How to make dairy free dark chocolate

Dark chocolate, the darker the better in my opinion. the trouble is I love all those really fancy ones with nuts, seeds and more exotic things on them, but they cost a fortune. So, two, no three problems solved here. How to make dairy free dark chocolate that’s cheap and easy to do. It’s long […]

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How to make your own granola.

I love granola, but unfortunately most of the shop-bought varieties are not as healthy as they appear. Unless you’re prepared to check every packet in the supermarket, finding one that’s not rammed full of sugar is going to be tricky … unless you make your own. It’s not as hard as you might think either. The […]

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How to make savoury muffins

I was set a challenge when one of The Accumulator members emailed be looking for some help for her son. After a little experimenting I came up with these savoury muffins. Essentially they’re based on a Frittata recipe but I played with the ingredients a little and cooked them a little differently. Now I love […]

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Date & Almond bars

I’m always being asked for healthy snack suggestions and when I stumbled upon this recipe I had to try it out. I played around with the ingredients a little and came up with, in my opinion, the perfect mix. These date & almond bars are so easy to make (only 3 ingredients) and you can […]

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How to make turkey and almond burgers

This fantastic turkey burger recipe is perfect for a healthy fast meal. I normally make a batch up and freeze them so if I know I’m going to be short on time I can have a couple defrosted and pop them in the oven. You can serve them up with some vegetable chips, sweet potato […]

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How to make healthy chocolate spread

We all have those naughty food items we simply cannot resist and I’m no exception. I love chocolate spread but it’s not healthy. So I did some experimenting and here’s the result. This recipe contains no dairy, no refined sugar (the shop bought stuff comes in at around 40%) and it’s just as nice as […]

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How to make healthy Ice-Cream

It looks like ice cream just got healthy. No really! Here’s a healthy recipe that’s dairy free, gluten free and contains no refined sugar. It’s bananas. Scroll down to find out how to make healthy ice-cream. I have to thank my super dietitian Nichola for first turning me on to this recipe. I’ve since experimented […]

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How to make quinoa porridge

Here’s a different way to enjoy porridge in the morning … without oats. I have been craving quinoa porridge ever since visiting Nourish, Sheffield’s only fast food restaurant. Nourish teased me with it on their breakfast menu but I arrived after breakfast had finished. So for the past few weeks I’ve been trying to perfect a quinoa […]

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How to make coconut & cashew cookies

I was asked by one of our members to come up with a healthy cookie that had no flour or refined sugar in. After a few attempts I cracked it with these coconut and cashew cookies. They’re made with porridge oats and sweetened with raisins and they taste amazing. Plus they have the added benefit […]

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How to make chia seed chocolate pudding

This chia seed chocolate pudding recipe has gone through a few changes. I was first introduced to it by Nichola, one of the registered dietitians who contributes to The Accumulator. I’ve now added a few minor tweaks and whenever I make some it does not disappoint. The main ingredient is chia seeds. These originate from the […]

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