5 Healthy Treat Recipes to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

I have a sweet tooth (and if I’m being perfectly honest I probably have more of a sugar addiction than a sweet tooth but anyhoo).  When I am copping on and leaving the box of biscuits alone eating healthily (because we are not going to call it being “good” or…

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Healthy Coconut Macaroons from The Happy Pear 

Like the whole world I’m trying to eat less crap, but my sweet tooth is letting me down and I’ve been scouring my “healthy” cookbooks for better for me ideas. I got the Happy Pear cookbook last year and instantly loved the no bake twix bars(link) and the caramel slices…

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Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies 

You know when you find a recipe, and  you mean to try it and then you do and you’re surprised how nice then you realise it was so easy to make that you make it twice a week? And it’s healthy too, and the kids love it?  No, it’s not…

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Double Chocolate Mug Cake- made in a minute 

   I’ve seen a few mug cakes being shared on facebook over the last few months but bm ever really took them seriously. Then tonight I got home to cranky kids and my husband was heading out for the evening. I needed cake, but not to have to wash up.…

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Chocolate Cornflake Buns or Seasonal Easter Nests

It’s coming up to Easter which means that every recipe will now be adorned with mini eggs, chocolate bunnies and chicks.  And this one is no different. The boys wanted to do Easter baking. I agreed but wanted to keep it simple. They consulted their “Children’s Cookbook” and Cathal (4)…

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Healthy No-Bake "Twix" Bars

    Last September I received the Happy Pear Cookbook to review and having loved the their healthy Caramel Slices and seeing Jill from Properfud raving about their healthy version of Twix bars I had to check them out. Jill was right, these are magnificent. And all they contain is fruit…

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Quick and Easy Christmas Mince Pie Muffins

  Christmas is busy and I’m less organised than ever this year it seems. I bought a jar of mincemeat with the intention of making mince pies last week, but hadn’t gotten around to it. When I went to make them this morning the pastry had magically disappeared and we…

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Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

  It was Cathal’s 4th birthday last week. He’s my middle child and every year he likes to test my birthday party planning by throwing a spanner in the works. Last year he insisted on a shop-bought Peppa Pig Cake from Tesco rather than one of the homemade delights that…

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