I had a successful morning. I managed to make a non-dairy, gluten-free chocolate mousse to bribe the children with. It was absolutely scrumptious.
The recipe came from the book 'French Women Don't Get Fat' which is making me realise how much standing up snacking I do. A good eating principle the author suggests is to only ever eat sitting down.
Here's how you do it.
Melt 125 grams of really good quality dark chocolate. Mix in 3 egg yolks and 1 tbsp of sugar. Beat 5 egg whites to form stiff shiny peaks and fold in the chocolate mix. Refrigerate overnight.
It's impossible to eat too much because it's just so rich!
Oh, and if you're wondering about the health kick - yes, I'm still on it. Turns out dark chocolate is very nutritious (in reasonable amounts obviously), eggs are a great source of protein and I use pure fructose in place of sugar. It works the same but it's easier to digest.