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Christmas Cake gets a Healthy Makeover

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It wouldn’t be Christmas without Christmas cake, and even those who aren’t a fan often end up having a slice just because it wouldn’t ‘taste like Christmas’ without it!   I draw the line at eating it with Stilton – a tradition my parents insist on, though personally I’m not a smelly cheese fan even […]

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High Fibre Prune Loaf

High Fibre Prune Loaf   Serves 12-14 Many of the ingredients can be found on buywholefoodsonline here, use code POLLY-IMZB to get 5% off all orders!   INGREDIENTS 250g Prunes, chopped 300g Protein Pow Pea Cooking Mix 1 ½ tsp. bicarbonate of soda 50g Coconut oil, melted 2 eggs 150g honey ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon […]

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Which Is Better Sugar or Artificial Sweeteners?

Are artificial sweeteners better than sugar? Is sugar better because it’s natural? Do artificial sweeteners give you cancer? Does sugar give you diabetes? Here’s the answers for you! Many people would admit to having a ‘sweet tooth’, myself included. Chocolate is my weakness, and ice cream slides down pretty well too. In fact when I […]

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Strawberry Cake (gluten free, low sugar)

This is the best strawberry cake / pudding I’ve made yet. The problem is that since strawberries have a very high water content, they make everything go soggy as the water seeps out during cooking. Not so with this cake. Using half the strawberries already pureed and taken into account in the cake batter, I’ve […]

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Creative Nature Brownie Mix Review

It put a smile on my face the day a bag of Creative Nature Brownie mix arrived through the post. I’m not one to say no to free food, especially if it’s chocolate cake. I actually really enjoy baking and am happy to bake from scratch. You can check out some of my creations by […]

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Chocolate Brownie Sandwich Cake with Cashew Cream

Chocolate Brownie Sandwich Cake with Cashew Cream Father’s Day is just around the corner as the time of writing and we all know that hand made presents and treats like this chocolate sandwich cake (perfect for afternoon tea) beat novelty socks hands down every time. For some it’s beer, others love a good hearty pie, […]

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Half Term Pear & Butterbean Healthy Cookies

Healthy Pear & Butterbean Healthy Cookies Beans? In biscuits? Well yes in fact. There’s no butter in this healthy cookies recipe and the only fat is in a small amount of cashew butter, so moisture is provided from the fruit and beans, to hold it all together. Just to clarify there’s nothing wrong with butter […]

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Homemade Quest Bars – 2 Recipes!

Ever fancied trying to make your own homemade Quest bars? People who are into their healthy eating, training and eating lots of protein love Quest bars because they’re pretty natural with hardly any ingredients. You can read my review of Quest bars by clicking here <== Most ‘Homemade Quest-Style bars’ you’ll find on the internet […]

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Low Carb Chocolate Dipped Viennese Biscuits

If you like chocolate (and if you landed on this page I’m guessing you do) and biscuits (again, no brainer) then these low carb chocolate dipped Viennese biscuits are going to be your sort of thing. Us Mums are prone to sneaking the odd biscuit with our tea to give us an energy lift and […]

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Healthy Banana Loaf; good enough for breakfast!

Healthy Banana Loaf Serves 10 I used to believe healthy banana loaf was an unnecessary pairing of words. Surely something that contains bananas and is called a loaf rather than a cake is already healthy? Oh the innocence. I wasn’t aware how processed and nutrient devoid modern white flour is (even wholegrain flour is only […]

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