Recipe: Healthier No-Bake Millionaire Shortbread

Originally known as the ‘caramel slice’, complete with condensed milk, sugar and butter, the ‘millionaire shortbread’ is one of those sweet treats that is definitely a favourite in our house, although ours has some very different ingredients. You can find a few healthier millionaire shortbread items in the supermarket in the ‘free from’ section, but if you’reContinue reading “Recipe: Healthier No-Bake Millionaire Shortbread”

Decadent Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Cake (Dairy and Gluten Free, With Avocado Frosting!)

Chocolate and hazelnuts are a dream combination, and even better when they’re combined in a (healthier) triple-layer cake! Using gluten free flour as the base and avocado for the filling and icing, this delicious and decadent cake is definitely worthy of serving at any celebration. With far less sugar than shop bought cakes, and beingContinue reading “Decadent Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Cake (Dairy and Gluten Free, With Avocado Frosting!)”

Gingerbread Men (vegan + gluten free)

‘Tis the season of feasting and celebrating, followed by the season of trying to un-do all the feasting and celebrating…. This recipe isn’t here to tell you to count calories or cut down on anything this Christmas though – the enjoyment of being with others and celebrating together is way more important than watching theContinue reading “Gingerbread Men (vegan + gluten free)”

Ginger & Molasses Biscuits

Warming and comforting, with digestion-boosting spices and a good dose of iron from the molasses, these biscuits are a great way to balance the Ayurvedic Vata Dosha. Dip them in tea or pack a few with you to take on blustery Autumn walks, they’re easy to make and satisfyingly similar to a ginger snap, asContinue reading “Ginger & Molasses Biscuits”

Plum & Berry Tarts

With easier-to-digest spelt flour, 100% plant-based ingredients, seasonal fruits and warming Cinnamon spice, these sweet autumn treats are easy to make, and perfect for serving hungry guests. Enjoy them with a cup of tea, or pack a couple to bring on a blustery Autumn walk! INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups spelt flour ½ cup coconut oilContinue reading “Plum & Berry Tarts”

Blueberry, Plum & Pear Cake

A celebration of seasonal and sweet ripe fruits, this cake uses a combination of spelt flour and ground almonds to give it a springy sponge-like texture. The abundance of fruit used in this recipe means you can really cut down on the amount of sweetener or sugar you might usually use. Try it this weekContinue reading “Blueberry, Plum & Pear Cake”

Feel Good Flapjacks (V)

A flapjack can be something of a lifesaver if you’re flagging and foggy-minded midweek, or experiencing a blood sugar drop and need something with healthy carbs fast. With plenty of plant based protein, fibre and healthy fats, these flapjacks can be made into bites or bars, and popped into your bag to enjoy with tea or coffee.Continue reading “Feel Good Flapjacks (V)”

Chickpea Pancake Pizza

A healthy yet satisfying and totally tasty alternative to pizza, these protein packed chickpea bases are easy to make and cook quick enough to make midweek. Unlike a dough-based pizza base, these ‘pancake’ pizzas are far lighter and easier to digest, and of course since you’re the one making them, you choose exactly what goesContinue reading “Chickpea Pancake Pizza”

Calm Cookies (vegan)

If a busy schedule, work deadlines or a general sense of underlying anxiety are leaving you feeling less-than-relaxed, this blend of mood-boosting, deeply calming, hormone-balancing ingredients could lend a helping hand. Even better news is that it all comes in the form of cookies! Chamomile tea is traditionally sipped at bedtime or when you’re inContinue reading “Calm Cookies (vegan)”

Mint Chocolate Oaty Brownies

If you’re looking for a healthier way to indulge in brownies, you may have already made one of these from the blog: vegan, protein packed brownies /  cacao + carob brownies /  banana brownies /  3 minute grain-free brownie bowl / low sugar high protein black bean brownies / beetroot brownie / no-bake plant protein power brownies.  Adding to the array of healthy and deliciousContinue reading “Mint Chocolate Oaty Brownies”