Articles tagged with: dessert

Raw cacao and fruit balls

Raw cacao and fruit balls

I've been swept up with the trend to cacao balls or power balls, round snacks (think mouthfuls) with the wonderful rich flavour of dark cacao. Imagine rich dark smooth chocolate but healthier. Here's one version we came up with jam-packed with almonds, prunes, seeds and figs. With the coconut fat (butter), they need an hour in the fridge to become nice and firm.

11 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Summer Mango Flummery

Summer Mango Flummery

This is an impressive dessert perfect for summery nights with a delicious taste that belies it's kilojoule content. It can be...

10 January 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Rhubarb muffins

Rhubarb muffins

Try this quick low-fat muffin recipe from the Zest Cookbook. No need to cook the rhubarb first - you just chop it up and add it to...

21 April 2010 by Catherine Saxelby

3-Ingredient Apple Dessert

3-Ingredient Apple Dessert

Like something smooth and sweet after a meal? All you need is these three ingredients! Easy!

11 November 2009 by Catherine Saxelby

Apple & rhubarb crumble

Apple & rhubarb crumble

Here is a traditional dessert recipe that's been given a makeover. It's lower in fat, high in slowly-digested ingredients like the...

23 June 2009 by Catherine Saxelby

Fresh plum and ricotta strudel

Plums and other blue-red fruit such as cherries, blueberries and cranberries, are rich in a particular type of antioxidants known as...

23 June 2009 by Catherine Saxelby