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Raw Chocolate Halloween Treats

I talked last week about Samhain being the Autumn Cross Quarter Festival, a time for celebrating the changing season and the coming of winter – the Celtic New Year.  So I was interested to find out how Halloween has evolved to be a time of celebrating with sweet treats. It…

Mint Choc Chip Nice Cream with Peppermint Vitality Oil

Last week I managed to over-buy bananas again. Sometimes my toddler loves them and will have one a day, other times he isn’t fussed, so I was left with a bowl of over ripe bananas. I often make a banana loaf with these, but this time I…

Making breakfast beautiful with La Juniper – and delicious homemade granola

A dinner party, coffee, tea, Sandwich, or supper, all may be In their way pleasant. But to me Not one of these deserves the praise That welcomer of new-born days, A breakfast, merits; ever giving Cheerful notice we are living Another day refreshed by sleep, When its festival we…

Vegan eating doesn’t have to be boring

A lot of people love the idea of going vegan for a while. But, most are put off because of the lack of option there are when you decide to make this step, though. This is a shame. Because modern goods have limited the problems caused by being vegan to…

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…

Late Summer Picnics with Creamy Vegan Pasta Salad

This week has been so warm in the South West, it feels like the height of summer rather than the middle of September! It’s the perfect excuse to stretch the summer out a little bit longer and get out in the sunshine for a picnic. The warm weather…

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…

Vegan ‘tuna’ pasta salad

Vegan Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe

I love pasta – who doesn’t love pasta? Since starting a vegan diet my pasta dishes have mostly been tomato based, but I used to enjoy a salad with tuna, mayonnaise and sweetcorn. When I heard that there was an alternative to this, I thought I’d…