Category: Sweets & Treats

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Traditional Foods: Why We Need Them Back on the Table!

It’s finished!  My book ‘Once Upon a Cook – Food Wisdom, Better Living: The Wisdom and Science of Traditional Foods, Forgotten Skills and Nourishing Recipes’ is finally done!  For almost a year I’ve had my head down, eyes-to-the-screen, fingers a-flying and not least, nursed a stiff neck and aching back working...

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Delia’s Vanilla Cream Terrine with Raspberries and Blackcurrant Coulis

NO apologies what-so-ever for sharing this treat!  Trust our own Delia Smith to work her winning seasonal magic with a very pretty, pretty simple and ‘berry-healthy’ dessert you’ll want to make again and again! And healthy it sure is: a delicious helping of super-nutrient red berries, dairy, gelatin and not-to-feared-in-moderation sugar. It’s food-that-heals magic on a plate...

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6 Cold Foods For HOT Weather and PICNICS (With Recipes)

You’re hot, you’re bothered, but hungry!  You want something light, delicious but satisfying.  And the thought of the ‘same old’ salad just doesn’t cut it. Trust your taste-buds… because the same old salads alone won’t cut the nutritional stakes, or hit that flavour spot!  It’s natural for our appetite to diminish in hot weather and for us...

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8 Flavours of Ice Cream Heaven – ALL Bloomin’ Healthy!

Like the sound of Espresso & Cacao Nib, Peanut Butter & Honey, or Ginger, Saffron & Vanilla?  Me too – I just couldn’t choose between which of these fab healthy (oh yes!) ice cream recipes from Precision Nutrition to share with you … so I suggest you go check out the whole bloomin’ lot! Check out...

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Strawberries and Coconut Cream Pops (Dairy-Free & Egg Free)

I LOVE this recipe from SHAINA OLMANSON  (100 Days of Real Food). Shaina says; ‘‘It’s wonderful with any fresh fruit. Use your seasonal favorites, from raspberries to peaches. In-season fruits shine here, blending with the creamy coconut milk. The bit of added honey or maple syrup helps lower the freezing point...

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