Bananas generally get scoffed in our house. I like them a bit under-ripe, so they have a bit of bite, then there’s usually a window of opportunity of a few days when the boys will eat them, before they start to go brown. After that, we usually keep them to make pancakes at the weekend. … Continue reading
Category Archives: Sugar free
Guilt-free ice cream!
My recent discovery of nut creams and brief obsession with them has led me to experiment with home made ice creams: Cashew and strawberry ice cream I blended about 100g cashew nuts with a little water to make as smooth a cream as possible in my mini-whizzer. I then added some strawberries and a bit of agave … Continue reading
Breakfast in the week is always such a rush, so we like to make something a bit more special at the weekends. Home made Scotch pancakes with maple syrup & bacon were a big favourite but off the menu now for me, due to the flour, the sugar and the syrup – triple whammy! It’s taken … Continue reading
48 hours later…
Wasn’t that a film title? I’m sure I remember watching something with a name like that. Anyhow, I’ve been on a no sugar regime for a couple of months and I’ve seen quite a lot of improvement. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever tried cutting out. Sugar is just everywhere. And I’m not just talking … Continue reading
Looking for a sugar free pudding for some friends coming to tea, I stumbled across this truly fabulous recipe for a raw brownie. I’m not particularly into raw – I have enough dietary restrictions as it is – but this has certainly made me think about raw food a bit more. My two boys think … Continue reading