Really light and fluffy chocolate cupcakes studded with white chocolate chips, topped with a rich and creamy chocolate buttercream and decorated with more white chocolate. These decadent cupcakes are easy to make and are naturally vegan with GF options. In the last couple of months, I have made more cupcakes than I have for a … Continue reading Vegan Triple Chocolate Cupcakes (Gluten-Free Option)
A thick and creamy bowl of vegan and refined sugar free rice pudding that is sweet and sticky enough for dessert and wholesome enough for breakfast. Make this easy rice pudding in 40 minutes with minimal effort – it is naturally gluten-free, too.
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)
Sticky, sweet and hearty vegan French toast with just a few basic staple ingredients. This stack of naturally sweetened toast is easily gluten-free and makes a great family brunch or weekend breakfast. You may know by now that brunch is by far my favourite meal of the day. I would pretty much eat it all … Continue reading Vanilla Berry French Toast (Vegan GF)
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)
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)
A refreshing salsa made from fruits and vegetables that comes together in 5 minutes in one bowl. Perfect for sharing meals, BBQs and picnics, it is naturally vegan, gluten-free and full of colour. I do love a good salsa and usually, I base mine on tomatoes, which I adore in every shape or form. They … Continue reading Mango Berry Salsa (Vegan GF)
Sweet, chewy and oat-y flapjack studded with cookie pieces, topped with cookies and cream nut butter all drizzled in melted chocolate. These bars are deliciously simple to make in one bowl in 30 minutes and are great for friends and family – the base is naturally gluten-free and vegan. My obsession with cookies and cream … Continue reading Chocolate Oreo Flapjack (Vegan GF)
Light, fluffy, zesty and delicious lemon and poppyseed muffins perked up with turmeric for a golden glow. Topped with a lemon-y coconut frosting, these vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar free bakes are simple and packed with whole-foods. These delicious muffins come part of a recent challenge I accepted from Bioglan Supplements (see here). The challenge was: … Continue reading Lemon Turmeric Poppyseed Muffins and Eat Your Week Orange
A rich and silky smooth homemade almond butter with amazing chocolate and coffee flavours. You only 5 ingredients to make this deliciously simple recipe that is naturally vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar free. There is nothing better than nut butter – in any way shape or form. I love it spread on toast, drizzled over … Continue reading Homemade Mocha Almond Butter
Light and fluffy banana bread donuts studded with melting chocolate chips topped with a creamy dark chocolate ganache. These baked donuts are so easy to make, are moist and delicious plus they are naturally vegan and easily gluten-free. I am a bit addicted to baking homemade donuts at the moment and am really enjoying experimenting … Continue reading Double Chocolate Banana Bread Donuts (Vegan GF)
Light and fluffy carrot cake muffins, with an orange vegan cream cheese frosting and crushed nuts, these are easy to bake this Eastertime and beyond. With simple ingredients, they come together quickly for a delicious treat with a cup of tea. I always love being creative in the kitchen and carrot cake (or something typically … Continue reading Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins
A rich and decadent vegan peanut butter cake with a simple chocolate cream cheese frosting. The fluffy texture and smooth frosting make an impressive dessert or afternoon treat or a birthday cake. Having a birthday in isolation is slightly different to other years but I am so fortunate to be celebrating with my family. To … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cake with Chocolate Frosting
Simple, delicious and chewy vegan oaty cookies studded with chocolate M&M that come together in 20 minutes. These cookies are naturally vegan, gluten-free and are a great alternative to your childhood favourite. I first made these Vegan Flapjack M&M Cookies to celebrate a new vegan chocolate on the scene: peanut filled M&Ms from MiiRO that … Continue reading Vegan Flapjack M&M Cookies
Light and fluffy large crepes made with gluten-free buckwheat flour and filled with warm juicy berries, thick coconut yoghurt and topped with sticky syrup and chocolate. These are easy to make and impressive to fill and roll. Pancake day is well and truly on the way (it’s only 2 days to go now in the … Continue reading Berry Buckwheat and Chocolate Crepes (Vegan GF)
