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)

Two Vegan Lemon Strawberry Cupcakes on a wooden board

Vegan Lemon Strawberry Cupcakes (Gluten-Free Option)

Light and fluffy lemony cupcakes with a sticky strawberry jam centre topped with whipped vanilla buttercream. These cupcakes are naturally vegan, nut-free and easily gluten-free plus they are easy to make in one bowl. This late summer sunshine has me craving all the summery bakes and these cupcakes are one from earlier on in the … Continue reading Vegan Lemon Strawberry Cupcakes (Gluten-Free Option)

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)

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)

Strawberry Shortbread Banana Bread

Strawberry Shortbread Banana Bread (Vegan GF)

A rich, moist and sweet banana bread studded with shortbread biscuits and juicy fresh strawberries. Sandwich this vegan and gluten-free banana bread cake together with two-tone strawberry buttercream and decorate with strawberry shortbread sandwiches. Finally, the banana bread for August is ready to share! Earlier in the year, I was so prepared for my banana … Continue reading Strawberry Shortbread Banana Bread (Vegan GF)

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)

Sweetcorn Fritters with Avocado, Tomato and “Feta” Salad Sweetcorn Fritters with Avocado, Tomato and “Feta” Salad

Sweetcorn Fritters with Avocado, Tomato and “Feta” Salad (Vegan Gluten-Free)

Delicious, smoky and crispy sweetcorn fritters served with a simple avocado, tomato and vegan feta cheese salad. These vegan, gluten-free fritters make for an easy, 20-minute tasty brunch, breakfast or lunch for friends and family. As you may know, brunch is my favourite meal of the day. Pretty much anything goes… sweet or savoury or … Continue reading Sweetcorn Fritters with Avocado, Tomato and “Feta” Salad (Vegan 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)

Grilled Vegetable, Tofu and Kale Pesto Sandwich

Grilled Vegetable, Tofu and Kale Pesto Sandwich (Vegan Gluten-Free)

A vibrant, flavour-packed and gut-healthy sandwich that is naturally vegan and gluten-free and high in fibre. Layer up griddled aubergine, courgette and tofu with a delicious homemade kale and almond pesto and serve with fresh tomatoes and salad. When the summer comes around, nothing beats a good picnic. Importantly, for the best picnic, you have … Continue reading Grilled Vegetable, Tofu and Kale Pesto Sandwich (Vegan Gluten-Free)

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)

Chickpea Tuna Salad Sandwich

Chickpea Tuna Salad Sandwich (Vegan Gluten-Free)

A quick and simple high-protein, plant-based lunch or dinner recipe that is packed with flavour, texture and colour. Smashed chickpeas and Vegan Horseradish Sauce with gherkins and capers make this sandwich filler your new favourite. Sandwiches are a staple for a lot of us and for good reason – they are quick, easy to make and travel well … Continue reading Chickpea Tuna Salad Sandwich (Vegan Gluten-Free)

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)

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)

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)

Sun-Dried Tomato Falafel Hummus Taco Bowls

Sun-Dried Tomato Falafel Hummus Taco Bowls (Vegan GF)

Deliciously smoky and creamy hummus and rich sun-dried tomato baked falafel balls make for the best taco bowl. Fill your homemade tortilla taco bowls with fresh salad, charred corn and homemade pickles. Falafels and hummus are staple for a lot of vegans (and vegetarians, too) especially when you’re eating out. You can’t go too wrong … Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomato Falafel Hummus Taco Bowls (Vegan GF)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

2-Ingredient Pumpkin Flatbreads

2-Ingredient Pumpkin Flatbreads (Vegan GF-Option)

The simplest and fluffiest 2-ingredient flatbreads made from pumpkin puree and self-raising flour. These come together in 10 minutes and are great to serve alongside curries, salads, lunch bowls and more. I have been slightly obsessed with these 2-Ingredient Pumpkin Flatbreads and have tested them a few times, meaning that I’ve had flatbreads pretty much … Continue reading 2-Ingredient Pumpkin Flatbreads (Vegan GF-Option)

Vegan Omelette Summer Rolls with Creamy Miso Tahini

Vegan Omelette Summer Rolls with Creamy Miso Tahini (GF)

Vibrant, fresh and simple summer rolls packed with colourful crunchy vegetables, hearty sliced vegan omelette served with a creamy and flavour-packed sauce. These summer rolls are easy to make and are so versatile – a great snack or main meal. I love summer rolls (and much prefer them to their fried sister the spring roll) … Continue reading Vegan Omelette Summer Rolls with Creamy Miso Tahini (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)

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 Metis Mint and Cream Cheese Crostini

Roasted Metis®, Mint and Cream Cheese Crostini

Summer fruit welcomes a brand-new stone-fruit variety to the shelves this year and it’s called Metis®. Pronounced Me-teece, this natural cross between a plum and apricot is firm and crisp on the outside while being sweet and juicy on the inside. Metis® fruit has been naturally bred using bees to cross-pollinate apricot pollen and plum blooms … Continue reading Roasted Metis®, Mint and Cream Cheese Crostini

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)

Crunchy Chickpea, Kale Crisp and Burst Tomato Flatbreads

Crunchy Chickpea, Kale Crisp and Burst Tomato Flatbreads

Light and fluffy homemade flatbreads topped with crunchy paprika chickpeas, juicy roasted vegetables, crispy kale chips and lashings of creamy hummus. The ultimate finger food that is as comforting as it is fresh, healthy and vibrant. “This is my favourite kind of meal” are the exact words I said as I finished my last mouthful … Continue reading Crunchy Chickpea, Kale Crisp and Burst Tomato Flatbreads

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

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