5 ways to satisfy your sweet tooth and not feel guilty

We know you try to be good.

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You get a salad at Subway instead of the foot-long meatball sub. At McDonald’s you go for the Southwest grilled chicken salad instead of the double Quarter Pounder with cheese and large fries. And, you get an apple and a bottle of water at the truck stop instead of a corn dog and Mountain Dew.

Still, there are times when you need something sweet. Even vegans cannot live by kale alone.

One of our favorite sources for health and wellness tips is Pop Sugar. The fine folks there offer these five recipes for some healthier ways to satisfy your sweet tooth and not crash and burn on your goals to eat smarter and better.