Rich, fudgy and indulgent chocolate truffles with minimal fuss and time needed and maximum indulgence. These truffles are naturally vegan and packed with a secret ingredient. This time of year (currently it’s February 2020) we tend to talk and think about Valentine’s Day. Whether or not you are in a relationship, the shops, social media, … Continue reading Rich Vegan Chocolate Truffles
A thick and creamy hot chocolate that is vegan and refined sugar-free while tasting indulgent and rich. This hot chocolate is simple to make at home for the most delicious and healthier hot chocolate. It’s about time I added a few more drinks to my recipe archive. If you follow me on social media, you’ll … Continue reading Cashew and Vanilla Hot Chocolate
Rich, creamy and thick overnight oats with indulgent mocha flavours. These make a perfect grab and go breakfast or for a more leisurely brunch at home, too. They are naturally vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free. I love to eat oats in whichever way I can. Whether that is porridge bowls, flapjack bars, oaty snacks or … Continue reading Mocha Cold Brew Overnight Oats
Rich and crumbly nutty flapjack studded with juicy blueberries and sweet rich chocolate. These bars are naturally vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free and are easy and quick to make. They are a great mid-afternoon snack, delicious breakfast or enjoyed with a cup of tea. I do love a good flapjack bar but more often than not, … Continue reading Gooey Chocolate Blueberry Flapjack
Mince pies are a staple at Christmastime – these treats are a cross between the classic mince pie and a flapjack-style bar with a sweet crumbly top. They are naturally vegan, gluten-free and easy to make in less than 30 minutes. Who doesn’t love a good mince pie? I’m not a fan of the ones … Continue reading Mince Pie Crumble Squares
The ultimate festive spiced granola for simple, delicious and healthy breakfasts and snacks. This gluten-free, vegan and refined sugar-free granola is great to batch cook or to offer as gifts to friends over the holidays. I love granola and I love Christmas flavours, so to follow up to my original Christmas Granola, I thought I’d … Continue reading Roasted Chestnut and Cranberry Granola
Mince pies and cookies combine in these deliciously vegan and gluten-free Mince Pie Thumbprint Cookies. They’re soft and chewy with a crispy sugary top with a sweet and sticky mincemeat filling – you’ll only need 8 ingredients and 20 minutes. These cookies are a new and fun way to use mincemeat rather than stuffing into pastry … Continue reading Mince Pie Thumbprint Cookies
The ultimate festive chocolatey brownie studded with vibrant sugar candy canes and minty chocolate. They are naturally vegan, delicious and indulgent while being easy to make with less than 10 ingredients in 30 minutes. I love chocolate brownies and I love Christmas, so it only seemed right to combine the two. These Candy Cane Brownies … Continue reading Candy Cane Brownies
A rich and fudgy chocolate mug cake that comes together in less than 3 minutes. This indulgent treat is vegan, gluten-free, refined-sugar-free and packed with chocolate. It is perfect for a quick dessert or snack with some ice cream, fruit and more chocolate. It’s about time that I had a super quick and easy recipe … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Mug Cake
Donut meets cookies in this light and fluffy vegan baked donut topped with a creamy coconut yoghurt frosting and crunchy chocolate-y cookies. They are chocolate-y rich and high in protein and easy to make with only 8 ingredients. If I had to choose between a donut and a cookie, I would probably choose a cookie. … Continue reading Vegan Oreo Donuts
A warming spiced and moist apple cake that is hearty and wholesome and full of wholefoods. It is naturally sweetened with dates and is vegan, dairy-free, nut-free and delicious for the whole family. It is perfect warm from the oven or served cold later on either as a dessert with custard or ice cream or … Continue reading Spiced Apple Cake
A deliciously rich and creamy breakfast option when you fancy a change from porridge oats. This breakfast bowl is quick and easy to make with a subtle and comforting almond flavour and indulgent texture. A healthy, gluten-free and vegan breakfast for all the family. Rice pudding has been on my to-make list for quite a … Continue reading Almond and Cinnamon Rice Porridge
A thick and creamy breakfast recipe that takes 5 minutes to prepare and is a perfect way to start your day stress-free to feel nourished. Serve these oats with some sticky and juicy homemade cinnamon plum jam and lots of fruit and other toppings. Adaptogens have been getting a lot of air time recently and … Continue reading Adaptogenic Overnight Oats with Cinnamon Plum Jam
