Date and Walnut Bun with Coffee glaze plus a review of Natvia sweeteners

I am always on the look out for ways to decrease the sugar in my diet but also love to bake  – two things which don’t always see eye to eye. If you have been following my page for a while you will know that I am a big fan of using Natvia stevia in my baking and desserts, so I was only too happy to review of some of Natvia’s products for baking and a relatively new sweetener, Norbu. I have given my thoughts on these products and have also made a (really yummy) date and walnut bun with coffee glaze – all sugar free!

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Autumn Apple and Buckwheat Porridge

I had been craving a big bowl of buckwheat porridge for so long when this recipe came to mind. We have a whole row of apple trees in our orchard at home so there is always a glut of fresh, crisp apples to be used up come Autumn harvest so they were the obvious choice for this dish. Its also been getting a bit colder here in the mornings which means its time for the warmer and more filling breakfast options to shine.

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