Can you be healthy and indulgent at the same time? You sure can with my low fat sweet treats! Looking good and eating healthily go hand in hand but I don't want to feel I'm on a diet.
Weight creeps on much more easily as we get older and I hate exercise. So to keep my weight under control I cut out fat whenever I can.
I like my food and don't want to feel guilty reaching for a slice of chocolate cake with my cup of tea and when the grand children come to stay I love to join in with yummy breakfast pancakes.
We don't eat much pumpkin in the UK but I love these pancakes. Beat everything together and cook on hot griddle. Makes 5 or 6 pancakes, enjoy with a drizzle of maple syrup!
Break up the Weetabix in a mixing bowl, add fruit, sugar and milk, mix well, cover and place in the fridge for several hours. It's easier to leave overnight. In the morning all you do is add the flour, spice and egg, mix well and pour into a lined loaf tin. Bake for 50 mins at 180C or 350F. My oven cooks a little hot so I turn that down just a fraction. Enjoy!
I've been making this loaf for 40 odd years. The Weetabix factory is only a few miles away so my kids were brought up on it! So easy, delicious, wholesome with infinite variations. It keeps well so perfect for when we can mix again and have a cup of tea in the garden!
A chocolate cake that's healthy? Yes bizarre ingredients but it works!
Process all ingredients together and place into a 7" round microwaveable dish on High for 7 minutes. Turn out, cool and serve.
For a celebration cake sandwich two together with a low fat filling on a beautiful cake stand - Nutella or sugar free jam perhaps.
Sandwiched together with fat free fromage frais, banana and strawberries these pancakes are completely fat free.
A dash of chocolate sauce for the grandkids and they look quite decadent!
Mix all ingredients together and allow to stand for 10 minutes. Drop a good tablespoonful of mix into a hot non-stick frying pan and when one side is cooked, flip over. Eat hot or cold.
Sandwiched together with fat free fromage frais and fresh fruit they look and taste amazing. Instead of bottled sauce I mix a little cocoa powder with a similar amount of honey or golden syrup and microwave for 30 seconds or so adding a spot of water if necessary - minimum calories.
This recipe is from the amazing A Pinch of Nom, the UK's fastest ever selling low fat cookbook.
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