Tagged with Banana

Grain free breakfasts? How?!

Grain free breakfasts? How?!

Hello everyone! This paleo business takes a lot to get your head around, especially removing food that has long been considered, and is still very much suggested, to be wholesome and healthy food. I am talking about grains. They have sure been around awhile but apparently those hunter/gatherer folk from way back when didn’t eat … Continue reading

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

Banana and Peanut Butter Ice-cream

Banana and Peanut Butter Ice-cream

Freddie described this as “this is too delicious Mummy!” and I’m totally with him (just had a sneaky spoonful before starting to write this). The best thing is it is free from refined sugar, naturally sweetened by the bananas and the yummy butteryness of the peanuts. It is also dairy free. What makes this recipe … Continue reading

Coconut Milk Ice Blocks

Coconut Milk Ice Blocks

I was inspired to make these by some coconut ice blocks I bought from the supermarket while our stuff was still in transit from New Zealand. The bought version were really yummy but did have quite a bit of added sugar. Freddie rated our creation quite delicious, in fact he couldn’t wait for them to … 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

Sugar Free Ice Blocks

Freddie is currently rather fond of yoghurt with frozen berries. I discovered he preferred them frozen when he ate them on the way back from our freezer under the house and wouldn’t wait for the berries to defrost. He gobbles down frozen berries and yoghurt calling it ‘icey yoghurt’ and thinks it is a quite … Continue reading

Breakfast Make-over ~ Super Smoothies

Breakfast Make-over ~ Super Smoothies

Smoothies are a great quick and easy way to start the day and there are a few simple tricks to keep the sugar content low and add some protein. Dentists at the UK Royal College of Surgeons recent press release linking fruit juice consumption to dental decay in under 5 1/2 year olds keeping smoothies to a … Continue reading