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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Turmeric and Coconut Ice-cream

Here’s an interesting little recipe to blow a cool breeze across your bow on a hot Summer’s day. This vegan ice-cream’s a seductive collision of exotic warming spices - ginger, turmeric and cardamon with chilled creamy coconut.  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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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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Wallop Pudding

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I’m really fond of this pud.  The top part of the pudding - the banana, coconut and carob layers – was an invention of good friend of mine a long time ago, back in the last century. I came along and added an oaty base, topped with a caramelly date jam layer to give his demure little dessert some wallop.  And verily, on an auspicious day many years ago, Wallop Pudding was born! Read more

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Doreen's Coconut Slice

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I was fortunate enough to be on retreat recently, where my friend, the lovely Doreen Palmer was doing the cooking. Read more

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