How To Boost Your Child’s Immune System

Maybe you're preparing for the usual Winter-time viruses, or maybe you've just got sick of your child catching every germ shared at school, or maybe y'know, there's a freakin' global pandemic! Whatever the reason, there's often times when we might want to boost our children's immune systems (or even our own!)  So I thought I would … Continue reading How To Boost Your Child’s Immune System

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins (gf, df, sf, vegan)

As I've mentioned before, I'm a bakery for breakfast kinda girl! I'm also not very much of a morning person and prefer things that are quick and pre-prepable (like my Instant Oats or Fruity Breakfast Bars). These double chocolate banana muffins are perfect for either breakfast or a filling after school snack for kids to … Continue reading Double Chocolate Banana Muffins (gf, df, sf, vegan)

Pink Buckwheat Pancakes (gf, df, vegan, sf)

Just in time for Pancake Day (25th Feb this year!) I have this awesome buckwheat pancake recipe to share with you! Fluffy, delicious and with extra plant-based goodness, these pink pancakes are gluten free, dairy free, sugar free and vegan! Yay! The added awesomeness of pink is brought to you by beetroot (yes, once again, … Continue reading Pink Buckwheat Pancakes (gf, df, vegan, sf)

Pink Hot Chocolate (df, vegan, sf, gf)

There's beetroot in this hot chocolate. There, I said it. Now you're probably thinking "beetroot... are you fucking mad, Kirstie?" and while you wouldn't be wrong in thinking that generally - on this occasion I need you to hear me out! Beetroot is one of those veggies that I find difficult to get into my … Continue reading Pink Hot Chocolate (df, vegan, sf, gf)

Homemade Oat Milk (df, gf, vegan)

I dunno about you but we seem to go through LOADS of dairy-free milk each week. It's one of the most expensive things we buy and I probably spend about £8-10 a week on milk! Add in the fact that, although we're lucky enough that the roadside recycling in our area does accept the tetrapak … Continue reading Homemade Oat Milk (df, gf, vegan)

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)