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Rich and Nourishing Moisturising Cream ~ Joyfully Vegan!

Happy New Year – and happy Veganuary 2018! I’m a big supporter of Veganuary. If you haven’t heard of it – Veganuary is a charity which encourages everyone to sign up and try Vegan for the month of January and beyond. When I decided to adopt…

Grapefruit and Mint Pink Himalayan Salt Scrub

I’m writing this post bundled up in a duvet in front of the fire – winter has definitely arrived here in the UK! We missed out on the snow here this week, but have certainly had the sub zero temperatures. Yesterday I took the babies on the Santa…

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…