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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Savoury Cake

This post is for anyone else out there whose sugar avoidance extends to reducing carbohydrate consumption too.

Since switching to low carb eating, I’ve found the meal that’s takes the most ingenuity to replace is the packed lunch - have you?  If I were to prepare a meal that needed to remain intact at the bottom of a backpack AND look fresh and appetising a few hours later – I’d have formerly turned to things like tortilla wraps, pitta bread or perhaps a little pastry covered number. (I’m not that keen on salads that have gone warm and wilty, nor having to pack separate dressings and cutlery).

We’re usually pretty disparaging towards those who re-invent the wheel but where do you stand on re-inventing the cake? Read more

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Sumptious Seed Bar

These wee seed bars deliver a lot of oomph and nourishment per slice. They’re almost a meal in a cake and humongously rich and spicy. What’s more they’re quick and easy to make - no cooking is involved. You just need a nutri-bullet or a blender of sorts, capable of mashing some of the seeds down into a glorious creamy wodge. Read more

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Parsnip and Orange Sandwich Cake

I love browsing food recipes in bookshops, particularly recipes for sinful sweet treats. They can usually be adapted to a minimal sugar, low carbohydrate version with a little scheming. When I stumbled across the notion of a sandwich cake that combined orange and mixed spice, my heart was won.  

And what better champion to help replace the original recipe’s white flour and bring some texture and earthy sweetness to the venture, than the humble parsnip? Read more

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Yay!  Summer is here!  Time for ice-cream!

......or is it? Read more

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Victoria Sandwich Cake

If you’re looking for full throttle cake sumptuousness, you can't really beat a Victoria Sandwich, can you?

And this cake wins hands down. Read more

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