Vegan Pistachio, Fig and Nutmeg Cake

This is a lovely tasty simple cake to bake. I have experimented with both fresh and ground nutmeg and both work well but if you really want that aromatic flavour I would suggest using fresh nutmeg. Unfortunately my photographs do not do this cake justice as the pistachios really give it a vibrant burst of […]

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Vegan Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookies

Like many, I overindulged this Christmas.  I just couldn’t resist all the wicked desserts and mulled wine! So I am starting 2016 off with plenty of good food choices but I still have cravings for cakes and biscuits! To help with this small inconvenience,  I’ve made some delicious sugar free, vegan Peanut Butter and Chocolate […]

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Vegan Chocolate Orange and Cranberry Ice Cream Log

I don’t know about you, but for me this time of year always seems hectic. I’m the person rushing around on Christmas Eve in a flap because yet again I am not organised and ultimately Christmas Day could be ruined because of it. If you’re anything like me, then I think you’ll appreciate this recipe […]

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Vegan Chocolate and Strawberry Cheesecake Cups

At the weekend it was my Step Fathers birthday, aka The Fat Italian. He gained the nickname from his slightly obsessive relationship with food and has even been known to get hostile at the threat of somebody eating the last piece of rocky road (I still have a bald patch where my hair never grew […]

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Wholesome Vegan Breakfast Bakes

Cake for breakfast. Sounds a bit weird doesn’t it… but these tasty bakes are free from wheat, contain no animal fats/vegan, completely sugar free and are packed with vegetables (yes, vegetables) that are high in Vitamin A and C.  If that’s not a good enough excuse to eat cake for breakfast, then I don’t know what […]

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Chai Latte – The Real Deal

Living in the depths of the South West & often only venturing as far as my daughters school, I was somewhat behind with the whole Chai Latte movement. Nevertheless I did eventually stumble across this fashionable Café trend. As I’m not a coffee drinker, I couldn’t help but feel a little smug at the thought of […]

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Gluten, Sugar Free, Spiced Apple and Date Cake

I love Autumn it’s my favourite time of year. The change in colours, the shedding of leaves, the drop in temperature, bonfires, walks in Wellies and chunky knitted jumpers. Picking blackberries, stealing apples (only from my Dad’s orchard.. I promise!) and the harvesting of summer’s treasures. There’s something magical about it, don’t you think? With nights […]

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