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Best Healthy Desserts

2014 BEST Ice-Cream Alternative

Frozen Banana Custard at Animo

Made from frozen bananas—and that’s it—whipped to silken perfection, this sweet treat is just about as guilt-free as it gets. Top it off with a bit of peanut butter, chocolate sauce or honey, and you’ve got yourself a scrumptious dessert. Or breakfast—yup, it’s that healthy.

Locations in Center City and Haddonfield.Website


2013 BEST Ice Cream Alternative

Little Baby’s Non-Dairy Ice Cream

Multiple locations | 

The siren call of the ice-cream cone isn’t any less enticing just because your body can’t cope with lactose. Thanks to the nearly two dozen almond- and coconut-milk-based ice-cream options here—from chocolate salt malt to lime-toasted coconut to chocolate teriyaki (!)—you can finally answer it, fret-free. Read more »

2013 BEST Low-Cal Soft-Serve

The Lite Choice

, Multiple locations

And then a miracle happened: Someone created an all-natural, kosher, organic, artificial-preservative-free, corn-syrup-free, low-calorie, low-fat soft-serve that actually tastes good. And thank our lucky stars, they turned it into more than 80 yummy flavors. Read more »