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)

Mini Butternut Squash Nut Roast Cups

Mini Butternut Squash Nut Roast Cups with Cranberry Sauce (Vegan GF)

Muffin-sized nut roast cups packed with the classic wholesome flavours of rosemary and thyme with sweet dried cranberries and roasted chestnuts, these savoury cups are naturally vegan, gluten-free and are a great vegan roast dinner option. Nut roast season is well underway, and I love how many different recipes there are for the classic nut … Continue reading Mini Butternut Squash Nut Roast Cups with Cranberry Sauce (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

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)

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)

Vegan Roasted Butternut Squash Nut Roast

Vegan Roasted Butternut Squash Nut Roast (Gluten-free)

This roasted butternut squash nut roast is hearty, wholesome and full of festive flavour. It is easy to make, packed with vegetables and is naturally vegan and gluten-free. It makes an impressive centrepiece at a roast dinner table and can be sliced and saved for later. After my previous favourite recipe for Veggie Nut Roast … Continue reading Vegan Roasted Butternut Squash Nut Roast (Gluten-free)

Festive Lentil Stuffed Butternut Squash

Festive Lentil Stuffed Butternut Squash with Chesnut Brussel Sprouts

A simple and delicious festive centrepiece or side to enjoy throughout the season – or all year long. Chestnut and cranberry lentils stuffed into tender squash topped with fresh herbs and pomegranate make for a vegan, healthy and gluten-free family meal. It’s time to kick start the festive season and what better way than with … Continue reading Festive Lentil Stuffed Butternut Squash with Chesnut Brussel Sprouts

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