Looking for healthy holiday treats that you won’t regret eating? We round up favorite holiday desserts without the extra calories.
Chocolate is considered a main food group during the holidays, which is why this dessert is perfectly in season. Made to look like a realistic terrarium with dark chocolate mousse, milk chocolate ganache, dark chocolate cake, chocolate-matcha crunch and dulce de leche, you will feel like you are walking in a winter chocolate wonderland! 914 Baltimore Pike, 610.459.2400, shopterrain.com
It is never too cold for ice cream at P.S. & Co.. Their mint ice cream is made with coconuts that are coated with a chocolate magic shell, part of their can’t-be-missed organic sundae. 1706 Locust St., 215.985.1706, puresweets.com
Still craving the taste of pumpkin, but tired of getting the same pumpkin pie? White Dog Cafe creates a cinnamon brioche bread pudding accompanied by a pumpkin spice sorbet with cranberry orange sauce. This aesthetically pleasing dessert, topped with an adorable cookie dog, is almost too good to eat! 3420 Sansom St., 215.386.9224, whitedog.com
Pumpkin’s delicious five-course prix-fixe Sunday menu is noteworthy, especially the vanilla panna cotta dessert. With blueberry preserves, lemon curd, and sesame shortbread, you will have to fight the urge not to skip right to dessert. 1713 South St., 215.545.4448, pumpkinphilly.com
For a British take on a holiday treat, the Dandelion’s Angel Delight is the perfect cold weather dessert. Gianduja pudding, candied hazelnuts, devon chantilly and biscuits make this angelic dish seem like it was sent from heaven. 124 S. 18th St., 215.558.2500, thedandelionpub.com