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10 Low-Calorie Desserts That Helped Me Lose 160 Pounds

These delicious treats helped Amber Clemens drop weight. 

Do you want to lose weight while still indulging your sweet tooth? According to one expert, eating sweet treats can help you drop numbers on the scale. Amber Clemens (@amber_c_fitness) is weight loss warrior and coach who lost 160 pounds by making simple changes to her lifestyle. In one viral video she claims that eating dessert "every single night," helped her achieve her weight loss goals. "So here are 10 of my favorite low calorie desserts that are perfect for weight loss," she says in the clip.

Yasso Ice Cream Bars


"If you know me, you know how much I love anything from Yasso. These little babies will always have my heart and they're like 80 to 150 calories a piece," says Amber.


Cute young woman eating an orange popsicle on the beach on summer

Amber is a fan of popsicles. "Repeat, popsicles are like 15, 25 calories," she says. She recommends going for sugar-free varieties or Outshine brand.

Skinny Pop Kettle Corn

Olive oil popped popcorn in a porcelain bowl horizontal shot

Looking for a little crunch? "The Skinny Pop Kettle Corn is so good. It's like 50 something calories per cup," Amber says.

Protein Ice Cream

Ice cream in a paper cup. Sweets and weekend walks.

"There's a ton of protein ice creams out there. My favorite is the Favorite Day from Target. But you can do Halo Top, Nicks, Enlightened, any that you like. But this one is definitely the best," says Amber.

Sugar-Free Pudding Cups

February 3, 2023. Spartanburg, SC USA. An assortment of Jello-O gelatin snacks packaged in plastic cups.

Amber loves sugar-free Pudding Cups. "They're like 60, 70 calories a piece," she says, showing an image from the Jell-O brand. "I like to do two and then throw some strawberries in there, and it's delicious."

Oreo Thins

Unhealthy Chocolate Cookies with Vanilla Cream Filling

"Oreo Thins are so good," Amber continues. "They're 140 calories a serving for four cookies. I like to pair mine with a protein shake and use that as the milk to dip in. Delicious."

Wyman Just Fruit & Greek Yogurt Bites

Los Angeles, California, United States - 09-30-2023: A view of several packages of Wyman's Just Fruit bites, on display at a local grocery store.

"These little Wyman Just Fruit & Greek Yogurt Bites fruit cups are 40 calories a piece, and they taste like Dippin Dots," she attests.

Hershey Kisses

Los Angeles, CA - August 1, 2023: Share size bag of Hersheys Kisses milk chocolate candy.

She also eats chocolate. "Do not sleep on Hershey Kisses. You can have six for 160 calories," says Amber.

Goldfish Grahams

A scaterring of colorfull goldfish crackers. on white background

"The sweet version of Goldfish crackers are so good," she says, showing a box of Goldfish Grahams. "The cupcake ones are delicious. I also really like the s'mores."

Drumstick Mini Drums

chocolate ice cream and cream with pieces of hazelnut

"And these Drumstick Mini Drums," she concludes. "They're 70 calories a piece, y'all. And so good."

Collingwood Gives the Thumbs Up


"These are all great options for sweet treats without very many calories," agrees Collingwood. "Most of these also don't have any nutritional value but that is fine to include in your discretionary calories for the day. Not everything we eat needs to have a ton of nutritional value. Sometimes we just need a treat."

💪🔥Body Booster: If you are trying to lose weight, you don't have to skip dessert. Just make smarter choices and limit portion sizes.

Leah Groth
Leah Groth has decades of experience covering all things health, wellness and fitness related. Read more