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

The recipes are aim to be as low carb as possible too so they are all grain and gluten free – (except for one rogue cake that slipped in!).

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Cranberry Slice

Here’s cheery nod to Christmas – especially if you’re girding your loins for the festive sugar onslaught that’s steamrollering our way. This recipe offers a much calmer, kinder alternative for your body. It’s easy to prepare - and it tastes bloody great. Win win, I’d say. Read more

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Do you ever find that cake just won’t cut it sometimes (no pun intended) – what you really need is CHOCOLATE?
You need what now?
......CHOCOLATE!!!!!! Read more
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Caramel Nut Brownie

Whenever I’m in a cafe that has some tempting cakes on display, I love checking them out – even though I can’t eat any of them!  It sounds a bit masochistic I know, but I’m a cake geek – (if you hadn’t already noticed). I enjoy admiring other people’s sweet creations, plus the thrill gets even better when I think I can devise a healthier version.

I spotted this cheeky brownie amongst the cake crowd in a beautiful bakery window display last week. Read more

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Panna Cotta with Compote

Back in the old days, when I could tuck into the sweet course when I was eating out, I used to love panna cotta. It’s such a light, refreshing end to a meal with the satisfying bonus of being able to carve a perfect spoon shape out of its lovely form. I’ve always assumed the attainment of the perfect panna cotta consistency must be a secret art passed down from pudding master to disciple. Read more

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Eve's Pudding with Blackberry

Here’s an autumnal twist to a classic apple pudding. The hedgerows where I live are bursting forth with lovely tangy blackberries at the moment. I love gathering them at the end of the Summer - despite the thorn and nettle injuries this usually incurs. I love scoffing them too. Their flavour has so much more character and balls than the fat puffy blackberries you can buy all the year round in the supermarket. Read more

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