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)

White Chocolate Macadamia Cranberry Snickerdoodle Cookies

White Chocolate Macadamia Cranberry Snickerdoodle Cookies (Vegan)

Chewy sugary cookies studded with chocolate chunks, macadamia nuts and dried cranberries all rolled in cinnamon sugar. They’re easy to make, naturally vegan and such a great festive cookie. Snickerdoodle is such a fun word to say and why had I not made one before? They’re typically American cookies and we don’t have them often … Continue reading White Chocolate Macadamia Cranberry Snickerdoodle Cookies (Vegan)

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)

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)

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)

Vegan Double Chocolate Brownie Cake for 2

Vegan Double Chocolate Brownie Cake for 2 (GF)

A rich and fudgy double chocolate brownie cake perfectly sized for two people. Filled with rich chocolate buttercream, fresh raspberries and topped with vanilla buttercream and sprinkles, it’s the perfect mini celebration cake! Valentine’s baking is giving me all the pink and love-filled vibes this year as I am loving adding sprinkles to pretty much … Continue reading Vegan Double Chocolate Brownie Cake for 2 (GF)

Dirty Chai Raisin Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

Dirty Chai Raisin Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting (Vegan GF-Option)

Light and fluffy chai-spiced muffins full of warming flavours, a punch of coffee and juicy raisins. Topped with a creamy vanilla buttercream, these cupcakes are naturally vegan, easy to make with gluten-free options. There’s nothing better than a chai latte… than a “dirty” chai latte which is basically a chai latte with a shot of … Continue reading Dirty Chai Raisin Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting (Vegan GF-Option)

Homemade Vegan Cookie Box

Homemade Vegan Cookie Box and Festive Chocolate Bark

An impressive cookie box made up of delicious vegan biscuits, cookies and sweets: Gingerbread Biscuits, White Chocolate Macadamia and Cranberry Snickerdoodles, Chocolate Pecan Biscotti and Festive Chocolate Bark. This year, I wanted to take my love for cookies to the next level and make a cookie box. It was a lot easier said than done. … Continue reading Homemade Vegan Cookie Box and Festive Chocolate Bark

No-Bake Vegan Gingerbread Cheesecake

No-Bake Vegan Gingerbread Cheesecake (GF-Option)

A silky smooth and warmingly spiced gingerbread cheesecake with a crunchy ginger biscuit buttery base and a thick homemade cheesecake filling. Top this vegan, gluten-free dessert with some gingerbread buttercream and gingerbread biscuits for the ultimate festive dessert. Cheesecake is something I love to make for an impressive dessert – they are really easy to … Continue reading No-Bake Vegan Gingerbread Cheesecake (GF-Option)

Cinnamon Roll Banana Bread

Cinnamon Roll Banana Bread (Vegan GF-Option)

A delicious and fluffy banana bread loaf with a sweet cinnamon swirl and crunchy cinnamon sugar top frosted with vegan cinnamon buttercream and decorated with homemade cinnamon roll cookies. This loaf is naturally vegan and has gluten-free options. This month’s banana bread may be coming quite late in the month but it’s definitely worth the … Continue reading Cinnamon Roll Banana Bread (Vegan GF-Option)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Gummy Bear Rocky Roads

Chocolate Peanut Butter Gummy Bear Rocky Roads (Vegan GF)

Rich and chocolatey peanut butter rocky road bars packed with rice crispies, nuts and mini marshmallows topped with pretzels and gummy bears. These bars are easy to make in 10 minutes and make a delicious festive or year-round snack. I love any excuse to make my sweet recipes slightly festive, and these Chocolate Peanut Butter … Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Gummy Bear Rocky Roads (Vegan GF)

Coconut and Raspberry Wagon Wheel Bites

Coconut and Raspberry Wagon Wheel Bites (Vegan GF)

No-bake oaty cookies sandwiched with homemade raspberry jam and thick coconut yoghurt all coated in melted dark chocolate, these tasty biscuits are a fun, plant-based and gluten-free take on the classic Wagon Wheel. Oh I really loved making these ones, even if they were quite messy to make. I had chocolate pretty much everywhere when … Continue reading Coconut and Raspberry Wagon Wheel Bites (Vegan GF)

Pumpkin Pie Spice Overnight Oats with Sticky Cinnamon Apples

Pumpkin Pie Spice Overnight Oats with Sticky Cinnamon Apples (Vegan GF)

Warmingly spiced and sweet overnight oats laced with lots of pumpkin pie flavours topped with sticky cinnamon apples. This is a great cosy breakfast that is quick and easy to make for meal prep – and it’s naturally vegan, GF and refined sugar-free. Overnight oats are a staple in a lot of households – and … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Spice Overnight Oats with Sticky Cinnamon Apples (Vegan GF)

Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough (Vegan GF)

Sticky, thick and chewy cookie dough made from wholefoods with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spices. Studded with dairy-free chocolate chips, this indulgent dessert is secretly healthy and naturally vegan, gluten-free and high protein. The cookie dough obsession continues with this pumpkin-themed dessert/snack/breakfast and this is one of my favourites. Based on my original Peanut … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough (Vegan GF)

Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Cookie Dough Sandwiches

Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Cookie Dough Sandwiches (Vegan GF-Option)

Soft and sweet chocolate chip cookie dough sandwiched between two salty pretzels all dipped in chocolate. These delicious snacks/desserts are naturally vegan, can be gluten-free and easily refined sugar free with added wholesome ingredients. I am a bit of a cookie dough addict these days – whether it is in the form of cookie dough … Continue reading Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Cookie Dough Sandwiches (Vegan GF-Option)

Peanut Butter Blueberry Chocolate Chip Courgette Baked Oats

Peanut Butter Blueberry Chocolate Chip Courgette Baked Oats (Vegan GF)

Thick, chewy and soft baked oats perfect for sharing with melting chocolate chips, juicy blueberries and lots of peanut butter. There are even hidden greens, in there! A delicious filling brunch or breakfast that’s vegan and gluten-free. I love baked oats but before this recipe, I don’t think I was doing them justice. I used … Continue reading Peanut Butter Blueberry Chocolate Chip Courgette Baked Oats (Vegan GF)

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

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

About Me

Welcome to Nourishing Amy Thank you so much for stopping by, I’m so glad you’re here. My food and life philosophies are pretty simple – listen to your body. I believe that when you eat (with a focus on plants and wholefoods), move and rest intuitively, you are on your own way to optimum health and … Continue reading About Me