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Sugar-Free & Vegan Chocolate Orange Truffles

It’s been a particularly frugal month but, at the time of writing, with Mother’s Day around the corner I needed a quick, affordable – but good – gift for my Mum. Chocolate is always a go-to, but just buying chocolates seems lazy, and my Mum is a diabetic so she has to be careful what she eats. This is where this super quick, simple and entirely sugar-free and vegan recipe…

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Vegan Chocolate Brownies

Brownies are great – they’re rich, gooey and so naughty. But often they’re crammed full of butter and eggs and that’s no good for Vegans and why should they miss out? Enter: Vegan Brownies! These still have the rich squidginess of a Brownie, but they’re completely Vegan AND they’re also gluten-free and have zero refined sugars. If you have a nut allergy, then you can simply replace the Ground Almonds…

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Greggs Festive Bake

Confession time – I’ve never eaten anything from Greggs. I know, I know, not even a sausage roll. But – when I heard about their festive bake, it sounded really good and so I wanted to have a go at recreating it – and I’m super happy with the results! Golden puff pastry encasing chicken, bacon, sage and onion stuffing and a creamy sage and cranberry sauce and a crunchy…

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Giant Jaffa Cake

Since I turned Big Friendly Grub into a YouTube channel, I never really set myself any expectations for it – quite the opposite really. But I definitely didn’t expect to reach 100 videos… and yet here I am, and so I wanted to do something special to mark that milestone. What better way for a giant man to celebrate a giant milestone than with another giant food – and I…

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