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recipe for comfort food that's not calorific

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SquongebobSparepants Mon 29-Aug-11 15:37:32

I am feeling a bit crappy and want something nice, like a big chocolate cake or some apple pie, or traybake or something BUT I am trying really hard not to put any weight back on, I have lost half a stone over the last few weeks and hgave LOTS left to lose. Am trying to low carb so less carbs the better.
Any ideas?

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Mon 29-Aug-11 16:10:29

I came on to say soup but I see that just won't cut it!

Baked apples?
Apple slices cooked in butter and cinammon and a bit of brown sugar/slug of brandy?

SquongebobSparepants Mon 29-Aug-11 16:22:20

I have made soup. Its okay
It's not the apples I want, it's the pastry <<drools>>

Popbiscuit Mon 29-Aug-11 16:32:15

At the end of the day I really like to have a cup of hot chocolate with a splash of almond milk. Make sure it's a good quality one with less than a gram of fat. The one I have is dark hot chocolate and it's 100 calories and 1g fat. Totally satisfies my sweet tooth and takes a while to drink if it's piping hot.
STOP THINKING ABOUT PASTRY! But if you must have it, you could do some kind of baked apples in a little ramekin (as above) with a bit of phyllo pastry crinkled on top (brush with a tiny bit of butter and a sprinkle of sugar).
Another nice thing is pears poached in a little water and lemon juice topped with some toasted almonds and a little drizzle of honey or maple syrup.

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