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Recipe #20 – Low(er) Fat Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Try saying ‘Lower Fat Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins’ five times when you’ve had a few to drink – it’s damn hard. After nipping to my local Costa recently and picking up a Blueberry Muffin (with Gluten might I add, I suffered for that mistake) and a Soya Hot Chocolate, I found the muffin tasted like pure sugar, there must be SO much in each one. Therefore, I made it my mission to find a gluten-free, lower fat/ sugar blueberry muffin, and I’ve adapted a few recipes to come up with the below.  ...

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7 Healthy Food Swaps I Can’t Stop Eating

2015/2016 saw the rise in the healthy food swaps, and I have to admit, I embraced them. The idea that you can basically have your favourite cheat meal, but with sometimes a quarter or even half the amount of fat or calories makes me a happy bunny. I thought I’d talk about my favourite healthy food swaps that have come out of the past year, and what dishes I’ve used them in. Pasta < Veggie Pasta Courgetti, Boodles, Sweet Potato Tagliatelle, you name it, I love it. I’ve always found that  ...

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Recipe #18 – GF & LF Mac N Cheese

Ah Mac N Cheese, you can’t really go wrong with a bowl full of the filling, gooey, mouth-watering pasta dish. That is, of course, unless you’re gluten intolerant or watching your waistline, in which case you can go really wrong with it, with some dishes whacking up to 1000 calories in one dish, with a ridiculously high fat content. This Gluten Free Mac N Cheese is made with Quark, which is basically a soft cheese alternative (think Philadelphia alternative) that is incredibly low in fat in  ...

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