Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes
Breakfast | Main course

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

We don’t have to be obsessive about healthy eating. You can still have a few indulgences, and what can be nicer than a plate of pancakes! Consider the ingredients – fresh milk and eggs and plenty of berries. You don’t need that much sugar in the mixture and you can always cut back on the…

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie
Dessert

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

Choc chip cookies really are the ultimate comfort food, aren’t they? Even better, the whole family love them, fresh out of the oven or as a snack. However, with a little care, we can indulge ourselves with these delicious cookies while still maintaining a healthy diet. “Making these with my kids was as much fun…

French Buttercream Macarons
Dessert

French Buttercream Macarons

Who could resist the delicate taste of a macaron? It’s just one of those French inventions that the rest of us have come to love. Carefully fill the macaron shell with a luscious, flowing filling. But balance it later with a piece of fruit, not a second helping! After preparing the filling and piping the…

The BEST Spicy Chicken Pizza
Italian | Main course

The BEST Spicy Chicken Pizza

You might be surprised that a pizza can be really quite healthy. It all depends what you add to the base. The base, after all, is just bread with a little olive oil, and then some sauce and fillings. In this recipe we give you the option of using a commercial BBQ sauce for a…

Smoky Chipotle Burger Patties
American | Main course

Smoky Chipotle Burger Patties

It’s hard to resist a burger of any kind. Try this tasty version for a full-flavored experience. The spicy component can be adapted to any form of chili sauce used in your part of the world – we’ve used a South American flavor here, but Thai, Singapore, Malaysia… your versions work equally well for a…

Chocolate Spice Cake
Dessert

Chocolate Spice Cake

You probably wouldn’t count chocolate as a healthy ingredient! Yet this simple recipe illustrates that fresh ingredients and a few spices can make an exciting dessert without overstretching your calories. As always, keep it simple – one slice (like the French do), not 5, despite the temptation. You can allow a few indulgences as long…