Cookbook giveaway – A Lighter Way to Bake

A Lighter Way to BakeA Lighter Way to Bake is the fourth cookbook from model turned baker Lorraine Pascale. We’re delighted to offer three copies of the book.

Lorraine sat down with us to discuss her latest cookbook as well as the renewed interest in baking.

To win a copy, just answer the following question: what is your favorite lighter or healthier dessert?

Additional rules are:

  • Please make certain you have signed in to the EYB website (you don’t have to be a paid member). This ensures that we have your email address and can get in contact with you.
  • The giveaway will expire in 4 weeks on April 15, 2014.

This contest is now closed.  The 3 lucky winners, selected by random number generator, are diannerh49, susangardener and boardingace.

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  • decklededges  on  March 18, 2014


  • bfg67  on  March 18, 2014

    Homemade yogurt made into frozen yogurt with berries agave nectar

  • Pam51  on  March 18, 2014

    Rice pudding,made with sweetener instead of sugar.

  • dizzi36  on  March 18, 2014

    Fruit with yogurt ๐Ÿ™‚

  • dee.williamson  on  March 18, 2014

    I love a meringue with yoghurt and loads of mixed berries. Yummy!

  • Scungybear  on  March 18, 2014

    It's hard to beat fruit salad with yoghurt

  • annapanna  on  March 18, 2014

    I like to bake cakes using yoghurt or ricotta instead of butter.

  • kayanelson  on  March 18, 2014

    I love desserts and sweets. Dark chocolate is a good dessert or fruit.

  • Teemo  on  March 18, 2014

    dark chocolate on fruits

  • NikkiPixie  on  March 18, 2014

    Chocolate strawberries. :o)

  • Kerrey  on  March 18, 2014

    Fruit salad with a bit of dark chocolate.

  • patsylu  on  March 18, 2014

    fresh pineapple

  • jupflute  on  March 18, 2014


  • KarinaFrancis  on  March 18, 2014

    fruit salad with a mint and ginger syrup

  • Zosia  on  March 18, 2014

    Fruit salad.

  • elizabethloo  on  March 18, 2014

    Frozen yoghurt with toasted almonds, granola and berries!!

  • sailor  on  March 18, 2014

    A beautiful fruit jelly terrine with mixed berries floating inside made with Stevia and served with yoghurt.

  • stockholm28  on  March 19, 2014

    Fresh berries with a drizzle of chocolate

  • angiehoggett  on  March 19, 2014

    low fat greek yoghurt with a little crushed ameretti biscuit and strawberries, it feels so naughty!

  • GillB  on  March 19, 2014

    Tiramisu made with low fat youghurt

  • pgarcia  on  March 19, 2014

    Yogurt parfait!

  • Aggie92  on  March 19, 2014

    Anise biscotti made without butter from Eating Well. So crunchy and delicious!

  • chawkins  on  March 19, 2014

    Fresh seasonal fruit.

  • robinorig  on  March 19, 2014

    I make my own fruit sorbets. I sometimes lighten up rich desserts like cheesecake with half neufchatel or by adding zero fat yogurt to loaf cakes.

  • hillsboroks  on  March 19, 2014

    I love to make sorbets with fruit from my yard and garden and serve them with more fruit with a splash of liqueur.

  • JaneC  on  March 19, 2014

    chocolate chip meringue cookies

  • Suzn  on  March 19, 2014

    A super moist fat free, sugar free and egg free fruit loaf made with Dried Apricots, Pears, Prunes and Figs plus Banana, wholemeal flour and almond meal, courtesy of French chef Gabriel Gate. It's been on my menu for over ten years and is even doubles as a great high fibre breakfast.

  • PatriciaAnn  on  March 19, 2014

    banana ice cream made in my champion juicer…the only ingredient is bananas.

  • amylou61  on  March 20, 2014

    I like pavlova with lemon curd and fresh fruit

  • vickster  on  March 20, 2014

    fruit salad

  • kimtrev  on  March 20, 2014

    I love chocolate pudding cake. It tastes decadent, but is actually a pretty light dessert.

  • Brandeemk  on  March 20, 2014

    I have replaced most of my standard go to desserts with lactose free vanilla yogurt that I put Salba Chia seeds into and let sit over night. The addition of berries and nuts makes it like fruit and cream.

  • Queezle_Sister  on  March 20, 2014

    chocolate pudding made with tofu, on and I'm with kimtrev, I love chocolate pudding cake (almost fat free!).

  • JoBills  on  March 20, 2014

    Sliced blood orange sprinkled with orange flower water. Or Passionfruit pavlova.

  • LeePicard  on  March 20, 2014

    Baked apples

  • mjirsch  on  March 20, 2014

    Baked rhubarb

  • SoRefined  on  March 21, 2014

    A nice granita is always delicious.

  • shaedurls  on  March 21, 2014

    Homemade strawberry sorbet

  • AmandaLeigh710  on  March 21, 2014

    Frozen bananas dipped in dark chocolate

  • infotrop  on  March 21, 2014

    I stopped making desserts for dinner parties. Now I just bring out strawberries or grapes and Rainforest Alliance Certified dark chocolate.

