Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Cups

Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Cups (Vegan GF)

Delicious 6-ingredient ice cream cups with a peanut butter pretzel base, a middle salted caramel ice cream layer topped with a delicious peanut butter caramel and more pretzels. These cups are easy to make, naturally vegan and gluten-free. Summer may be coming to an end, but I could not let it pass without sharing these … Continue reading Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Cups (Vegan GF)

Ginger Chocolate Caramel Slices

Ginger Chocolate Caramel Slices (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Delicious no-bake chocolate caramel slices spiked with ginger. A biscuity base topped with ginger no-date caramel and a thick layer of dark chocolate, these slices are vegan, gluten-free and easy to make. Caramel slices, millionaire bites, layered bars… whatever you like to call them, they are delicious. They are especially delicious in the summer as … Continue reading Ginger Chocolate Caramel Slices (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Chocolate Chip Caramel Cookie Cups

Chocolate Chip Caramel Cookie Cups (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Chewy and golden chocolate chip cookie dough shaped and baked into cups before being filled with a gooey caramel and topped with chocolate. These desserts are naturally vegan, gluten-free and easy to make. I love making cookie cups and after my Christmassy Chocolate Orange Cookie Cups and my more breakfast-like Peanut Butter Protein Cookie Cups, … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Caramel Cookie Cups (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake (Vegan GF)

A date and nut cacao base with a simple 3-ingredient chocolate filling and a salted caramel topping. Add on some more melted chocolate and homemade salted caramel chocolate truffles for a delicious, rich and indulgent vegan, gluten-free and simple dessert. This Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake is a real winner throughout Veganuary and beyond – no-one … Continue reading Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake (Vegan GF)

Spicy Thai Style Tofu Balls with Spicy Tomato Sauce and Miso Caramelised Onions

Spicy Thai Style Tofu Balls with Spicy Tomato Sauce and Miso Caramelised Onions

Hello! Welcome to a new favourite meal of mine. Why is it a new favourite, you ask? Well, it combines the much-loved but perhaps over-done chickpea-based falafel ball with my love for tofu. Enter: tofu balls. What is even better is the Spicy Tomato Sauce that they are served with. You may know I love … Continue reading Spicy Thai Style Tofu Balls with Spicy Tomato Sauce and Miso Caramelised Onions

Blackberry White Chocolate Blondies landscape close up

Blackberry White Chocolate Blondies (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Thick, fudgy and delicious Blackberry White Chocolate Blondies filled with juicy seasonal berries and gooey white chocolate. These cake-y blondies are naturally vegan, gluten-free and are ready in 30 minutes in one bowl. My love for blondies continues and if you’re not familiar with a blondie, let me explain. I think the best way to … Continue reading Blackberry White Chocolate Blondies (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Chai Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Landscape

Chai Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Light and fluffy chai pumpkin spice cupcakes with a light vanilla buttercream and a gooey maca caramel centre. This one-bowl bake is so simple, utterly delicious and is naturally vegan, gluten-free and makes an impressive dessert. My love for cupcakes continues into autumn and my first cosy cupcake recipe had to include chai and pumpkin … Continue reading Chai Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Coffee Walnut Chocolate Chip Mini Cookies

Coffee Walnut Chocolate Chip Mini Cookies (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Sweet, chewy and delicious mini cookies flavoured with coffee and packed with crushed walnuts and melting chocolate chips. These vegan, gluten-free and easy cookies are made from wholefoods and are quick to bake and delicious as a little snack. I didn’t think it would be long before I shared another mini recipe and after my … Continue reading Coffee Walnut Chocolate Chip Mini Cookies (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Vegan Chocolate Brownie Sprinkle Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Brownie Sprinkle Cookies (Gluten-Free)

Rich, crispy and chewy chocolatey cookies with a gooey brownie-like centre and a crunchy chocolate sprinkle coating. These vegan and gluten-free cookies are easy and quick to make, and you can sandwich them together with coconut whipping cream! You know when you just want something chocolatey, and you also want a cookie? I hope that … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Brownie Sprinkle Cookies (Gluten-Free)

