Healthy, Classic End-of-Summer Desserts (or Breakfasts!)

End of Summer Desserts

Desserts can be decadent and blow-your-mind sweet—but they don’t have to be! Fruit, at its height as a nutritional powerhouse at the end of summer, is packed with micro- and macro-nutrients, and is part of a healthy diet. Natural sweeteners like honey and maple syrup contain minerals and digestive enzymes. So bring on the desserts—or breakfasts!

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Starre Vartan is founder and editor-in-chief of and the author of the Eco-Chick Guide to Life. She's also a freelance science and environment writer who has published in National Geographic, CNN, Scientific American, Mental Floss, Pacific Standard, the NRDC, and many more. She lives on an island in Puget Sound with her partner and black cat. She was a geologist in her first career, and still picks up rocks wherever she goes.