Watch ‘What the Fudge,’ a healthy dessert show, hosted by Chocolate Covered Katie

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Grateful’s new show What the Fudge, hosted by Katie Higgins, the blogger behind Chocolate Covered Katie, brings you decadent dessert recipes with a healthy twist.

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Higgins walks you through eight of her most popular recipes in What the Fudge —and each episode is only about ten minutes long. If you can’t decide what to make for your significant other during the season of love, Higgins has you covered. These chocolate-packed desserts feature nutritious ingredients you’d never expect. And they’re surprisingly simple to make!

What sets Higgins apart from the other foodies is her innovative recipes for healthy desserts that taste downright sinful. Her motto? She doesn’t want it to be “good, for a healthy dessert;” she wants it to simply be a good dessert. And you better believe she delivers.

Learn about all the episodes below and easily watch the full episodes by clicking the links.

Episode 1: Secretly healthy chocolate fudge

It’s hard to beat the rich, decadent taste of chocolate fudge — but you can eat only so much before your skinny jeans tap out. That’s where Higgins comes in. This secretly healthy fudge recipe, featured in the first episode of What the Fudge, has no refined sugar and delivers the familiar rich, chocolatey taste using a secret ingredient: banana.

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Episode 2: Chocolate banana bread

This chocolate banana bread recipe in Episode 2 of What the Fudge checks all the boxes: It’s full of nutritious ingredients, it’s moist and delicious, it’s super easy to make and, most importantly, it has chocolate in it. Higgins has a knack for creating healthy desserts that are so delicious they taste like a major splurge — and this recipe is no exception.

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Episode 3: Healthy butterfingers

Healthy Butterfingers might sound like an oxymoron, but  Higgins has found a way to transform this candy bar into a splurge without the guilt. Her secret is to swap out unhealthy ingredients, such as corn syrup, with healthier ingredients that provide a nutritional punch. As if you need another excuse, these homemade Butterfinger bars are no-bake and vegan. Ready to indulge a little? Watch Episode 3 of What the Fudge.

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Episode 4: Healthy cookie dough dip

It’s easy to see why the healthy cookie dough recipe featured in Episode 4 of What the Fudge has gone viral. In fact, Higgins says that the popularity of her healthy, edible healthy cookie dough recipe is what allowed her to be a full-time blogger. If you love cookie dough even more than baked cookies, this recipe is for you. No eggs (so no salmonella worries) and no flour… and it has a crazy-cool, healthy secret ingredient, to boot.

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Episode 5: Oatmeal cupcakes to go

The best breakfast options for busy mornings are healthy, portable, and quickly made — and these breakfast oatmeal cupcakes check all the boxes. Higgins shares her recipe for these delicious vegan breakfast cupcakes in Episode 5 of What the Fudge.

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Episode 6: Crazy ingredient chocolate cake

Higgins is known for giving desserts nutritional makeovers, but this crazy ingredient chocolate cake recipe actually does take the cake. Have fun making this delicious vegan cake, featured in Episode 6 of What the Fudge, for friends and family, and see if they can guess the secret healthy ingredient.

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Episode 7: Almond butter brownies

These almond butter brownies are fudgy and delicious — and the fact that they’re gluten-free and vegan is just a bonus. Higgins gives these brownies a nutritious makeover that’s so good, you’ll forget they’re full of wholesome ingredients. What kitchen sorcery creates this masterpiece? Find out in Episode 7 of What the Fudge.

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Episode 8: Chocolate oatmeal no-bake bars

Chocolate oatmeal no-bake bars are a delicious classic — but they can’t be considered healthy… that is, they couldn’t until Higgins got ahold of them. In Episode 8 of What the Fudge, she shares her recipe, which replaces refined white sugar and butter with wholesome ingredients — but, don’t worry, the delicious, chocolatey taste stays the same.

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For even more tips and recipes, follow Katie Higgins

Instagram: @ChocolateCoveredKatie
Facebook: ChocolateCoveredKatie
Twitter: @ChocCoveredKT
Pinterest: @ChocCoveredKT

What the Fudge is an eight-part, unscripted original video series created and produced by Grateful Ventures, a Gannett Co. Inc. company and part of the USA TODAY Network.

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