• 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 [...]

  • low calorie italian meringue icing
14 Feb, 2016

Apricot, cinnamon and olive oil cupcakes

By |February 14th, 2016|Low calorie, Low GI, Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

These cupcakes 'under the bonnet' are healthy versions of cupcakes, without scrimping on taste.  I have replaced butter with yoghurt and rapeseed oil and replaced refined sugar with xylitol (natural sugar alternative) and reduced flour by 50 per cent, replacing it with ground almonds.  As for the icing, I've used an Italian meringue style frosting [...]

  • rustic date and fig bread in basket
16 Nov, 2015

Rustic date and fig bread

By |November 16th, 2015|Bread, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Rustic date and fig bread - Bursting with fruit and a sweet flavour, this sourdough-style bread combines two types of dough and bakes in just 20 minutes. - starter dough: wholemeal flour, fast action yeast, water, 2nd dough: wholemeal flour, strong white flour, salt, butter (melted), treacle, water, figs, dates (stoned), starter dough: In a [...]

  • Soda bread with cheddar, mustard and thyme
10 May, 2015

Soda bread with thyme, cheddar & mustard

By |May 10th, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Soda bread with thyme, cheddar & mustard - Based upon the traditional Irish soda bread recipe, but with a twist. Rather than plain bread, this has the great combination of cheddar cheese and mustard with pungent thyme. - soda flour (can use plain flour + bicarbonate of soda), wholemeal flour, buttermilk, milk, cheddar cheese, thyme [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • skinny banana bread
17 Feb, 2015

Skinny banana bread

By |February 17th, 2015|Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Skinny banana bread - Low fat version of the delicious banana bread. I've cut down the flour with almonds and replaced the butter with yoghurt. A filling, morning treat with tea or coffee. - wholemeal flour, ground almonds, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder, ripe bananas (mashed), stevia (or 4 tbsp agave syrup), fat free greek [...]

  • healthy morning muffins
31 Jan, 2015

Healthy morning muffins

By |January 31st, 2015|Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian|0 Comments

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), [...]

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27 Dec, 2014

The perfect breadmaker brown loaf

By |December 27th, 2014|Breakfast, Lunch, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian|0 Comments

The perfect breadmaker brown loaf - There are many bread recipes out there, but not all translates easily into a loaf for the breadmaker. This is fault-free recipe for a healthy 60% wholemeal brown loaf. - wholemeal flour, strong white flour, President butter (or 1 tbsp olive oil), organic yeast (active or dry yeast can [...]