Oftentimes we skip dessert when we are watching our waistlines. For a dessert lover, it is one of the most difficult parts of dieting. Bueno, the truth is that we can have our cake and eat it too. No, that doesn't include the triple chocolate mousse cake with ice cream on the side. Good news is that there are low-fat desserts that can cut your sweet tooth cravings without packing on the pounds. 

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Check out eight delicious desserts that can help you lose weight. This is definitely going to be helpful during the holiday months! 

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Meringue fruit nests 1

Meringue fruit nests

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One medium-sized meringue serving only has 79 calories and 0.02 grams of fat! Finish off with your favorite fresh fruits like blueberries, strawberries or mangos for an added healthy sweet treat. You won’t believe that this dulce is actually good for you. 

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Mango sorbet 2

Mango sorbet

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Creamy ice cream is delicious, but packs a lot of ingredients that will bring on the love handles. A healthier option is grabbing a dairy-free fruit sorbet, which has only 120 calories per serving and 0 grams of fat. 

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Baked banana with honey and cinnamon 3

Baked banana with honey and cinnamon

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You can make magic with these three ingredients! The warm and inviting dessert is 147 calories per serving. Heavier versions would include butter, brown sugar and ice cream. This simple low-fat dessert hits the same notes without all of the added bad stuff. 

Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies 4

Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

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Any dessert lover knows that chocolate chip cookies are one of the greatest snacks on this earth--especially when they are fresh out of the oven. Adding two cups of oats and only one cup of semi-sweet chocolate is the trick to keeping these cookies at 80 calories per serving. 

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Margarita Granita 5

Margarita Granita

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Dessert and happy hour in one! Combine orange juice, tequila, lime juice and sugar for this sweet refreshing slushy that wins the mark at 120 calories per serving. Salud! 

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Pumpkin candy 6

Pumpkin candy

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Dulce de calabaza is a traditional dessert in Mexico and can help blast belly fat. Simmer the pumpkin cubes with lime, water and sugar. You will be left with a warm and sweet treat worth only 10 calories. 

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Peach and blueberry cobbler 7

Peach and blueberry cobbler

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Craving a warm pie out of the oven is totally a part of the fall and winter months. You won’t miss the fattier versions with this fruity and crusty goodness

Sponge cake with fruit 8

Sponge cake with fruit

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This light and airy dessert is the perfect way to end the evening with just 221 calories per serving. Indulge…you deserve it!