Chestnut & Parsnip Soup Recipe (vegan, df, gf)

In case you hadn't noticed, I just love chestnuts in everything! I put them in my pasta, in stuffing, in pies, even in truffles, and today I'm putting them in my soup! I've paired the hearty chestnuts with parsnips, which are my favourite root vegetable, for a comforting combination that is perfect for warming you … Continue reading Chestnut & Parsnip Soup Recipe (vegan, df, gf)

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)

Spooky Spider Biscuits (gf, df, sf, vegan)

This recipe is super easy and perfect for baking with little ones this Halloween. The ground almonds in this recipe make the biscuits lovely and soft and chewy with a slight crispy outer and the spider design is really easy for children to do (great for developing those fine motor skills!) The main biscuit recipe … Continue reading Spooky Spider Biscuits (gf, df, sf, vegan)

Instant Porridge Recipe (gf, df, vegan, sf)

The weather has turned and I'm in full 'Autumn Mode' and that seems to involve a lot of comfort food! We love porridge for breakfast in this house, but I'm not really much of a 'morning person' so that means I'm always looking for ways to make things as easy as possible and meal-prepping this … Continue reading Instant Porridge 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)

Fruity Breakfast Bars Recipe (Vegan, gf, sf)

I don't know about you, but I really struggle with choosing something filling but not sugar-laden for breakfast! First thing in the morning my body is all like "SHOW ME THE CARBS, BITCH!" (especially pre and during my period!) Most of the time I can convince myself that porridge is the answer but sometimes I'm … Continue reading Fruity Breakfast Bars Recipe (Vegan, gf, sf)

Homemade Dairy Free Ice Lollies

Is that.... is that the SUN?!? It's possible that we have our few days of British Summer this week (although honestly I'm not complaining too much, I really did not enjoy that freak heatwave last year!) and this weather calls for some ice lollies! My youngest is currently 4 and she is pretty much sassy … Continue reading Homemade Dairy Free Ice Lollies

Rhubarb & Ginger Crumble Recipe (gf, vegan, sugar free)

Our rhubarb plants have gone a bit bonkers this year, it would seem that they really like all this rain! I've been making Chia Jam with it and also vegan 'jelly' to have with custard but sometimes nothing beats the comfort food vibes of a good stodgy crumble!  I love the flavour combo of rhubarb … Continue reading Rhubarb & Ginger Crumble Recipe (gf, vegan, sugar free)

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