carrot and coconut cream porridge // gluten free, vegan

carrot and coconut cream porridge // gluten free, vegan

Does anyone else consider porridge a healing meal? The warmth that spreads through your hands as you clasp the bowl, the soothing texture that clings to the tongue… Seems to me that porridge is quite the therapeutic breakfast. After cooking a batch, your entire kitchen will also smell kind of like a bakery, which is

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dark chocolate zucchini brownie muffins // gluten free, vegan

dark chocolate zucchini brownie muffins // gluten free, vegan

This isn’t a new recipe. I guess it’s not really an old recipe either. It would be more appropriate to say it’s a recycled recipe. This is a revisited and improved recipe of an older post for vegan chocolate muffins.  So that tired (and I’ll admit, imperfect) muffin recipe has been upgraded and replaced by this one for dark chocolate

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Roast Pumpkin Scones {Gluten Free}

roast pumpkin scones // gf, vegan

My search for the perfect gluten free scone was a long one. I knew what I didn’t want – a scone-shaped brick that crumbled away the very second you even thought about slathering it with jam. I shuddered at the thought that I would never be able to smother a scone in sweet strawberry conserve

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Giant Pecan Ginger Crisps {Gluten Free, Vegan}

giant pecan ginger crisps // gluten free, vegan

*Insert witty opening statement here* I’ve been away for a while… oops. I was just thawing after the sudden onset of winter.  Kidding. I had exams. Ew. But I believe I’ve more than made up for my absence by bringing to you today a recipe for the infamous ginger biscuit: the giant gingersnap. Only better, because

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Gluten Free Chocolate Ganache Filled Cinnamon Cupcakes

chocolate ganache filled cinnamon cupcakes // gluten free

Baking is my kind of therapy. A peaceful silence settling into the kitchen, broken only by music on the radio – yes, we have a radio, and it plays old school tunes because mum picks the channel – the hum of the oven and the gentle whir of the fan. Outside, Joey our dog happily

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Chai Spiced Porridge w/ Rhubarb Compote

chai spiced porridge + rhubarb compote // gluten free, vegan

Autumn is wonderful. It’s my favourite season – not too hot, not too cold, but juuuust right. A Goldilocks season. Exercise is now accompanied by the occasional drizzle, and cozy knitted sweaters have become optional. The beautiful smell of mist on still days drifts lazily through windows, which are left open to welcome the cool air. Leaves

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Double Decker Chocolate Pumpkin Brownie Bars - gluten and dairy free

double decker chocolate pumpkin brownie bars // gluten free, dairy free

Today’s recipe might seem mildly insane because of it’s insanely long title, so I thought we’d take it step by step: Double decker. Well, that’s because there’s two layers of each flavour to make these chocolate pumpkin brownie bars doubly delicious. Chocolate. So no, these actually don’t contain any chocolate… (sorry!) I used raw cacao instead.

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chocolate, almond and spinach super smoothie // gluten free

Sometimes, I like to make things difficult. Sometimes it’s worth it, but mostly it’s not. Taking the time to make homemade almond milk falls into the totally-worth-it category. The benefits of homemade almond milk Where to begin? I guess I could start by asking: have you ever read the ingredients list of your favourite almond

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fodmap friendly fruitless hot cross buns // gluten free

Easter is a bit of a conundrum for me. There is a massive lead up: storefronts are hung with pastel streamers and felted rabbit’s ears rest atop the heads of bored sales staff. People flock to the shops to buy overpriced chocolates and overpriced spiced buns. The rationale behind the drastic overpricing of these holidays

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strawberry coconut bliss balls // gluten free

Sometimes amazing things happen for no real reason, leaving you stunned, mouth agape, or possibly even with your jaw resting on the floor. Your eyes might decide that a head is no place to belong, and attempt to pop right out of your skull. Or, maybe you have an out-of-body experience and, for the first

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