Mango Lime Thumbprint Paleo Cookies with Strawberry Chia Jam

We’ve been playing around with this recipe for thumbprint paleo cookies and came up with a heart-shaped spin on it too. Aren’t they cute?! If you are looking for a little baking project to do with your kids for Valentine’s or anytime you’re feeling the love, this is a fun one! We made these live […]

Green Eggs (and Optional Ham)

By Emily My kids’ excitement over this recipe for savory muffins with eggs and greens went through the roof when my 9 year old suggested we name it after the Dr. Seuss classic. Both of my kids love the book, as do I. I especially like Sam’s turning point. After insisting over and over that […]

3 Ingredient Sugarproof Banana Bars

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I had a major nostalgic moment this week with my eldest, you know one of those where you think, “How did my baby grow up so fast?” He was making these three ingredient bars by himself. They are the same ones I would make for him when he was a toddler, and I can still […]

Sugarproof Hot Chocolate

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By Emily The winter break is over but winter is still very much upon us, at least here in the UK. We know that many of you are waking up to frost (or snow) where you live too. Even Michael spotted some frost on the rooftops of Los Angeles recently! My kids have been telling […]

Sweet Potato Pecan Banana Bread

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By Emily This delicious, Fall-inspired paleo banana bread makes the kitchen smell divine and cozy while it bakes, and it’s beautifully autumnal looking with the deep orange flecks of the sweet potato. Give it a try whenever you and your kids are in the mood for a healthy treat this season. Sweet potatoes and pecans […]

Thanksgiving Sides

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By Emily Trying to decide on your Thanksgiving menu for this year? Here are a few ideas for the side dishes. While my kids and I do love turkey, we get more excited about the sides, and I know we’re not alone. I’ve seen that many people are skipping the turkey/turkey alternatives altogether and making […]

No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Bites

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By Emily Our Sugarproof No-Bake Pumpkin Pie has been so popular and for good reason: it’s absolutely delicious, is easy to make, has no added sugar, and fits with many different dietary needs like paleo, vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free. I made it live on Instagram recently with Kelly LeVeque and she mentioned that she thought […]

Sugarproof Your Halloween

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For most, Halloween is more than just one event on the evening of October 31st. Instead, Halloween typically means the accumulation of large amounts of candy that can linger around the house for weeks to come. Now is a good time not only to think about how to celebrate safely this year, but also to […]

Family Style Dal

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By Emily Though dal is a great staple dish year-round, it’s especially comforting and warming in cooler weather. Now that Fall is here, dal is in regular rotation in my house as well as Michael’s, so we thought we would share a recipe for it. This is the version that I have been making most […]

Banana Sesame Sushi

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By Emily Have you tried our 3-2-1 Crepes from Sugarproof yet? If not, see page 284 for this easy, versatile recipe. They are great topped with berries, sliced fruit, or one of our Simple Compotes (page 339). We also love them with savory toppings like avocado, smoked salmon, and arugula, and the green variation of […]

End of Summer Pesto Pasta

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By Emily Trying to hang on to the last of summer like we are? This easy pesto pasta captures the end of summer spirit, and is especially delicious when eaten outside if the weather holds up. As an added bonus, leftovers also work really well for a packed lunch. So we can also call this […]

Sugarproof “Nutella” (Chocolate Hazelnut Spread)

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Most kids (and adults) love Nutella, and for good reason: chocolate and hazelnut is an amazing flavor combination. But there’s another reason why Nutella tastes so good and is so popular: it’s full of added sugar. Each 15 gram serving has 8.4 grams (over 2 teaspoons) of sugar, making it over half sugar by weight. […]

Avo-colada Smoothie

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This spin on a virgin piña-colada is a smoothie that you won’t want to miss this summer. A healthy tropical vacation in a glass, it’s a fun, super refreshing treat to have on a hot day. Thanks to the addition of avocado, it’s extra creamy and has a fun green color and is extra nutrient […]

Choco-cado Pudding Pops

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These decadent-tasting, fudgy pops get their creaminess from avocado which is a great source of healthy monounsaturated fat, fiber, folate, and vitamin E. They are also rich in antioxidants thanks to both the avocado and the cacao. Because they are plant-based, dairy-free, and gluten free, these pops fit a number of dietary needs. And they have […]

Rainbow Summer Salad Rolls

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This is such a fun and flavourful way to encourage kids to eat a rainbow of colors. It’s also an easy way to make a salad that is portable and you can eat with your hands– great for picnics or packed lunches. The recipe is a spin on Vietnamese summer rolls, using the same rice […]

Sourdough Pizza Toasts

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Many of you have asked for more ideas for easy lunches, so I thought I would share something really simple that my kids have been taking to school. These quick sourdough pizza toasts are a fun addition to lunch and provide some variety if your kids are getting tired of sandwiches. They only take 5-7 […]

Kefir Ice Lollies

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Our friend and colleague Dr. Jenna Macciochi shared this recipe for Kefir Ice Lollies on her Instagram feed (@dr_jenna_macciochi) , and they looked so delicious that we asked her if we could also share the recipe on our blog. We are finally having some warmer weather here in the UK, and these easy to make lollies (popsicles) […]

Easy Sugarproof Smoked Almonds, Two Ways

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By Emily Sometimes when we are on the road, my kids like to get smoked almonds from convenience stores or gas stations. I don’t mind that they have these on occasion as I find them to be better options than some of the other snacks in those type of stores (like candy), but the smoked […]

Pickled Probiotic Veggies for Boosting Gut Health and Immune Strength

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This quick and easy recipe for fermented carrot sticks and cauliflower florets is a great way to include veggies and probiotics in your children’s diet and promote their gut health. And as it turns out, it is also a convenient way to prep veggies in advance so they are ready to put in lunchboxes the […]

Mini Nests with Chocolate Almond Eggs

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We have had such a great response on our 4 Ingredient Sugarproof Creme Eggs that we decided to add another little Easter treat to the mix as well. We hope you like this one too! It’s another fun and easy project to do with kids over the break as the 3 ingredient “dough” for the […]

Sugarproof “Creme Eggs” (4 Ingredients)

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It seems hard to believe, but just 1 Cadbury Creme Egg (UK version) contains 26.5g (over 6.5 teaspoons) of total sugar. Most of this sugar is added sugar and not naturally occurring sugar (lactose) from milk. Take a look at the ingredient list and you will see sugar listed as the first ingredient. And other types of […]

Carrot Cake Pancakes (plant-based, gluten-free)

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By Emily What’s the best thing since sliced bread? Carrot cake pancakes. Take it from me and my 5 year old, as we are so into these that we have been reheating them in the toaster and having them for breakfast, snacks, and even dessert. These plant-based beauties are full of carrot cake flavor and […]

Homemade Vegetable Stock: No waste, no sugar, and no other additives

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Many stock cubes and pre-prepared broths have sugar and other additives like MSG in them. By making your own using this easy method, you skip those, save money, reduce waste, and have less to carry home from the store! This is a no-waste broth because you use vegetable and herb trimmings that you collect little […]