They’ve staked their claim on sides, starters and mains, and now vegetables are taking on the final course.
Those crunchy vegetables you ear-marked for salad? Save some for pud.
We’re not just talking about carrot cakes; many vegetables are naturally sweet or creamy in texture, which can create utterly delicious cakes, tarts, biscuits and brownies.
Still not convinced? Just have a look at these sweet treats…
Cauliflower Rice Pudding
From savoury to sweet, you may have read about our love of the versatile cauliflower, if not, try this Paleo-friendly dessert from Maria Mind Body Health for a healthy twist on a British favourite.
Courgette & Apple Muffins
Create sweet, soft and nutty muffins with blogger Deliciously Ella’s Courgette & Apple Muffin recipe.
Sweet Potato Brownies
Another recipe from the wonderful Deliciously Ella: these brownies are sticky, sweet goodness with a little something extra.
Spinach Ice Cream
The perfect excuse to indulge in more ice cream, the colour and texture of spinach makes this icy treat even more irresistible.
Want more dessert inspiration? Read our round up of decedent sugar-free desserts!