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The healing power of Marigold (Calendula)

Marigold – This sunny little flower, the ‘merry buds’ of Shakespeare, was first used in Indian and Arabic cultures, before being discovered by the ancient Egyptians and Greeks. The Egyptians valued the marigold as a rejuvenating herb, and the Greeks garnished and flavoured food with it’s…

Raw Vegan Salted Caramel Filled Chocolates

Being creative in the kitchen and making the house smell wonderfully Christmassy is definitely one of the best things about the run up to Christmas. This weekend just gone, with Frey out on adventures on the moors with his Dad, Alfie and I got cosy in the kitchen, we had…

Handmade Coconut, Lavender and Chamomile Balm

Handmade Coconut, Lavender and Chamomile Balm

The scent of coconuts always reminds me of summer – sun lotion, pina coladas… mmm delicious! When Indigo Herbs asked me to create a recipe using a Summer Hero product, coconut oil had to be the one I went for. I’ve used coconut oil in recipes such…

Vegan Nutty Chocolate Truffles

Nutty Chocolate Truffles

These nutty chocolate truffles were a great success… a couple of days ago I made some chocolate chip peanut butter cookies, which I offered to my toddler when they were still warm and melty from the oven.. he took one bite, screwed up his nose and threw it across…

Raw Chocolate Almond Mini Eggs

Raw Chocolate Almond Mini Eggs

Raw chocolate is something I’ve wanted to try making for years, but for some reason never got around to it. When Indigo Herbs of Glastonbury kindly sent me a parcel of their fabulous healthy ingredients to make some Easter treats with, I had no excuse not to try…

Superfood Carob Crispie Cakes

Superfood Crispie Cakes

I was very excited when Indigo Herbs very kindly sent me a parcel of amazing ingredients to create some delicious recipes with. I absolutely love making desserts and treats with healthier ingredients, especially when they taste just as indulgent as the original! Do you remember making crispie cakes when you…

Coconut and Pistachio Vegan Chocolate Bark

Coconut and Pistachio Vegan Chocolate Bark

‘Tis the season! The season for love, joy, merriment, and lots of yummy food. This time last year I was working my last few weeks before leaving for maternity leave, and I remember the kitchen at work being so well stocked with cakes and chocolates, with new treats arriving…

Lebanese Cuisine – Baba Ghanoush

Around three years ago, Mum and I went on holiday to Egypt and went out one evening to a Lebanese restaurant. I remember it being the most delicious meal and came home telling everyone that the Lebanese meal was the best part of the holiday! So, when I saw that…

Vegan Chocolate Brownies

Rob has been training for a half marathon, and I’ve been enjoying helping him out by making him the most nutritious meals I can think of, as well as delicious smoothies for before his training runs. When he handed me a recipe from one of his running magazines…

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

This week is National Cupcake Week, which gave me the perfect excuse, if any was needed, to try out a new recipe for vegan chocolate cupcakes. I’ve made vegan vanilla cupcakes before, which were good – but these chocolate cakes are next level amazing. I really am so…