Desserts

Almond Milk Chia Shake & Almond Choco Biscuits

Homemade nut and seed milk is a regular feature now, in addition to grain milk.  These milks are super easy to make and providing endless pleasure.  Did I say that the children love plant milks?  Well they are going crazy for each new variation!  This weeks almond chia milk shake is the latest elixir the […]

By |February 12th, 2016|Desserts, Healthy Snacks, Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Purely Pecan Pie

My much loved, succulent dessert bursting with natural sweetness. 

Base

1½ cups oats

½ cup ground almonds

Very small pinch salt

half cup sunflower oil

3 tblspns rice syrup

 

Make oat flour using a hand held blender or food processor to blend the oat flakes.  Mix the dry ingredients together, then mix the wet ingredients together.  Now combine the wet and dry […]

By |December 22nd, 2015|Desserts, Recipes|0 Comments

Chocolate Brownie Time!

We have been having a lot of fun perfecting the ultimate chocolate brownie recipe without sugar or dairy!

Dry ingredients:
1  cup spelt flour
half tsp baking powder
3 tblspn cocoa powder
handful raisons
handful chopped dates

Wet ingredients:
3 tblspn rice milk
5 tblspn oil
2 tbslpn maple syrup
3 tbslpn rice syrup

Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl and combine the wet ingredients in […]

By |February 14th, 2015|Desserts|0 Comments

How to Host a Sugar Free Toddler Party!

Jemima turned two years old this week!

In celebration of this epic moment, we hold a gathering complete with musical fun, party food, little people and large parents alike.

I know the prerequisites for my party food prove challenging.  Pleasing both children and adults, being scrumptious and sweet yet sugar free, and surpassing any expectations.  Above […]

By |September 28th, 2014|Desserts, Healthy Snacks, Parenting, Recipes|0 Comments

Cous Cous Cake Deluxe

Sample my easy peasy cous cous cake recipe and enjoy biting into a sweet treat, free from baked flour, dairy and sugar.  A hit at our recent classes.

Ingredients:

1 cup wholemeal cous cous
3 cups apple juice
handful raisons
1 apple finely cut
Handful toasted hazelnuts
1 tblspn sugar free jam (I like St Dalfour’s raspberry and orange varieties!)
small […]

By |February 2nd, 2014|Desserts, Healthy Snacks|0 Comments

Summer Berry Coulis

I’ve been enjoying this tender, sugar-free berry sauce on its own and accompaning other treats.

Ingredients:
handfull strawberries finely diced  (or other berries too)
1 tsp lemon juice
3 tbs rice syrup
kuzu healing plant thickener
dash apple juice

Preparation:
Heat the apple juice in a pan, add the berries and tiny pinch sea salt.  Add the lemon juice and syrup […]

By |May 24th, 2013|Desserts, Healthy Snacks, Recipes|0 Comments

Pancake Day!

These pancakes are just fabulous – they are dairy and sugar free, (of course!) so suitable for those wanting a yummy, healthy pancake and for those with dietary sensitivities.

Buckwheat Pancakes

Quarter cup buckwheat flour

1 cup whole wheat pastry flour

1 and a half tbs sunflower oil

1 cup rice milk

Quarter tsp sea salt

2 tsp baking powder

Combine […]

By |February 21st, 2012|Desserts, Healthy Eating, Healthy Snacks|0 Comments

Pear & Cranberry Crumble

I created this lovely festive dessert last night.  It was yummy, colourful and certainly a winner!

Pear & Cranberry Crumble

2 pears cut into small chunks
2 cups cranberries
3 tblspns Rice syrup
Dash water/ apple juice

Topping:
1 cup oats
1 cup flour (any flour – eg. plain white/ wholemeal or rice flour)
handful raisons
Few tblsp ground almonds
4 tblspns sunflower oil
5 tblspns […]

By |December 5th, 2011|Desserts, Recipes|0 Comments

Tips To Slow Sugar Cravings

Sugar may give you quick energy bursts but it really is a deadly substance.  Sugar is linked with all manner of health conditions and disease.  Sugar is very artificial, it has been stripped of all nutrient content and actually leaches nutrition from the body in order to be metabolised.  So sugar sacrifices full body […]

By |November 21st, 2011|Desserts, Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Oat, Raisin & Almond Cookies

Here is the recipe for the cookies that everyone so enjoyed at ‘A Recipe For Energised Eating’ at Wellbeing in the City last week.

Oat, Raisin & Almond Cookies

1 cup oats

tiny pinch Sea salt

Half cup ground almonds

Handful raisins

Quarter cup flour

Quarter cup sunflower oil

4 tablespoons rice syrup

Handful flaked almonds

Sugar free jam – optional

Dry roast the […]

By |October 12th, 2011|Desserts, Healthy Snacks|2 Comments