Puddings

26Aug 2015

Serves: 10 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 75 minutes Ingredients (for the loaf): 150 ml vegetable oil 2 eggs 175g light muscovado sugar 350g carrots, peeled and grated 1 tablespoon thick cut marmalade 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 200g self-raising flour ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 teaspoon mixed spice Ingredients (for the topping): 2 […]

15Jun 2015

Enjoy a glass of this fabulously fruity drink. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 0 mins Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 2 kiwi fruit peeled and chopped 1 nectarine pitted and sliced 400ml unsweetened apple juice 300ml cold water 1 tsp vanilla extract What to do: Slice the bananas into a blender and […]

31Mar 2015

Serves: 8 Fat per serving: 4.6% Calories per serving: 153 Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Ingredients: For the base low-fat digestive biscuits 40g low-fat spread For the filling 2 eggs 60g caster sugar zest and juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp vanilla essence 250g low-fat soft cheese For the topping 1 banana […]

27Feb 2015

This pudding tastes SO good! And it’s a great way to use up bread that you’ve had for 2-3 days. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 35 mins Ingredients: 25g low-fat spread 4 slices wholemeal bread crusts removed 50g sultanas 1 orange 2 eggs 450ml skimmed milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 20g caster sugar […]

16Feb 2015

Pancakes are always a treat – and they’re nutritious as well as tasty, providing protein, carbohydrate and calcium from the egg, flour and milk. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients: 125g plain flour 1 pinch salt 1 egg large 300ml 1% fat milk 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 lemon sliced into quarters […]

15Dec 2014

Ginger and Cherry Gluten Free Christmas Pudding. This low fat Christmas pudding recipe is simple to prepare, bursting with flavour and with a delicious fruity twist to a traditional recipe. Nutritional Info: Serves: 10 Fat per serving: 1.60% Calories per serving: 186KCal Ingredients: 300g luxury mixed dried fruit 4 tbsps brandy, rum or beer 75g gluten free self-raising […]

19Nov 2014

Pancakes are quick and tasty all year round, so don’t just leave them for Shrove Tuesday – enjoy them in this delicious dessert! Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 12 mins Ingredients: 75g plain flour 1 egg 200ml 1% fat milk 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 apple cored and thinly sliced 1 tsp […]

19Oct 2014

Bonfire Parkin

October 19, 2014 Puddings

Parkin is a northern bonfire night tradition. A sticky soft ginger cake it’s usually made using oats and treacle and eaten on 5th November. This version is light, fluffy and very low in calories compared to a shop bought version – only 86 calories per portion and 5.6% fat. If you make the cake a few […]

22Aug 2014

This classic British pudding is so simple to make, and it tastes delicious with its crown of golden meringue. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 35 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients: 1 tsp low-fat spread 50g white or wholemeal breadcrumbs 225ml 1% fat milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 40g caster sugar 2 eggs separated 2 tbsp reduced-sugar […]

01Aug 2014

These tasty mini treats are a healthier version of flapjacks, with more fruit, less fat and less syrup. Serves: 16 adults Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients: 100g low-fat spread 4 tbsp golden syrup 250g porridge oats 50g ready-to-eat apricots chopped 50g dried cherries chopped ½ tsp ground mixed spice 1 egg beaten What […]

24Jul 2014

For an icy-cold refreshing drink, blend frozen raspberries with apple juice and orange juice. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 0 mins Ingredients: 200g frozen raspberries 400ml unsweetened apple juice 200ml freshly squeezed orange juice What to do: Tip the frozen raspberries into a blender and add the apple juice and orange juice. […]

04Jul 2014

This fruity cake is so easy to make, so don’t worry if you haven’t done much baking before. It doesn’t use any added fat at all and it’s high in fruit and fibre, making it a healthier choice. Serves: 12 adults Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 55 mins Ingredients: 100g low sugar bran flakes 250ml semi-skimmed milk […]

18Jun 2014

These light, tasty muffins are so delicious for an afternoon tea treat. They’re great to pop one into a packed lunch box. Serves: 8 adults Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients: 200g plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 100g light muscovado or soft brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp orange […]

18Jun 2014

Make a delicious smoothie with fresh or frozen blueberries blended with bananas and skimmed milk. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 0 mins Ingredients: 150g frozen blueberries (fresh is also fine) 2 ripe bananas 800ml skimmed milk 1 tsp vanilla extract What to do: Tip the blueberries into a blender and slice in the […]

18Jun 2014

Bought muffins can be way too big, and packed with sugar. This healthier snack-size version cuts down on fat and sugar, and includes more fruit. Serves: 8 adults Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 25 mins Ingredients: 125g low-fat spread melted and cooled slightly 2 tbsp skimmed milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs beaten 100g self-raising flour […]

18Jun 2014

Here’s a delicious version of bread and butter pudding, which is quick and easy to make. It’s an ideal way to use up slightly stale bread. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 35 mins Ingredients: 25g low-fat spread 6 slices sliced fruit bread 50g ready-to-eat apricots chopped 2 eggs 450ml semi-skimmed milk 1 tsp […]

20May 2014

Mini Chocolate Cookies Makes 12 – 97 calories per cookie Cooking Time 20 mins Preparation Time 10 mins Ingredients: 1 egg 70g caster sugar 100g chocolate 80g flour 1/3 tsp baking powder icing sugar, for dusting Cooking Instructions: Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas Mark 4. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Using […]

13May 2014

Beetroot Chocolate Brownies Serves 16 Fat per serving 5.40% Calories per serving 110KCal Ingredients: 250g cooked beetroot 80g Light margarine 200g Flour 50g Green & Black’s cocoa powder 2 tsps baking powder 3 eggs 100g caster sugar Cooking Instructions: 1. Place 250g cooked beetroot in a food processor and blend until smooth. 2. Add 80g […]

30Apr 2014

Lemon Drizzle Cake

April 30, 2014 Puddings

Lemon Drizzle Cake Serves 14 – Fat per serving 6.90% – Calories per serving 144KCal Ingredients: • 180g low-fat spread • 180g caster sugar • 3 eggs, beaten • 180g plain flour • 1 tsp baking powder • 2 lemons • 1 tbsp Demerara sugar Cooking Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 150C, 300F, Gas […]

16Apr 2014

A simple quick recipe, Amaretto Peach Crunch Serves 4 – 101 calories per person – Prep time 5 mins! Ingredients: 12 Amaretti biscuits 300g Greek low-fat yogurt 1 x 250g can sliced peach Instructions: Crush 4 Amaretti biscuits and place them in the base of four glasses. Add a layers of Greek yogurt, a layer […]