  • Gunnygoo  on  March 21, 2014

    Something citrusy!

  • icywit  on  March 21, 2014

    Something with citrus — a light angel food cake.

  • wkmc57  on  March 22, 2014

    One small piece of very good quality chocolate!

  • stardust4300  on  March 22, 2014

    I use 1/3 less fat cream cheese and fat free sour cream with splenda to make a cheese tartlette that's what I call it. It is close to a cheesecake. I love DARK CHOCOLATE. So I always have that on hand when I am having a real sugar craving and a little piece of that helps but when you want something baked it is hard to think of anything else so I would love to know about this cookbook.

  • boardingace  on  March 22, 2014

    fruit salad

  • Rosesrpink50  on  March 22, 2014

    Strawberries dipped in dark chocolate.

  • napier  on  March 22, 2014

    fresh strawberries drizzled with vanilla balsamic or fig vincotto with a (small) scoop of vanilla ice cream

  • matag  on  March 23, 2014

    Strawberries and balsamic. Or meringues.

  • Tinala523  on  March 23, 2014

    Fresh figs baked with a bit of goat cheese and honey

  • SamanthaV  on  March 23, 2014

    Lately I have been into frozen organic cherries with a drizzle of coconut oil ontop, or coconut cream….yum.

  • Grinsall  on  March 24, 2014


  • herby  on  March 25, 2014

    For me it has to be Pavlova! And a close second would be orange scented creme caramel.

  • NelAllan  on  March 26, 2014

    Strawberry Mousse

  • ae.bell  on  March 27, 2014

    Does meringue count?

  • Grywhp  on  March 27, 2014

    Ripe, in season fruit

  • farmkat  on  March 27, 2014

    I have a strawberry soup recipe that I make as a drink. strawberries, yogurt, apple juice, water, cinnamon, cloves and sugar.
    so refreshing!

  • Smuz90  on  March 28, 2014

    Apple crumble, made with just 1 tbsp of coconut oil rather than butter

  • lovemykitchen  on  March 28, 2014

    Strawberries, Cracked Black Pepper, Balsamic reduction….a fresh twist

  • rahiscock  on  March 29, 2014

    Baked fruit is my healthy go-to dessert – I grab whatever is floating around my kitchen and needs using up (either apples, plums, nectarines or pears), cut in half, and sprinkle with cinnamon and drizzle with honey, and bake for 15 minutes – serve with low-fat vanilla yoghurt. Or, a another twist on the ever-popular strawberries & balsamic vinegar combo, is to warm the balsamic-marinated strawberries ever so slightly, and stir through fresh mint leaves. Serve with ice-cream. Heaven!

  • Julia  on  March 29, 2014

    Yogurt and fruit.

  • gunung  on  March 29, 2014

    I like crisp refreshing melon sorbets, in summer when the melons are so sweet and delicious. Make two, one with honeydew and the other with cantaloupe (I'm not sure what you call these in the US, they're the orange coloured ones) and then put a scoop of each in a cocktail glass and garnish with those pretty little blue flowers that restaurants use.
    I don't want to win this book for myself, I want it for a single mother friend who has just blogged about borrowing it from the library and can't afford to buy it. She says she wants to cook almost every single recipe in it!

  • malteser86  on  March 29, 2014

    Zucchini and seed muffins, served with natural
    Yogurt and honey! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • michelle1009  on  March 29, 2014

    Banana bread made with half whole wheat and white flour and Greek yogurt and applesauce

  • Annie995  on  March 29, 2014

    Would love to make a rich chocolate cake, without sugar, or wheat. But made with Almond, and coconut flour etc…

    Thank you..

  • jannic  on  March 29, 2014

    Apple and rhubarb crumble with half the sugar in the topping and extra flaked almonds for crunch and taste.

  • Schout  on  March 29, 2014

    Puréed frozen bananas.

  • cocecitycook  on  March 29, 2014

    a BIG bowl of fresh strawberries

  • erinehm  on  March 29, 2014

    Meringues smashed up with greek yoghurt and strawberries.

  • neaton  on  March 29, 2014

    Fresh fruit with honey

  • Beckiemas  on  March 29, 2014

    Tempted to say fresh fruit… But actually I love having a small serving, infrequently, of a very rich dessert. Sweet things I am trying to get out of my daily life so that they are genuinely a treat. If it's not regular, and not a total gorge session, there's nothing wrong with being rich and indulgent – I think!

  • Ordinaryblogger  on  March 29, 2014

    Chocolate dipped strawberries.

  • diannerh49  on  March 29, 2014

    Fresh seasonal fruit with plain Greek yogurt

  • paulabucharles  on  March 30, 2014

    Naturally sweetened mango basil sorbet. No sugar added. Just make sure to use a ripe, sweet mango. I usually freeze all the flesh and have it all portioned ready to go whenever I feel like having a refreshing light dessert. In a blender, I just blend the frozen fruit with a little water and fresh basil leaves. Done!

  • Clove  on  March 30, 2014

    Roasted apricots with Greek yoghurt mixed with honey and cinnamon.

