A brown rice stovetop rice pudding. Gluten-free and dairy-free. Can be served hot or cold and is a great use for leftover rice.
This recipe is great for kids (and adults!) who are lactose intolerant but everyone is sure to love them. You can use any mix of berries or any fruit in season. This recipe uses paper cups but you can use ice block moulds if you have them.
Most traditional recipes for crème caramel are made with a sugar-based caramel and a rich creamy custard. This fruity version uses apple juice, making it a much healthier but no less delicious option.
Fruit and fruit juices are among the best food sources of potassium, which helps to lower blood pressure.
Berries are the utterly fresh flavour of summer. Tart, sweet and juicy, they come in a wide array of types, ranging from bright and delicate raspberries to fleshy strawberries, plump little blueberries and rich blackberries. The passionfruit adds a fragrant tart edge to this salad.
These popular snack fruits are outstanding sources of vitamin C; they also supply folate and fibre as well as flavonoids, which are cancer-fighting compounds.
Fluffy poached meringues floating in a glorious fruit sauce is the ideal dessert when juicy summer berries are in season.
Packed with vitamin C, fibre, potassium and antioxidants without all the added kilojoules, this dessert is perfect for those times when you feel like a delicious treat.
This is a great dessert for entertaining as it looks dramatic but can be prepared ahead of time, even the day before. Be aware that some pears take a long time to become tender – test with a toothpick, which should slide in easily.
Enjoy this classic dessert of pears poached in wine and delicious flavours like saffron, orange rind and cinnamon for an elegant end to a meal. Try red wine for a great colour and omit the saffron.
Soy beans – one of the world's most important sources of dietary protein and polyunsaturated oil – are the source of two highly nutritious food products, tofu and soy milk. Soy milk is commonly used as a non-dairy substitute, and is a great boon to the lactose-intolerant. It contains high-quality protein but has less saturated fat than dairy milk and no cholesterol.
Chilled fresh grapefruit is always a refreshing breakfast treat, but when it is caramelised with a cinnamon-scented honey drizzle and warmed, it becomes a simple and satisfying dessert.
These luscious berries are loaded with pectin, a type of fibre that can help lower cholesterol; they also contain cancer-fighting ellagic acid and carotenoids.
Sabayon is the French version of the egg-based Italian dessert zabaglione. The sauce is cooked over simmering water and must not get too hot or it will turn grainy.
A refreshing water ice is perfect to follow a rich main course as a palate cleanser or as a light dessert.
Great on a summer's day to cool off.
This is a great dessert (or just a snack) to eat cold or warm. If you like bananas you'll love this.
I tried several times and failed to make a vegan butterscotch sauce, but finally, quite by accident...success! I've also included a way to turn this into butterscotch pudding by adding cornflour.
A tasty, healthy, gluten-free crumble for winter evenings...or breakfast! It uses quinoa and coconut oil so you can have all the warming joy of a crumble without the dairy or gluten.
It is possible to have pancakes for breakfast on a gluten-free and dairy-free diet! These pancakes are delicious and easy to make.