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Tag: #yoghurt

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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.

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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

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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 …

A fruity yoghurt treat

This is quick to make, very fruity and looks wonderful. The quantities used are for a medium sized bowl and you can have it in individual clear small glasses or a huge bowl like a very fruity trifle without the cake. Some suggestions for fruit…. Plums, kiwis, a mix of orange and grapefruit segments, melon and mint….really yumm… You will need : Fruit of … Read More A fruity yoghurt treat

A simple healthy breakfast… Greek yoghurt with fig compote and pistachios

A combination of yummy and heaven, this is food that touches the soul. A compote of fresh figs in lime juice and zest enveloped in Greek yoghurt and scattered with pistachios…. How much better can it get ? And I make a batch of compote and keep it in an airtight container in the fridge and it lasts for up to a week…. You … Read More A simple healthy breakfast… Greek yoghurt with fig compote and pistachios

Simple supper, an easy-cook weekday meal ! Fresh bacon muffins and beet root salad

This evening we are all occupied with various activities so we will have our evening meal at different times. I am preparing a very easy-to-make supper in advance that can be refrigerated and everyone can help themselves to fit in with personal plans. I am making a lovely Beetroot and Greek yoghurt salad, Fresh Bacon Muffins and a Fresh Fruit Salad Beetroot and Greek … Read More Simple supper, an easy-cook weekday meal ! Fresh bacon muffins and beet root salad