Instead, opt for healthy snacks, such as fruit, unsalted
rice cakes, oat cakes, unsalted
or unsweetened popcorn, and fruit juice.
SERVES 12 Ingredients For basic cupcake recipe: 2 free-range eggs (weighed in their shells) The same weight as the eggs of caster sugar, soft unsalted
butter and self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder 1tbsp of milk For chocolate icing: 300g icing sugar 100g soft unsalted
butter 50g cocoa powder 40ml milk 12 marshmallows, decorated with chocolate dots for eyes Method For the cupcakes: Beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat 200g unsalted
butter and 200g caster sugar, until very light and creamy.
Nuts are also high in protein, and if you get the unsalted
or unsweetened nuts, it gives you a quick energy boost.
INGREDIENTS: (Serves 16-24) For the sponge: 750g unsalted
butter, softened; 600g golden caster sugar; 150g light muscovado sugar; 12 large eggs; 750g self-raising flour; 1tsp baking powder; 180ml whole milk; 1/2tsp vanilla extract For the crumble: 225g plain flour; 135g soft brown sugar; 1tsp fine sea salt; 150g unsalted
butter, cubed For the cinnamon buttercream: 900g unsalted
butter; 1.95kg icing sugar; 2tsp ground cinnamon; 180ml whole milk; 11/2tsp vanilla extract For the filling and topping: 350ml salted caramel; apple compote; plus 4 x 25cm cake tins METHOD: 1.
INGREDIENTS 150g soft unsalted
butter 150g caster sugar 150g self-raising flour 1/2tsp baking powder 2 large eggs 2 medium ripe bananas, mashed For the vanilla buttercream: 350g icing sugar, sifted 175g soft unsalted
butter 3tbsp whole milk 1tsp vanilla extract For the toppings: Chocolate sauce; Sprinkles; Chopped peanuts; Maraschino cherries (dried slightly) METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS (Serves 6) 2 garlic cloves, crushed; 1 fresh chilli, deseeded and chopped; 30ml rapeseed oil; 200ml coconut milk; 2 tbsp light brown sugar; 3 tbsp crunchy peanut butter; 6 chicken breasts, cut into long strips; 30g unsalted
peanuts, chopped; 30g unsalted
cashew nuts, chopped; 15g parsley, chopped
INGREDIENTS: (SERVES 4) 450g/1lb thin cut beef steaks, cut into 2inch/5cm strips; 20ml/4tsp rapeseed or olive oil; 1 onion, peeled and sliced; 2tbsp Thai Massaman curry paste or curry paste of your choice; 400ml/ 14fl oz can reduced-calorie coconut milk; 30ml/2tbsp crunchy peanut butter; 150ml/1/4pint good hot beef or lamb stock; 450g/1lb small new potatoes, unpeeled and cut into quarters; Salt and freshly milled black pepper; 25g/1oz roughly chopped roasted unsalted
peanuts, to garnish (optional); Large handful of freshly chopped coriander, to garnish METHOD 1.
pesto the INGREDIENTS For the pesto: 150g shelled unsalted
pistachio nuts; 8 spring onions, trimmed and chopped; 15g unsalted
butter; 1 fat garlic clove, crushed; 170ml extra virgin olive oil; 130g ricotta, preferably fresh rather than UHT; 40g pecorino or Parmesan cheese, finely grated; Sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper For the vegetables: 8-10 radishes, preferably French breakfast radishes; 650g asparagus; 3tbsp extra virgin olive oil; 3/4tbsp white balsamic vinegar; 200g fresh raw peas; 25g pea shoots METHOD 1.
Kanan Enterprises, a food manufacturer, announced its intentions to recall all 14 oz bags of Southern Grove Unsalted
Almonds "due to the presence of wheat and soy that are not listed as ingredients," according to the (https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm595459.htm) Food & Drug Administration's recall listing .
SUPERMARKET SLEUTH: CALORIES FAT SAT NUT AND SEED BUTTERS (G) FAT (G) (PER 2 TBSP SERVING) PEANUT BUTTER Teddle Peanut Butter 190 16 2 Smooth Unsalted
Trader Joe's Peanut Butter 190 16 2.5 Crunchy Unsalted
Justin's Classic Peanut Butter 190 16 3 Peanut Butter & Co.