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Flourless Peanut Butter and Banana Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter and Banana Cookies

I’ve been experimenting with making cookies without refined sugar. The main issue with reducing  the sugar content in cookies is it changes the crispy nature of a biscuit so these are really somewhere between a pancake and a cookie as they don’t have the crispy outside that normal cookies have but they are moist in … Continue reading

My sugar free verdict

Well my month ‘sugar free’ has come to an end. I pretty much managed it with the odd slip up here and there. Sugar really is everywhere! My verdict on going sugar free is that for the whole family I want to try and keep refined sugars to a minimum, they do nothing for our … Continue reading

Week 3 sugar free – Healthy pantry shopping list

Week 3 sugar free – Healthy pantry shopping list

So week 2 sugar free has involved experimenting with sugar alternatives and I’m close to perfecting my recipes so watch this space. Thank you to my guinea pigs! The conclusion I’ve come to is that there really is no substitute for sugar! Cakes, muffins and biscuits made without added sugar really don’t taste as good … Continue reading

Week 2 sugar free – snack ideas

Week 2 sugar free – snack ideas

Well the first week sugar free was pretty successful. I had a couple of slip ups along the way! Surprisingly I didn’t miss drinking a glass of wine but white bread I found much harder to resist. However the hardest thing I found was quick, easy, satisfying snacks with no added sugar that both the … Continue reading

Low Sugar Banana and Date Muffins

Low Sugar Banana and Date Muffins

All of you mums with toddlers and preschoolers will know that they have little tummies and need to eat quite frequently during the day. A hungry preschooler equals tantrums in our house so making sure there are healthy snacks available is crucial! During the past 6 weeks of living without any kitchen equipment I’ve realised … Continue reading