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Healthy and filling lunches, dinners and the occasional sweet treat - all with under 10g of sugar per serving.

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  • Moroccan orange & cardamom cake

    Moroccan orange & cardamom cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.20 ratings

    Replace sugar with xylitol and swap butter and oil for a puréed whole orange in this light and zesty cake, with ground almonds and polenta

  • Spiced black bean & chicken soup with kale

    Spiced black bean & chicken soup with kale

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.43 ratings

    Use up leftover roast or ready-cooked chicken in this healthy and warming South-American style soup, spiced up with cumin and chilli

  • Berry almond bakewell

    Berry almond bakewell

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Crisp pastry, sweet raspberries and a nutty frangipane filling make this a lovely dinner party dessert or weekend treat. No one will guess it's low in sugar

  • Lighter Cassoulet

    Lighter Cassoulet

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    This traditionally rich, slow-cooked, French casserole is made healthier with lean gammon steak and pork shoulder for a hearty, warming meal

  • Mascarpone & pineapple cheesecake

    Mascarpone & pineapple cheesecake

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.9 ratings

    This clever cheesecake uses crushed oatcakes and desiccated coconut for the base and naturally sweet pineapple for a lower-sugar dessert

  • Egg & rocket pizzas

    Egg & rocket pizzas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 ratings

    Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake

  • Strawberry & white chocolate choux buns

    Strawberry & white chocolate choux buns

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Fill light choux pastry with a creamy vanilla custard and Greek yogurt filling then finish with fresh fruit for a lower-sugar afternoon tea treat

  • Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

    Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.92 ratings

    Give your favourite meatballs a healthy makeover with this low fat, low calorie, low GI recipe with turkey mince, black beans and avocado

  • Cinnamon apple pecan pudding

    Cinnamon apple pecan pudding

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.20 ratings

    It may taste indulgent, but this low-sugar fruity bake is sweetened with xylitol and topped with crunchy pecans

  • Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.76 ratings

    Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch

  • Custard & nutmeg tart

    Custard & nutmeg tart

    A star rating of 2 out of 5.1 rating

    Sweeten the filling for this low sugar dessert naturally with sultanas soaked in milk - use ready-to-roll pastry to save time

  • Mediterranean fish gratins

    Mediterranean fish gratins

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    These individual portions of fish in tomato sauce, topped with herby breadcrumbs, freeze beautifully - perfect for no-fuss entertaining

  • Oaty hazelnut cookies

    Oaty hazelnut cookies

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.26 ratings

    Soft and slightly chewy, these oaty cookies contain apple and maple syrup instead of sugar. They're packed with hazelnuts which are a good source of vitamins and minerals

  • Lemony tuna & asparagus salad box

    Lemony tuna & asparagus salad box

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.10 ratings

    A new take on the classic salad Niçoise. This lean salad is bulked out by storecupboard cannellini beans and flavoured with dill and lemon

  • Zingy salmon & brown rice salad

    Zingy salmon & brown rice salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.41 ratings

    This summery recipe has the ideal combination of slow-releasing carbs, lean protein and heart-friendly fats

  • Pink grapefruit, raspberry & mint jellies

    Pink grapefruit, raspberry & mint jellies

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    This refreshing dessert that's low in sugar is based on a mint tisane, set to a soft jelly with chunks of fresh fruit.

  • Spicy salmon & lentils

    Spicy salmon & lentils

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.46 ratings

    This dish is easy to cook but still packed full of flavour.

  • Ham & leek cobbler

    Ham & leek cobbler

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.24 ratings

    Use up a leftover chunk of ham in this healthy, but hearty, family supper

  • The ultimate makeover: Chicken pie

    The ultimate makeover: Chicken pie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.111 ratings

    Angela Nilsen reinvents a classic recipe to make chicken pie a healthy choice for you

  • Easiest ever paella

    Easiest ever paella

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.316 ratings

    Think paella's too much of a challenge? Think again, this easy recipe makes it foolproof and is full of fantastic flavour

  • Chicken casserole with mushrooms, peas and sauce

    Chicken and mushrooms

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.273 ratings

    A healthy and low calorie chicken casserole with bacon, button mushrooms, peas and a parsley sauce - use chicken thighs for extra flavour and juiciness

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