Chocolate Mousse with Raspberry in Glass

Guilt-free chocolate mousse

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I’ve been trying to lose some weight recently, as well as seriously cut down on my sugar consumption and reduce cravings. Sugar, as we all know, is highly addictive and very hard to give up.  I’ve always had a very sweet tooth I’ve now been pretty much sugar free for 6 weeks and my cravings have definitely calmed down a …

Cookies On Plate From Above

How to make healthy choc chip cookies with walnuts

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I adapted an already healthy, grain-free and sugar-free recipe by Dr Mark Hyman that was posted on instagram. And everyone now wants to know my version. As anyone who follows me knows, I adapt recipes all the time to make them healthier and usually to make them grain and sugar free. The only reason I adapted this one was to …

Crumble Dessert on Granite Counter

How to make a yummy grain-free, sugar-free crumble

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I recently posted some pictures on instagram of a keto rhubarb crumble I made and everyone asked me to post the recipe. So here, along with my baking philosophy, it is. I swap everything around when I bake For years, in my quest to be healthy, while at the same time loving cake and puddings, I’ve substitiuted ingredients and adapted …

Monkfruit Products

Is monk fruit the best natural sweetener?

Glynis BarberDiet & Nutrition, Health 2 Comments

On my recent trip to California I visited some of the fantastic organic supermarkets they have there. I was looking for some tasty treats that were sweetened with sugar alternatives. As well as the usual stevia, erythritol etc, I noticed that many things were sweetened with monk fruit. I had only heard of monk fruit as a vegan alternative to …

Choc Chip Banana Bread

A low carb tasty treat

Glynis BarberDiet & Nutrition 2 Comments

I have a confession to make. I love cake. Really, really love it. Which is a bit of a problem for a health loving gal like me. I have therefore perfected the art of healthy baking. Ok, perfected is not quite accurate. I am very much a haphazard baker Sometimes it works out and sometimes it doesn’t. If I like …