I infrequently eat sweets as I do not consider myself to have a sweet tooth and often prefer to eat fruit instead. Being a dairy and lactose free it is not easy just to pop into the shop and pick up packet of sweets if you suddenly get the craving to do so as many contain dairy products. Whilst queueing for my petrol I was drawn to these sweets. So I decided to give them…

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On my quest to find new free from desserts that I have not tried I stumbled across Tesco’s free from chocolate mousse. Being a free from dessert it is dairy free, gluten and wheat free. On it’s packaging it is described as a rich and indulgent dessert. You get two pots which weigh 90g each. Each dessert has 248 calories, 16.2g of sugar 13.2g of fat and 0.2g of salt. On opening the individual pot…

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On a quest to find more sweet treats I noticed that the Lotus caramelised biscuit spread ticked all the boxes. It markets itself as an alternative to chocolate spread or peanut butter. It is suitable for those who follow a dairy and lactose free and vegan diet. Each jar is 400g .A 100g portion contains 590 calories,39.2 g of fat and 36.2g of sugar. On opening the jar you are greeted with a nice rich…

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I came across this product sometime ago whilst searching the free from section on Ocado. It seemed to tick all the boxes. It could be used to make hot chocolate, be incorporated into desserts or simply placed on top of icecream perfect. I have to confess in the name of market research to trying all of these options. A 5g serving contains 13.7 calories and 0.2g of fat. It is dark in colour and thick…

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I decided to try these as I love Rakusen’s chocolate digestives. Their appearance reminded me of the carob biscuits I used to eat as a treat as the child. Each packet weighs 200 g. 100 g of the which contains 510 calories, 28.9 g of fat and 30.6 g of sugar. Each circular biscuit has a thin layer of chocolate drizzled over the top. Underneath there is a rustic combination of oats. On biting into…

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