No-bake crispy cashew bars

Makes 10 bars Preparation Time 10 Minutes plus freezing Ingredients I always have a few homemade cereal bars tucked away in my freezer. Perfect on days when you are running too late for breakfast, after an exercise session or as a tasty addition to lunch boxes. Although I cannot claim they are low in calories,... Continue Reading →

Mince Pies

Makes 12    Preparation Time 40 Minutes      Cook Time 25 Minutes Mince pies are my very favourite thing about Christmas and for about the last ten years I have made my own mincemeat too. It gives me the chance to include the fruits and spices that I love. When I became coeliac it took me quite... Continue Reading →

Gingerbread

Preparation time 30 minutes   Cooking Time 8-10 minutes There are certain spices that for me scream Christmas, these are ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg. I have been coming up with plenty of ways to incorporate those spices in my cooking right now. Obviously, the most common recipe is gingerbread. Whether that means gingerbread houses or people,... Continue Reading →

Its a Date Bar

I used to often buy a cereal bar when out on about, especially when I could not get a sandwich for my dietary needs. Some were lovely but others were overly sweet and certainly did not delay any hunger pangs. Since I found how easy it is to make your own, I now make a... Continue Reading →

Ginger & Oat Crunch Biscuits

Ginger flavour cakes and biscuits for me are synonymous with the winter months. Deliciously spiced sticky ginger cake and parkin for Bonfire night and gingerbread men and houses at Christmas time. It is something I have done since my boys were little. These biscuits are a combination of the family's favourite oat cookies and ginger... Continue Reading →

Nuts to go bar

I did wonder if these bars were just a little too simple to add to the blog, mainly because there is no cooking involved or not really too much preparation come to that either. What they lack in technical ability required to make, they make up for in nutritional content and great taste. For those... Continue Reading →

Triple chocolate & orange cookies

I am a firm believer that if you are going to consume a lot a of calories on something, then whatever is eaten has to be well worth it. These little beauties definitely fit the bill. They are all of the below crammed into delicious mouthfuls. Fudgey Decadent Gooey Dense Chewy Dark & bittersweet These... Continue Reading →

Nut Butter Cookies

Preparation Time and Resting 1 hour 125 Minutes Cooking Time 12-15 Minutes Makes around 36 Oven Temperature  185 C I adore peanut butter and have many happy memories of sunny days and Sunpat peanut butter sandwiches. To be honest, if calories were no object I would love nothing better than to delve into a jar... Continue Reading →

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