Chocolate Orange Olive Oil Cake

This is an adaptation of Nigella's classic chocolate olive oil cake - made with less sugar and olive oil, and an orange and hazelnut twist. This recipe calls for a hand mixer, but I actually made it in a nutribullet and it worked perfectly and the whole thing was mixed and ready in under 5 minutes! If … Continue reading Chocolate Orange Olive Oil Cake

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Savoury 3-seed and cheese flapjacks

Oats are a great energy food because the carbohydrates they contain are digested slowly, which means they keep your energy levels stay on an even keel. Flapjacks are traditionally made with lots of sugar or syrup (which are the free sugars we need to eat less of), but these savoury flapjacks are the ultimate sugar free snack and will turn the … Continue reading Savoury 3-seed and cheese flapjacks

Homemade Oatcakes

I love oatcakes - I must go through a pack a week. A great portable snack, oatcakes are rich in fibre which means slow release energy. Teamed with a protein rich food (think cottage cheese,  a chunk of salmon or boiled egg) or a splodge of peanut or almond butter they stave off hunger for a few hours, plus they're a lifesaver if … Continue reading Homemade Oatcakes

Sugar Free Banana Bread

If you're looking for a healthy cake look no further. This recipe is the perfect way to save overripe bananas from the bin. All the sweet tasting credit goes to the bananas - the riper the better, so make sure you save them until they're very spotty or black. This recipe uses spelt flour, an … Continue reading Sugar Free Banana Bread

Sugar-Free Sweet Potato Brownies

For a while now I've been experimenting with healthy baking - I'll admit this has been a slightly selfish endeavour on my behalf in an attempt to satify a sweet tooth without sugar, but hopefully you'll agree it's a worthwhile effort. Sweet potato brownies have been doing the rounds for a while - Dan Lepard … Continue reading Sugar-Free Sweet Potato Brownies