vegan baking – flapjacks

I've been advised by my gp and specialist to go dairy free and follow a more alkaline diet.  Given that I'm addicted to tea, it was a very tricky change, a good cup of tea can solve may things.  So I've switched to almond milk, making our own nut butters and reading labels like never… Continue reading vegan baking – flapjacks

Homemade Almond Butter

Have played with making homemade nut butters, natural with no added extra's.  Almond butter is a staple at home, we have been eating more vegan meals and always try to be as natural as possible.  Almond butter is expensive to buy and so super easy to make, so I thought I'd share the recipe I… Continue reading Homemade Almond Butter

Breakfast Granola | homemade

I've been in search of a delicious healthy breakfast cereal and started to experiment with recipes.  My starting point was a granola recipe in Tessa Kiros's, Apples for Jam.  I do love this cookery book, lots if delicious recipes and they work out brilliantly.  The Guardian has an interesting article on making the perfect granola… Continue reading Breakfast Granola | homemade


When life gets quite stressful I bake, the sweet soothing properties of sugar I supose.  With Australia Day last week, Anzac biscuts seemed a good Idea.  The monster likes them and a batch is always too many for just the two of us, so I look most of them to work.  I work with one… Continue reading Wednesday