Lemon Curd

Breakfast ideas, Cakes, Desserts, Paleo

  This week in England has been so hugely relaxing and happy! Usually when I travel I’m all about finding the local food hotspots but this is a different kind…

Raw Pad Thai

Main dishes, Paleo, Salads, Vegan

Sometimes my favorite part of a dinner party is the second dinner that happens in the kitchen at the end of the night. The one that happens with shoes kicked…

Paleo Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Bars and cookies, Breakfast ideas, Cakes, Desserts, Paleo

Last weekend we were in a local cafe and Jared saw someone tucking into a big lemon poppyseed muffin. He looked at me… ‘You know what I could go for…

Sock It To Me Cake!

Cakes, Desserts, Paleo

I will never forget the first time I encountered a cake made from a box. My dad’s parents lived in a house called Monksfield.  Whenever we would go there to…

Honey Nut Granola

Breakfast ideas, Vegan

My family is a sticky note writing family.  As a teenager if I would came home at night after my parents were asleep I would usually find a yellow sticky…

Gluten: Fact, Fiction or Fad?

Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

A friend recently tipped me off to a new bakery and told me it would be great for me because they made gluten-free items. It’s funny, I’ve never actually told…

Coconut Cashew Fudge Hearts

Bars and cookies, Desserts, Paleo, Vegan

Last night I was joined by 8 beautiful ladies for another cooking class, this time with a Valentine’s day dessert theme. My favorite!   We had so much fun cooking…

Raw Valentine’s Fig and Banana Cheesecake

Bars and cookies, Cakes, Desserts, Paleo, Vegan

A lot of the time my inspiration for food comes from looking at what we have and making it become something else… this was one of those.  After a batch…

Legal German Chocolate Cake

Cakes, Desserts, Paleo

Chocolate cake was part of my childhood. It was present at every birthday celebration, every family event, it joined us for many happy Sunday afternoons, it came into school classrooms…

Raw Banoffee Pie

Desserts, Paleo, Vegan

Last Friday night we had a Christmas dinner party with some of our dearest friends. I was volunteered for dessert duty and I wanted to take the opportunity to try…

Coconut Dipped Cranberry Orange Biscotti

Bars and cookies, Desserts, Paleo

Biscotti are always the item that tempts me most in a coffee shop.  Letting the crispy cookie soak up my americano… perfection.  So as with anything that tempts me, I…

Raw Chocolate Sunflower Bites

Bars and cookies, Desserts, Paleo, Vegan

Yesterday while it snowed outside and my husband was huddled away studying for finals (which are so nearly over and I cannot wait!) I put on Christmas music and filled…

Milk and cookies

Bars and cookies, Desserts

This week I had the privilege of doing two health classes and juicing demos with different groups of people, I love getting to do those!  As it’s holiday season I…

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Desserts, holidays, Paleo

I’m a novice when it comes to Thanksgiving.  Being a born and bred Londoner I didn’t celebrate Thanksgiving until I came to America six years ago.  My first Thanksgiving dinner…

Cashew Butter Cups

Bars and cookies, Desserts, Paleo, Vegan

Coming to America 6 years ago I discovered a number of foods I’d never seen before.  Some of them I’m happy to remain a stranger to but one of them…

Skillet quinoa pizza

Main dishes

This is a very simple recipe that happened as I drove home from work thinking about how to make a husband happy using what was in the fridge!  I knew…

Dear Diary… We need a guilt free treat.

Bars and cookies, Desserts, Paleo, Vegan

A few summers ago I was living with my parents and they were on a mission to lower their cholesterol.  We all love a little sweet treat and the thought…