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)”

Plant Based Beetroot Chocolate Muffins

Seasonal and completely satisfying, these chocolatey, gooey muffins are made with healthy ingredients and are SO easy to make. Suitable for most diets – including gluten free if you swap the spelt flour for gluten free flour – and entirely plant based. Beetroots are full of iron, potassium, fiber and vitamin C – they’re alsoContinue reading “Plant Based Beetroot Chocolate Muffins”

Moroccan – Style Amaranth Tabbouleh

High in plant based protein, gluten free, full of antioxidants and calcium and easy to digest, amaranth is the ancient grain cultivated for over 8000 years, and still going strong today. Whether its porridge, cookies, cous cous alternatives or salads, amaranth is very versatile and easy to cook. This recipes takes the Lebanese tabbouleh andContinue reading “Moroccan – Style Amaranth Tabbouleh”

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”

Warming Walnut & Ginger Spelt Biscuits

February is very much Vata / Kapha season in terms of Ayurveda, which basically means many of us are likely to waver between feeling cold and fragile, with dry skin and unpredictable energy levels, or heavy and lethargic, with digestive issues and low mood levels. (To find out what Ayurveda is, read this post, orContinue reading “Warming Walnut & Ginger Spelt Biscuits”

Coconut Fruit Crumble

Satisfying, delicious and warming, yet without the heaviness some crumble recipes can carry with them, this dessert / breakfast / anytime dish is full of fibre, plant based proteins, healthy fats, and no refined carbohydrates. The combination of ingredients mean this recipe is gluten free, suitable for anyone following a vegan diet, and is genuinelyContinue reading “Coconut Fruit Crumble”

Italian-Style Savoury Muffins

If you’re looking for something savoury and easy to make for Summer get-togethers and picnics, these bites of satisfying pizza-like goodness are a great way to make something tasty in no time at all. Using simple ingredients and oats as the ‘flour’, you could easily make this gluten free by substituting for gluten free oats,Continue reading “Italian-Style Savoury Muffins”

Cauliflower & Spelt Pizza

With a lot more nutrients and fibre and a whole lot less sugar, additives and saturated fats than a regular pizza, this recipe packs in a whole bunch of vitamins, and is far easier to digest than a traditional wheat-based pizza. Top with natural passata and healthy ingredients, and you’ll get way more than yourContinue reading “Cauliflower & Spelt Pizza”

Cocoa & Sea Salt Energy Balls

Not only are these energy balls absolutely delicious, they also happen to be full of the exact minerals the body naturally craves and requires before and after exercise (and for when you really really need a snack…. or just fancy some chocolate….). Good quality salt provides electrolytes, important for muscle function and hydration, cocoa containsContinue reading “Cocoa & Sea Salt Energy Balls”