Healthy Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls with Greek Yogurt Frosting - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

I’ve made healthy Cinnamon Rolls before, but like I explained in that post, they weren’t the most authentic-tasting (you know, the completely artificial stuff that comes in a tube at the grocery store… or those giant, trans fat-filled buns at the mall slathered with about a pound of butter each?).  Well, I revamped my previous recipe to make the Cinnamon Rolls feel softer, taste sweeter, and have more cinnamon flavor.  Sadly, these babies are still no Cinnabon replicas, but my taste-testers and I are really happy with the results!

Healthy Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls with Greek Yogurt Frosting - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

Yeah, they’re kinda ugly (not gonna lie)…  but oh so delicious  ;)

Healthy Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls with Greek Yogurt Frosting - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

Soft, moist, decadent, rich, flavorful, buttery, sweet and nutritious.  Ahhhh just stop talking and give me a bite please!  If it’s guilt free, healthy and delicious HAND. IT. OVER.

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Healthy Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls with Greek Yogurt Frosting - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

Mmmm, just look at the sweet and cinnamon-y filling.  These Healthy Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls are all-natural and whole grain (aka, totally suitable for breakfast, lunch, a mid-day snack AND dessert,  that’s how healthy they are).  Check out the nutrition label comparison below!

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