Chocolate and Pomegranate Magnum Ice Creams

Chocolate and Pomegranate Magnum Ice Creams (Vegan GF)

Creamy cashew and pomegranate ice creams with a homemade salted caramel all covered in a thick layer of dark chocolate. These no-churn ice creams are naturally vegan, gluten-free and so delicious. Nothing is better than homemade ice creams, especially in the summer. The sunshine isn’t quite here in the UK, despite it being August, but … Continue reading Chocolate and Pomegranate Magnum Ice Creams (Vegan GF)

Chocolate Honeycomb Banana Bread

Chocolate Honeycomb Banana Bread (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Light and fluffy vegan and gluten-free banana bread studded with chunks of chocolate and homemade sticky honeycomb all topped with a vanilla cream cheese frosting. Add on extra chocolate honeycomb for the tastiest chocolate bar inspired banana bread loaf. The banana bread for July is here, albeit later in the month, but the wait is … Continue reading Chocolate Honeycomb Banana Bread (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Strawberry and Rhubarb Custard Tart

Strawberry and Rhubarb Custard Tart (Vegan GF-Option)

A fresh and fruity custard tart with a golden crisp sweet pastry base and a creamy coconut custard filling all topped with tender toasted rhubarb and juicy strawberries. Decorate with some coconut whipped cream, this dessert is a family favourite and naturally vegan and simple to make. There is something so nostalgic and familiar about … Continue reading Strawberry and Rhubarb Custard Tart (Vegan GF-Option)

Coconut Mango and Brazil Nut Muffins

Coconut Mango and Brazil Nut Muffins (Vegan GF-Option)

Light, fluffy and squidgy muffins packed with dried mango, coconut and brazil nuts topped with more nuts and coconut. These golden muffins are naturally vegan with gluten-free options and are made from wholesome ingredients in 25 minutes. There is something so wholesome and “hygge” about a muffin. They are humble in their simplicity and have … Continue reading Coconut Mango and Brazil Nut Muffins (Vegan GF-Option)

White Chocolate Biscoff Banana Bread

White Chocolate Biscoff Banana Bread (Vegan GF-Option)

A sweet and delicious banana bread layered with Biscoff cookie spread, crunchy Biscoff cookies and melting white chocolate all topped with a marble Biscoff cream cheese frosting and more Biscoff. This banana bread is vegan with gluten-free options and is easy but impressive. Here it is, May’s banana bread: White Chocolate Biscoff Banana Bread. Every … Continue reading White Chocolate Biscoff Banana Bread (Vegan GF-Option)

White Chocolate Biscoff Truffles

Vegan White Chocolate Biscoff Truffles (GF-Option)

Rich, sweet and warmly spiced Biscoff cookie cream cheese truffles all coated in a thick layer of creamy white chocolate. These truffles are naturally vegan, and you only need 4 main ingredients (plus there are gluten-free options). There is something so special about Biscoff (also known as Lotus or Speculoos cookies/biscuits) and it truly brings … Continue reading Vegan White Chocolate Biscoff Truffles (GF-Option)

Carrot Cake Cookie Sandwiches

Carrot Cake Cookie Sandwiches (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Fluffy and chewy cookies with all the classic elements of carrot cake: grated carrot, raisins, coconut and spices. Sandwich these cookies together with a vanilla buttercream for a delicious vegan and gluten-free cookie sandwich aka whoopie pie. The last few weeks, Wednesdays have turned into cookie experiment days, and I love it. I really do … Continue reading Carrot Cake Cookie Sandwiches (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Mini Chocolate Chestnut Cheesecakes

Mini Chocolate Chestnut Cheesecakes (Vegan GF)

