5 Healthier Versions Of Your Favourite Unhealthy Recipes

By Pakhi Rewri Updated: Nov 14, 2023

Eating healthy food all the time can be difficult but what if we tell you that your favourite unhealthy recipes can be turned into a healtheir version. 

We all like eating unhealthy food from time to time because let’s just agree it becomes hard to resist tempting food at times. But what if we tell you that your favourite junk recipes can also become healthy with some minor alterations? This way you can have your favourite junk food from time to time. Let’s look at some of the top healthy recipes for your favourite junk foods.

Chocolate Brownie is the most tempting dessert you can have with vanilla ice cream. However the high calories and sweet content can make the brownie very unhealthy. The best way to make this healthy is by using pumpkin and plain flour. All you have to do is cook the pumpkin until it becomes soft. Take out the pumpkin flesh and mix it with ingredients like plain flour, baking soda, baking powder, butter, cocoa powder and eggs. Give everything a good mix and keep it in the pre-heated oven for 15-20 minutes. This is a healthier version of your unhealthy recipe. 

* Cauliflower Pizza Crust

The unhealthiest part of a pizza is its crust as it is made out of all-purpose flour and butter. All you need to make this pizza is cauliflower, mozzarella, egg, dried oregano and garlic powder. Grind the cauliflower in a blender until it gets a rice-like consistency. Add some water and baking soda and make a dough-like consistency out of it. Put your toppings on the top of the dough and sprinkle some cheese on it. Bake it in the oven and your cauliflower pizza will be ready to be served. It is a low-carb alternative to pizza and you can have it almost every day without feeling guilty. You can also customise it as you want by picking the toppings as per your tastes. 

* Banana Smoothie Pancakes

These banana smoothie pancakes are very nutritious and a perfect option for a heavy and healthy breakfast. Instead of eating your regular pancakes that have quantities of sugar and carbohydrates, these pancakes can be a great alternative. You can also add chia seeds and some dry fruits of your choice. To make these pancakes add some milk along with banana and some honey in the blender. Now add some oats and a large egg to the mixture. Heat a pan and put some butter on it. Now pour the mixture out of the blender and make pancakes out of it. You can drizzle some honey and dry fruits on it to enhance the flavour. 

Instead of making popcorn chicken using fried breadcrumbs, you can use quinoa to make the chicken and skip frying. Take some quinoa in a baking tray and bake it in the oven. Now cook the baked quinoa in a pot with some water. Cook the quinoa till it gets soft. Make a paste out of this cooked quinoa in a blender.

Now take some eggs and beat them very well. Put your chicken in the mashed quinoa and now pan fry or air fry them. This is a healthier version of your regular chicken popcorn. The outcome will be very tasty and you can have it with the home-made mint dip. Instead of eating boiled chicken and salad, you can try this recipe as it is a lot better taste-wise and there is no healthy ingredient involved,

Who doesn’t like eating some chocolate pudding but most often we stop ourselves. This avocado pudding recipe is the perfect way to satiate your craving for eating something sweet. To make this chocolate pudding, you need some mashed avocados, ripe bananas, cocoa powder, and honey. Blend all of these ingredients smoothly and then keep the mixture in the freezer for at least 3 to 4 hours before serving. The outcome is a creamy, smooth and heavy chocolate pudding that is also very healthy. You can serve it to children with some chocolate chips on the top.


This is another healthy dessert recipe on the list. It’s hard to find deserts that are guilt-free and yet delicious. To make these chocolate muffins you will need some butter, honey, plain flour, yoghurt, baking powder, baking soda, Cocoa powder and eggs. Mix all these ingredients in a blender very well and make sure that the texture of the mixture is smooth and creamy. Now in a preheated oven take a pan and butter it very well. Pour the mixture into the pan and heat it in the oven

These are some healthy versions of your favourite unhealthy recipes that you can try at home. 

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