Vegan Christmas O’clock

It is that time of year when we can no longer ignore that Christmas is round the corner and Santa’s little elves are beavering away preparing treats for those of us that have been good throughout the year.  If you have been a little less than good and want to make amends over the festive [...]

Blackcurrant & White Chocolate Fool

A while ago I went to visit a local wild life conservation/organic vegetable growing group to see what they were up to and if I could join the merriment. The very nice man who I met there gifted me with some freshly picked blackcurrants and I thought it only right that I made a bit [...]

Protein Rich Hot Chocolate

What happened to the sunshine? What happened to the short wearing t-shirt loving heat? It seems to me that this might end up being one of the most unpredictable summers in a very long time so this little recipe can give you a bit of a boost on those slightly duller days.  It is a [...]

Walnut and Almond Power Balls

  There are times when you need a little energy boost.  When all that is required is something small and nourishing to pop into your mouth and to power up and continue the day.  In these circumstances turn to these little energy balls and get your va va vroom on!  This is the basic recipe [...]

Almond, Pear and Red Wine Cake

I have been away in Spain for the last few weeks and inspired by the almond trees that were in blossom I thought it might be nice to create an almond based recipe with a few other ingredients that were on hand.  Whilst this recipe is not vegan, i think that it could easily be [...]

Chocolate Cake with Orange Rum Syrup

We had quite a busy Saturday and so the only sensible thing to do was to completely chill out on Sunday.  We put an end to the rushing around, to the hither and tither and relaxed for the whole day.  It was fabulous!  We ate well and enjoyed each other’s company and rounded the day [...]

Valentine Love Feast part II

You may choose to go the full monty with all of the courses for this Valentine Love Feast or decide to woo your special someone simply with this decadent dessert.  I think which ever you have time to do they will truly appreciate you efforts.  I thought given the nature of the date I would [...]

Caribbean Chocolate Brownie Cake

Caribbean Chocolate Brownie Cake Ingredients 2 large organic eggs beaten half cup of light organic olive oil juice of 1 organic orange 1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract 1 tablespoon rum (optional) 200 grms organic ground almonds scant half of a cup of organic cocoa (I really like to use Green and Black’s) half cup xylitol [...]