4-layered no-bake mini cheesecakes with an oaty base, sweet cream cheese filling, a chestnut date caramel and a thick topping of chocolate. These cheesecakes make a deliciously simple dessert that is naturally vegan, gluten-free and wholesome. I love a good no-bake recipe. From fudge ganache brownies to cookie dough and the amazing world of raw … Continue reading Mini Chocolate Chestnut Cheesecakes (Vegan GF)

Banana Chocolate Chip Blondies

Banana Chocolate Chip Blondies (Vegan GF)

Fluffy sweet and sticky banana bread meets delicious and creamy blondies studded with chocolate chips. These blondies are naturally vegan, gluten-free and come together in one-bowl with 10 minutes of work! My love for banana bread, blondies and anything chocolate chip combine in these Banana Chocolate Chip Blondies. They are naturally sweet, sticky and luscious … Continue reading Banana Chocolate Chip Blondies (Vegan GF)

Salted Chocolate Almond Butter Fudge Cups

Salted Chocolate Almond Butter Fudge Cups (Vegan GF)

Thick, rich and luscious chocolate nut butter cups with a salted chocolate almond butter base topped with an almond butter fudge layer and extra chocolate. These cups are naturally vegan, gluten-free and require no-baking. When I think of sweet recipes to make, my mind usually wanders down the chocolate path… and I’m not mad about … Continue reading Salted Chocolate Almond Butter Fudge Cups (Vegan GF)

Peanut Butter Banana and Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding

Peanut Butter Banana and Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding (Vegan GF)

A rich, warming and delicious vegan bread and butter pudding with a homemade peanut butter custard, chunks of banana and melted chocolate. This easy dessert only requires 6 ingredients and minimal effort. Nothing says British comfort food quite like a bread and butter pudding. Typically packed with dairy butter, cream and milk and gluten-containing bread, … Continue reading Peanut Butter Banana and Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding (Vegan GF)

Peppermint Mocha Cookies

Peppermint Mocha Cookies (Vegan GF-Option)

Soft and chewy chocolate peppermint cookies with espresso powder and crunchy candy canes on top. They are easy to make in one bowl and are fun to decorate, too. They are naturally vegan with gluten-free options. There is something so wonderful festive about peppermint and chocolate together! The refreshing minty flavours contracts with the rich … Continue reading Peppermint Mocha Cookies (Vegan GF-Option)

Chocolate Pecan Fudge Bars

Chocolate Pecan Fudge Bars (Vegan GF)

A no-bake biscuity base with a thick rich chocolate fudge topping studded with pecans. These bars are delicious, decadent and are naturally vegan and gluten-free and can be refined sugar-free depending on your chocolate. Happy Thanksgiving 2020 to all my virtual friends and online friends who celebrate thanksgiving. Even though we don’t celebrate here in … Continue reading Chocolate Pecan Fudge Bars (Vegan GF)

Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge Brownies

Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge Brownies (Vegan GF)

Sticky, gooey and delicious double layered fudgy brownies with no baking required. A nutty-date base with a chocolate-caramel like frosting, these raw brownies are naturally vegan, gluten-free and easy to make. The weather may be cooling down here in the UK and as much as I love baking and seasonal recipes, no bake chocolate treats … Continue reading Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge Brownies (Vegan GF)

Florentine Banana Bread

Florentine Banana Bread (Vegan GF-Option)

A light and fluffy banana bread filled with all the flavours and textures of the much-love Florentine bite: raisins, chocolate and flaked almonds. Drizzled with melted chocolate and decorated with homemade Chocolate Florentines, this banana bread is a one-bowl vegan recipe with a GF-option, too. The banana bread of August has arrived: Florentine Banana Bread. … Continue reading Florentine Banana Bread (Vegan GF-Option)

Raspberry Oat and Cacao Nib Crumble Bars

Raspberry Oat and Cacao Nib Crumble Bars (Vegan GF)

Oaty, fruity and sticky sweet crumble bars with a chewy oat base, a quick homemade raspberry chia jam middle and a crumbly oat topping with added cacao nibs for crunch. Easy to make, these bars are naturally vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free. There is something so satisfying about crumble bars, they are like warming crumble … Continue reading Raspberry Oat and Cacao Nib Crumble Bars (Vegan GF)