This may just be the best granola recipe I’ve made to date: chewy, crunchy and crumbly granola packed with vanilla flavour, crunchy protein crispies and naturally sweetened with banana. This vegan and gluten-free granola is a banana-nut sensation loaded with flavour and texture. One lazy Sunday afternoon, I wanted to do some baking but didn’t … Continue reading Vanilla Banana Nut Protein Granola
As I’m sat here in Pisa airport, after a busy week of catering at a yoga retreat I am really looking forward to getting back into my own kitchen and perhaps whipping up this Vegan Cinnamon and Cardamom Bread and Butter Pudding because it really is so simple and pretty much British comfort food down … Continue reading Vegan Cinnamon and Cardamom Bread and Butter Pudding
These Tahini Chocolate Chunk Oat Cookies are made with only a handful of ingredients and come together in less than 30 minutes. They are naturally vegan, dairy-free, refined-sugar-free and gluten-free while being deliciously rich and studded with dark chocolate chunks. They make the perfect dunking cookie or to enjoy with a glass of ice-cold milk. … Continue reading Tahini Chocolate Chunk Oat Cookies
Soft and chewy granola bars made with only 8 ingredients that take about 40 minutes from start to finish (include setting time) and that are genuinely healthy and delicious, what more could you ask for? These Roasted Nut Granola Bars make an amazing on-the-go snack or part of a balanced breakfast and they travel well, … Continue reading Roasted Nut Granola Bars
There is nothing better than making your own baked goods and hands-down the most rewarding thing to bake involves yeast. I have a love-love-hate relationship (I love them twice as much as hate them!) as I get nervous every time just in case the airing cupboard isn’t quite the right temperature and what about that … Continue reading Vegan Hot Cross Buns
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
Happy Pancake Day! Can you believe it has been one whole year since the last time it was officially OK to eat pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the same day?! Well, when they taste this good, are this easy to whip up and are this good for you, I say we can have … Continue reading Peanut Butter Oat Flour Pancakes with Mixed Berry Chia Jam
A vegan, gluten free and refined sugar free cheesecake, with a sticky, nutty base with a zesty sweet and thick cashew-based filling topped with vibrant slices of lemon and crunchy pistachios.
Who doesn’t love a green smoothie? Well, a lot of people actually. I think they’re put off by the whole ‘greenness’ of it, thinking it will taste like grass. Well, that’s where they are wrong. Because there are plenty of green-loving smoothies out there that celebrate vegetables and tastes rather delightful. I think this is … Continue reading Rocket Ginger Smoothie
Warm chocolate banana bread oats baked until gooey and soft. Now, doesn’t that sound like an indulgent breakfast. If you need an excuse to jump out of bed, then this is it. Chocolate Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal Thick cake-batter style oats baked in an individual ramekin or dish until nice and crispy on top with … Continue reading Chocolate Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal
Deliciously rich and indulgent, these healthy chocolate mousse pots are naturally sweetened, vegan and gluten-free.
A raw, vegan and gluten free cheesecake with salted date caramel, salted almonds and a chocolate drizzle on a crunchy, nutty base.
These brownies are rich, indulgent, dessert-worthy, crowd-pleasing and simple to make.
These raw and vegan chocolate coconut truffles are a deliciously rich while being good for you! A perfect holiday gift or a snack all year round.
Who doesn’t love granola? When it combines with the festive cheeriness of Christmas… well that’s one heavenly breakfast (or lunch/dinner/snack if you’re like me!).Christmas GranolaAfter all the savoury recipe testing for my Christmas bonanza, it dawned on me that I needed to re-make my favourite festive-spiced granola as it’s one I make time and time again, … Continue reading Christmas Granola
Deliciously smooth, rich and indulgent chocolate truffles made with just three ingredients.
A cinnamon-sweet mince pie filled cinnamon rolls with a sticky icing sugar glaze, perfect for weekend baking or festive treats.
With sugar and spice and all things nice…keep calm and eat mince pies!Homemade Mince PiesThese are just two little quotes I found when I googled “mince pie quotes” – yes, I actually did that as a way to inspire my writing here. Because, well, what more is there to say about the humble mince pie? … Continue reading Homemade Mince Pies
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
Naturally sweetened, this mincemeat is filled with juicy, plump dried fruits and flavoured with warming winter spices.
