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Recipes for Fat-Burning Desserts

Are you ready to learn how to whip up delicious fat-burning desserts in no time at all? In this section, you find a collection of scrumptious dessert recipes featuring some of the best fat-burning ingredients. However, if this is you first visit to our Diet Guide to Losing Fat, you may want to start by reading the diet section (Best Fat Loss Diet Plan) and the food section (Best Foods to Eat to Lose Body Fat) before delving into the world of fat-burning dessert recipes.

Pear Frost with Ginger

Pears are rich in iodine which helps prevent an under-active thyroid, one of the most common causes of weight problems. The ginger in this drink acts as an appetite suppressant and helps rev up you metabolism and calorie burning. In one animal study, ginger increased the metabolism of the test animals by 20 percent.

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Weight Loss Muffins

These scrumptious fat loss muffins are packed with fiber and protein while being extremely low in fat. What's more, the blueberries they contain boast a special fiber called pectin which has is able to control the amount of fat your cells absorb.

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Low Glycemic Raspberry Muffins

This recipe is a must-try for those who love muffins but are concerned about the high amount of simple carbohydrates in most muffins. This muffin recipe combines some of lowest glycemic muffin batter ingredients, including soy flour, whole wheat flour, and raspberries. It also features cinnamon which helps further lower the glycemic index of these delicious fat loss muffins.

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Fantastic Fiber Muffins

Looking for a high-fiber muffin recipe? This dessert combines wheat bran with whole wheat flour and apples to create a delicious treat that helps you reach your fiber quota. As an added bonus, these delicious muffins are low in fat.

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Buckwheat Crepes with Bananas

These crepes are rich in protein, which makes them an excellent dessert for those who are watching their waistline. Furthermore, due to the protein profile of buckwheat, these crepes boast all eight essential amino acids, all of which are needed for muscle growth and maintenance (keep in mind, the more muscle you have, the more calories your body burns).

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Low-Fat Apple and Raspberry Crumble

Not only does this divine dessert tempt your taste buds, it is also low in fat and processed sugar, which makes it a dieter's delight. In addition, apples and oats are rich in soluble fiber which restricts the amount of fat your cells can absorb and which helps you feel full for longer.

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Apple Slices with Cinnamon

This dessert is a cinch to prepare, and it contains only 95 calories! As apples have a low glycemic index (GI) rating, this dessert will also keep your blood glucose levels under control, thereby preventing unnecessary energy storage (fat gain). Also cinnamon has weight loss promoting properties.

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Low-Fat and Sugar-Free Chocolate Sorbet

This sorbet contains no table sugar and is therefore ideal for those who want to slim down. What's more, dark chocolate, like the one used in this sorbet, contains stearic acid which can slow digestion, making your stomach stay full longer. This can ultimately lead to a lower daily intake of calories.

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Nettle Crêpes with Raspberries

Don't worry about this dessert dish stinging you; the nettle in these crepes will only do you good. Young, cooked stinging nettle shoots are perfectly edible, and they are packed with vitamins and minerals, while being low in calories.

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Scandinavian Blueberry Soup

In the Scandinavian countries, blueberry soup is a popular treat that can be served warm as an appetizer or chilled as a dessert. But the benefits of blueberry soup extend far beyond its culinary use. Blueberries contain pectin, a type of dietary fiber that limits the amount of dietary fat your body absorbs and that can therefore help you maintain your ideal weight. Pectin can also make you feel fuller and for a longer time, so you are likely to eat less during the day.

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Quinoa Crepes with Applesauce

Quinoa, which is low in calories, is packed with protein, making it an excellent choice for those who are watching their waistline. Further, not only is quinoa high in protein, but the protein it contains includes all eight essential amino acids. In addition to protein, quinoa is a good source of manganese, magnesium, copper, iron, and phosphorus.

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Chocolate Cake

This flourless chocolate cake has a surprising ingredient: black beans! While low in calories and fat, black beans are loaded with protein and fiber, which makes them a great fat loss food. Furthermore, beans induce the release of cholecystokinin (CCK), a digestive hormone that acts as a natural appetite suppressant. Also the dark cocoa powder featured in this cake has appetite-suppressant qualities.

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