Lemons, so handy when cooking. They are oval in shape, with a pronounced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits around, and contain a high level of Vitamin C. Although the juicy yellow flesh is a little too sour to eat on its own, its citrus fragrance and tartness means it’s wonderful combined with all manner of ingredients and dishes, from the sweet to the savoury. The bright yellow skin can be used as well, when zested. A kitchen essential. You can read more about lemons here 

Have a look at these four recipe suggestions below. Will you be trying one?

Lemon Baked Custard


800ml full fat milk

4 eggs

zest of 2 lemons

juice of 1 lemon

5 tbsp. granulated stevia, or sweetener of choice


Lemon Cheesecake Fluff 


Serves Four

8 oz. / 225g cream cheese

½ cup / 125ml heavy (double) whipping cream

3 tablespoons lemon juice

¼ teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract


½ cup / 125ml fresh blackberries (optional)

1 teaspoon lemon zest (optional)


Lemon Pots


Serves Two

2 tbsp extra thick double (heavy) cream

Juice of 1 lemon

Pinch of sea salt


Lemon Mug Cake


For the cake

3 tablespoons almond flour

½ teaspoon baking powder

1 large egg

1 tablespoon butter unsalted and melted

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon lemon juice

2 tablespoon (Swerve confectioners) sugar substitute

For the icing

1 tablespoon (Swerve confectioners) sugar substitute

½ tablespoon heavy whipping cream

½ teaspoon lemon juice


We bring a variety of recipe ideas and articles to this blog, and not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

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