No-Bake, Chocolate Tart with Nut Crust and Cacao Nibs

  This recipe was developed for Cuisinart using their new 3L Expert Prep Pro Food Processor. No-bake, vegan tarts are probably my favourite dessert to make.  Using healthy ingredients like nuts, seeds, good quality dark chocolate and surprise ingredients such as...

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Banana Bread Brownie with Chocolate Chunks (vegan)

The smell of sweet, home-baked, warm banana bread filling the kitchen is definitely one I will never get tired of.....This banana bread chocolate brownie needs no introduction, apart from to say that it's obviously very closely related to it's banana bread 'loaf'...

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Chocolate Brownies with Almonds & Sweet Potato – vegan

A healthy recipe for all chocolate brownie lovers!  Using sweet potato, dates and almonds which are a sweet tasting nut, and a little stevia or xylitol, these brownies are sweet but contain lots of whole food ingredients which have lots of fiber and complex carbs,...

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Almond Caramel, Nougat & Dark Chocolate Snix Bars

An easy recipe with just 4 main steps!  It makes 22, snack-sized treat bars which can be kept in the fridge and nibbled on throughout the week - handy hey 😉 I held off making desserts like this for a while because; #1 I thought they just looked too complicated and #2...

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Mini Mango & Passion Fruit Raw Cheesecakes – vegan

Mini Mango & Passion Fruit Raw Cheesecakes - vegan Base200 g mix of hazelnuts and almonds20 g raw cacao nibs150 g dates (soaked in hot water for 20mins until soft)pinch sea saltTopping250 g cashews (soaked in hot water for 20 mins, rinsed)200 g frozen mango80 g...

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Black Bean & Tahini Vegan Chocolate Brownies

I love tahini.  I love chocolate. I love anything which sneaks a bit of extra goodness in (without anyone even noticing...) And that's why I love that these delicious brownies have black beans in them 🙂 This recipe combines all 3 of those things and they come...

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Vegan Chocolate Mousse Tart (Easy recipe, only 4 steps)

Easy Peasy, 4 step, Vegan Chocolate Mousse Tart. This tart is worthy of a place on the Christmas table 🎄😋 It can be made a day in advance, served chilled and tastes amazing while still being full of healthy ingredients like almonds, oats, raw cacao, dates,...

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Vegan Chocolate Chip, Chickpea & Peanut Butter Blondies

Making sweet treats and desserts which are also loaded with goodness is one of my favourite ways to satisfy a sweet tooth. It's also the only way I can get my 3 boys to eat any kind of bean without complaining! The chickpeas in these blondies provide a perfect,...

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Warm, Summer Peach Crumble with Coconut Yoghurt

  Warm, Summer Peach Crumble with Coconut Yoghurt 5 flat bottomed peaches (r use regular if not available, rinshed, stones removed and halved)1 tbsp coconut oil2/3 cup oats5 tbsp wholemeal flour (or use gluten free if required)3 tbsp coconut sugar (or use soft...

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Vegan Key Lime Pie with a crunchy, sweet nut base

This is one of my favourite desserts! It tastes so creamy and delicious but it's full of healthy ingredients!  The base is made from a mixture of almonds and hazelnuts which are held together with dates and sweetened with an excellent refined sugar alternative;...

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Vegan Banana Bread with Melted Chocolate Chunks

This banana bread is one of our family favourites for a few reasons; it's delicious, it's quick to make and requires only a small amount of effort, it's the perfect snack food to keep you going through the day and it's also a brilliant recipe to make the day before...

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Vegan Blood Orange & Maple Syrup Filo Pastry Tart

This gorgeous dessert looks like it required much more work than it really takes, which I think is just what you need if you've got guests over after having slaved over the starter and main course for hours!  You can make the whole thing a few hours ahead of time by...

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Raw, Vegan Lemon & Blueberry Cheesecake

I've made a few raw cheesecakes which have contained a little too much fruit in them and as fruit contains so much water, they can turn out like semi-freddos with just too much of a frozen fruit dessert thing going on!! This recipe has less fruit and more cashews,...

