Scrumptious Mulberry and Almond Slice That’s Sugar Free

It’s that time of year again – Mulberry time! And what better way to try them out than by cooking them up in a slice recipe!

Yet again my Mum’s Mulberry tree is heavily laden with the rich black berries. The tree is huge, and people from all over her neighbourhood come to taste test. They eat them straight from the tree, and also fill up small containers with the mulberries to take home to enjoy. I’ve been lucky enough to share the picking experience with my 2 boys this year – Red hand alert! My youngest also had a bright red mouth to match his hands 🙂

My mum likes to make lots and lots of Mulberry Pies and Mulberry Jam. I’ve decided to try to make some slices with my mulberries. This slice recipe contains no sugar… (more…)

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Heavenly White Chocolate and Strawberry Tart Full of Taste and Nutrients

I was at my local supermarket the other day and I got a nice surprise. As soon as I entered the store I saw strawberries on display – for only 50 cents a punnet. That’s bargain prices!

Of course I stocked my trolley with a few punnets. But I also wonder about the farmer who grew these strawberries, and how much the supermarket has paid the farmer for the strawberries? Supermarkets have a history of undercutting producers….

I love strawberries – they are simply delicious and so good for you. Packed full of vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants, they are nutrient dense and also low in natural sugars.

When I got home, I just had to make something with strawberries in it. This is how this White Chocolate and Strawberry Tart recipe came about:

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