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 hearty and comforting autumnal dessert that is packed with cardamom, cinnamon, sticky pears and a healthy, gluten-free and nutty crumble. Perfect for a cosy treat for friends and family and is easy to make in one bowl in less than 45 minutes. Everyone loves a crumble, right? And as the temperatures dip slowly and … Continue reading Pear, Cardamom and Almond Crumble
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
A thick and creamy fruit-and-veg-filled smoothie bowl that packs so much rich chocolatey flavour and zingy fresh ginger. A speedy, vegan, gluten-free breakfast bowl that comes together in 5 minutes for a nutritious and delicious start to the day. I love smoothie bowls, one look from my social media posts and on the posts that … Continue reading Chocolate Berry Ginger Ninja Smoothie Bowl
An oaty and chewy nutty flapjack base topped with a creamy and thick peanut butter caramel fudge layer drizzled with delicious chocolate. These easy, no-bake, 7-ingredient slices make a great vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free afternoon pick me up – plus they are filled with fibre and protein thanks to one secret ingredient. I love … Continue reading Chocolate Nutty Fudge Slices
Thick, chewy and nutty slices of raw dried fruits and nuts layered in a smooth and creamy dark chocolate ganache topped with crunchy cacao nibs and seeds make a delicious, indulgent and healthy snack. These bars are gluten-free, added sugar-free and naturally vegan – a real crowd pleaser! When the temperatures rise, I still love … Continue reading Chocolate Goldenberry Fruit and Nut Bars
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
Banana bread has got an upgrade with this Biscoff Cookie Banana Bread – a fluffy and light banana bread laced with Biscoff cookie spread, topped with crunchy cookies. A delicious, simple, vegan bake perfect with a cup of tea or as a dessert with ice cream and extra cookies. I do love banana bread as … Continue reading Biscoff Cookie Banana Bread
Thick, chewy and hearty protein muffins that packed with delicious chocolate flavour and sweetened with juicy pears. These make great pre or post workout snacks or as part of a vegan and gluten-free breakfast. They are quick to make and come together in one bowl.
Thick, chocolatey-rich, filled with juicy dried fruits, crunchy nuts, sweet and salty popcorn and creamy delicious chocolate. These bars really do have everything you want in each bite plus they are naturally gluten-free, vegan and require no baking.
A vegan take on the classic Victoria sponge cake with a light and fluffy vanilla and coconut sugar infused sponge, sandwiched together with thick and creamy frosting and fruity jam topped with more frosting. This cake is a real crowd-pleaser that also makes a a beautiful show-stopping wedding cake. This Vegan Vanilla Cake has been … Continue reading Vegan Vanilla Cake
A rich and moist chocolate banana-bread sponge studded with dark chocolate chips, juicy dried cherry pieces with a creamy chocolate coconut frosting. A truly decadent show-stopper cake that comes together in one bowl and combines all the classic black forest gateau flavours. Chocolate and Cherry Banana Cake Another birthday means another reason for cake! For … Continue reading Chocolate and Cherry Banana Cake
What’s not to love about these bars? 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? Plus, they are vegan-friendly, full of healthy fats, gluten-free and a great pre or post workout snack, afternoon treat with a cup … Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Flapjack Bars
Who doesn’t love a healthy, delicious and creamy breakfast that comes together in only 5 minutes in the morning but will keep you going until lunchtime? And it tastes like dessert, win win! This Berry Ginger Buckwheat Smoothie is really creamy, thick, berry-licious and gorgeous to make, I hope it will become a new favourite. … Continue reading Berry Ginger Buckwheat Smoothie
Prepare to fool even the most fervent of avocado-haters with this recipe. Thick, chewy and fudgy chocolate brownies packed with hidden avocado, sweetened with coconut sugar and maple syrup with a rich chocolatey flavour that leaves you wanting more. These brownies are, of course, vegan and dairy-free while also being nut-free with a gluten-free option. … Continue reading Fudgy Chocolate Avocado Brownies
Light and fluffy chocolate chip banana bread donuts with a delicious tiramisu flavour and covered in a rich and creamy chocolate coconut yoghurt frosting. These donuts are naturally vegan, refined-sugar free and can easily be gluten-free - so everyone can enjoy them. Tiramisu Chocolate Chip Donuts I don’t “love” donuts but every time I see … Continue reading Tiramisu Chocolate Chip Donuts
What a way to start the day. Creamy coconut infused thick overnight oats with gooey chunks of mango topped with fresh fruits, sweet syrup and crunchy buckwheat. Mango Coconut Overnight Oats I do not enjoy overnight oats often enough and after making this new recipe recently, I most definitely will be making them more. My … Continue reading Mango Coconut Overnight Oats
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
I am a little bit obsessed with baked oats right now – from proats to zoats and the humble oat, I have been baking them like a mad woman recently. The joys of working from home and having time for a delicious brunch. *proats – protein-oats and zoats – zucchini or courgette-oats* There’s a few … Continue reading 3 Ways with Baked Oats
If you’re looking for something a little fun to jazz up your bank holiday weekend brunch, then this Vegan Vanilla and Lemon French Toast is for you. With only 9 simple ingredients and only 25 minutes of your time, you can whip up a perfect stack of French toast to impress guests, friends, family members … Continue reading Vegan Vanilla and Strawberry French Toast
I cannot believe that Nourishing Amy is already 1 year old. How time really does fly when you are having fun. In that time I’ve shared more than 100 recipes (enough for a cookbook, hey?) and have written 1000s of words, as I am quite word-y. And following on from the May's monthly motivation post … Continue reading Vegan Orange Chai Donuts
Have you ever made anything with aquafaba before? If yes, then you probably won’t be a stranger to the endless possibilities that a can of chickpea water can hold. If no, then you are probably wondering what is aquafaba? Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse Aquafaba is the water from a tin of chickpeas (or other beans work, too) … Continue reading Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse
With Easter coming up, what better way to celebrate than with coconut and chocolate treats that happen to be healthy, delicious and pretty in pink?! But don’t save these bars only for Easter time, they are delicious any time of the year and will brighten anyone’s day. Pink Bounty Bars Pink Bounty Bars They’re such … Continue reading Pink Bounty 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
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
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
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.
Are you in full love mode? With Valentines Day just around the corner, there’s a lot of focus on being with someone. A girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, wife, partner… there are so many couples out there and while I LOVE the day for love, why not celebrate self-love, self-worth and self-care. We need a marked day … Continue reading Peanut Butter and Blueberry Muffins
A raw, vegan and gluten free cheesecake with salted date caramel, salted almonds and a chocolate drizzle on a crunchy, nutty base.
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 Granola After 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 … 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 Pies These 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 … Continue reading Homemade Mince Pies
A creamy, protein and veggie packed breakfast bowl that tastes just like chocolate pudding.
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
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
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
I’m not the biggest fan of the cold weather, but one thing I do love about the cool, crisp mornings is the instant satisfaction at making and enjoying a bowl of porridge. The comforting sensation as the oats warm you from the inside out, filling you nicely to last through a busy morning. The fibrous … Continue reading Pear, Ginger and Date Porridge
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
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 tastes just like chocolate pudding. So, if you’re after pudding for breakfast then here is your answer. Or, you can make this chia pudding and actually enjoy it for pudding – it tastes that good. Not even in a ‘this is healthy so let’s pretend it tastes yummy, too’ kind of way. This is … Continue reading Chocolate, Cinnamon and Raisin Chia Pudding
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
If you love ginger then we’re going to get along just fine. I had some girlfriends over recently and I wanted to make something new for dessert that wouldn’t be too heavy. I always go for chocolate-based after dinner treats, but thought to spice it up a bit this time. Not that there is anything … Continue reading Raw Ginger and Apricot Crunch Bars
Have you tried peanut butter flavoured protein powder? It’s a game changer, and I literally could inhale the entire bag on smell alone. I kindly received this Nutty Nutty Peanut Butter Protein Powder from That Protein for being shortlisted as the Best New and Noteworthy Blogger in the upcoming awards with the Health Bloggers Community … Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies
