recipes · sugar free living

RECIPE: FRUCTOSE-FRIENDLY TERIYAKI CHICKEN

If you have been following the blog for a while you will know that I have been living without sugar for a number of months now and have been very pleased with the results. This also means that I am slowly transforming my favourite foods into fructose-friendly versions of themselves, sometimes with ease and sometimes…… Continue reading RECIPE: FRUCTOSE-FRIENDLY TERIYAKI CHICKEN

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LIFE WITHOUT SUGAR: 4 MONTHS IN

The end of November is almost here and that means I have achieved something I wasn’t sure I ever would: I’ve lived without sugar for almost four months! I posted about three months ago to report back on how my first month went; in summary, it was a success and I’ve kept up a sugar-free…… Continue reading LIFE WITHOUT SUGAR: 4 MONTHS IN

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RECIPE: NO-ADDED-SUGAR OVERNIGHT OATS

Hello friends! For the next two weeks I’m on holidays from work so I’ll be able to get a bit more rest into my schedule and dedicate some more time to the blog, too! Over the past 9 months or so I have been enjoying having my own little space where I can share my…… Continue reading RECIPE: NO-ADDED-SUGAR OVERNIGHT OATS

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I QUIT SUGAR FOR A MONTH AND DIDN’T GO CRAZY

I’m almost done with my one-month-long sugar-free challenge and it has been so successful that I feel confident in sharing my findings here on the blog with one day still to go. Before I dive into my reflections on my month without sugar, I’ll recap on what exactly was involved in the process. Basically, the…… Continue reading I QUIT SUGAR FOR A MONTH AND DIDN’T GO CRAZY

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RECIPE: EASY CASHEW LIME DIP

Well, friends, my sugar-free quest continues! Today is Day 17 of the challenge and I can honestly say I am feeling great and not missing the sugar at all (after a somewhat rocky start…more on that in a later blog post). The other day I shared on the blog my recipe for beetroot hummus (with a…… Continue reading RECIPE: EASY CASHEW LIME DIP

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BOOK REVIEW: SWEET POISON BY DAVID GILLESPIE

When I challenged myself to quit sugar for a month at the beginning of August, I decided I needed to fill myself in a little more on the science behind why reducing the amount of added sugar (and in particular, fructose) we eat is important. David Gillespie’s Sweet Poison was one of the first books…… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: SWEET POISON BY DAVID GILLESPIE

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RECIPE: LEMONY BEETROOT HUMMUS

I mentioned recently on the blog that in August I would be quitting sugar, so for the last 6 days I have sworn off the sweet stuff and have been exploring more savoury ways of living my life. As a BIG snacker (and eater in general…I’m talking 4 – 5 snacks in addition to 3…… Continue reading RECIPE: LEMONY BEETROOT HUMMUS