  • JanScholl  on  March 30, 2014

    I think I avoid desserts because they always make me feel like a slug. If you can make me a carrot cake that won't expand my butt, then you are my friend.

  • Rina63  on  March 30, 2014

    Angel Food Cake with Fresh Berry Compote (and a tiny bit of whipped cream!)

  • rhelune  on  March 30, 2014

    Puddings sweetened with artificial sweeteners instead of sugar.

  • debbzt  on  March 30, 2014

    Roasted seasonal fruits drizzled with fresh honey with a little fresh yoghurt….what is not eaten for dessert can be whizzed up for a smoothie the next day or made into a roasted fruit sorbet

  • Ericalgr  on  March 30, 2014

    Strawberries with sweetened yogurt

  • leorabakes  on  March 30, 2014

    Granitas, chocolate sorbet, pavlovas with fruit and sorbet.

  • Susangardener  on  March 30, 2014

    Something with lemon and fruit
    Awesome combination

  • Nancith  on  March 30, 2014

    Fresh Bing cherries– could eat a quart by myself.

  • ltsuk  on  March 31, 2014

    Spiced Mexican Chocolate Pudding – cinnamon and some very, very good chocolate in homemade pudding. Or some fresh fruit with ricotta cheese, nuts and a drizzle of honey.

  • nadiam1000  on  March 31, 2014

    Greek yogurt with honey and berries

  • jd5761  on  March 31, 2014

    fruit with yoghurt (and maybe a touch of granola)

  • heckler0077  on  March 31, 2014

    Raw chocolate cake with avocado

  • HelenB  on  March 31, 2014

    Pavlova with fresh fruit

  • earthnfire  on  April 1, 2014

    fresh grilled fruit

  • pokarekare  on  April 4, 2014

    Greek yoghurt with honey from my own bees, fresh plums, peaches, grapes, figs or berries in season, picked fully ripe from my orchard. Supermarket fruit is horrible in comparison!

  • CindyinOttawa  on  April 6, 2014

    Easy – Pavlova! Lighter than most desserts and stunning at a dinner party!

  • Sarabclever  on  April 7, 2014

    yogurt with honey stirred in.

  • cristinb  on  April 7, 2014

    fresh peaches!

  • percussion03  on  April 7, 2014

    either rhubarb sauce or strawberries with yogurt

  • pers1stence  on  April 7, 2014

    fruit with a drizzle of something creamy

  • sharifah  on  April 9, 2014

    fruit salad

  • chris2468  on  April 10, 2014

    To win a copy, just answer the following question: what is your favorite lighter or healthier dessert?

    pancakes – such a variety of healthy toppings to choose from to accompany them

  • lmacfadyen  on  April 10, 2014

    baked pear with a small amount of ricotta, drizzle of honey and cinnamon

  • Taxlady  on  April 10, 2014

    sugar-free rice pudding

  • Dcotter  on  April 10, 2014

    Vanilla fat free yogurt with frozen blue berries and some crunchy granola on top. Tastes like ice cream.

  • sgump  on  April 12, 2014

    Fresh fruit salad (ideally with fresh melon [cantaloupe and honeydew], stone fruits [plums, nectarines, cherries], grapes, kiwifruit, and blueberries): Delicious!

  • Emsbet  on  April 13, 2014

    Rice pudding made with water then with a fat free flavoured yoghurt added

  • rugmaker  on  April 13, 2014

    Fresh pineapple

  • kasza  on  April 13, 2014

    meringue with seasonal fresh fruit

  • omgitslani  on  April 13, 2014

    I love fruit salad

  • zeenie  on  April 14, 2014

    fruit salad is my fav

  • natz101  on  April 14, 2014

    Pineapple and blueberry with coconut yoghurt and mint. Lovely!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • becks213  on  April 14, 2014

    I love fruit salad, you can't go wrong! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • danikagrace  on  April 14, 2014

    youghurt & honey

  • hilla1  on  April 14, 2014

    Strawberries, greek yoghurt and meringue.

  • sjw01  on  April 14, 2014

    Fruit salad x

  • laureljean  on  April 14, 2014

    Meringue cookies

  • Jen8  on  April 14, 2014

    Meringue with fruit and a little yoghurt

  • srobbo71  on  April 15, 2014

    I love sorbet – any flavour

  • mactaja  on  April 15, 2014

    Heavenly Healthy Matcha Green Tea Cake

  • highlandgirl  on  April 15, 2014

    Mango and green tea sorbet

  • LubyLou  on  April 15, 2014

    Coconut Macaroons.

  • hazyjo  on  April 15, 2014

    Frozen fruit smoothies ๐Ÿ™‚

  • kj19  on  April 15, 2014

    home made almond milk or coconut milk frozen so is like frozen yogurt with fruit

  • nihalh  on  April 15, 2014

    Apple oatmeal crisp

  • Sudenca  on  April 15, 2014

    Fresh fruit salad

  • IRIELADY  on  April 15, 2014

    Watermelon or banana smoothie

  • ean  on  April 15, 2014

    frozen yogurt

  • Jane  on  April 16, 2014

    This contest is now closed. The 3 lucky winners, selected by random number generator, are diannerh49, susangardener and boardingace.

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