Happy festive period, everyone. I am so excited to share this recipe with you as it was one that proved quite popular on my Instagram stories a few weeks ago and since then I have made them a few times and can attest that they make a great snack, on-the-go mini breakfast and an after-dinner … Continue reading Apple and Hemp Muffins with Hemp Crumble Topping
Inspired by our love for granola and our obsession with my new crunchiest ever granola: Chai Spiced Walnut Granola, it was actually my Dad who suggested I make bars or bites with the mix. He is a big granola fan and as soon as he said these clusters would be great as bars, I had … Continue reading Chocolate, Chia and Mixed Nut Granola Bites
I don’t think I have ever made a chunkier, crunchier and downright chai-ier granola in my life. This is hands down a new favourite when I’m after those satisfying big clusters. Let’s be honest, who doesn’t look through the freshly made batch to hunt out the biggest clusters and then devour them before anyone else … Continue reading Chai Spiced Walnut Granola
These cookies are next level cosiness. One of these with a cup of tea will put all your problems at bay for a moment, while you enjoy the most moreish cookie I think I’ve made to date. Unlike my Chocolate Chunk Cookies and my Chocolate Brownies, these Pumpkin Cinnamon Spiced Breakfast Cookies aren’t heavy on … Continue reading Pumpkin Cinnamon Spiced Breakfast Cookies
It’s Halloween which can only mean one thing: it’s time for some spook-tacular baking! I toyed around with a few ideas of what to bake, make or raw-bake to celebrate the ghoulish day and saw that a lot of recipes required many ingredients and often those which were very artificial. I didn’t want to use … Continue reading Peppermint Green (S)Creams
Birthday cakes! For years, I have been put in charge of the birthday cakes in my family, long gone are the Colin the Caterpillar days along with the sickly-sweet Victoria sponge cakes layered with fake jam and yellow buttercream. Can you tell I have a slight aversion to these types of cake? I just think, … Continue reading Carrot and Raisin Bundt Cake
If you needed another excuse to have cookie dough for breakfast, then this is the recipe for you. I’ve posted about a breakfast cookie dough before thanks to my foodie friend Celine from Blueberrysmiles but this one is chickpea-free for the chickpea averse among you. After enjoying some delicious smoothies recently at plant-based cafes, I … Continue reading Cookie Dough Smoothie
What’s a Bronut, I hear you ask? A delicious brownie-donut fusion of course! Created in Cheshire by the immensely talented Emma at Soul Vegan Brownies. A self-confessed chocoholic, she initially created her drool-worthy range of brownies to share her love for cruelty free baking – showing you can indulge yourself without causing any harm and … Continue reading A Nourishing Review: Soul Vegan Bronuts
Cornbread is definitely an American traditional element to the festive season and about this time of year, my social media feeds are chock full of sweet yet savoury breads. Before last year I had never tried cornbread, believe it or not?! Although, I don’t think that’s unusual living here in the UK. It’s not something … Continue reading Vegan Black Bean and Sweet Corn Bread
There are so many plant-based milks available in the shops today and I am so grateful for the huge variety we have. It does make trying out all of them a little pricey and, sure, there will be a few hits and misses along the way, as they all taste very different. From sweet hazelnut … Continue reading Hemp and Blueberry Chia Pudding with Caramelised Banana
More is always more I say, when it comes to a chocolate drizzle, wouldn’t you agree? These tasty little treats came to me one afternoon when I whipped out the mixing bowl and threw a few ingredients together without much of an idea in mind. I had recently watched an episode of The Great British … Continue reading Chocolate Almond Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies
This makes a great sauce option to drizzle over fresh and fluffy pancakes, to smear onto toasted bread, to stir into a yoghurt and granola bowl or to top and melt into a warm bowl of porridge. The possibilities are endless. And, because it uses only the sweetness from the dates, it doesn’t taste too … Continue reading Salted Date Tahini Caramel
This salad just screams summer to me. It’s full of vegetables, is light but filling enough for lunch and comes together in under 10 minutes – which is perfect when the sun is shining and you don’t want to waste precious vitamin-D time. I just love coronation-curry style flavours and I think this highlights the … Continue reading Chickpea Coronation Style (Cauli-)Rice
I cannot believe that even after a few months, there is only one baked granola recipe on Nourishing Amy (check it out here)… which is upsetting for me as it is something I always eat. I have to say, I have been lucky enough to be sampling a few store-bought varieties recently thanks to social … Continue reading Pistachio, Pumpkin Seed and Goldenberry Granola
Let us all celebrate The Great British Bake Off 2018! What is a cup-scone I hear you ask? Very simply, it is a hybrid between a cupcake and a scone. When baking these little carrot cake bakes, I was a little dubious of the texture given the nature of coconut flour. The batter is very … Continue reading Carrot Cake Cup-Scones
Hummus and chocolate are two of my favourite things. Now, who says you can’t have both at the same time? Not me, that’s for sure. Not already won over by the idea of sweet hummus? Well, read on… Reasons this needs to be made: It is utterly delicious. It satisfies your sweet chocolate tooth craving … Continue reading Chocolate and Tahini Hummus
As a happy two-month blog-iversay to Nourishing Amy, I have a special treat for all of you... Coconut and Cacao Donuts with Chocolate Coconut Glaze. I always say to eat more hole-foods! Donuts fit the bill perfectly. Joking aside, I am super proud of these ‘un-bakes’ and I am not afraid to say so. I, … Continue reading Coconut and Cacao Donuts