Posts for SWEET TREATS Category

NUTTY CACAO CHOCOLATE

I’m so HAPPY to be back in the kitchen after several life-changing weeks adjusting to motherhood and welcoming my daughter Lila Jane into the world.…

RAW MILLIONAIRES SHORTBREAD

This recipe has to be one of my most decadent. These shortbread bites are so rich and delicious you’d never guess they’re refined sugar free.…

SWEET POTATO AND PECAN BROWNIES

I’ve made quite a few different recipes for sweet potato brownies and they’ve all, well, just tasted a bit too much like sweet potato. I…

RASPBERRY CUPCAKES WITH LUCUMA FROSTING

I have been thinking about ingredients for this recipe for ages so I was so happy when I finally got round to making these cupcakes.…

MATCHA GREEN TEA ENERGY BALLS

Energy balls have got to be one of the easiest and tastiest snacks when you’re on the go. I’m always looking for new combinations and…

CHRISTMAS BLISS BALLS

I love the taste of traditional mince pies but I’m not a great fan of the gluttonous pastry-induced stodge feeling that comes with over-indulgence at…

VEGAN “EGGNOG”

While I’m not strictly a vegan, I try to limit my dairy intake and stick to a plant-based way of eating as much as possible.…

PECAN PIE

I think this dessert has been my biggest success so far. I made it for friends at Thanksgiving who aren’t into eating this way and…

GRANOLA, BANANA AND RAISIN MUFFINS

It took a few times to perfect this recipe. There was always something missing. Then I had the idea to add the granola….yum! This topping…

HAZELNUT “NUTELLA” CACAO BROWNIES

When I discovered making nutritious “nutella” from dates, cacao and hazelnuts, I had to make it into a brownie….so much easier to snack on that…

“CHERRY BAKEWELL” ALMOND ENERGY BALLS

If you love traditional Bakewell Tart and you’ve been missing out since being healthy, these sweet treats are going to be your saviour! Made with…

STICKY DATE AND PECAN FLAPJACKS

This recipe is seriously good…so good I have to stop myself from eating half of the mixture before it goes in the oven. When I…

BANANA, PECAN AND DATE LOAF

Even before my healthy eating days, I was a big fan of banana bread. Lately, I’ve tried lots of recipes but there was always something…

SWEET POTATO AND DATE CREAM

When I started to avoid dairy and processed food, I really missed yoghurt and for a while I was living off avocado cacao mousse as…

‘SALTED CARAMEL COOKIE DOUGH’ BALLS

When I started to eat more healthily, energy balls were a life-saver when those biscuit/cake cravings set in, often during the afternoon at work. I…

PISTACHIO AND ALMOND MOUSSE

If you’re a fan of pistachios and you like traditional “bakewell” taste, you’re going to love this dessert. It is definitely one of my favourites!…

BANOFFEE “NICECREAM”

I have been making banana “nice-cream” from sliced frozen bananas for a couple of years now. I absolutely love how you can achieve the ice-cream…

Hazelnut Cacao Mousse

When I first discovered, to my utter delight, that you could make “chocolate” mousse from my favourite salad ingredient, the delicious avocado, (of all things!)…

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