Breakfast Bites – GF DF EF

So many people love my Bhaji Bites, but have asked for a sweet version, so here it is. Perfect for breakfast, for a picnic, after dinner or as an after school snack for the kids. Why not let the kids have a go at cooking them as well. Because they’re made from gram flour (chickpea […]

Banana Bread – GF DF EF

I do love cake (I mean who doesn’t?!). But, when you’re gluten free, dairy and even egg free cake becomes something that tends to be left out. Having said that, more and more cafes are offering gluten free options and dairy free is up and coming but unless there is a vegan offering egg free […]

Mint Choc Protein Balls

I wanted to create something a bit different that used some fresh herbs from my garden, was high in protein so it doesn’t spike your blood sugar level and is totally delicious. Here is the result. They’re quick and easy to make (great to do with the children), are gluten & dairy free and vegan […]

Sugar Free Cinnamon Stars (Zimtsterne)

Zimtsterne (Cinnamon Stars), are a favourite gluten and dairy free treat at this time of the year in Germany. Unfortunately, whilst they are delicious they are very high in sugar. As part of the work I do at the Alliance for Natural Health we decided to do an experiment recently to see how the addition of […]

Pumpkin ‘Bread’

This year I grew a pumpkin. Admittedly it wasn’t a very big pumpkin, but I was determined to use it to make something nice and this is what I came up with – Pumpkin ‘Bread’. This recipe is gluten free and can be dairy free and egg free (so vegan), I’ve given you options to […]

Buckwheat Banana Bread

A delicious gluten, dairy & egg free sweet treat. This is very easy to make, uses up the uneaten ripe bananas at the end of the week and can be enjoyed by everyone. Spread with a little butter (if you eat dairy) or some almond butter (if you’re dairy free). The addition of the walnuts […]

Black Bean Brownies

This is one of my favourite sweet treat recipes. It’s moist, light (crumbly) & totally delicious. The best bit is that if you don’t tell anyone that there is no flour or butter in the brownies they don’t know and they will certainly never guess it’s made with beans!! So not only is it dairy […]

Scones

I love a scone and it’s one of the things I miss about following a gluten & dairy free diet. So, I decided that I would have a go at making some myself and this is what I’ve come up with. These are dairy free, gluten free, low sugar scones (suitable for vegans) that are also high […]

No/low sugar snacks

You want something to eat. You don’t want a meal, but do need a sustaining snack. You’re trying to avoid/reduce sugar – what can you have?  Certainly an interesting challenge.  Here are few ideas of no/low sugar snacks that you can either prepare in advance or make quickly & easily when you need a boost. […]

Chocolate Paradise Bars

These are the original version of the Lemon Paradise Bars that I posted recently.  They are a tweak of the original version from Hemsley & Hemsley so they are much quicker & easier to make with less honey to reduce the sugar content.  They are still totally delicious and a wonderful treat.  They freeze well […]