Tag: #yoghurt


Calorie Counter #2

Sunflower seeds in particular,  offer a good replacement for nuts because they taste very nutty. I like to dry roast mine by shaking them in a very hot pan over high heat for a few seconds to add that roasted flavour. Portion size comes into this as well as although they are very high in fibre, minerals and vitamins  [Vitamins E, B complex, magnesium, … Read More Calorie Counter #2


Light Strawberry Yogurt Desserts

I use light strawberry yogurt to make this easy summer dessert.  For many reasons it is nearly impossible to call this a recipe because it is so easy and quick to make with great results that look like  you have take a bit more time. Use edible geranium petals to finish off desserts Light Strawberry Yoghurt Desserts You will need: 1 packet no added … Read More Light Strawberry Yogurt Desserts


Very quick Chocolate Raspberry Yoghurt Desserts – Easter is coming

This is one of the easiest desserts I can think of and it is based on my grandmother’s bonito which was made with evaporated milk in stead of greek yoghurt. You will need: 500g Novibloc 1 packet of jelly, no added sugar 100ml hot water grated zest of 1 lime 800ml tubs low fat raspberry yoghurt 200g fresh raspberries fresh mint leaves  to garnish … Read More Very quick Chocolate Raspberry Yoghurt Desserts – Easter is coming


Pomegranate and Raspberry Yoghurt

The range of greek yoghurts in local supermarkets is vast and sometimes it is confusing to know which one to choose.


Quick Greek Yogurt Pots with Raspberries and Pomegranate [low fat, reduced sugar, diabetic friendly]

‘There is no reason that this dessert cannot be called a ‘recipe’ because it so incredibly simple and just a matter of throwing some simple ingredients together. What makes a difference is to use a good Greek yoghurt and with pomegranates being in season locally, I chose a pomegranate and raspberry flavour’

Apple yoghurt tray cake with no butter

This is a traybake, so quick and easy, an all-in-one that is soft, moist and fluffy. It contains no butter but I have used olive oil instead. You will need: 2 cups yogurt 1 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cups sugar 5 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 cups self raising flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 … Read More Apple yoghurt tray cake with no butter

Tiramisu wafer bites

  I used these wafers for an advertorial and I have some requests asking what they are . I use Loacker Tiramisu Wafer Bites I simply arrange them neatly on a plate. Then in a piping bag i used equal quantity of cream and yoghurt, beaten up until stiff. We did not add any sugar to ours but do add the sweetener of your choice … Read More Tiramisu wafer bites

Frozen Low Fat Yoghurt with Loacker Slices

    ‘I just love these frozen desserts with no additives or emulsifiers and no chemical enhancements like most shop-bought versions.  We are approaching the hottest month of a glorious Maltese summer, hot blistering sun at noon but I am one who enjoys the sweltering heat and never feel too hot.  May this summer last as long as possible’ For a simple frozen yoghurt, … Read More Frozen Low Fat Yoghurt with Loacker Slices

Strawberries filled with yoghurt and cream

  The photo below shows the strawberries with a mix of yoghurt and cream, perhaps a treat for Sunday breakfast, but you can go a step further and make Cheesecake strawberries as you will get all the flavors of eating a cheesecake into a bite, perfect to end a meal without overeating… You will need 500g fresh strawberries, washed and hulled 100g double cream … Read More Strawberries filled with yoghurt and cream

Poached pears with yoghurt and honey

It is very early in the morning here. I find I write best before sunrise and I am promising myself to go for a long walk as soon as I post this. I have not kept my new year resolution to go for a long walk everyday and I must put more effort to make it happen EVERYDAY without fail ! as it is … Read More Poached pears with yoghurt and honey


Banana Yoghurt Bread or Muffins with no added fats

This is a cake with no added fats. It is a moist all-in-one cake, my type of cake, completely hassle-free to make. And banana bread is such a great way to use up all the over ripe fruit. I also add the juice of one lemon and it retains a very good

Very Chocolatey Pots ….with reduced fat reduced sugar …

Greek food at the hotel on Fridays and I make a variety of desserts, some soft and quite healthy desserts using greek yoghurt and a range of traditional Greek pastries and cakes using a stack of recipes I collected when I lived in Cyprus. Some were given to me by local friends who were great cooks and some came from chefs at restaurants. I … Read More Very Chocolatey Pots ….with reduced fat reduced sugar …