Archive | Sweet

Sweets are more than just simply desserts.  They balance savoury and with anything, like I have recently learnt in Macrobiotics and Yin and Yang concept, the are always opposites e.g. Sweet v Savoury!

That is why, in most cases, when we go out to a restaurant, after we have enjoyed our main savoury dishes(s), we like to enjoy a sweet dessert afterwards to complete the meal.

With this in mind, I love to create sweet treats, cakes, puddings and desserts using healthier ingredients, avoiding bad fats and refined sugars whilst opting for much more natural and less ‘sugar spiking’ sweeteners.

Here you will find a selection of much loved, much tried and tested dishes for you to try at home.

Your loved ones will be happy that you are not only feeding them dessert, you are truly showing them that you care by giving them something healthy & nutritious to enjoy.

chocolate chia seed energy balls

Vegan Chocolate Chia Seed Energy Ball

We all love a snack and what better way then to create not only delicious snacks but also healthy & nutritious snacks with no added sugars or fats. Makes 10-14 balls (depending on size) Ingredients 2 cup walnuts/cashews 1 cup pitted dates 2 tbsp cacao powder Juice from 1/2 orange & zest 2 tbsp chia […]

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Vegan Banana & Chia Seed Loaf Cake

This loaf cake is a great afternoon treat as well as being an alternative healthy breakfast option on the go.  It can be warmed and eaten on its own or with some peanut/almond butter.  This has no processed sugars, sweetness coming from the natural sweetness of the bananas and dates.  This cake is versatile and […]

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Avocado key lime mousse

Vegan Avocado Key Lime Mousse

This dessert is the perfect ending to any dinner.  It is light, zesty yet decadent. Serves 4 Ingredients 2 large avocados, flesh removed 1 banana Juice from 1 lime and zest Pinch of sea salt 1 tsp vanilla essence Optional depending on sweetness desired:  2 tbsp maple syrup Method Put all ingredients into a blender […]

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avocado choc mousse

Vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocado is so delicious and nutritious that it is hard not to have these sitting ready for you to enjoy in your fruit basket at home.  High in natural fats, proteins and potassium, it is a great way for vegetarians and vegans to include this as part of their daily healthy diet. Here I wanted […]

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shortbread cookies

Vegan Almond Shortbread Cookies

These cookies are so tasty and decadent without the unnecessary addition of refined sugars and fats. Makes 12 cookies Ingredients 2 cups ground oats (gluten free) 2 cups ground almond 1/4 cup maple syrup 4 tbsp melted coconut oil 2 tsp vanilla essence pinch of sea salt Almond milk if mixture is too dry Method […]

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Cranberry oat cookies

Vegan Cranberry & Oat Cookies

These cookies are really festive, both in colour and of course using the delicious sweet and sour cranberry.  This cookie is vegan and gluten free and full of Christmas joy.  Great to be made and given as a gift. Makes 14 cookies Ingredients 1.5 cups ground oats (gluten free) 1/2 cup oats (gluten free & […]

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raw bakewell tart

Raw Vegan Bakewell Tart

I can’t begin to you tell you how rich, tasty and decadent this tart is.  All I can tell you is you have to make it for yourself to find out how good it truly is.  It is not only VEGAN, it is GLUTEN FREE and has minimal added natural sugars, so as a treat, […]

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