I'll admit it - I have a serious sweet tooth. When the sugar cravings strike, I can't just ignore them, so oftentimes, I give in and before I know it, I've finished a chocolate bar, a doughnut and a soft drink. Of course, after indulging in these sweet treats I'm only left feeling guilty and ever so disappointed in myself!
If you can relate to having an unstoppable sweet tooth, you're probably ... ››› more
If one of your new year's resolutions is to eliminate sugar from your diet (or at least lay off it a little) as a result of a holiday season filled with non-stop sweet treats, you're probably wondering how you'll deal with sugar cravings when they hit hard.
Thankfully, there are lots of decadent yet healthy recipes that are free of added sugar that will help you bust your sweet tooth minus infl... ››› more
Guilty pleasures? Everyone's got them. If you say you don't, you're liar. If your top guilty pleasure is a dreamy, delicious dessert, you've come to the right place... although, you won't feel guilty sinking your teeth into this raw caramel slice that contains absolutely n dairy, gluten or refined sugar!
Wait... a caramel slice that isn't chock-full of nasty ingredient? That's correct - ready y... ››› more
Want to stay slim for the holidays without missing out on the delicious eats and treats that the season has to offer? You totally can! (That's right - feasting on raw kale all December long isn't your only option!)
In fact, there are plenty of eating tricks that you can employ to up your nutrient intake of every meal you eat during the holidays, without compromising on flavour.
Here are four... ››› more
I don't know about you, but I'm a serious chocoholic. In fact, there are few foods I enjoy more than a few blocks of my favourite chocolate, or a rich and creamy chocolate shake. The problem with this guilty pleasure, unfortunately, is that chocolate is high in sugar, which isn't great for the blood sugar levels. It also doesn't look good on the hips (gasp!).
So what's a girl to do? Well, I hav... ››› more
Are you high? Before you say no, think about what you've put in your mouth lately. If it includes anything from thick, creamy milkshakes and rainbow-coloured cereal to chicken nuggets and cold cuts, there's a pretty good chance you're riding a sugar high right now.
Don't feel bad - you're not the only person buzzed with a sugar addiction right now. In fact, research shows that nearly a quarter ... ››› more
How do you like your smoothie bowls? I like mine thick, creamy and not too sweet, with a drizzle of something yummy like almond nut butter. Okay, I'll admit it… I have a sweet tooth! And that's exactly why I just love this fig and blueberry smoothie bowl recipe!
You can make this smoothie bowl at any time of the year (you might just have to substitute fresh figs and blueberries with frozen on... ››› more
Have you been eating too much sugar lately? This delicious smoothie can help!
The combination of protein, healthy fat and fibre will keep your blood sugar steady by slowing down the digestion and absorption of sugar in your body.
By sipping on this, you'll experience less of the highs and lows of blood sugar imbalance that result in cravings for sugary foods.
Instead, expect to feel sati... ››› more
You know the feeling… Perhaps boredom has set in at work, or stress is affecting you at the end of the day. Perhaps you're just plain hungry, and only something sweet and creamy will do. Don't give in to sugary, fattening snacks! Instead, whip up the easiest, creamiest treat you'll ever make: Skinny peanut butter yoghurt dip!
This dip has all of the sweet, nutty goodness you're craving, with ... ››› more
Who doesn't love a light, creamy strawberry milkshake? The only thing with these sweet drinks, though, is that they're brimming with sugar and calories. So that's why I decided to formulate a low-calorie recipe… Now we can all enjoy the flavour of a strawberry milkshake without the sugar and calories! Yup, that's right, all the goodness in this smoothie comes from real fruit…
Frozen strawbe... ››› more
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