Australians are amongst some of the highest sufferers of food intolerances in the world, with over 4.1 million (almost 20%) of the population avoiding foods such as dairy, gluten and fructose as the most common allergies and intolerances. And while it's now common to see a range of intolerance friendly foods in supermarkets and cafes, people still want to eat their favourite foods at home - particularly their favourite sweet treats without the refined sugar, dairy or gluten.
Online searches in Australia for vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free desserts are up over 100% in the last 12 months and growing. Author and home-cook Nicole Maree has spent years developing the best intolerance friendly versions of her favourite sweet treats.
Being an allergy sufferer herself, Nicole embarked on a quest to improve her health, look better and feel better but still eat her favourites treats and satisfy her sweet-tooth.
The result is The Healthy Convert: Allergy-Friendly Sweet Treats. In The Healthy Convert everyone can enjoy yummy treats, no matter what ingredient you need or want to avoid. Nicole shows us how to make delicious and scrumptious sweets while she also shows us how to convert recipes to be healthier, as well as how to adapt them to be gluten, dairy or sugar free.
In The Healthy Convert you will find a whole range of healthy alternative ingredients to replace white flour, refined sugar, eggs, and dairy products while still creating delicious treats. More than 50 recipes are included that will appeal to anyone, including those who just want a healthier alternative.
From Double Chocolate Cupcakes to Muesli Slices, The Healthy Convert will delight the many people who suffer from allergies and intolerances and help the many who want to adapt their favourite recipes to be healthier and suited to their lifestyles. As Nicole says, 'Here's to never missing out!'