Posts Tagged ‘chocolate’

Why is dark chocolate better than milk chocolate?

If you go on almost any kind of diet, a recommended treat will be a square of dark chocolate. But what is the difference between a dark chocolate and milk chocolate – is it just milk, or is there something more to it? And why is dark chocolate said to be good for you, but […]

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Chocolate and ginger squares

These little chocolate bites make a nice after dinner treat, or would make a good homemade Christmas present. They will keep in the fridge in an airtight container for one week, or will freeze for up to one month. In general I do try and keep to healthier recipes on this blog, and all I […]

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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Time for a treat recipe! Something with chocolate…yum yum. Ingredients: 175g plain chocolate, chopped 60g unsalted butter 175g plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 eggs, at room temperature 150g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 60g icing sugar 1 Melt the chocolate Turn the oven to 160C/GM3. Melt the chocolate and […]

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Chocolate truffles

I’m eating some low carb meals at the moment and fancied having a go at a dessert that was nominally low carb. ┬áSo truffles seemed like a good idea as dark chocolate is allowed on some low carb diets in moderation. ┬áThere is no other refined sugar involved in the recipe, or any flour products […]

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Cereal bars – can they really be healthy?

I do enjoy cereal bars. They are a quick to eat, nicely packaged, portable breakfast or snack food. They don’t need to be kept cold, they have healthy ingredients, and easily slip into a pocket or handbag. But am I fooling myself that these products are healthy? Some instinct tells me that despite the cereals […]

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