Category: sweet treats

Coconut Oil Recipes

My favourite recipes from my book Coconut Oil

This time last year I was knee deep in coconut oil while I wrote and created recipes for my book, Coconut Oil: Over 200 easy recipes for home, health and beauty. I’d been commissioned to write the book and couldn’t wait to get to work using one of my fave ingredients. The book came out…

healthy salted caramel slice

dairy free, gluten free, vegan

Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Shortbread

About this time of year I start getting so excited for the festive season and all the amazing food that comes with it. Thankfully I no longer find myself going crazy on it – now that I’m so much more relaxed around food all year round there’s no need to stuff myself silly come Christmas. …

gluten free, vegetarian

Chai Poached Pears with Creme Fraiche

As Christmas approaches I start getting more interested in cooking and baking again, well fancy cooking and baking that is. I love thinking about which new recipes I’d love to try, and which old favourites I’ll be enjoying. I’m hoping that this festive season we’ll have more of our friends and family over for food,…

pecan pumpkin pudding

gluten free, vegetarian

Pecan Pumpkin Pudding with Graham’s The Family Dairy Quark

With Halloween just around the corner you may find that like me, you have a few pumpkins in the kitchen waiting to be carved up into lanterns. This Pecan Pumpkin Pudding is the most delicious way to use up some of that pumpkin flesh rather than chucking it in the bin! This pudding is like…

dairy free, gluten free, vegan

Healthy Peppermints: Coconut and Chocolate Peppermint Treats

I don’t know what’s been with me recently but I’ve had such a craving for minty flavoured things! Last week I had to treat myself to some mint choice ice cream and then made myself some mint chocolate flavoured date and nut snack balls. That was when I decided I should finally get round to…