Dehydrated Strawberry Sweets
Aug14

Dehydrated Strawberry Sweets

OMG dehydrated strawberries are like SWEETS. I just can’t get enough of them. Originally they were to go on my porridge and cereal but I am now obsessed with finding the knock down organic strawbs in season and drying them for daytime snacks. So tasty, so sweet, and if you don’t dry them completely and keep them whole or half you can eat them like wine gums! I put them in the dehydrator for8 hours (overnight) on...

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Raw Powder Power
Aug14

Raw Powder Power

I still cannot get over how amazing it is to have a dehydrator. The first thing I thought of was making vegetable chips (Kale & Parsnip please!), then how to make them more tasty. The same way they make regular chips tasty, salt, pepper & Seasoning. What makes seasoning? Vegetable powder! Check any pack of crisps or chips and they use onion powder, garlic powder, celery powder, yeast extract, paprika, dried red pepper, dried...

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Cool Drinks: Lime Ice Cubes
Aug14

Cool Drinks: Lime Ice Cubes

I am lucky enough to be able to travel with my job. While I am away, I am always on the lookout for new types of food, or nifty things that make you say to yourself “Now ‘Why didn’t I think of that?” This next idea is a case in point. I travelled to Vegas for the SMX Search Marketing Conference and as you do – had a wander about and treated myself to lunch at a local Mexican restaurant. I went for the...

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Aug14

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I’ve been trying to make healthy cakes lately so have used Benecol and wholemeal flour in this recipe and real cherries – substitute Benecol for butter if you want lighter sponge – great with custard and we like it stodgy! I use a higher flour to Benecol ratio as otherwise it is too heavy and use as much fruit as you can get in the tin as its a great way to get kids to eat it! For The Caramel Sauce Topping 50g...

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