Christmas gingerbread cookies

Dark and robust, with an intense flavour of ginger, a subtle hint of spice and the sweetness of molasses; that’s exactly what you want your perfect holiday gingerbread to be! You could be biting off someone’s head, nibbling your way through a Christmas tree or gluing together an elaborate gingerbread house, as long as it tastes delicious…

Christmas tree Linzer cookies

Citrus, spice and everything nice is all you need at Christmas! Almond shortbread infused with orange zest and cinnamon, put together with a heavenly tart raspberry preserve and dusted with icing sugar make for a perfect combination of flavours for the Christmas edition of these Linzer cookies. These are an adaptation of Linzertorte, a traditional Austrian dessert…

Cacao berry smoothie bowl

Chocolate for breakfast? Why not! Cacao and raspberries make this a perfectly indulgent yet healthy breakfast smoothie bowl. Combined with the goodness of oats and creaminess of frozen bananas, it’s fibrous, packed with antioxidants and will leave you feeling full up. What better excuse than to start your day with some dessert! INGREDIENTS (serves 1) For smoothie…

Roasted carrot & ginger soup

Carrots and coconuts pair perfectly with a subtle kick of ginger to make this a perfect meal on a cold winter day! It’s sweet and spicy, creamy and comforting and everything you want a soup to be.The gorgeous colour is just an added bonus when you have fresh organic produce that does all the work for you….

Date & Cacao Bliss Balls

Dates, espresso and chocolate make the perfect amalgamation of flavours that’s sure to boost up your energy with every bite of these bliss balls! Experimenting with a variety of nut butters, seeds, cacao nibs, protein powders, you can change it up all you want and can’t really go wrong. This one’s a quick-fix recipe with a whole lot…

Cilantro & peanut pesto

A fresh and simple take on a pesto, this cilantro and peanut pesto switches it up from the traditional basil & pine-nut pesto while still tasting just as heavenly. Experimenting with pestos is something I love, different herbs, different nuts and an endless amount of flavour combinations. It works great as a spread, stirred through some pasta or…

Rye & wholewheat seed crackers

These dark and rustic rye wholewheat crackers have an intense and nutty flavour, are packed full of superfood seeds and make the perfect healthy snack to binge eat with no regrets! Toss all the ingredients together, bit of kneading and in no time you’ll have yourself freshly baked crackers, much better than looking through ingredients on store-bought…

Avocado & spinach hummus

An all-green version of a classic hummus, this avocado & spinach hummus is extra creamy and addictive!  If you’ve still not gotten onto the superfood bandwagon, chickpeas are definitely a great start, they’re delicious and packed full of protein. Adding  superfoods to your hummus simply bumps it up a notch if you’re looking for something healthy, think of…

Lemon Zucchini Loaf

A moist lemon sponge speckled with green zucchini and generously drizzled with a tangy, zesty lemon glaze makes for a perfect summer loaf. Sure, it isn’t summer anymore but if you love citrus, this one makes a lovely simple sponge. Let’s get to the strange bit, zucchini in a dessert? The thought of that made me cringe a bit as…

Halloween dark chocolate cookies

It’s that time of the year when you’re counting the days to Christmas, but you’re a bit Halloween obsessed as well and you don’t want the madness to end! These easy-to-bake, dark and decadent chocolate cookies are perfect for Halloween, a simple treat you can bake in batches and then go a bit crazy with the icing. You can make…

Roasted cauliflower & white sweet potato soup

Smooth and creamy, packed with starchy potatoes and cheese is probably the ideal idea of the cauliflower soup we all love. This recipe switches it all up into an easier, healthier version with superfoods and a hint of spice that still makes a smooth and creamy comfort bowl of soup. Roasted cauliflower and white sweet potato…

Raspberry Bakewell Cake

A quick and simplified version of the classic British bakewell tart, this Raspberry Bakewell cake captures all the essence of a bakewell: the fragrant frangipane, fresh raspberries and a golden crust of flaked almonds. If you’re short on time or just simply lazy to patiently roll out some shortcrust pastry, blind bake it, make berry compotes,…