Sweet Beat

A series about desserts with a healthy twist from the two amazing Bakingbar bakers in Europe

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Healthy Tortilla Chips: Sweat Beat

| August 7, 2012 | 7 Comments
Healthy Tortilla Chips: Sweat Beat

We see packets of crisps (or as our American friends say, chips) everywhere these days and most of us are guilty of snacking on at least one packet a day. If you don’t, you must admit you’re at least tempted by them. The problem with most crisps you buy in the shop is that you […]

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The Healing Power of Tea: Sweet Beat

| July 3, 2012 | 4 Comments
The Healing Power of Tea: Sweet Beat

BakingBar has had a very busy month so we haven’t had time to put together a recipe for Zomppa this month. However, we have got something for you which we are just as passionate about. As you all know, we love baking, but we also love tea, and there is nothing better than a cup […]

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Healthy Pre-Workout Snack Bites: Sweet Beat

| June 5, 2012 | 7 Comments
Healthy Pre-Workout Snack Bites: Sweet Beat

With the price of gym or workout related snacks increasing and our wallets tightening, BakingBar has joined forces again with expert fitness trainer, Peter Wilson, to bring you a nutritious, energy-packed snack to devour before your workout. The idea of a pre-workout meal or snack is to stabilize your blood sugar levels during exercise, therefore […]

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Moist Coffee Cake: Sweet Beat

| April 3, 2012 | 7 Comments
Moist Coffee Cake: Sweet Beat

A lot of people find themselves craving a ‘coffee hit’ at some point during the day. Instead of indulging in a high sugar, high fat coffee drinks, why not try a slice of this delicious and deceivingly low-fat coffee cake. Even if you aren’t a massive coffee fan, like us, this cake is still deliciously […]

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Strawberry Panna Cotta: Sweet Beat

| March 6, 2012 | 9 Comments
Strawberry Panna Cotta: Sweet Beat

Have you ever made Panna Cotta before? If not, you will probably think that this is some fancy recipe reserved for Michelin starred restaurants. Which is part true, as you will find Panna Cotta on a lot of restaurant menus, but what you probably won’t know is how simple it is to make at home! […]

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Fruit and Nut Bar: Sweet Beat

| February 7, 2012 | 10 Comments
Fruit and Nut Bar: Sweet Beat

We are well in to 2012 already, can you believe it? Doesn’t time fly? We know that a lot of people plan to start going to the gym as one of their New Year’s resolutions. So we thought we would collaborate with our friend, Peter Wilson, who is a fitness trainer in Belfast, and provide […]

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Chewy Coconut Meringues: Sweet Beat

| December 6, 2011 | 4 Comments
Chewy Coconut Meringues: Sweet Beat

No doubt you have read or at least seen an article recently about some sort of sugar alternative. There are so many to choose from…. Scientists and doctors believe there are pros and cons for most of the artificial sweeteners which don’t appear in nature. At BakingBar, we believe that one of the best alternatives to […]

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Low Fat No Bake Cookies: Sweet Beat

| November 2, 2011 | 5 Comments
Low Fat No Bake Cookies: Sweet Beat

Rushing and don’t have the time to bake some cookies in the oven? Well you’re in luck! We have developed a super simple recipe which doesn’t involve any baking at all! These chocolate oaty no bake cookies will trick you into thinking you’re eating a high fat, high sugar version but you will be safe in […]

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Strawberry Fool: Sweet Beat

| September 7, 2011 | 7 Comments
Strawberry Fool: Sweet Beat

This month we thought we’d share with you something a little different from our usual recipes, this one is even quicker to prepare, doesn’t need baking and is very low in fat. Sounds good doesn’t it!? This month’s recipe from BakingBar is Strawberry Fool. The ‘Fool’ in various guises of different fruits has been around in Britain […]

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Blissful Banana Bread

| August 3, 2011 | 2 Comments
Blissful Banana Bread

There’s few baking smells which are as glorious as banana bread slowly baking in the oven. Normally packed full of butter and sugar this recipe allows you to indulge in this comfort food without the guilt of putting on a few pounds in the process. Sugar vastly reduced……butter gone………taste…even better!   The Ingredients: 300g Mashed […]

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