Category: Dessert


Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate

We will take any excuse to treat ourselves to some choccie, so we thought we’d ask our GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine for five reasons why it’s good for you! Here’s what she had to say. The fact that dark chocolate is better for you than milk choc is kind of old news, but other than it being lower in sugar than the milk variety, there’s a lot more that quality dark chocolate can do for your health than you might realise.

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Tips For Baking With Gluten Free Flour

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine If you’ve put gluten free baking into the “too hard basket” but are missing all your favourite baked treats, hear us out… Gluten free baking does not have to be complicated. Once you’ve gotten your head around how different gluten free flours work – and a taste of how good gluten free baked goods can be - you’ll be hooked. First things first: don’t diss gluten free baked goods. From the old-favourite Orange Almond Cake to the

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Easy, Healthy Dessert To Impress A Dinner Party

In this month’s ‘Baking Box,’ every single GMB subscriber will receive THREE, yes three 100g blocks of our favourite organic + fairtrade chocolate by Bennetto. Give Bennetto Chocolate a try in this months 'Baking Box' Two thumbs up that antioxidant-rich cocoa – and not sugar – is the first (i.e., the main) ingredient in Bennetto Chocolate, but we really just love this brand because it’s delicious AND for a good cause. Apart from eating your Bennetto choccie straight-up (obviously), we thought you might be keen

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Vegan Banana Smoothie Recipe

Looking for a delicious smoothie that's filling enough to be your breaky? Well, look no further! This gluten free, dairy free and vegan friendly banana smoothie is the perfect way to start your day. This recipe calls for Ulu Hye's Nut Mylk Base. If you haven't heard of this incredible, new and innovative product you're about to get excited. Ulu Hye have created a Nut Mylk Base so all you have to do is add 1.5-2 tablespoons along with 1000mls of water and pop

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Homemade Vegan Chocolate Recipe

This recipe was kindly shared to us by the amazing Hayley Carey. It's a perfect sweet treat that the kids will love and it's healthy which is a bonus! Ingredients 2 Tbsp goji berries 4 Tbsp coconut oil, melted 4 Tbsp cacao 2 Tbsp maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 Tbsp pistachios (or whatever nut is your favourite), chopped Pinch of Himalayan pink salt Alternative Filling Suggestions Cacao nibs Different selection of nuts (almonds work well) Currants Dates, chopped Coconut flakes/shredded coconut Frozen

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Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake

This Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake was kindly shared with us by the amazing Monique Cormack of Nourish Everyday. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons almond meal 1.5 tablespoons cacao powder 1/4 teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt 1 egg 1 tablespoon maple syrup 2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Method: You will need a large mug or a ramekin for this recipe. Combine the almond meal, cacao powder, baking powder and salt in a mug or ramekin. Add the egg,

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