Chocolate Coated Peanut Butter Balls – 5g Carb Per Ball!

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Low Carb Chocolate & Peanut Butter Balls

 

Okay…. I can’t remotely take credit for these cos a) I was told about them by my darling friend Jane, and b) they were an adapted version of the recipe she found by Kate’s Healthy Cupboard, which you can find here – which she then passed onto me.

…. but oh my, what divine balls of yumminess they are…! Continue reading

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Healthy-ish ;-) Peanut Putter & Chocolate Chip Cookies – Gluten Free, Dairy Free & Vegan

Salted Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies - Dairy Free, Wheat Free, Low(ish) Carb

Hello SP’s… Gosh, it’s been a bouncy ol’ time since I started insulin nearly three months ago – my head is literally bursting with the information I keep on finding out; all of which hasn’t quite made it to my blog, but most of which I share on my facebook page – so if you’re interesting in all the type 1 diabetes and insulin related stuff, come follow me there :-)

The good news is that I *think* I’m finding some balance with it all – and whilst my head is whirring from all the reading, still one of my favourite ways to relax and switch off the whizzing brain is to hop over to the right side and get creative in the kitchen! This is my latest experiment… Continue reading

Fabulous Fudge!

Coconut, Walnut & Mulberry Fudge

I’ve never been that much of a fan of normal fudge – even with a sweet tooth I always found it way too sweet and sickly…. so for me, these are a perfect alternative – and also seem to work perfectly if my blood sugar is slightly on the low side at night and I want something to hold them steady, without causing a spike, till morning….

Recently I went to a friends baby shower and made two variations to take; a carob and coconut nectar one for those avoiding cacao/honey, and a cacao and honey one for those who aren’t! :-)

Both were yummy… Continue reading

Tomato & Herb Crackers: Gluten Free, Vegan & Low Carb!

Tomato & Herb Crackers: Gluten Free, Vegan & Low Carb

Hello Sweet Peeps!

Well; it was a funny bank holiday wasn’t it – but turned out nice in the end… Cos of the slightly miserable weather, I’ve been busy creating and making all sorts of goodies – the latest of which are these YUMMY (if I do say so myself) tomato & herb crackers! Continue reading

Low Carb, Sugar-Free, Vegan, Gluten Free…. And Yummy! Lemon Cookies :-)

Low Carb Diabetic Friendly Cookies

It’s been a slightly gloomy day today; and I’ve been feeling a little bit tired, so I really fancied something kinda comforting this afternoon…. You know those afternoons when you want to curl up with a cup of tea and a packet biscuits? Continue reading