• healthy banana oat flapjacks
18 Feb, 2016

Healthy banana flapjacks

By |February 18th, 2016|Dairy-free, Low calorie, Low GI, Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

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 [...]

  • paleo golden apple flaxjacks
17 Feb, 2016

Golden apple flaxjacks

By |February 17th, 2016|Breakfast, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Low GI, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

I have been trying to perfect a recipe for flaxjacks, after several mitigating disasters - mainly batter consistency was wrong and there was a lot of flour in the recipes.  Do not confused these with flapjacks...it's no typo!  These are in essence pancakes, but 'free-from' including any flour.  A single serving (3 pancakes) is only [...]

  • apricot, cinnamon & olive oil cupcakes with italian meringue frosting
15 Feb, 2016

Italian meringue style icing

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

Have you been looking for an alternative to cream cheese or sugar frosting on your cake decorating?  Conscious of those pesky calories?  Well, I came across (not my idea unfortunately), but I have embraced this low calorie replacement in the style of Italian meringue and yes, you can flavour it and pipe it, just like [...]

  • madeleines french patisserie
19 Oct, 2015

Madeleines

By |October 19th, 2015|Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

I have loved these for years, but never been brave enough to try these difficult treats.  I have heard many have had limited success when it comes to Madeleines.  Then I came across this recipe my Julia Childs, who has perfected the technique.  Armed with a madeleine baking pan (to give you bake the traditional [...]

  • granola, yoghurt and fruit compote
22 Sep, 2015

Good-to-eat granola

By |September 22nd, 2015|Breakfast, Dairy-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Granola can be consumed as either a breakfast cereal or snack bar; consisting of rolled (porridge) oats, nuts, honey and sometimes puffed rice cereal.  This is usually baked until crisp.  During the baking process, the mixture is stirred to keep ingredients in a loose, breakfast cereal-like consistency. Fruit, such as raisins or dates, are sometimes [...]

  • chocolate courgette traybake plate
22 Aug, 2015

Chocolate courgette tray-bake

By |August 22nd, 2015|Recipes, Sweet treats|0 Comments

Chocolate courgette tray-bake - While this cake might sound strange, it is lovely and moist from the courgette, just like a carrot cake. For the more health conscious, the recipe can be adapted as a 'free from' bake. - eggs (beaten), sunflower or vegetable oil (or coconut oil), almond milk, xylitol (or sugar), plain flour [...]

  • chocolate coconut cookies
26 May, 2015

Chocolate & coconut bake-free cookies

By |May 26th, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Chocolate & coconut bake free cookies - Low calorie sweet treats, suitable for all food types. Naturally sweetened and flavoured with coconut flakes and coconut sugar. A healthy eat cookie! - almond milk (unsweetened), coconut sugar, coconut oil, raw cocoa powder, shredded coconut, rolled oats, almond butter, vanilla extract, sea salt, salted peanuts (optional), Line [...]

  • beetroot chocolate cake
21 May, 2015

Beetroot and chocolate cake

By |May 21st, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Beetroot and chocolate cake - Dark, moist and fudgey chocolate with the added health benefits of beetroot. This indulgent but healthier cake utilises ground almonds, coconut oil/sugar and is vegetarian, wheat and dairy free. Great served with crème fraîche or cream. - cooked beetroot, ground almonds, milk drinking chocolate, baking powder (gluten free), salt, coconut [...]

  • 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, [...]

  • oat biscuit
26 Feb, 2015

Orange n’ chocolate oat biscuits

By |February 26th, 2015|Recipes, Sweet treats|0 Comments

Orange n' chocolate oat biscuits - These oat, orange, sultana and chocolate biscuits are so moreish and they fill the house with yummy smells. Perfect to show off to your friends with and all under 30 minutes. - butter, light brown sugar (muscavado), egg, banana (ripe and mashed), vanilla extract, orange zest, orange juice, wholemeal [...]