What follows are 10 seemingly-indulgent dishes that you CAN eat, even if you’re on a weight-loss drive.
Creamy, sweet and dreamy, there’s a reason a cheesecake tends to be off-menu because it’s full of the good stuff. We’ve slashed 300 calories per slice from the classic cheesecake recipe and kept it naturally sweet.
Sometimes all you want to do is eat a drumstick with your hands and not feel terrible for it. Enter our version, which we’ve crumbed in cornflakes and baked, so you get all of the satisfying crunch without the deep-fat fryer.
Our Sunday-lunch world was turned upside down when this recipe was created. Layers of potato in a creamy sauce was something we could once only dream of. Now it’s back on the table with the fat reduced 10-fold.
Anything described as sticky is usually a winner. You’ll still find all the classic gingerbread flavours in there (dark muscovado, black treacle…) but we’ve kept it to a minimum and upped the spice to give the squares real punch.
Hearty and packed with meat, cassoulet doesn’t exactly scream ‘healthy’. But ours does! We’ve halved the calories and piled in 3 of your 5-a-day so you can hunker down with a bowl of this on cold nights.
8. Chocolate brownies (123 calories per brownie)
These are so good – fudgy, chocolatey and hugely satisfying. We did a bit of wizardry with these ones to make them a treat to feel good about.
9. Crème caramels (145 calories per caramel)
Time to wheel out this dinner party fave once more, because we’ve slashed the fat and the sugar but kept all that creamy, wibbly-wobbly taste.
We spend a lot of time warning against flapjacks as a grab-and go brekkie because of all the butter, sugar and syrup. Well, now you can have them (as long as it’s these ones) – definitely more waistline-friendly.