food to glow

feel good food that's good for you

62 healthier chocolate recipes roundup collage

62 healthier chocolate recipes covering everything from cakes to popsicles, and everything in between. Many suitable for special diets.

This #Chocolate Truffle No-Bake #Cake is studded and topped with delicious Lotus biscuits, and is perfect to make with the children. Totally #vegan, it has no added sugar but does have two surprising whole food ingredients. #easyrecipe #nobake

This Chocolate Truffle No-Bake Cake is studded and topped with delicious caramelised Lotus biscuits, and is perfect to make with the children. Totally vegan, it has no extra added sugar but does have two surprising whole food ingredients. ** I hope your Christmas, whether snow-bound or sun-kissed, was merry and bright. Here in Edinburgh it …

Continue reading

#Gingerbread Sourdough #Waffles use your leftover/discard #sourdough starter and are perfect for a lazy weekend #breakfast or #brunch.

Gingerbread Sourdough Waffles use your leftover/discard sourdough starter and are perfect for a lazy weekend breakfast or brunch. They require an overnight fermentation, but are otherwise very straightforward. The blender ginger-date syrup is an excellent whole food way to sweeten up your waffles.

Marmalade Carrot Cake with tangy swirls of bursting cranberries is the perfect "just-in-case" cake to have on standby during the festive season. #winter #cake #baking #marmalade #carrotcake #christmas

Marmalade Carrot Cake with tangy swirls of burst cranberries is the perfect “just-in-case” cake to have on standby during the festive season. A cut-up and keep kind of cake for family and friends. Not much effort for a whole lot of reward. Merry Cakemas to you. ** Having well-loved recipes that I can tweak to …

Continue reading

Salted Caramel Apple Nachos are your new favourite quick snack or dessert for the family - or just you.

Salted Caramel Apple Nachos are your new favourite quick snack or dessert for the family – or just you. Sprinkle and drizzle them with tasty toppings and be crunching away in no time. Plate licking is positively encouraged. ** Apple nachos are not a new thing, but if you are someone who occasionally craves something …

Continue reading

Juicy plums in and on this upside down style of #cake make it super moist and naturally sweet. #glutenfree, whole grain and lower added sugars and fat. A healthier kind of #baking. #oats #fruit

Juicy plums in and on this upside down style of cake make it super moist and naturally sweet. Gluten-free, whole grain and lower added sugars and fat. A healthier kind of baking. ** Mother Nature has picked my plums for me. And apples. Earlier in the week Storm Ali blew through on winds of 80 …

Continue reading

Easy Cherry and Cream Cheese Ruffle Hand Pies - make with a simple #cherry sauce nestled with (#vegan) cream cheese in rosettes of crunchy phyllo pastry. A healthy-ish sweet treat for #dessert. #pies #baking

Easy Cherry and Cream Cheese Ruffle Hand Pies – make with a simple cherry sauce nestled with (vegan) cream cheese in rosettes of crunchy phyllo pastry. A healthy-ish sweet treat for dessert. This recipe could not be easier. I urge you to try this with the last of this year’s cherries, or with incoming season’s …

Continue reading

Healthy, lower sugar frozen yogurt with the goodness of #matcha #greentea and the umami of #Japanese sesame crumble. #frozenyogurt #froyo #dessert

If you love matcha green tea, and sweet, cold treats, this is the recipe for you. And with way less fat and sugar than ice cream shop froyo, you can eat this every day. Yep, every day. Treat yourself to real frozen yogurt with the added benefits of protein, calcium and potent antioxidants. And no …

Continue reading

Make nutritious, gut-friendly probiotic pancakes with an easy fresh cherry sauce - that can double as a pie filling! - for a delicious weekend family breakfast or dessert. #breakfast #pancakes #oats #guthealth #cherries #kefir

Make nutritious, gut-friendly probiotic pancakes with an easy fresh cherry sauce – that can double as a pie filling! – for a delicious weekend family breakfast or dessert. One of the happiest sights in the past week is the overspilling boxes of fresh British cherries in the local markets and shops. Shiny, edible rubies, it …

Continue reading

Easy Everyday Chocolate Cake - one-bowl, lower sugar and deeply chocolatey. Just add a fork! #chocolate #cake #baking #easyrecipe

Easy Everyday Chocolate Cake – one-bowl, lower sugar and deeply chocolatey. Just add a fork! I feel the need to clarify the title of this post: this cake is everyday as opposed to birthday. It is the kind of cake to whip up on a whim because you really rather fancy chocolate cake, rather than bake …

Continue reading

%d bloggers like this: