Easy Eggless Banana Bread

Easy Eggless Banana Bread

My goal was a simple one; make a gluten-free vegan banana bread that was straightforward, easy, something that my 7-year old would eat, and that looked and tasted like the banana bread I see in every local café. Easy, right?! I had played around with eggless recipes for years, and never found something that I…

Vegan Flourless Fudge Cookies

Vegan Flourless Fudge Cookies {vegan, GF}

I have begun writing a gratitude journal. It’s basically a list of three things from each day that I can express gratitude for. Some days are obviously harder than others, but I do like the challenge of seeing with the heart’s eyes the big and little things that are good in each day. The more…

Lemon, Cardamom & Coconut Truffles

Lemon, Cardamom & Coconut Truffles {vegan, GF}

It’s been a while between posts. Since the last one, we’ve closed off another year, had Christmas, seen bush fires rage throughout our nation, and the kids have started back at school (thank goodness!). We were lucky enough to spend a week with my brother and his little family in Queensland, and enjoyed the tropical-style…

Citrus Poppy Seed Cake {vegan, gf}

Lemon Poppy seed Almond Cake {vegan, gf}

Vegan Cake Nirvana. I’ve reached it. I seriously thought my quest for the perfect citrus poppy seed cake was to be a never ending one. The key to success was so elusive, it was driving me mad. I caved at various points along the way, sharing a recipe that was ‘almost’ the one… There are…

Bittersweet Jaffa Almond Cake {vegan, gf}

Bittersweet Jaffa Almond Cake {vegan, GF}

This is my magical unicorn cake, my pie-in-the-sky, my nemesis; the cake that was destined never to work. I lost count how many iterations were tried, tested and failed… how many tins of beans were used in the quest for a vegan chocolate almond torte. And yet here we are, with the recipe for a…

Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Vegan Gluten-free

Blueberry, Lemon & Poppy Seed Muffins {vegan, gf}

I am in no way inclined to move. Only my fingers move as they type these words. Only my eyes move as they read them. Aside from these, my body is stationary. Just how I like it. The thought of blogging these blueberry, lemon and poppy seed muffins got me out of bed this morning,…

Dutch Spiced Blondie Bars Gluten-Free

Dutch Spiced Blondie Bars {gf}

“Every person needs to take one day away. A day in which one consciously separates the past from the future. Jobs, family, employers, and friends can exist one day without any one of us, and if our egos permit us to confess, they could exist eternally in our absence. Each person deserves a day away…

Chocolate Fudge Dip vegan

5-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge Dip {vegan}

“Being on holidays from work is fun, isn’t it, Mummy?” said my 4-year old to me the other day. “Work?” said I. “Do you mean preschool?” “Yep.” said he. It had dawned on him that being home meant that he could ‘play all day with mummy’. Not having preschool three days a week meant we could spend…

Lemon Poppy Seed Almond Cakes vegan gluten free

Lemon & Poppy Seed Almond Cakes {vegan, gf}

How are your gardening skills? I tend to have a black thumb, but I do like a bit of pruning, so when a friend asked me to help prune her very tall, very laden lemon tree I jumped at the chance. I took over our pruning saw, got out the ladder and proceeded to do…

Flourless Peanut Butter Choc Chip Skillet Cookie {vegan, gf}

Flourless Peanut Butter Choc Chip Skillet Cookie {vegan, gf}

We go through a heap of peanut butter in this house! So much. And only two of us eat peanut butter. It’s really about time I started buying it in bulk. Even more so now that we have this skillet cookie on rotation! I had been dreaming of making a skillet cookie for the longest…