Filed under Baking

Gluten-free chocolate cake

When I saw this recipe on TV I was a little bit skeptical but then I made it I had to change my mind big time. This gluten-free chocolate cake delivers a moist and rich cake so delicious you won’t even notice it is gluten-free. I served it with strawberry sauce and a spoon of … Continue reading

Paleo Chocolatey Goodness

Paleo Chocolatey Goodness

Do you ever get that ‘let’s eat junk’ mood? I am sure you know what I am referring too. Thankfully (miraculously) our pantry is now junk free but we still need treats! In my mission to only put the good stuff into our bodies sugar definitely doesn’t feature, but it’s everywhere, especially in anything remotely … Continue reading

How to make your own Sourdough Starter

How to make your own Sourdough Starter

Isn’t the smell of homemade bread the best! This is a regular occurrence in our house not because I am busy baking all night long so we can have fresh bread everyday but because we own a breadmaker! My husband is a gadget man so owning a breadmaker was his idea and initially we made … Continue reading

Grain free breakfasts? How?!

Grain free breakfasts? How?!

Hello everyone! This paleo business takes a lot to get your head around, especially removing food that has long been considered, and is still very much suggested, to be wholesome and healthy food. I am talking about grains. They have sure been around awhile but apparently those hunter/gatherer folk from way back when didn’t eat … Continue reading

Meat Free Monday – Easy Mini Calzone

Meat Free Monday – Easy Mini Calzone

Mmmmmmmm pizza! Sometimes you just feel like eating pizza and the best thing is if you make it yourself it doesn’t have to be unhealthy. I prefer serving the kids these mini calzone over regular pizza as they solve the problem of the topping slipping off and going all down their fronts or, as Lottie … Continue reading

Tasty Date Scones

Whenever I eat date scones I think of my lovely friend Anna in Wellington who loves a good date scone, especially ones with a decent orange flavour. I have fond memories of catching up over a coffee and a scone in one of Wellingtons lovely cafes or at one of our homes. I have often … Continue reading

Flourless Peanut Butter and Banana Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter and Banana Cookies

I’ve been experimenting with making cookies without refined sugar. The main issue with reducing  the sugar content in cookies is it changes the crispy nature of a biscuit so these are really somewhere between a pancake and a cookie as they don’t have the crispy outside that normal cookies have but they are moist in … Continue reading

How to make Almond Meal

How to make Almond Meal

If you read my last post How to make Almond Milk you might be wondering what to do with the almond pulp that you are left with. Well you have two options. You can store the pulp in an airtight jar in your fridge and use it straight away, it will last for 3 or … Continue reading

Wholemeal Spinach and Cheese Breadsticks

Wholemeal Spinach and Cheese Breadsticks

This is such an easy recipe, especially if you have a breadmaker, but that’s not essential as you can make the dough by hand. The base of the recipe is yummy on it’s own, you don’t necessarily need to add any filling, simply glaze with a beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds or grated … Continue reading