Healthy No-Bake Coconut Lime Tarts with Fruit and Yogurt

Entertain effortlessly with these Healthy No-Bake Coconut Lime Tarts with Fruit and Yogurt. They’re gluten-free and naturally sweet!

Healthy No-Bake Coconut Lime Tarts with Fruit and Yogurt

Healthy No-Bake Coconut Lime Tarts with Fruit and Yogurt

Aren’t these healthy tarts the cutest?!

They were so easy to make it’s borderline ridiculous. Seriously!

A full pulses in the food processor, a little dollop of Greek yogurt, some fresh fruit and BAM! Super impressive deliciousness perfect for a little every day fanciness or for some seriously speedy Summer entertaining!

Healthy No-Bake Coconut Lime Tarts with Fruit and Yogurt

Serving a crowd?

I used mini tart pans, but you can also mold these into muffin tins or even mini muffin tins to make bite-sized party treats! WOOT!

Because the parchment paper is pretty essential here, you’ll want to snag parchment paper muffin cups to help you pull these off without a hitch. They can be found at grocery stores, on amazon, and at specialty home/kitchen good stores and are a baking essential in my kitchen. I always use them for muffins!

Healthy No-Bake Coconut Lime Fruit + Yogurt Tarts

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Healthy No-Bake Coconut Lime Tarts with Fruit and Yogurt

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Yield 4 tarts

Entertain effortlessly with these healthy no-bake coconut lime fruit and yogurt tarts. They're gluten-free and naturally sweet!

Ingredients

  • 6 oz Toasted Coconut Almonds
  • 8 oz mejool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries (or extra dates if desired)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1-3 TBSP pure maple syrup (adjust to taste)
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1-2 cups fresh fruit (see below)
  • zest of 1 lime, to taste

FRUITY FAVORITES:

  • strawberries
  • blueberries
  • raspberries
  • mandarin oranges
  • pineapple
  • peaches
  • banana
  • kiwi

Instructions

  1. Soak dates in warm water for 10 minutes to soften.
  2. Add almonds to a food processor and pulse a few times until roughly chopped.
  3. Drain dates and add to the food processor with the almonds.
  4. Add cherries and shredded coconut.
  5. Add maple syrup, to taste.
  6. Blend to desired texture, scraping down the sides as needed.
  7. Line 4 mini tart pans (see post below for more options and variations) with squares of parchment paper and equally distribute your date + almond mixture atop the parchment.
  8. Using an additional square of parchment paper, press the mixture into your tasty no-bake crust.
  9. Top each with a hearty dollop of yogurt and fresh fruit.
  10. Sprinkle each tart with as much lime zest as your heart desires + dig in!

Notes

Soaking the dates helps to soften them for easy blending, without this step the mixture can be a bit dry and crumbly.

For even more lime flavor, you can even grate a little lime zest into the coconut-almond-date mixture. Bam! I went a little nuts zesting lime over the top of these bad boys; I love the pop of citrus!

Recipe inspired by Chelsea’s Messy Apron and adapted from my tasty Key Lime Pie Bites

Healthy No-Bake Coconut Lime Tarts with Fruit and Yogurt

If you get a chance to try these Healthy No-Bake Coconut Lime Tarts, let me know! You can leave me a comment here (LOVE checking those daily!) or tag @PEASandCRAYONS on Instagram so I can happy dance over your creations. I can’t wait to see what you whip up!

**Bonus Recipe**

The base of the tart makes a super tasty snack, that’s naturally vegan and tasty too! Roll it up into balls for an easy peasy energy bite that’s great on the go. Simply combine the soaked dates, coconut almonds, dried cherries, shredded coconut in a food processor with a kiss of optional maple syrup (or honey!) and roll into bite-sized balls. It’s a lot like my recipe for Key Lime Energy Bites or my Chocolate Cherry Balls, which make a fabulous little portable snack packed with fruit and nuts!

They’re especially great after dinner when you need a little something sweet but don’t want to feel like the sugar truck ran you over in the morning.

so… how was it?!

