Nut Free Bliss Balls

This post is dedicated to a dear friend. One who loves and cares for her own four children, plus three of her husband’s from a previous marriage graciously and without complaint. She is the one who designed this recipe, because before her life became full to overflowing, she also was a very keen baker. Even…

Vegan Aquafaba Brownies

Hello and a belated welcome to 2017! How did you spend NYE? We simply joined thousands of strangers at the beach for an early fireworks display before crashing at home long before midnight. It was great! The only downside was dealing with an over-tired 3-year old the next day! Tired as he was, he set a…

Aquafaba Kidney Bean Brownies

It seems I am not done with brownies yet. After developing a recipe for the fudgiest Nutella brownies, I thought that would be it. After all, they are amazing. But no. The paleo world was calling, and I found myself experimenting with a version of brownies made with red kidney beans. Yuck! You might say,…

Chocolate and Raspberry Self-saucing Pudding {vegan, with gf option}

It’s definitely winter. The weather is completely and utterly freezing (for these parts), there are rumours of snow, and all I can think about is greasy hamburgers and chocolate self-saucing pudding. I should probably take up running, to get moving, you know – to keep warm. But who wants to go outside? I’d rather curl up…

Chocolate + Tahini No-Bake Muesli Bars

Without further ado, may I present… wait for it… the most perfect, light and crispy, chewy chocolate tahini muesli bars!! We made them, loved them and then realised that they were our recipe, tweaked and returned and tweaked again! I had to laugh! A blogger friend tweaked my recipe for Peanut Butter Oat Slice, then included a version of…

Vegan chocolate cupcakes with maple buttercream icing {gf}

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy…

Flourless Pear and Chocolate Cake {gf/df}

Sunday afternoons are for baking, am I right? At least it’s been that way for me since primary school. In boarding school, all children under the age of 11 had to take a nap on Sunday afternoon. There were only a handful of us older than that, and we stayed up. Oh, what mischief we…