Spinach and courgette breakfast loaf

Breakfast is often eaten in a hurry as we rush out the door to work. People are always saying to me they find it hard to eat healthily at breakfast as they only have time for a slice of toast or a bowl of cereal, often wolfed down quickly and while doing other things. This…

Gooseberry cake with coconut cream and compote

My dad LOVES gooseberries – he reckons they’re his favourite fruit – so when Amanda (the wonderful lady I work with who delivers fresh goodies from her allotment to my desk) handed me a huge bag of home-grown gooseberries, I knew exactly what I was going to do with them: make a cake of course!…

Salted caramel flapjacks

Who doesn’t love a salted caramel flapjack? These little squares of joy are sticky, sweet and slightly salty and are the perfect afternoon treat for the Easter weekend. They can be made with butter or coconut oil and honey or maple syrup making them vegan friendly and completely delicious. They’re a fab bake for kids…

Carrot cupcakes with orange mascarpone icing

As many of you know, I gave up chocolate for lent. It’s going well so far and I haven’t touched the stuff for 3 weeks which is pretty good going for me, considering it’s one of my favourite ingredients on the planet! But it has left me at a loss of what to eat for…

Yoghurt, honey and orange tart

This recipe seems to be dividing opinion. While some (myself included) really like this dessert, others just don’t understand the appeal. It made me a little unsure as to whether I should post the recipe or not, but I decided that different people like different things and that’s what’s so great about food – everyone…

Spring onion focaccia

This is one for the weekend. Proving bread does take a while, but this recipe isn’t too complicated and can be whipped up much faster than you think. Make the dough on a Sunday morning, have a coffee or meet a friend as it proves and it will be ready by lunchtime. Perfect for dipping…

Banana, honey and walnut loaf

I’ve been dreaming of cake recently, as I often do, so I whipped up this super scrummy banana bread to curb the craving. The honey and bananas act as natural sweeteners, making this loaf refined sugar free, while the walnuts add a lovely crunch and a good little hit of protein. The end result is…

Chocolate chip peanut butter cookies

These cookies are one of my favourite things to make. I love peanut butter, I love chocolate  and the swirl of coconut cream ganache in the centre takes these cookies to a whole new level. They are chewy and gooey and deliciously decadent and it’s impossible to just eat one. Invite your friends over for…

Probably the best chocolate cake ever!

I absolutely LOVE chocolate. Ever since I can remember, the deliciously rich, melt-in-your-mouth sweet treat has been my number one favourite and I will always choose the chocolate option for dessert at a restaurant. In fact, I love the stuff so much that when my uncle set up my very first email account when I…