Category: baked

vegetarian, paleo

Three healthy cookie recipes

My first part time job while I was still at school was working for Millies Cookies. My favourite part of the job was starting at 7am and doing ‘the bake’. The cookies came in big frozen packs and you broke off squares of the dough on to a giant tray before baking them and letting…

vegetarian

Recipe: Gingerbread Slice

There’s no other way to say it, I am a ginger fanatic at this time of year. I love ginger at the best of times but in the lead up to Christmas I can’t get enough of the stuff! Over the last couple of years I’ve made gingerbread cookies, but this year my craving was…

vegetarian

Recipe: Fermented Grain Date and Walnut Scones

One of the things I’ve been enjoying about my nutrition course is learning about various different dietary theories. A few weeks ago one of our modules covered traditional diets. I found this quite an interesting approach, similar to paleo and primal style eating, but including dairy (with a key focus on raw dairy) and grains…

vegetarian

Recipe: ‘Skinny’ Courgette, Cranberry and Pistachio Muffins

A couple of weeks ago I woke up on what was an unseasonably snowy morning. I don’t know about you, but weather like that makes me yearn for something warm and comforting slathered in creamy butter! I surveyed the contents of the fridge and cupboards and thought back to my tasty recipe for courgette, date…

vegan

Amaretto Stone Fruit Crumble

Recently I’ve developed a new obsession: roasting fruit. Usually I would be raw all the way, but there’s just something about the tender sweetness of roasted fruit that has got me hooked right now. Roasting fruit was nothing new to me, in the past I’ve roasted rhubarb very successfully, however it was Gena’s roasting peaches…