Easy Low-Sugar Chocolate Cookies

Easy Low-Sugar Chocolate and Rolled Oats Cookies These cookies have a rich, thick chocolate aroma that fills every nook and cranny of the kitchen. That’s the good bit, assuming you like chocolate. The not so good bit is that the amount of sweetener called for in the recipe sent both my husband and I scampering…

Apple Rye Cake – “Short and Sweet” Challenge

This one’s going to be tricky. Golden syrup and rich, dark sugar. Only time will tell if my substitutions render this recipe inedible.  A brief email to the helpful people at the Groovy Food Company confirmed that their agave nectar (lower GI than golden syrup) is a suitable substitute for golden syrup, although they suggested…

The Letter H is for: Scones and to Heck with the Diet

So I venture into another new field of baking-palooza. Scones. Why? Because it’s International Scone Week, apparently, although my wall calendar doesn’t mention this fact … but then again it doesn’t mention Christmas either … ah heck – where was I? Oh yes, scone week – and because all of my baking buddies seem to…