3 Halloween Chocolate Dirt Pots

Halloween Chocolate Dirt Pots (Vegan Gluten-Free)

These Halloween Chocolate Dirt Pots make the most ghoulish and delicious chocolatey dessert this season. A rich, thick and creamy chocolate mousse topped with chocolate cookie “dirt” more chocolate and spooky sweets – naturally vegan and gluten-free. If you are looking for an impressively spooky and wow-factor dessert for Halloween that takes you less than … Continue reading Halloween Chocolate Dirt Pots (Vegan Gluten-Free)

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Pumpkin Spice Brownie Cookie Dough Bars (Vegan Gluten-Free)

These are the only no-bake “brookie” you need! These Pumpkin Spice Brownie Cookie Dough Bars have a thick brownie base layer with a chocolate chip cookie dough flavoured with pumpkin spices all topped with more chocolate – they are naturally vegan and gluten-free. I have a love for all things brownies and cookies aka “brookies” … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Brownie Cookie Dough Bars (Vegan Gluten-Free)

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Chocolate Salted Caramel Cake Balls (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Deliciously moist, tender, sweet and salted, these Chocolate Salted Caramel Cake Balls are easy to make in 20 minutes with only a few ingredients. They are naturally vegan, gluten-free and require no baking. Cake balls, pops, truffles… whatever you call them, I am actually in love. Now, I do love cake, and nothing is more … Continue reading Chocolate Salted Caramel Cake Balls (Vegan Gluten-Free)

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Tahini Fig and Chocolate Banana Bread (Vegan Gluten-Free)

A super moist, fluffy and decadent Tahini Fig and Chocolate Banana Bread packed with dried figs, chocolate chunks and swirls of tahini. Spread this loaf thickly with tahini buttercream for a delicious vegan and gluten-free bake. October’s banana bread is here and oh my, it is a good one. I think I love each month’s … Continue reading Tahini Fig and Chocolate Banana Bread (Vegan Gluten-Free)

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Mini Chocolate Mousse Pecan Tarts (Vegan Gluten-Free)

These Mini Chocolate Mousse Pecan Tarts made the best seasonal no-bake dessert and they are vegan, gluten-free and wholesome. A no-bake nutty tart case filled with the creamiest chocolate mousse studded with pecans. There is something about this time of year that makes me crave pecans so much. They are sweet, nutty, crunchy yet slightly … Continue reading Mini Chocolate Mousse Pecan Tarts (Vegan Gluten-Free)

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Chocolate Hazelnut Linzer Cookies (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Easy, chocolatey and hazelnutty, these Chocolate Hazelnut Linzer Cookies have two delicious hazelnut shortbread biscuits sandwich with chocolate mousse or spread. They are vegan, gluten-free and fun to make. Linzer cookies are traditionally Austrian and feature a flour and nutty biscuit sandwiched with jam and a lattice top. This chocolate variety celebrates the very best … Continue reading Chocolate Hazelnut Linzer Cookies (Vegan Gluten-Free)

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip and Coconut Cake (Vegan Gluten-Free)

This Pumpkin Chocolate Chip and Coconut Cake is thick, moist, fluffy and cake-y packed with autumnal pumpkin spices, chocolate chips and desiccated coconut all topped with a luscious coconut whipped cream. This snack cake is naturally vegan, gluten-free and easy to make in one bowl. I am back with another pumpkin recipe now we are … Continue reading Pumpkin Chocolate Chip and Coconut Cake (Vegan Gluten-Free)

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Salted Chocolate Coconut Caramel Slices (Vegan Gluten-Free)

4-layered no-bake bars of chocolate and caramel deliciousness. These Salted Chocolate Coconut Caramel Slices have a nutty cocoa base with a coconut bounty layer topped with salted no-date caramel and covered in salted chocolate – these bars are vegan and gluten-free. I am back with another no-bake caramel bars – it’s safe to say I … Continue reading Salted Chocolate Coconut Caramel Slices (Vegan Gluten-Free)

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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)

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)

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)

Cookie Dough Nice Cream Blizzard

Cookie Dough Nice Cream Blizzard (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Thick and creamy vanilla and chocolate chip nice cream layered with homemade no-bake cookie dough balls like your favourite childhood blizzard dessert. This version is naturally vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar free and healthful. Do you have a favourite childhood dessert? A fond memory I have is of ice cream sundaes and coke floats at an … Continue reading Cookie Dough Nice Cream Blizzard (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)

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)

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fudge Banana Bread

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fudge Banana Bread (Vegan GF-Option)

 A rich and fudgy dark chocolate banana bread studded with juicy raspberries and laced with swirls of chocolate spread throughout, this banana bread is easy to make and is a great dessert of afternoon snack. Spread with a homemade raspberry buttercream and Chocolate Raspberry Kisses, it’s also an impressive dessert. If you were to cross … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fudge Banana Bread (Vegan GF-Option)

Sweet Potato Chocolate Cinnamon Fudge Brownies

Sweet Potato Chocolate Cinnamon Fudge Brownies (Vegan GF) and ZENB Veggie Bites

Thick fudgy, cinnamon-y sweet chocolate brownies with a thick chocolate ganache frosting and more chocolate on top. These are secretly made from sweet potatoes and are vegan and gluten-free. I love being able to add more vegetables into my everyday life, from courgette-containing breakfast smoothie bowls and nourishing roasted vegetable salads for lunch to wholesome … Continue reading Sweet Potato Chocolate Cinnamon Fudge Brownies (Vegan GF) and ZENB Veggie Bites

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

Chocolate Pumpkin Cookie Dough Truffles

Chocolate Pumpkin Cookie Dough Truffles (Vegan GF)

Rich and moreish pumpkin cookie dough truffles studded with chocolate chips and enrobed in silky melted chocolate. These truffles are naturally vegan and gluten-free while being made from wholefoods with an added protein boost. They are great as a snack or dessert! Oh yes, I am back with another cookie dough recipe and this one … Continue reading Chocolate Pumpkin Cookie Dough Truffles (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)

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)

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)

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 Chocolate Protein Flapjack Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Flapjack Bars (Vegan GF)

Thick and chewy flapjack-like base loaded with peanut butter and vanilla protein topped with a rich and creamy chocolate ganache, laced with more peanut butter. These bars are vegan-friendly, gluten-free and require no baking. I have updated this post (and the recipe and method) this August 2021 after first publishing this delicious recipe back in … Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Flapjack Bars (Vegan GF)

Raw Cherry Chocolate Baobab Cheesecake

Tribal Smoothies and Raw Cherry Chocolate Baobab Cheesecake

Tribal smoothies are an industry leading brand when it comes to active nutrition and their range of exotic fruit smoothies are packed with organic baobab proving “natural fuel for life”. They are champions of “real-food” so their smoothies are great energising pouches for on the go fuel. Although, as you’ll see, they are also great … Continue reading Tribal Smoothies and Raw Cherry Chocolate Baobab Cheesecake

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.  Peanut Butter Coffee Crunch Chocolate Slices Peanut Butter Coffee Crunch Chocolate Slices These ones … Continue reading Peanut Butter Coffee Crunch Chocolate Slices

Easy Veganuary Habits and Hacks: Dairy II

Following from the previous post about Dairy Hacks for a stress-free and enjoyable Veganuary, I am now sharing top tips to replace other dairy products. Carrot and Raisin Bundt Cake We are fortunate enough today that the supermarket shelves are well stocked with delicious and nutritious alternatives to your usual dairy products like cheese, yoghurts, … Continue reading Easy Veganuary Habits and Hacks: Dairy II

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