Overnight Bran and Date Muffins

Overnight Bran and Date Muffins

With sweet, plump dates and natural bran, how can you resist these Healthy overnight bran and date muffins.  They're incredibly moist and full of healthy ingredients, and there is nothing better than the smell of freshly baked muffins wafting through the house in the early morning. Of course someone has to get up and put them in [...]

Oat Protein Smoothie to start a healthier New Year

High-fibre-smoothie

SO THE WORD IS OUT -  sugar, carbs and  takeouts are on this years  "most unwanted" list.   Although I am not guilty of takeouts, I do love carbs and sugar, but I am making a conscious effort to cut down ever so slightly.  Its really hard to cut back on sugar when baking is what you love to [...]

Lemon and Lime & Rosewater Eclairs

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 Don’t be hard on yourself  at the beginning of a new year.  We all plan on starting some fantastic diet on the 1st of January because we have put on an extra pound or two …. or three or four over the festive season.  But what fun is a new year if you can't eat delicious things.  For [...]

Looking into the New Year 2015

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Although the  falling rain may dampen the spirits of the New Year revelry, it brings with it a fresh clear air and the onset of new growth and life.  The New Year brings a chance to reflect on the last year and improve on it,  and to move forward into the future of exciting new opportunities and experiences. [...]

Gingerbread Loaf

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Gingerbread baking in the oven, laden with the  aroma of mixed spices and syrup, is reminiscent of bygone days and  of the holiday season. A good recipe is like a chain letter passed down from its owner to those of us who have tasted it, heard it was great, begged our friends to share it, or [...]

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