Sugar seems to be the big debate of the moment, and I personally haven’t and wont be eliminating it from my diet completely. I am very much in the “everything in moderation” camp, and life is too short not to sneak in a cheeky bar of chocolate every now and then. However, I am also very much in the “know what goes in your food” camp, and trying to take control of this as much as possible can only be a good thing. These bars are a perfect sweet treat loaded with natural sugars and healthy fats and do feel pretty indulgent, as well as mega tasty. Continue reading “Vegan Salted Caramel Bites”
If you want something that tastes really sumptuous, indulgent, very moreish, but free from refined sugars and gluten, then you have to try making these. The best test for me, was giving some to my brother-in-law, who knows his brownies. He didn’t know they were gluten-free and low in refined sugar and declared, yes declared, that they were the best brownies he had eaten! High praise indeed. Monkeychops just says everything is the best, so I will make it again for him. Continue reading “Almond Butter Gluten Free Brownies”
I feel that it is a bit of a cheat putting this on here as I really don’t have a recipe as such. I make it up as I go along dependent on what I am making for dinner the night before and what we have in the fridge.
For the best part of a year I have been fuelling me and monkey chopswith “swizzle lunch pots”, a one pot, no fuss, no mess, healthy dish! Continue reading “Miso Lunch Noodle Pots”
These are sweets that actually taste like a bounty (Mound bar In the US), but healthy, which for a husband that loves bounties, is a major win.
In a recent race of his, when he was flagging at 30 miles, I sneaked a bounty bar into his bag on a bottle swap at a checkpoint. Apparently, when found, he reacted like he had actually WON the race. Anyway, enough said, it was time to create a healthy version and an alternative race fuel for my boy.