Posted on September 30th, 2018
Cupcakes are associated with celebrations or treats and often they are loaded with lots of sugar and other nasty ingredients, so why not make them a little healthier.
I have used monk fruit – which is a natural sweetener in these to reduce the amount of other sugar required. Monk fruit works really well in baked goods and doesn’t leave an after taste.
Posted on April 2nd, 2018
If you love peanut butter than you will enjoy these cookies. Easy and quick to make and will satisfy your savoury/sweet tooth of an afternoon.
Posted on April 2nd, 2018
A great snack to keep you full during the working week where you can use leftovers and be as creative as you want.
Posted on February 18th, 2018
A simple alternative to bought chocolates that still taste great and are much healthier.
Posted on July 31st, 2017
I love biscuits as a snack especially during the working week as they are super easy to grab on the go. These biscuits are made on chickpea flour which I love to bake with due to its versatility and also because it contains protein and complex carbs to keep me going until my next meal.
Posted on June 26th, 2017
As promised a healthy version of carrot cake, I have made into muffins as it is much easier to portion size out this way 🙂 Carrots are great for their vitamin A and antioxidant content and are so easy to add to muffins as they have a naturally sweet flavour. These muffins don’t contain much sugar and are kid friendly. Free of gluten, dairy, soy, eggs, nuts and refined sugars. No nasties!
Posted on May 21st, 2017
Oats have been enjoyed across many cultures as porridge which makes a great warming breakfast during winter, however oats are so versatile and can be used in a range of different recipes. Oats contain fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, manganese, selenium, phosphorus, zinc and potassium just to name a few. Oats are often renowned for being able to lower cholesterol levels due to their high fiber content, in particular a fiber known as beta-glucan. If you are a Coeliac like me, purchase the gluten free oats available at most health food stores.
Posted on May 5th, 2017
Coconut flour is a great substitute to normal flour and is full of fiber, protein and healthy fats. Free of gluten makes it ideal for those that are intolerant or allergic. Coconut flour is easy to digest and low in sugar thereby great for keeping blood sugar levels in check. When it comes to cooking with coconut flour you do not require much flour like you normally would for recipes. It is very absorbent and requires 2-3 times the amount of liquid you would ordinarily use.
Posted on March 28th, 2017
Sweet potato is a very versatile vegetable and is used in a variety of different types of dishes from savoury to sweet. It is often substituted in baked goods to boost up the nutrition and reduce the amount of flour required. So why not make a dessert using it? This mousse is savoury yet sweet and super quick to make when your time poor.
Posted on March 19th, 2017
With Easter approaching quickly, homemade chocolates are a great way to make healthier sweets that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Can also be a fun task to get the kids involved. You don’t need many ingredients and you can change the flavours as much as you want.