Spicy Pumpkin Hummus

Hummus is a staple in my fridge – I absolutely love it! Such a great way to add protein and yumminess to your diet.  It’s always best to make it yourself so you know exactly what’s gone in to it. It also means you can tailor the flavours to whatever you fancy at the time…

Divine Chocolate Pudding

This is the easiest and most nutritious chocolate (yes chocolate) pudding recipe I know that is high in protein and full of lovely things that you don’t have to feel guilty about eating! You will need: 300g silken tofu 4 heaped tbsp of raw cacao powder 1 heaped tsp cinnamon powder 4 tbsp raw coconut…

Chia Jam

This is a fantastic way to use up ripe, seasonal soft fruits and boost your omega-3’s in one tasty go! The recipe was originally posted over at pureandsimplebakes.com so head on over to see the full post. This stuff is lovely, it’s easy to make and totally raw so doesn’t require any cooking or setting…

Easy Peasy Cashew Cheesy

I’ve found that sometimes I really struggle to get enough protein in my diet and this is something I’ve been trying to address.  Sometimes I also really crave that lovely savoury flavour you get from proper cheese.  I’ve tried various non-dairy cheeses available in the shops and they’ve always disappointed – tasting artificial and nothing…

Easy Hummus

Don’t know about you but I love hummus! It has become a regular addition to my meals. I have recently discovered a fantastic recipe that is really easy to follow and delicious. The result is a very smooth hummus that you can either eat as is or add things like, chopped olives or sun dried…

A great idea for Valentine’s Day

Originally posted on Pure and Simple Bakes:
I was asked recently if I had a recipe for vegan brownies… well I do… and so I thought I’d re-post it to make it a little easier to find! 🙂 These were originally made for Valentine’s day, hence the heart shapes, but I kinda like them like…

Simple and delicious…

Originally posted on Pure and Simple Bakes:
I’ve been needing a mid-afternoon pick me up lately and as I’m off the ‘Willies’ (chocolate, that is! :)) I thought I’d have a go at creating a crunchy, granola snack bar. My first attempt ended up as a chewy breakfast kinda bar (and although I don’t like…

Mini Banoffee Pie

Earlier this week I was lucky enough to sample some delicious Fruit and Nut Cookies from  Pure and Simple Bakes. First off let me tell you they are delicious on their own!! I decided however that I needed a little munchie buster that wasn’t going to affect my clean eating plan so I set about creating one…

Falafel Mini Cupcakes

I love falafel’s and hummus, so thought I would try this… You need a falafel mix, I used an instant falafel mix but just as easy to make your own. See the full recipe below… You will need: 1 cup dried chickpeas (soaked overnight) or 16 oz. can of chickpeas or garbanzo beans. 1 large…

CoYo is definitely heaven in a tub!

Originally posted on Pure and Simple Bakes:
I am so so excited! I’ve been waiting to publish this post for a while now. I’ve mentioned this yoghurt a couple of times before so this review should come as no surprise! I first discovered this wonderful product in my local health food store but the fantastic…

Spicy Sweetcorn Fritters

This week I decided to have a go at making some fritters that are simply divine and totally programme friendly! They took me a total of 15 minutes to prepare and I served them on a bed of spinach leaves with a few baby tomatoes, a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds, a drizzle of olive oil…

Muesli

I have just made another batch of my muesli and decided to film it so that you too can have a giggle, I have a long way to go to be anything like Nigella, but hey-ho got to start somewhere! Video #1 – muesli recipe – intro Ingredients list: 500g spelt flakes, yes this makes…