Nutella style cupcakes

Preparation TimeBaking Time 20 MinutesMakes 12 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free There are two things that I could happily eat by the spoonful straight from a jar. One is peanut butter and the other is chocolate & hazelnut spread. Mind you wanting to and doing so is another matter. It does contain great deal... Continue Reading →

Hot & spicy cauliflower Buffalo wings

Preparation TimeCooking Time 45 MinutesServes 2-4 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free and egg-free This recipe is a sure-fire winner and a great way to ramp up the flavour profile of the rather bland and humble cauliflower. Forget the overcooked version of this vegetable we have probably all been served at one point in our life. We... Continue Reading →

St Clements tray bake

Preparation Time 10 MinutesCooking Time 55 MinutesMakes 12 Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free In my book, any cakes containing citrus fruits tick all the boxes for me. Delicious confectionaries such as lemon meringue pies, tarts or drizzle cakes are really a joy to behold This classic citrus drizzle traybake recipe is moist and delicious. Perfect for... Continue Reading →

Crispy cereal bars

Preparation TimeCooking & Freezing Time 25 MinutesMakes 12 bars Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free  I did wonder if these bars were just a little too simple to add to the blog, mainly because there is no cooking involved or not too much preparation come to that either. What they lack in technical ability required... Continue Reading →

Quick tomato & roasted red pepper soup

Edit Project Switch to draftPreview(opens in a new tab)UpdateAdd title Preparation TimeCooking TimeServes 4 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free When the body needs warming from the winter chills or just when you want a hug from the inside. For me, nothing beats a steaming bowl of homemade soup. This is a quick soup but never the... Continue Reading →

Maple & walnut buckwheat granola

Preparation Time 10 MinutesCook Time 25 Minutes Vegan vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free. I like to think having granola topping a a bowl of fruit is a good way to start the day. It is packed with protein, vitamins and minerals to keep hunger at bay until lunch. This granola contains both oats and the more... Continue Reading →

Basil pesto hummus

Preparation Time 15 Minutes Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and nut-free This recipe features two of my favourite things to eat which are pesto and hummus. I have never thought about combining them both until the other week when I was making them both. I had never seen it in the shops for me to taste it,... Continue Reading →

Tried & tested BBQ options

For us, in the UK this is the time of year we fire up the trusty BBQ, weather depending {It is the UK}. Across the neighbourhood, smoke wafts across gardens which sets your mouth-watering. We have always used coals to cook but this year I invested in a 5 burner gas barbeque and last night... Continue Reading →

Smashed & roasted new potatoes

Serves 4Preparation Time 20 MinutesCooking Time 35 Minutes Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, I I love this time of the year, most of all I love the available food. The bare skeletal garden of the winter is now gone. It is now lush and green. The fruit bushes are heavy with berries and other produce like beetroot,... Continue Reading →

Triple chocolate & orange cookies

I am a firm believer that if you are going to consume a lot of calories on something, then whatever is eaten has to be well worth it. These little beauties fit the bill. They are all of the below crammed into delicious mouthfuls. FudgeyDecadentGooeyDenseChewyDark & bittersweet These triple chocolate cookies, not only contain dark... Continue Reading →

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