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  • healthy banana oat flapjacks

Healthy banana flapjacks

Who can't resist a flapjack?  That oaty texture and full whack of sugar from brown sugar and golden syrup as a kid has certain comforting memories.  Well, stop a second...Why can't you still have that, but a healthy version with a twist (without all those empty calories and sugar), but just as tasty. Yes, this [...]

By |February 18th, 2016|Dairy-free, Low calorie, Low GI, Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments
  • super healthy rusks (beskuit) on a plate

Super healthy rusks (free-from)

I love South African rusks (not to be confused with baby rusks in the UK & Ireland), but they are not on my radar with my careful eating, so I wanted to try and find a way of still enjoying a rusk or two.  The traditionalists out there might scoff.  But, with the help of [...]

  • raspberry and almond muffins

Basic healthy muffin mixture

Basic healthy muffin mixture - Here I've created a basic and easy 'base' recipe for healthy (some call them skinny) muffins around 200cal per muffin. You can adapt this to be sweet or savoury and use whatever fruit or vegetables you wish. Eat these as a breakfast alternative, a healthy snack or something a little [...]

By |September 17th, 2015|Dairy-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments
  • healthy plum and cinammon muffins

Healthy plum and cinnamon muffins

I was looking for a healthy recipe where I could use up an abundance of plums.  I have a weekly home delivery of fruit and vegetables and just haven't had time to use up the fruit.  If you have other leftover fruit, such as apples, blueberries or raspberries, they would also make delicious muffins.Healthy plum [...]

By |August 25th, 2015|Dairy-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Sweet treats|0 Comments
  • healthy morning muffins

Healthy morning muffins

Healthy morning muffins - These healthy morning/brunch muffins will help fill a gap between meals - contains banana, apple, carrot, sultanas and oats. Salt and sugar free! - wholemeal flour (or white flour), ground almonds, stevia (sugar or other alternative), baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon (or 0.5 tsp grated nutmeg), rolled oats (not jumbo oats), [...]

By |January 31st, 2015|Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian|0 Comments
  • fruit 'n oat slices

Healthy oat ‘n fruit slices

Healthy oat 'n fruit slices - These are flour-less, egg free and dairy free with only natural sugars, so a truly guilt free sweet treat. - bananas (mashed (ripe)), apple sauce, oats, coconut milk (or almond milk), sultanas (optional), vanilla essence or extract, ground cinnamon, Preheat oven to 170C/325F/Gas 3. Line a baking tray with [...]

By |October 30th, 2014|Dairy-free, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet treats, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments
  • low calorie apple cake

Low fat apple cake

Low fat apple cake - This cake is light, soft with a surprisingly light crumb. You can make this free-from and makes a perfect, low calorie, indulgent feeling snack, all under 140 calories per slice. - dessert apples (golden delicious or granny smith), eggs (large), golden caster sugar, xylitol, lemon (zested), salt, plain flour (sifted), [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|Desserts, Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments
  • veggie classic smoothie

Veggie classic smoothie

Veggie classic smoothie - 4 simple ingredients with added wheatgrass powder, giving a boost of extra vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids and antioxidants. - broccoli (2 small florets), bell pepper (red), carrot (peeled), orange (skin removed), water, wheatgrass powder, Put all ingredients in the blender and blitz. You will probably need to add extra water [...]

  • refresher smoothie

Refresher smoothie

Refresher smoothie - I have called this smoothie 'refresher' from the clean taste and cleansing properties of the drink. It offers energy, fatigue and viral infection fighting and improves blood circulation. Loaded with minerals and vitamins. - watermelon (sliced), mixed summer berries, pomegranate, fresh root ginger (peeled), water (or coconut water), Put all ingredients in [...]

  • Green godess smoothie

Green goddess smoothie

Green goddess smoothie - Pear make this drink a perfect bowel mover! It is high in Vitamins A, C & K helping keep healthy bones/tissue and eyes. A good immune system booster and anti-inflammatory. It is high in fibre and that helps prevent fat storage, while low in saturated fats (healthy cholesterol). - kiwi (peeled), [...]