Simple Christmas Cupcakes (df, gf, vegan)

Sometimes allergy-baking for or with kids can be a little tricky, but today I've got a simple easy cupcake recipe that will solve that problem! Since we home-ed, I love baking with the kids, it's great for maths skills, following instructions and teamwork and these cute little cupcakes are perfect for Christmas (or any other … Continue reading Simple Christmas Cupcakes (df, gf, vegan)

Lebkuchen Loaf Recipe (gf, df, vegan, sf)

It's no secret that I absolutely love lebkuchen, and am always delighted when it is finally 'lebkuchen season' - resulting in me being unable to pass by an Aldi without popping in for some! (The dark chocolate ones are vegan! Although I still try to ration them as too much sugar totally plays havoc with … Continue reading Lebkuchen Loaf Recipe (gf, df, vegan, sf)

Chocolate Courgette Brownie Recipe (gf, vegan, sf)

The garden might be my 'happy place' for self-care, but I'm actually a fairly hopeless gardener! This year is the first year I've managed to actually grow some courgettes, so I was feeling pretty pleased with myself. My kids are really not into courgettes though so I needed a way to use the veggies up … Continue reading Chocolate Courgette Brownie Recipe (gf, vegan, sf)

Easy Choc Chip Banana Bread Recipe

Dietry modifications can make baking a bit of a challenge! Cake may not come under 'whole' food, but it sure counts as 'soul food' and that is important too. Eating in a way that benefits your body and the planet needn't mean that you don't get to have your cake and eat it! Being able … Continue reading Easy Choc Chip Banana Bread Recipe

Gluten Free Chocolate Breakfast Muffins

There has been so much going on 'behind the scenes' here that I've not had much chance to dabble in any delicious recipes lately! Also what with all this Brexit shambles going on there's a part of my brain that keeps worrying about whether I should be panic buying tinned mangoes and wondering why my … Continue reading Gluten Free Chocolate Breakfast Muffins

5 Minute Chocolate Mug Pudding (gf, df, sf, vegan)

Sometimes I just NEED something sweet and stodgy and I don't want to wait for it! I first discovered this recipe when I had to be dairy-free years ago and the corner shop never had any dairy-free cake when I wanted to impulse buy some at 8pm! These days anything I bake has to be … Continue reading 5 Minute Chocolate Mug Pudding (gf, df, sf, vegan)

Gluten Free Lebkuchen Recipe

One thing I absolutely love about the festive season is the appearance of lebkuchen in the shops! I especially love those little heart shaped ones with the apricot jam in the middle and can happily eat a whole bag to myself. One day, years ago, when I was heavily pregnant with my eldest child, I … Continue reading Gluten Free Lebkuchen Recipe

Gluten Free Yorkshire Parkin Recipe

Parkin is traditional Autumn fodder in the North of England. There's the biscuit-y kind and the sponge-cake-y kind and many different variations of the recipe for it. Predominantly hailing from West Yorkshire and Lancashire it is traditionally eaten on Bonfire night, but I tend to shove it in my face for most of autumn! This … Continue reading Gluten Free Yorkshire Parkin Recipe

Carrot Cake Traybake Recipe (gf, df)

I absolutely love carrot cake, it is my favourite! I once said that if I could get paid to do anything, then I would like to travel the world eating carrot cakes and reviewing them... which in hindsight, seems a little silly! This is not a 'healthy' recipe (sorry!) but going on the basis of … Continue reading Carrot Cake Traybake Recipe (gf, df)