie Cream Cheesecake from Savour the Senses

Gingersnap Cookie Cream Cheesecake from Savour the Senses

Low-fat Pumpkin Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies from Skinnytaste

Low-fat Pumpkin Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies from Skinnytaste

Dark Chocolate Beet Bundt Cake from Simple Bites

Dark Chocolate Beet Bundt Cake from Simple Bites

Skinny Hummingbird Cupcakes from Skinnytaste

Skinny Hummingbird Cupcakes from Skinnytaste

Black Bean Brownies from Food52