The tart’s dried fruit and almond “crust” is sweet and somewhat buttery with a delicious kiss of coconut. It’s like taking a fruit and nut bar/ball and rolling it out into a crust; soft and chewy and full of flavor. It’s a fork sort of ordeal for sure unless you go the party-bite route and make them into minis.

To my tastebuds, it’s totally a dessert type of sweet, and I love the the addition of tart-and-tangy Greek yogurt and juicy fresh fruit to the mix. You could go with a sweeter yogurt option but I feel like plain Greek yogurt is the perfect topping!

The coconut almond base can be made in advance (wrap it tightly and it’ll keep a few days in the fridge) and can also be pressed into mini tart/tartlet molds. I used 4.75 inch tart pans which are great for more intimate entertaining, like brunch with friends or a small dinner party.

For even more lime flavor, you can even grate a little lime zest into the coconut-almond-date mixture. Bam!

Healthy No-Bake Coconut Lime Tarts with Fruit and Yogurt

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  • This tart looks yummy. Will give it a try.

  • Vaniel Kmith

    Adding 250gms ofmaple syrup to this recipe increases the taste of the dish. Last week I tried your Crab Stuffed Mushrooms recipe, and as I was unable to post my review there and so I am doing it here. The recipe turned out great (no surprise there!) but the only change I would make is that I would lightly toast the crab in ghee before adding it to the milk. It adds a wholesome flavour. Other than that you are wonderful and I am grateful that I found this delicious recipes 🙂

    I have tried a variety of tasty recipes that can be made within 30 minutes. I am sharing the link to that recipe if you wish to try it:http://www.nestle-family.com/recipes/english/30-minutes-or-less-recipes.aspx

    • Thank you Vaniel! Love the addition of the extra maple syrup and toasting the crab in the mushroom recipe sounds divine, good call! I’m thrilled you’ve enjoyed the recipes you have tried so far and can’t wait to hear what else you make! Thanks for the link 🙂 xo

  • Ugh, this is genius! I would love one of these tarts for breakfast 🙂

  • I just love that these tarts are no bake! That crust looks AMAZING!

  • This has been in my feed all, and every time I see it I start drooling!! That coconut and lime sounds amazing, and the fruit makes it so pretty!

    • Haha it’s trying to tell you to make it 😉

  • So darn pretty!! Can I have them all to myself?! 😀

    • Haha you may have to fight people off!

  • Love the freshness of this recipe and it’s perfect for the Memorial Day get together.

  • These are gorgeous! I am all about no-bake desserts for summer!

  • These tarts are so cute and perfect for entertaining friends.

    • Thanks Des! They’re for sure going to be my go-to for guests! 🙂

  • I love these! You made them look beautiful!

  • These look delicious! And perfect for summer since they are no bake and can be topped with all the fresh berries available! I think my kids (and I) would love these!

    • Thanks Melissa! Hope y’all get a chance to try them – my toddler was obsessed!

  • No bake dessert recipes are the best, and this one is perfect for summer entertaining!

  • I’m hungry looking at these no bake fruit yogurt tarts! Simply Delicious!

  • Yes these are the cutest!! I looove the lime coconut combo and how versatile the recipe is. Going to dust off my mini tart pans and make some tonight 🙂

    • Thanks Brie!!! Hope you absolutely adore them! <3

  • This is my kind of dessert. I love a fruit tart and you made it even better with the addition of coconut almonds. What a fabulous crust.

    • Thanks Christie! Coconut almonds make everything better 😉

  • These tarts have the loveliest ingredients. I like that they stand out from the standard pastry crusts. Coconut almonds and dates sound delicious and so much healthier for you. No guilt eating this dessert. Yum.

    • Thanks so much Ali! I’m really digging the coconut-date combo with the tart yogurt and fresh fruit… it’s such a good mix of everything!

  • What an utterly beautiful dessert this is – and so good for you. I’ve over indulged over the last week and really should try this instead of the naughtiness I have planned in cupcake form tonight lol 😉

    • I vote you do both and it’ll balance out mighty nicely 🙂 Thanks Jo!

  • These look so fresh and yummy! 🙂

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