When it comes to making healthy cookies, achieving a crunchy texture is not the easiest thing to do. Most of my healthier cookies tend to be soft or chewy, but if I were to make any cookie recipe crunchy, it had to be this one!
Most Christmas dinners are not seen to be complete without meat being the centre piece, but I don’t see why that has to be the case. You can create a delicious meat-free recipe that the whole family can enjoy that takes a fraction of the time to make compared to something like a turkey or chicken!
Only just over a week left before Christmas! If you’re like me and left Christmas shopping until the last minute, here’s some fun foodie gift ideas to help you out.
I’m not going to argue that Christmas pudding is probably one of the perfect traditional post-Christmas dinner desserts; However, it does take hours to make yourself. Of course you always have the option of buying a ready made Christmas pudding which will most likely be full of sugars and additives. I’m not saying you shouldn’t indulge, but if you would prefer a healthier treat that you can make at home in less than 15 minutes, then I’ve got you covered.
Crispy and golden on the outside, soft in the middle and an absolute delight to look at! You won’t want to go back to plain potatoes ever again!
If you’re still looking for healthy and easy treats and recipes, I’ve put together my top 7 holiday recipes starting with Healthy Christmas Pudding Balls, because they taste so festive and they would make a great food gift for friends and family. All these recipes are easy and quick to make, and you may already have most of the ingredient on hand!
I feel that Brussels sprouts are neglected all year round apart from Christmas. I can only find them locally around this time and it makes me sad, because I LOVE BRUSSELS SPROUTS! I realise not everyone shares my passion for the humble sprout and I guess I can understand why. I always used to boil or steam my Brussels sprouts which I must admit did get boring after a while. That’s before I discovered roasting them instead!
I must admit I’m not the biggest fan of fruit pies, or cooked fruit desserts. I prefer eating my fruit raw and cold; however, rhubarb is one of those fruit (a vegetable, actually!) that you can’t eat any other way apart from cooked…so I thought why not give it a try. It’s so deliciously tart and not too sweet. In fact, I only used 2 tbsp sweetener in the filling and it was just right! Traditional recipes use anywhere between ½ and 1 cup of sugar for the filling alone!
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