Desserts & Treats

Low-Carb Hot Cross Buns

Low-Carb Hot Cross Buns

Walking through the supermarket earlier smelt like I’d walked into a hot cross bun oven. It was inescapable. Out of interest I picked up a packet to look at the ingredients. I gave up after getting to number 20….I wasn’t surprised, of course. But, is […]

Chocolate hazelnut spread

Chocolate hazelnut spread

Did you know that a standard 440g jar of Nutella contains a staggering 249g of sugar. That works out as a 37 gram serving of sugar in every two tablespoons, or a whopping 57 cubes per jar. Worrying? The alternative options have the same amount of sugar and […]

Low-Carb Mince Pies

Low-Carb Mince Pies

I recently asked my readers whether there was anything Christmas food related that they would like to see a low-carb alternative for.  The messages flooded in. Everything from eggnog and twiglets to brandy butter and turkey sandwiches. Mince pies appeared a grand total of 35 […]

Blueberry Yoghurt Cake

Blueberry Yoghurt Cake

This cake is currently being made on a weekly basis in our house. Florence (my one year old daughter) adores it. She sometimes has a slice for breakfast usually with a rather mismatched side of avocado (her most favourite food). Otherwise I will pop it […]

4 ingredient banana and chocolate chip loaf

4 ingredient banana and chocolate chip loaf

With only 4 ingredients, this is probably the most simple nut free, grain free and dairy free banana bread loaf you will find. It was created at 11pm a few nights ago. We are moving house today but at the time I was busy packing […]

Mini four ingredient banana and blueberry pancakes (for babies and adults too)

Mini four ingredient banana and blueberry pancakes (for babies and adults too)

I have been weaning Florence now for 4 months and it’s been such an enjoyable and exciting process. Watching her try new flavours and textures; going from puree to mashed food, then finger food to 3 full meals a day. There is currently nothing she […]

Double Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Squares

Double Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Squares

There is nothing more indulgent than chocolate, creamy caramel and a buttery shortbread base and this recipe is just that, but without the added sugar, grains, dairy or other additives. It’s one of my favourite recipes and one that I have made, to date, eight times […]

Flourless Ginger Cake With Ginger Cream

Flourless Ginger Cake With Ginger Cream

A cake that unites the whole family and a firm favourite in our household. This cake is light, moist and really simple to make with a deliciously decadent texture. Great for any occasion but especially perfect at Christmas and for those who are not fans of […]

Healthy Banana Bread

Healthy Banana Bread

A few weeks ago I was sent a grocery “essentials” box from a company called Bearfaced Groceries , an online grocer who deliver straight to your front door. It was full to the brim with incredibly fresh fruits, veg and grass-fed beef, salmon and chicken. The one […]

Cinnamon Spiced Apple Pie

Cinnamon Spiced Apple Pie

There is nothing better, in my opinion, than a Sunday roast followed by some cinnamon spiced apple pie and homemade custard. It’s one meal that brings people together, families, friends and acquaintances and it’s certainly a popular one for us. I love preparing big feasts […]

Hazelnut Chocolate Ice Cream Pops (Sugar-Free & Vegan)

Hazelnut Chocolate Ice Cream Pops (Sugar-Free & Vegan)

I am so excited to share this recipe for hazelnut chocolate ice cream pops, not only because they literally taste like Nutella on a stick but this recipe also has absolutely no sugar in it. It’s creamy, chocolaty and indulgent but only has 3g carbs PER LOLLY. It’s […]

Raw Chocolate Shortbread Squares

Raw Chocolate Shortbread Squares

Other than the first week or so of pregnancy where I had a huge obsession with eating the most sour oranges I could find (and before being struck down with Hyperemesis Gravidarum), I haven’t had any cravings. Not one. It’s the first question that everyone who […]