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)

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

CBA Cookery: Tomato & Ginger Soup Recipe

The weather has been pretty cold and grim for the past week here in Cheshire. (Although I'm not really complaining, I hated that heatwave last summer!) The gloomy greyness and pervasive damp has had me hankering for comfort food and this soup fits the bill!  A 'well known soup brand' makes a soup similar to … Continue reading CBA Cookery: Tomato & Ginger Soup Recipe

Rhubarb and Ginger Chia Jam Recipe

I'm LOVING experimenting with chia jam at the moment. The flavour combos are endless and you don't have to worry about pectin content! One of my faves in recent weeks has been banana & lime, which was so good (anyone else remember the banana jam that Morrisons sold years ago?! Nobody else seems to remember … Continue reading Rhubarb and Ginger Chia Jam Recipe