What’s sweeter than passing the halfway mark of year 2017? Desserts, hands down. We at Malaysia Tatler are kicking off June on an appropriately sweet note with a roundup of mouthwatering desserts made from healthy ingredients.
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If ‘healthy’ is a disguise for 'yucky' in your vocabulary, let these 5 desserts dispel your doubts. Beyond their pretty surfaces, discover another world of pleasure on the tongue as you reap their wholesome benefits too.
Ashley’s by LivingFood
One of Kuala Lumpur’s pioneers in the healthy eating movement is also well-known for their range of healthy delights. You won’t go wrong with the signature raw living chocolate tart, made from a nutty cocoa-tinged macadamia crust filled with a silky smooth cocoa nut cream, topped with cacao nibs. It’s pure heaven for the chocoholics. Check out their menu here.
This new kid on the block has proved to be a connoisseur of the customary weekend dish. Fittie Sense offers gluten free buckwheat pancakes with fresh local fruits and yogurt, and a rare gram dal lentil superfoods pancake dish served with kefir curd and berries. Easy on the low-fructose fruit and powered by plant protein, this makes for an energising meal. Get a sense of the lifestyle here.
Raisin’ the Roof
When you’re stressed and need cake but on a diet too, you can still have your fix at Raisin’ the Roof. This café offers a strawberry and coconut cake as a low carb and gluten free replacement to your go-to carb comforts. Fluffy, vanilla-spiked coconut slabs are slathered in whipped coconut cream with a strawberries and cream twist. Their clean and colourful menu is available online here.
The Honest Treat
A cross between fudge and cheesecake can only describe the raw cake specialties by The Honest Treat. In place of flour and refined sugar, nutrient-packed ingredients of nuts, whole can sugar, coconut oil, and fruit are used to create the base of these raspberry slices and rawC vegan pops. See their other flavours here.
The Good Co.
Malaysians like nothing better than to dive into a bowl of cold and sweet goodness on any given day. At the Good Co., stifle sugar spikes with fruit-based ‘smoothie’ bowls. Rekindle your relationship with fruits in the colour-coordinated Hana Bowl, Golden Bowl, Ocean Bowl and Acai Bowl, plated to photogenic perfection. For trendy bowls and more, visit The Good Co.’s website.
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