Festive Florentines

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Looking for something a little different this Christmas? Either for Dessert, or to take to the work Christmas party, morning tea, or gathering with friends? These Festive Florentines are a great option. This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan! If you like this recipe then have a look at my other Christmas recipes here! Ingredients (makes about 6-8 florentines: 3/4 … Read More

Festive Friands

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friand

Looking for something a little different this Christmas? Either for Dessert, or to take to the work Christmas party, or gathering with friends? These Festive Friands are a great option. If you don’t have a friand baking tray/tin then you can just use a muffin tray or silicone muffin moulds. This recipe is gluten-free and can be made dairy-free, you … Read More

Sourdough Crumpets

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sourdough crumpets

And the search for what to do with my sourdough starter ‘discard’ continues… There’s always the easy pancakes and crepes, or just stirring some of the starter into any muffins or cookies I’m making. But when I was at the shops the other day I was reminded how much I LOVE Crumpets! And I thought, “I wonder if I can … Read More

Gluten Free Sourdough Bread

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gluten free sourdough

Since the COVID-19 isolation situation has been underway I, like many others, have taken to mastering the art of sourdough bread! I have several coeliac and gluten-intolerant friends so I wanted to create a gluten-free sourdough as well. The nature of gluten-free breads is that they are quite dense, this have found they turn out better as bread rolls rather … Read More

Sourdough Rye Bread

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sourdough

Since the COVID-19 isolation situation has been underway I, like many others, have taken to mastering the art of sourdough bread! But, why Sourdough? Why make sourdough bread over other breads that, in all fairness, are less time-comsuming to make? I did a little research (1, 2) and found that compared to breads prepared using fast-acting (bakers/dried) yeast, breads made … Read More

Paleo Choc-Coconut Cookies

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choc coconut

These healthy chocolate & coconut cookies are a perfect to snack on during the day and round out an evening beautifully! They’re also egg and nut free, making them a perfect treat for your kids in their lunch box! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 16-20 cookies Time 45 min Ingredients: 2.5 C Shredded coconut 1/3 C buckwheat flour … Read More

Jaffa Protein Muffins

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jaffa protein muffins

I don’t know about you but I find baking a perfect way to pass time whilst in COVID-19 isolation! Plus it’s a great way to incorporate Cricket powder into your diet. I hope you like these delicious Jaffa muffins (jaffa means choc-orange by the way)! But Why Crickets? So, crickets (yes, those little insects) are a super high in protein, … Read More

Peach Muffins with Teff and Orange

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Peach Muffins

I don’t make muffins often enough. I see friends with kids who make them all the time, and I can see why; muffins are great, easy snack options, they freeze well and can be made extremely healthy by using nutrient-dense real food ingredients including hidden veggies, nuts, fruit, herbs and spices, just like in these peach muffins. Since starting work … Read More

Gluten-Free Christmas Pudding with Dairy-Free Brandy Cream

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Gluten-Free Christmas Pudding

Forget the pavlova and trifle, Gluten-Free Christmas Pudding is my all time favourite Christmas dessert. And now, I’ve finally made one of my own! If you like this recipe then try my Orange & Almond Cake recipe, my Balsamic Raspberry & Apple cake – also gluten and dairy free but definitely delicious, and actually make really good breakfasts!   Gluten … Read More