Baking

Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Cookies are one of my favourite treats to make when I’m craving something sweet, they take about 20 minutes from start to finish – it’s little wonder that I don’t make them every single day! Hazelnut and chocolate chip is a classic combination, and…

June 20, 2017
Baking

Raspberry & Coconut Loaf

Raspberries & Coconut = delicious! Another take on my favourite banana bread recipe, this time combining the sweetness of coconut with the sharpness of raspberries, it’s definitely one for the fast approaching Summer! I like to use very ripe bananas as they naturally begin…

May 14, 2017
fitness

So, I quit the gym.

Quitting the gym was not an easy decision… it took me a few months to finally put my signature on the dotted line and cancel the direct debit. It almost felt like I was going back on the reasons as to why I first…

April 27, 2017
Baking

Blueberry Banana Bread

Banana bread has become a staple bake in my house, a few slices smothered in peanut butter or simply munched with a creamy coffee is my idea of heaven. I’ve tried lots of ‘healthy’ versions and many of them still ask for large amountsΒ of…

February 19, 2017
Baking

Chocolate Orange Bean Brownies

These brownies are a revelation. Butter beans are the secret ingredient, yes you heard right, I did say BUTTER BEANS! Not only are they made out of beans, you can whizz up the whole mixture in a blender… now that’s magic. As crazy as…

February 8, 2017
Baking

Chocolate Orange Cookies

Chocolate. Orange. Cookies. Three words that can only mean one thing…. YUMMY! I’ve been making gluten free cookies for a while now, and each time I play around with the flavours, try new ingredients and consequently tend to devour a whole tray of them…

January 31, 2017
Sweet

Ginger & Date Bliss balls

Bliss balls are one of my favourite sweet snacks to make, they’re simple to blend together and when dipped in melted dark chocolate… oh my! I absolutely love sweet treats and I’ve been trying to find alternative ways of getting my ‘fix’ without reaching…

January 16, 2017
Breakfast

Chocolate Crumble Oats

Chocolate porridge is the best! It’s sweet, warm and delicious, just what we want on cold wintery mornings (or evenings!) and a perfect way to start the day. To makeΒ this porridge extra creamy, I’ve added a spoonful of coconut butter. If you’ve never tried…

January 11, 2017
Savoury

Spiced Red Lentil Soup

Only the pure in heart can make a good soup – Ludwig van Beethoven January is the time for curling up on the sofa with a big bowl of steaming hot soup, feeling warm and snuggly. It’s like central heating for the soul! As…

January 10, 2017
Breakfast

Pear & Ginger Oats

Overnight oats are one of my favourite breakfasts to make, they’re so easy to mix together the night before and grab a jar of them before heading out of the door in the morning. I usually exercise at 6am and after I’ve got showered…

January 5, 2017