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Category: Delicious Desserts

No added sugar mincemeat

Posted on: 20th December 2015

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As you know from my previous post, I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes recently. I really wondered initially how I would cope with drastically cutting down my sugar intake (here I’m referring to added sugar rather than sugar naturally found in fruit and dairy products), especially with Christmas round the corner. I LOVE mince pies, especially ...
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Frozen Yoghurt Ice Lollies

Posted on: 19th June 2015

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My kids always want a quick snack when they get home from school, and as the weather is getting hotter, I thought what better treat than homemade ice lollies made from fresh fruit and yoghurt?  These lollies have no added sugar (only the natural sugar from the fruit and the natural yoghurt), and contain beneficial ...
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Top 10 Blackberry Recipes

Posted on: 11th August 2014

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I love blackberries, and let the brambles grow wild at the end of my garden every year. Blackberries are now in season and are such a brilliant, versatile fruit. If you don’t want brambles in your garden, why not try ‘PYO’ (pick your own) at your local farm, or forage your local footpaths and forests. Blackberries are high in ...
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Strawberry Whip and Blackberry Ice Lollies

Posted on: 31st July 2014

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I love blackberries and the fact they grow wild in the garden. I have been searching for the best healthy recipes using blackberries, and will write a blog on this soon. For today’s blog however, I decided to make some fruity ice lollies made from no-added-sugar strawberry whip and fresh blackberries. The kids all loved them ...
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Apricot Coconut & linseed flapjacks

Posted on: 29th April 2014

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Today, I wanted to make a healthier version of traditional flapjacks, and I had some milled linseeds in the cupboard that I’ve been wanting to try for a while. I found my milled linseeds in Lidl. They also contain 7% sesame, and 3% mixture of banana powder, freeze dried cranberry powder and freeze dried blueberry powder (but ...
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