Chocolate Dipped Ginger Shortbread Cookies – gluten-free vegan

I couldn't resist getting my heart shaped cookie cutters out for these, although really, you can use any shape or simply cut your cookie dough into squares or triangles. In todays recipe, I've created 'ginger shortbread cookies' and dipped them in some super healthy chocolate. Oh yes! You can make them without the chocolate, although [...]

Simple Oatcake Wraps Using A Cast Iron Skillet – 2 ingredients (GF vegan)

Many years ago I visited my in-laws in Stoke-On-Trent in Staffordshire, England. My husband (now affectionately my ex) introduced me to a delightful invention - the 'Staffordshire Oatcake'. Not only were they naturally vegan, the traditional versions were also wheat-free. We stuffed them with hummus and salad and enjoyed the most delicious lunch. Another time, [...]

Malty Maca Granola Bars – naturally sweetened with dates (gluten-free vegan)

Maca is a welcomed gift of nature from high up the Andean Mountains of Peru. It has adapted to endure harsh conditions itself (harsh winds and cold temperatures) and so it's not surprising that it imparts some of those medicinal qualities to us amidst our own challenges of life. Maca is essentially an adaptogenic plant-food, [...]

Leek & Beetroot English Winter Soup Recipe with Garden Herbs

When the winter kicks in, soup seems to get all the more cozy and inviting. It's that warm nurturing 'ahhhhhhhhh' feeling. I enjoy popping down to the local farmers market (with my hat and gloves on lol) and seeing what organic produce is in season. Local organic stuff seems to be brimming with so much [...]

Gluten-free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies – EASY

Happiness is making a big batch of gluten-free, vegan cookies (or biscuits as we affectionately call there here in England) - then having everyone pile into the kitchen and watching the plateful vanish in two seconds flat. Ahhhhhhhh! Such is the effect of this delectable recipe. It doesn't much matter if people normally eat gluten-free [...]

Easy Gluten-free Vegan Crunch Shortbread Cookies (with only 6 ingredients)

Oh my goodness, there the most heavenly aroma is flooding my kitchen right now. Easy baked gluten-free, vegan crunchy shortbread cookies are happening! I was so thrilled when I developed this recipe. Not only is it de-e-e-elicious, it is also super easy to make. I love that healthy eating can be delectable too. It's hard [...]

Gluten-free Vegan English “Sweet Mince Pies” for Christmas

Sweet mince pies are traditional British confectionary served during the festive season. If you are British, you'll know exactly how delicious these are already. If you've not yet heard of them, then you are in for a real treat! Today I am sharing a delightful version, made gluten-free, vegan and naturally sweetened. The filling is [...]

Parsley & Lime Guacamole – deliciously healthy vegan recipe

I think I could live on avocado! In fact when I go to visit somewhere where avocados grow naturally, then that's exactly what I do ha ha! I am visiting Kauai, the Garden Isle of Hawaii at the moment. There are local avocados growing here in abundance. Not just any old avo's, but the mast [...]

Mushroom & Sweet Potato Vegan “Bolognese” or Pasta Sauce

OK so bolognese is traditionally made with minced meat - I know, I know! We call this mushroom bolognese, so I am keeping that name here. But we don't eat meat here, so this is our delicious vegan alternative. It's really just a mushroom & sweet potato sauce with Italian spices and serves well with spaghetti, noodles, [...]