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A healthier chocolate bar

By  •  7 months ago

Being healthy doesn’t’ mean having to give up delicious treats but it does sometimes mean a little extra work to get them. These chocolate bars take a couple more steps than …
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Chocolate orange ice lollies

By  •  7 months ago

Read the back of any ice lolly packet and there’s usually a whole host of unrecognizable (and unnecessary) ingredients along with sugars, fructose, colours, flavours and stabilzers. I don’t like …
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Gluten-free berry tartlets

By  •  9 months ago

Apparently summer is in full swing! When we’ve had the occasional hot day I’ve been keen to get the barbecue out, invite friends over and relish every moment of lovely weather. …
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Almond Berry Muffins

By  •  12 months ago

At Eat Drink Live Well we make an effort to distance ourselves from recipes that involve expensive ingredients or more unusual ingredients, so at first sight it may appear that …
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Salted caramel Easter eggs

By  •  1 year ago

If you want to impress loved ones this Easter than these salted caramel eggs are a must. They’re so easy to make and taste decadently creamy, no one would ever …
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Gingerbread Bunnies

By  •  1 year ago

Easter isn’t traditionally thought of as a healthy occasion, It’s more of a sugar fest with kids running around hunting countless eggs and people visiting armed with bags of mini …
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Chocolate strawberry creams

By  •  1 year ago

These luscious strawberry creams taste deliciously decadent and naughty but they are actually healthier than any shop bought chocolates and so easy to make. Why not share the love this …
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health benefits of apples

By  •  1 year ago

Whoever coined the ‘apple a day’ phrase was really onto a winner. It’s easy to get distracted by superfood powders, blueberries and broccoli yet overlook the cheap, unassuming apple, which …
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I can’t believe it’s not a chocolate orange!

By  •  1 year ago

Who doesn’t love a chocolate orange? It’s always been a traditional part of Christmas in our house but I’d never really thought about making my own until this year. I’m …
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Festive Mincemeat Chocolate

By  •  1 year ago

This Festive Mincemeat Chocolate recipe is simply a Christmas version of our easy Chocolate Tasty Bites – a healthier chocolate option for when that sweet craving hits. It wasn’t originally supposed to be on the site as …
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Healthier Homemade Mince Pies

By  •  1 year ago

Mince pies are an integral part of the Christmas festivities in our house, and in recent years we’ve started making them after becoming disenchanted with stodgy, pastry-heavy supermarket versions. We …
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Chocolate marzipan bites

By  •  1 year ago

I don’t normally have a sweet tooth and I also don’t normally eat my way through half a recipe before it’s even finished but I’m guilty on both counts with …
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Coconut Chips

By  •  2 years ago

These little coconut chips are quite simply, addictive. I actually made them by accident one Sunday morning when I was toasting some shredded coconut for a pancake topping – and …
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Homemade Healthy Ice Lollies 2015

By  •  2 years ago

Each summer we make loads of homemade healthy ice lollies, and these are our favourites for summer 2015! They’re pretty much frozen fruit smoothies, so it’s an easy way to ensure …
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Strawberries and Cream

By  •  2 years ago

Strawberries and Cream

Strawberries and cream – I can’t think of a dessert that epitomises the British summer more – gorgeous weather with picnics, barbecues, tennis and bowls of vibrant …
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Whipped Vanilla Coconut Cream

By  •  2 years ago

This decadent whipped vanilla coconut cream tastes wonderful from the spoon (or finger!), as a topping for desserts, cupcakes, or even added to hot chocolate. It’s really simple to make, …
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Chocolate Orange Mousse

By  •  2 years ago

This simple creamy chocolate orange mousse is a firm winner in our house, for kids and adults alike.

It tastes not dissimilar to the supermarket chocolate orange mousse that my children always …
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Mint Chocolate Energy Balls

By  •  2 years ago

Healthy energy balls, bliss balls or protein balls – whatever you want to call them, are simply small, healthy and portable snackettes that are perfect for munching on during the …
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Banana Bread

By  •  2 years ago

We don’t make cakes too often, but when we do, our banana bread is a firm favourite.

It’s sweet – from the bananas but the fibre and fats from the seeds, …
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Chocolate Tasty Bites

By  •  2 years ago

Who doesn’t love chocolate and dark chocolate is particularly good for our health and is an excellent source of antioxidants.

This recipe is great for a sweet treat as the …
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Healthy Chocolate Hobnobs

By  •  2 years ago

I stumbled across this recipe idea whilst making our version of twix chocolate bars. I actually found the biscuit base delicious on its own so saved some to make nutritious oaty biscuits for after …
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Chocolate Flapjacks

By  •  2 years ago

Snacks. Could we live without them? I’d like to think so but my children think otherwise. I don’t even get a ‘hello’ when picking my five year up from school now …
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Sunflower and Apricot Energy Balls

By  •  2 years ago

Healthy energy balls, bliss balls, fruit balls or protein balls – whatever you want to call them, are simply small, healthy and portable snackettes that I munch on during the …
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Fruit Rolls

By  •  3 years ago

I settle on yoyo bear treats (kind of dried fruit strings) as the best option for my kids when we’re out as they aren’t that bad when you consider the …
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Orange and almond cake

By  •  3 years ago

This is a great recipe for a cake that tastes decadent but is actually packed with healthy ingredients and ridiculously easy to make. It’s also gluten and dairy free so …
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Cherry Oat Cookies

By  •  3 years ago

We love these easy cherry oat cookies – ideal when friends pop in for morning coffee, as well as for lunchboxes and picnics. We’re not keen on complicated baking recipes, …
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Ten Healthy Homemade Ice Lollies

By  •  3 years ago

The kids know it’s summer time so are asking for ice lollies whenever they spot an opportunity; this summer they’ve thankfully accepted without question that at home we’ll make our …
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Breakfast bars that are actually healthy

By  •  3 years ago

Breakfast bars are a billion pound industry. There are whole sections of supermarkets dedicated to them. On top of that there are cafés, delis and snack bars offering fast ‘grab …
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Antioxidant-rich chocolate cupcakes

By  •  3 years ago

If cake was meant to be eaten for breakfast, these would certainly qualify as a nutritious choice. They taste like creamy, fluffy chocolate cupcakes but actually have good levels of …
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Homemade Chocolate Nut Butter

By  •  3 years ago

What child (or adult, in fact) doesn’t love a great big jar of chocolate nut butter?

I love the idea of choccy nut butter: a promising combo of cocoa (rich …
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Rooibos fig rolls

By  •  3 years ago

Finding healthy snacks and treats has become a bit of an obsession with me, especially post Christmas where I still find myself rummaging through cupboards in search of a reward. …
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A healthier bounty

By  •  4 years ago

For any of you who are friends with us on facebook, you may have seen our home-made bounty bars a few months ago. I seriously couldn’t believe these healthy versions …
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Healthy Summer Ice Lollies

By  •  4 years ago

Ice lollies, ice-pops, icy-poles or popsicles– whatever your choice of wording is, are a happy, carefree, symbol of summer. But they can also be a constant source of annoyance to …
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Healthy Chocolate chip cookies

By  •  4 years ago

I usually pretend to forget about the class cake sale at my daughter’s school but last week she kept going on about it so I had to concede and agreed …
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