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Kate Henry

Low Carb Crackers for Cheese, or Cover in Dark Choc for a Sweet Treat

This recipe was inspired by the fabulous Real Meal Revolution cook book by Tim Noakes et al. I have changed the quantities a little and swapped out a few ingredients to simplify it. These crackers are a life saver for me. They are a great butter carrier and are fab with dips and cheese. Gluten free, Grain Free and so easy to make. They do include 1 unusual ingredient, psyllium…

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Carrot Gnocchi – Delicious Fluffy Pillows of Joy

OMG Carrot bloomin’ gnocchi is incredible. I’ve experimented on your behalf and these are astoundingly good. Extreme comfort food but without any flour! You will need: 400g trimmed and peeled CARROTS – get the best you can here. They are the hero of the dish… 1 tablespoon OLIVE OIL 1 knob BUTTER (for the onions) SALT and freshly ground BLACK PEPPER 1 SHALLOT or half a medium sized ONION –…

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Low Sugar Chocolate Chip Blondies GF Low Carb

My gorgeous daughter doesn’t like chocolate brownies. I know. Weird. So I promised I would make some blondies for her. They are very low in sugar and totally delicious. No gluten- (actually no grains at all which keeps them very low in carbs) low in sugar – about 1/2 tsp per slice. This recipe is LCHF, (low carb, high fat) it’s delicious. Totally. This is a similar recipe to the…

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Autumn Orange Tahini & Red Cabbage Salad

This is a brilliant salad to have for lunch, alongside some grilled meat ot halloumi and great to pre-mix and take to work or school as a packed lunch. It’s filling, healthy, easy to make and really, really tasty. The tahini and orange zest dressing is lovely and really well balanced with the vinegar and rice syrup. The orange segments add a lovely sharp sweetness, – if…

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Pistachio Chocolate Brownies

  I’m keeping this simple. I have a tendency to complicate recipes, I guess that comes from baking so much, But I get it that most people have some kind of life outside their kitchen! This recipe contains no flour, in fact not a grain in sight, and no sugar. Oh and no raising agent, apart from egg… You will need a couple of ingredients that you…

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Apple Rose Pastries

This is a wonderful recipe. Not least because it looks really complex but is actually simple. These are the best kind of recipes… It’s a pastry-esq dessert, without the need to make any actual pastry. (Oh joy!) The ‘pastry’ is made using a frying pan in the same way you make pancakes… This recipe makes around 6 apple roses– but you could probably stretch it to eight…

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Almond and Chocolate Pear Cake (V.V. Low in sugar.)

This is fab. Easy and quick and it will make the most of this season’s delicious pears. They are also sugar free, Gluten Free, Grain Free Paleo and most importantly of all – delicious. In this recipe I use a little brown rice syrup. This is wonderful stuff, it contains no fructose – which is the bit in sugar that causes all the problems. I get my…

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Sweet Vanilla biscuit Swirl with an Orange-Blossom Honey Cream Dip

This is a fabulous invention! Between a biscuit and a Spanish churros. The biscuits are cooked in ghee! (They don’t absorb the oil at all and so are completely grease-free, but take on a wonderful flavour through this method of cooking.) They work beautifully dipped in the orange blossom honey cream, and pair perfectly with a Ruby Thai Oolong Tea Makes 6 biscuits. Ingredients: 20g Water 50g…

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Black Sesame Cake with Raspberry & Matcha

The flavours of green tea, black sesame seed and raspberry go beautifully together and work magnificently with the Genmaicha tea. Makes 12 small cakes For the sponges: 150g Unsalted Butter 100g Black Tahini 50g Stevia Blend Sugar (I use Truvia) ½ tsp Soy Sauce – I use a gluten free variety 2 eggs 100g Ground Almonds ½ Teaspoon Baking Powder For the Icings 200g Unsalted Butter (very…

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Chocolate Mousse Slice with Cardamom Coffee Mascarpone

This is a wonderfully decadent recipe for a lovely low sugar, fluffy chocolate mousse, with a cardamom and coffee mascarpone icing and toasted pistachios to finish. I like to make this dessert in a small square cake tin lined with cling film. I slice it up and decorate it with the icing once set. My tip would be to keep the tin on the small side as…

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