Review : CHOC SHOT & Chocolate Biscotti Recipe (Competition Ended)

Choc Shot is surprisingly adaptable, great for hot chocolate and to use in baking as natural sweetener. A little while ago I came across a product called ‘Sweet Freedom’. I was very surprised to have not heard of it in my sugar-detox investigative days. I had tried so many sugar alternatives and here was something I could buy easily in my local supermarket. I wrote to ‘Sweet Freedom’ and they… View Post

Blackberry and Honey Cake – Gluten-Free Recipe

  Since January I have been ploughing my way through recipes and gradually teaching myself how to cook or rather bake. I was a total novice and I am having so much fun finding healthier recipes, especially sugar-free or gluten-free. This cake has a bit of both. I don’t like to use refined sugar but love honey so this was a perfect addition to my baking folder and it had… View Post

Home-Made Coffee Ice cream – Sugar and Egg Free

My house-mate Mike is always on the look out for a good coffee ice-cream, most of them taste so artificial or don’t have enough coffee flavour and he is always grumbling about manufacturers making coffee ice-cream and adding chocolate. He tends to swear a lot about companies adding chocolate to everything (needless to say he has not tried a lot of the recipes I have been making as I love… View Post

Healthy Frozen Chocolate Yoghurt Recipe

I think I’ve only ever had frozen yoghurt once, in Australia over 13 years ago and had totally forgotten what it tastes like. I also think it freezes differently to ice-cream (either that or I am not doing it correctly). Anyway, here is a quick and easy frozen yoghurt recipe borrowed from SUGAR-FREE MOM’s site. I highly recommend you take a visit to this site, it’s full of so many great recipes… View Post

Sugar-Free & Dairy-Free Ice-cream – No Ice-Cream Maker Required – HEALTHY

  Since giving up refined sugar, only having a small amount of honey in my diet, I really wanted ice-cream this summer. I thought to myself how am I going to do this? And I was blessed to come across this easy-peasy recipe online from the TheFatKidInside.Com.   I love easy! And when it is baking hot I certainly want easy. So today, a very hot day, I made some… View Post

Recipe – Easy Rice Cake, Honey & Peanut Butter Treat (no added sugar)

Recipe – Easy Rice Cake, Honey & Peanut Butter Treat  So The Raw Chocolate Company were kind enough to give me a big bag of chocolate vanoffe covered mulberry bits and I really wanted to use them for something so I decided to make something similar to the easy peasy rice crispy cakes I used to make as a child – only more nutritionally sound and a kinda healthy treat… View Post

RECIPE: Gluten-Free & Sugar-Free JAMAICAN BANANA BREAD

  RECIPE: Gluten-Free & Sugar-Free  JAMAICAN BANANA BREAD Aahh…banana bread that comfort food that is like heaven on the lips.   Well, I have never ever made banana bread. I have eaten it, but never made it before, and wanted to challenge myself to make a banana bread with a difference, both gluten-free and sugar-free with a bit of extra yum factor. So I dug out an older cookbook I… View Post

RECIPE: Sugar-free Chocolate, Date & Walnut Fudge (and Peanut butter!)

    After 4 months being sugar-free, I have been keenly trying out lots of different treat-type recipes and I adored fudge as a sugar addict and I am happy to say you can still enjoy fudge when you go sugar-free or are diabetic (in moderation of course!). Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Date & Walnut Fudge  ‘Diabetic Friendly’   (Totally sugar-free OR you can use the ‘LOWER’ GI Coconut Sugar) This… View Post

Recipe: Sugar-Free Chocolate Cake

  Recipe: Sugar-Free Chocolate Cake Can chocolate cake and sugar-free actually come together as one, and taste really good? OH YES INDEED! THEY CAN! As most of you know I have been on a no refined sugar journey for the past 3 months. I have not even had honey or sweeteners in my diet. I decided for my 37th birthday I wanted a birthday cake and I wanted to see if I… View Post

My Sugar-Free Pancake Flower – No Need To Give Up On Life’s Pleasures

Sunshine Pancake Flower Prior to Shrove Tuesday in the UK (Pancake Day) I sat on my sofa wracking my brain on what on earth I could do on pancake day, what could I eat?   It has been a month now on my sugar-free health detox and I realised that anything can be adapted for a more healthy lifestyle and we can still have treats.   Pancake Day was my… View Post