Raw Cookie Dough (nut free)

Bars and cookies, Desserts, Vegan

Need a quick and easy no bake sweet bite?! Read on!  I love having a cookie dough bite with great nutritious ingredients to grab when I want a bite of…

Sourdough Discard Chocolate Mug Cakes

Cakes

Recipes that tell us to waste food like “discard half of your sourdough starter” are a big thumbs down. I care about food waste not because it’s a hypothetical idea,…

Quick Chickpea Pizza Crust (GF)

Main dishes, Vegan

So many gluten free items come at a higher price or with a long list of ingredients. When I need to cook gluten free I try to find simple ways…

Easy, flexible, Oat Flour Brownies for 2 (or more!)

Cakes, Desserts

Brownies are really a cake with extra sugar and not too much flour, to give a gooey centre and a crispy crust. You can use so many different ingredients to…

Easy Whole Spelt Naan Style Breads

Traditionally these breads are cooked in a tandoor oven but we’re finish them in an oven after starting them in a frying pan. It’s really quick and easy, and they’re…

Lunch Box Bread Rolls

Breads

Clayton prefers these rolls over a sandwich in his school lunch box, so I make a batch each week, then cool, slice and freeze them and pull one out each…

Quick and easy plant based cinnamon rolls

Breads, Breakfast ideas, Vegan

I have another recipe on the blog for sticky sourdough cinnamon rolls which are filled with dates and nuts and have that wonderful sourdough tang, but sometimes you don’t want…

Honey Nut Granola

Breakfast ideas

This is a staple recipe in our family, I do it slightly differently every time depending on what I have in the house.  The latest batch I made was cinnamon,…

FORAGING NETTLES + STINGING NETTLE PESTO

Main dishes, Paleo, Vegan

I’d heard that during the second world war stinging nettle recipes were a staple but those were the only stories I knew of about nettle eating before 2020. But during…

Wholewheat Croissants

Breakfast ideas

Croissants are just not as difficult as I thought they would be. And 35p for an organic freshly baked wholewheat croissant is unbeatable so making our own is a great…

CHOCOLATE CHICKPEA CAKE

Cakes

You might be reading this in the future when we can get out to the shops more easily that we can now but if you’re reading this as I post…

Veggie Croque monsieur

Main dishes

This is a twist on a classic French Croque Monsieur which would be made with ham, but this puts any veggies you have lying around leftover in there instead to…

SPROUTED CHICKPEA CHOCOLATE HUMMUS

Desserts

Some of you will love this not hugely sweet deliciousness… some of you will think it’s really weird and should never happen, we’re all #teamchocolatehummus over here so here’s what…

DIY Nut Milk

Breakfast ideas, Vegan

If you’ve never tried making nut milk, you should!  We always have a batch of it in a jar in the fridge waiting for coffee, granola, smoothies, baking and even…

One Pot Blackberry Cake

Cakes, Desserts

INGREDIENTS 4oz grass fed organic butter 4oz local honey 2 eggs 3 cups blackberries 6oz whole spelt flour 2 tsp baking powder pinch salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla…

Chocolate Chip Swirl Banana Bread

Breakfast ideas, Cakes, Desserts

Basically, another brunch = another form of banana bread. I make them all the time and they often involve chocolate. But here’s another one that everyone devoured if you want…

PLANTBASED CHILI

Vegan

INGREDIENTS Makes 6-8 servings 1 diced white onion 5 large carrots dices small 3 sticks celery diced 2 cloves crushed garlic 3T olive oil 1T apple cider vinegar 4T coconut aminos…

NOTELLA!

Cos who doesn’t need to dig a spoon in to a jar of real food chocolate spread? Yeah, exactly. Here you go. The nuts are interchangeable, you can use any…

Let’s Talk Money + Instagram

Whenever I talk on instagram about working from home, or I post something from a nap time work session, people ask me what job I have that let’s me do…

Creamy Balsamic Black Beans

Main dishes, Vegan

I buy all our beans in bulk and soak them, sprout them, and then cook them. If you’re going to eat beans it’s a little bit of work but tends…

Breakfast for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner! (Grain free, gluten free, dairy free option)

Breakfast ideas

This is one of three meals I put together to help people create budget friendly meals! Each one in the series costs less than $3 per serving, and the recipe…

PB+J Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet!

Bars and cookies, Desserts

This is just everything happy in a delicious cookie skillet! We threw it together with what we had one night, and we’ve made it 45927 times since! I use the…

Our Spelt Sourdough Recipe

Breads

When my housemate first brought home a starter I used a few different recipes and made a loaf every day for 2 weeks. I don’t think there is a one…

Chocolate Protein Pancakes: My Breastfeeding Go To!

Breakfast ideas

**QUICK RECIPE POST FROM MY INSTAGRAM CAPTION** The protein pancakes I started basically every day with after having Roey, with Clayton it was a protein waffle with Roey is was…

Thick + Fluffy Oat Pancake Stacks!

Breakfast ideas

INGREDIENTS 1.5 C oats 2 T coconut flour 2 tsp (packed) Aluminum free baking powder 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon (optional) 2 medium sized ripe bananas 3 eggs 2-4T…

“Cleaner Weiner” Mac N Cheese (df)

Main dishes

This post was sponsored by Applegate, a company we use and love. I did receive compensation for my time for creating and writing up the recipe for you to read,…

Simple Beef Stroganoff – Jared’s Favourite!

Main dishes

Disclaimer: This is an ugly dish! There’s no way to make a pile of brown saucy beef look elegant, which is why the picture above is of yogurt and not…

Cast Iron Waffle Press + Oat Flour Waffles

Breakfast ideas, Eco + Conscious Living

  A year ago I put my non stick waffle iron in the garage and told myself it wasn’t coming in again.  I have a very real waffle addiction and…

My Go To Balanced Smoothie Bowl

Breakfast ideas, Desserts, Vegan

This is my dream smoothie bowl and it’s currently a one a day (or every two days!) habit as I navigate an elimination diet for my breastfeeding daughter. It’s my…

Mini Raspberry Lemon Cheesecakes

Desserts, Paleo, Vegan

INGREDIENTS Crust: 2 cups ground almonds Zest of 1 unwaxed lemon A good pinch of pink salt 8 juicy medjool dates (or more as needed) For the Filling: 3 cups…