Cherries, almonds, vanilla… it can only mean one thing: Cherry Bakewell. The sweet aromas of this Cherry Almond Bakewell Cake sing to the memories of my youth. As the smell spread throughout my kitchen I was transported back to school days, visiting friends houses and being offered one of these as a pre-dinner snack. Now, … Continue reading Cherry Almond Bakewell Cake
If you need another recipe to show those blackening and squidgy bananas some love, then this one is for you. I can never walk past these lonely fruits, knowing they will probably end up in the bin just breaks my heart. The ripest ones are the sweetest after all and make for the best bakes, … Continue reading Berry Peanut Butter Muesli Bars
What a perfect way to celebrate this warmer weather than with a bowl of sunshine? As soon as it gets slightly sunny in the UK, the shorts come on, the legs are out and we are smeared in white sun cream. We sure know how to make the most of the sunshine – and this … Continue reading Turmeric and Maca Chia Pudding
For any breakfast lover, it is only a matter of time before you make your own granola. I love making my own oat-based cereal, as you can be as inventive as you like with flavours or keep it super simple like my classic Granola recipe. Even though it isn’t difficult, sometimes you don’t want to … Continue reading Cacao and Maca Raw Nola
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
These are the family favourite. Hands down. I know there’s a plethora of chocolate chip cookies out there, but this one never claims to be a chocolate chip cookie. Instead, it’s more robust, hearty and chunky. It uses chopped chocolate for a rugged cookie, and the oats add that comforting ‘homely’ familiarity to them. You … Continue reading Chocolate Chunk Oat Cookies
My oh my are we in for a treat today! My good friend over at BlueberrySmiles and I have finally gotten around to collaborating on a little guest post for you. I am a huge fan of Celine’s food and her photography too, in fact she inspires me a lot (and she may not even … Continue reading Guest Post: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
AKA Easter Bunny Tails. Alas, Easter is but a distant memory and so is all the chocolate we received. But, fear not, for these beautiful little bliss balls make a delicious snack or sweet treat all year round, and as you can see their name is pretty adaptable. This is a recipe I initially created … Continue reading Chocolate Coated Coconut Bliss Balls
This recipe comes with a warning: once you start, you can’t stop. Have you made your own peanut butter? So many people, my former self included, are intimated by the process, fearing it to be far too complicated/time-consuming/difficult/easier to buy in the store. But I am here to change all that. Not only is it … Continue reading Chocolate Chai Peanut Butter
Over my instagramming days, I have shared quite a few pancake pictures with you so it seems well overdue that I give back to you with a recipe. From chocolatey-rich indulgent plates to a towering berry and coconut stack to refreshing orange and yoghurt topped pancake spirals, these brunch delights have always been well received … Continue reading Fluffy Spelt Pancakes
You can thank me later for this one. Indulgent, rich, gooey bites of chocolate-y goodness filled with crunch, chewy dried fruits and topped with a layer of cacao nibs, these are not for the faint-hearted. Although, if you chop them small enough, then you can just have more! I first made these on a whim … Continue reading Fudgey Rocky Road Tiffins
Who doesn’t love a good scone? I was kindly asked by Coconut Merchant to develop a recipe to celebrate the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, something to celebrate what Britain has to offer. What better way to show British pride than with a delicious, soft-crumbed and crunchy sugary topped scone! I combined the … Continue reading Coconut and Raisin Scones w/ Coconut Whipped Cream & Coconut Jam
When life gives you lemons... make lemon drizzle cake. You’ll only need 3 of these beautifully yellow balls of sunshine to make this recipe, and the zingy-sweet cake plays on your taste buds (and on your mind) for long after the cake has gone. In fact, I made this cake for a recent potluck style … Continue reading Lemon Drizzle Cake w/ Homemade Candied Peel
A food blog wouldn’t be a food blog without at least one granola recipe, so here is my first (of many) offering to you all. This is my go-to recipe when I don’t have any fancy ingredients in the house and want to make a simple, nutritious and delicious breakfast cereal – but don’t limit … Continue reading My Everything Granola
Why is this called ‘ULTIMATE’? I know that is quite a claim, but this is hands-down the best banana bread recipe I have made, come across and eaten. Over the years I have tried and tested numerous banana breads, each claiming to be the best, so now I am throwing my own into the mix. … Continue reading Ultimate Banana Bread