15 Feb, 2016

Fruit n nut muesli breakfast bars

By |February 15th, 2016|Dairy-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

These are a million times better than those available in the supermarket, full of empty calories, sugar and fat.  This is the healthy, no-bake alternative to granola or muesli bars.  It is packed with dried fruit (natural sugar) and nuts/oats for protein and energy.Fruit 'n nut breakfast bars - A no-bake and easy to make, [...]

  • fat free & sugar free fruit cake
29 Oct, 2015

Fat-free & sugar-free fruit cake

By |October 29th, 2015|Dairy-free, Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

I know that fruit cake can be a bit like Marmite.  You either like dried fruit, love a Christmas cake or pudding or give it a wide berth!  Don't overlook this recipe quite yet. Yes, this recipe has dried fruit at its core, but isn't in anyway heavy, dense or calorific as you might expect. [...]

  • banana fruit bread (free-from)
1 May, 2015

Banana fruit bread (free-from)

By |May 1st, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Banana fruit bread - This healthy, low calorie version of banana bread with added coconut, mixed spice and sultanas. The recipe is wheat, gluten and dairy free and low sugar (processed sugar free). - rice flour, coconut oil, xylitol (or 10g stevia), sultanas, eggs, ripe bananas (small-medium), cornflour (organic, gluten free), desiccated coconut, ground almonds, [...]

  • sticky plum flapjacks
14 Jan, 2015

Sticky flapjack bars

By |January 14th, 2015|Dairy-free, Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|1 Comment

Sticky flapjack bars - These sticky finger licking treats will please the whole family. The macerated plums add a sweet, sticky element to a humble flapjack. You could always replace with other soft fruit of your choice. - plums (ripe - halved, stoned and roughly sliced), mixed spice, light muscavado sugar (or soft dark brown [...]

28 Sep, 2014

Bread pudding

By |September 28th, 2014|Desserts, Recipes|0 Comments

Bread pudding - This is a family favourite and something I grew up eating as a kid. This recipe is my late Grandmother's. - bread (stale), mixed fruit, soft brown sugar, shredded suet, mixed spice, eggs (beaten), Break the bread into small pieces and soak in cold water for at least 30 minutes. Strain the [...]