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Steer clear of the cookie jar with these wickedly good brownies

Even though I’ve been avoiding sugar for months, I still often feel like something sweet (particularly with a cup of tea or at the end of a long day). Strangely the same goes for coffee despite that I no longer get the lows that come from caffeine withdrawal.  I miss the ritual. If you’re craving sugar or caffeine at certain points in the day, such as the 3pm slump, chances are you’re not fuelling your body properly early in the morning. A breakfast with a sufficient amount of protein is imperative to getting a good start and to avoiding those sweet snacks later in the day. No matter how skilled you are at dodging sugar, sometimes it’s nice to treat yourself (healthily I may add). In the past, the sweetness of kiwi fruits and hummus have settled my need, but recently these favourites just aren’t cutting it. Why? We need to mix up what we eat. Too much of one thing can restrict your nutrient intake, build a food intolerance and eventually ruin your love …