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Caramelised Banana topped Grape & Blackberry Crumble

  Caramelised Banana topped Grape & Blackberry Crumble 100 g coconut oil (room temperature, solid)3 cups oats50 g almonds (bltiz to a crumb texture in your food processor)1-2 tsp ground cinnamon50 g dark muscovado sugar2 ripe bananas (mashed)300 g sable...

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Vegan Chocolate Pancakes with Chocolate & Caramel Sauce

Vegan Chocolate Pancakes with Chocolate & Caramel Sauce Pancakes1 cup buckwheat flour1 cup plantbased milk1 ripe banana1 tsp baking powder1 tbsp dark cocoa powder1 tsp coconut oil (melted)Chocolate & Caramel Sauce1 cup dates1-2 cups freshly boiled water6 cubes...

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Vegan Chocolate Orange Tart with Blood Oranges & Mint

  Vegan Chocolate Orange Tart with Blood Oranges & Mint Base1 cup hazelnuts1 cup almonds1/2 cup oats2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)1/2 orange (zest AND juice)1/3 cup pure Maple syrup1 heaped tbsp raw cacao or very dark cocoa powderFilling and topping500 mls...

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Double Chocolate, Almond and Hazelnut Truffles

  Double Chocolate, Almond and Hazelnut Truffles 2 cups date paste (make your own by soaking 2 cups of dates in water for a few hours, drain most of the water but not all (keep the water for something else like a smoothie), blitz until it becomes a smooth paste,...

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Stuffed Crust Plum & Blackcurrant Jam Wholemeal Galette

  Stuffed Crust Plum & Blackcurrant Jam Wholemeal Galette Dough2 cups wholemeal bread flour1.5 tbsp granulated sugar1 tsp salt1/2 cup coconut oil (softened but not fully melted)1 tsp apple cider vinegar1/2-1 cup very cold water (place an ice cube in the water...

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Sweetened Peanut Butter & Chickpea Biscuit Bites

  Sweetened Peanut Butter & Chickpea Biscuit Bites 400 g chickpeas (pre-cooked, cooled or from a can, 400g drained weight)140 g smooth peanut butter1/3 cup pure Maple syrup1 tbsp granulated stevia (or xylitol)1 tsp vanilla extract1 tsp baking powderpinch sea...

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1-2-3 Chocolate Topped Chunky Energy Bars

  1-2-3 Chocolate Topped Chunky Energy Bars 100 g dark chocolate200 g dates300 g mixed nuts1 tbsp coconut oil Place the whole / chopped nuts in a food processor, (use a mixture of any - I had almonds, walnuts and hazelnuts). Pulse a few times to break down to a...

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Chocolate Chip, Chia, Nut & Oat Bites

Chocolate Chip, Chia, Nut & Oat Bites 1 cup almonds1 cup hazelnuts1 cup oats1 cup chia seeds1 cup date paste (or 1 cups dates soaked in water for at least one hour)1/2 cup chocolate chips Place the nuts in a food processor and pulse until broken down to a grainy...

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Vegan Black Bean Chocolate Brownie Muffins

  Vegan Black Bean Chocolate Brownie Muffins 235 g pre-cooked black beans (drained weight from a can pre-cooked)2 tbsp ground flax (leave to soak in 3x amount of water (6 tbsp) or use chia seeds as a replacement)3 tbsp olive oil4 tbsp cocoa powder1/2 cup...

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Mango, Passionfruit and Walnut Raw Tarts

Mango, Passionfruit and Walnut Raw Tarts Base1 cup walnuts1 cup oats1/2 cup date paste (make by using dates and blending with a little hot water)Filling1 mango (stone removed and flesh scopped out from the skin)1 passion fruit1 handful walnuts2 tbsp plant-based...

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Refreshing Avocado & Lime Popsicles

Refreshing Avocado & Lime Popsicles 1 ripe avocado1 juice lime250 mls coconut milk (thin milk from a carton not from a can)1/2 tsp vanilla extract1.5 tsp pure Maple syrup Blitz all ingredients in a blender.Pour the mixture into 5 popsicle moulds and place in the...

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