Category: Sweet treats

Vegan Blueberry & Almond Spelt Muffins

Healthy vegan food does not have to be boring nor does it mean you miss out on cake.  These healthy spelt muffins burst with blueberries, have a hint of almond and a gorgeous muffin texture. You would never guess they were vegan.   Vegan Blueberry & Almond Spelt Muffins Prep: 5 mins   Cook: 20mins   Serves: 12 muffins   Ingredients ...

Maple Roasted Almonds

  Maple roasted almonds,  a perfect healthy mid-day snack that you can throw into your bag for when you are on the go. Coated in maple syrup, cinnamon and a little bit of vanilla, then roasted until golden and crunchy. Delicious!   Maple Roasted Almonds Prep time: 5 mins   Cook time: 12- 15 mins   Serves: ...

Healthy Vegan Nutella

In times of desperate need for chocolate, but there’s not a bar in your home supplies. What do you do? Answer is pretty simple: raid the kitchen cupboards and knock up a jar of vegan Nutella. It’s sweet, chocolatey, but yet so healthy and it stops those sweet craving in its tracks!     Healthy Vegan ...

Spiced Baked Pears with Brandy Infused Cashew Cream

On The Countdown to Christmas My Pantry Gave to Me… One word… stuffed. By the end of Christmas day I will be absolutely well and truly stuffed. I will have neatly devoured half a Nut, bean and seed loaf, torn through two servings of Mac and Cheese pie, and accidentally on purpose forgot to share ...

Festive Gingerbread

On The Countdown to Christmas My Pantry Gave to Me… Over the last week I have had more than my fair share of sweet treats, but there is always room for Gingerbread! This moist, warmly spiced gingerbread smells and tastes just like Christmas. So’s not to feel too guilty about my Christmas overindulgence I have ...

Decadent Christmas Hazelnut Truffles

On The Countdown to Christmas My Pantry Gave to Me… Decadent, chocolate truffles with a hazelnut surprise. Perfect for a post Christmas dinner treat – if you still have room! Dates and almonds enclose a crunchy hazelnut centre, that is coated in dark chocolate and covered in roasted hazelnuts.  Divine! But still healthy!     ...

Tropical Raw Cheesecake

Every September without fail Auntie Shiru would go on her annual trip back home to Kenya. As a young foodie in the making I would always anticipate her returning with a suitcase bursting with tantalising African goodies – mangoes , sugar cane, ‘pink’ porridge, and my all time favourite, juicy pineapples. There was always something ...