All the recipes in this blog are free from refined sugar and use either zero or low sugar natural sweeteners. 

These include xylitol, stevia and yacon syrup - demonstrating that it's possible to enjoy sweet goodies without raising your sugar levels.

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Cream Tea - the healthy version

I’m pushed to think of a more heavenly way of passing a Summer afternoon than feasting al fresco upon a glorious cream tea. The genteel tinkling of cutlery on china, birdies chirruping in the shrubbery, may be a stream doing a spot of babbling in the background…….

I’ve assumed those days were gone given that conventional scones and jam are enough to send blood sugar levels to the moon and back. But we’re not interested in convention here. Oh no, we’re thinking outside the cake tin. Read more

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Chia Pudding

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If like me, you’re trying to keep sugar out of your diet, it isn’t just the dessert course that presents a challenge. Most breakfast choices are majorly sugar and carbohydrate laden, unless you go for the full English without the toast. Read more

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Vegan Coconut Brownie

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Let me introduce you to one of my recent cake making triumphs – this cracking little vegan brownie!

Low carb, zero/low sugar cake baking is an intriguing and sometimes elusive art.  For example, finding a successful low carb replacement for wheat flour in recipes can pose as much of a challenge to the intrepid sugar free baker as learning how to achieve a healthier sweetness and flavour. Read more

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Blueberry Muffins

One of the most wonderful things about muffins is that they give us full licence to eat cake for breakfast. What more compelling reason could there be for getting out of bed?  Particularly when they’re a classic blueberry and cake sponge combo and they’re as low in sugars and carbohydrates as these boys. Read more

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Chocolate Orange Ganache

I confess I had no idea what a ganache actually was until Anna Middleton, raw food chef, gave me this vegan version of one.  I’m so happy she enlightened me.Read more

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