Roasted Cauliflower and Beetroot Pasta

Roasted Cauliflower and Beetroot Pasta

A hearty, delicious and vegetable-packed pasta dish filled with vibrant beetroot, crispy cauliflower and crunchy walnuts. This pasta is a great mid-week dinner that’s naturally vegan, easily gluten-free and full of health-boosting ingredients. I do love pasta, what is not to love, but I don’t have it often. I recently received some fresh gluten-free pasta … Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower and Beetroot Pasta

Pumpkin Pie Spice Overnight Oats with Cinnamon Pears

Pumpkin Pie Spice Overnight Oats with Cinnamon Pears

Thick and creamy overnight oats filled with pumpkin pie spices perfect for a quick and easy breakfast. Serve with sticky and fruity cinnamon baked pears for a juicy and wholesome combination that is great this time of year (or any!). My love for oats continues along with my current obsession with anything and everything pumpkin … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Spice Overnight Oats with Cinnamon Pears

Double Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Coconut Whip

Double Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Coconut Whip

Light and fluffy chocolate cupcakes with a melting chocolate centre topped with smooth and creamy chocolate coconut whipped vegan “buttercream”. These cupcakes are a treat for the whole family and are really easy to make. I cannot believe this is my first cupcake recipe on the blog. After many cakes, muffins, cookies and cheesecakes, here it … Continue reading Double Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Coconut Whip

Sticky Asian Aubergine with Coconut Rice and Curried Chickpeas

Sticky Asian Aubergines with Coconut Rice and Curried Chickpeas

I’ve recently found myself talking and thinking a lot about spices, Asian and Indian cuisine. For a long time I wouldn’t really enjoy an Indian takeaway as so often they are loaded with a lot of excess oil and are highly Westernised version of the authentic Indian cuisine that it is replicating. But then since … Continue reading Sticky Asian Aubergines with Coconut Rice and Curried Chickpeas

Chocolate Coconut Raspberry Cheesecake Slices

Chocolate Coconut Raspberry Cheesecake Slices

Raw cheesecakes are still a fairly new sweet treat creation for me, after discovering how easy and creamy they are with the right kitchen equipment. In fact, in 3 months I’ve created several cheesecake recipes and this Chocolate Coconut Raspberry Cheesecake joins my previous Salted Almond Chocolate Cheesecake and my Lemon and Pistachio Raw Cheesecake, … Continue reading Chocolate Coconut Raspberry Cheesecake Slices

Peanut Butter Coffee Crunch Chocolate Slices

Peanut Butter Coffee Crunch Chocolate Slices

These almost raw, no-bake slices may just be a little bit addictive… you have been warned. I love making new variations on raw slices and experimenting with different flavour combinations and these bars are testament to one tasty afternoon of experimenting.  These ones are triple layered with several layers of flavour. They were first inspired … Continue reading Peanut Butter Coffee Crunch Chocolate Slices

Orange and Cranberry Almond Biscotti

Orange and Cranberry Almond Biscotti

With a knowledge of the Italian language, it still makes me chuckle that ‘biscotti’ in every other language refers to this particular type of sweet treat, whereas ‘biscotti’ literally translates to mean ‘biscuits’. The Italian call these type of crunchy biscuit cantuccini which I think sounds much more exotic and enticing, don’t you agree? Nevertheless, … Continue reading Orange and Cranberry Almond Biscotti

A Nourishing Review: Chia Naturally Healthy

A Nourishing Review: Chia Naturally Healthy

Are you heading for Hitchin? My favourite plant-based food spot, Chia Naturally Healthy, is located in the old churchyard in Hitchen. Since September 2015, Chia, led by founder Lucy Fisher, has been offering nourishing, healthy and nutritious superfoods. The space Chia Naturally Healthy feels like a home from home. With wooden beams across the ceiling, … Continue reading A Nourishing Review: Chia Naturally Healthy