Lavender Shortbread Sandwiches with Blueberry Buttercream

lavender shortbread sandwiches // gluten free

I crave spring. Let’s face it, everybody welcomes summer with open arms, ready for the sunny days by the beach, gentle waves lapping at toenails painted in pastel shades, clear cornflower-blue skies overhead. Perhaps soft cotton caresses your back, or is stashed past the tide line, fading in the sand, bathers the attire of choice

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gluten free vegan wagon wheels

Have you ever catered for a party? And by catered I mean cooking for a large gathering of people, mostly strangers, with everything made from scratch? As of recently, I have. I don’t recommend it. It’s stressful, it’s exhausting. But it’s also exhilarating. And, oddly rewarding. When my parents decided to hold a party in

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Golden Pumpkin Porridge

golden pumpkin porridge // gluten free, vegan

I’m not one to make new years resolutions. In my opinion, the aim to “get fit”, “eat clean” or “be healthy” shouldn’t be a goal just reserved for the first few days of the new year when you have an iron constitution and bucket loads of determination, they should already be integrated into your lifestyle. Now,

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Avocado Banana Bread

avocado banana bread + streusel // gluten free, dairy free

Lately, I’ve been delving into the vague areas of life. How to add a custom header to an incompatible blog; how to perfect gluten free pastry; how to recover from exam stress. Suitable breakfast foods. Now, listing all those foods is no mean feat. In fact, I am not lying when I say I never have the

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coconut and almond whole orange cake // gluten free, dairy free

There are a few things that I have, and always will, associate with the onset of summer. Even though it’s not quite here yet, a week of very hot days, blistering winds, and salt-crusted skin post-swim, have made me believe that spring is officially cactus. The scent of citrus fills the air, and coconut and tropical

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chai banana oat bars // gluten free, vegan

Wow. I have a blog. That’s a scary thought. To be honest, I am super excited to be sharing parts of my life with you all.  I think that is amazing, that people on the other side of the planet are interested in, and can cook, my food. Wow. You know what else is pretty

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beetroot brownie bliss balls // gluten free, vegan

I had an idea: they should just change the ‘F’ of FODMAPs to fruit. Because it’s all about sugar right? And one of the richest source of sugar – and worst source for symptoms – is fructose. Fructose, fruit – they’re basically the same thing anyway, right? Hah. I wish. I wish I could eat

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‘coco pops’ style chocolate granola // gluten free, vegan

There’s something enticing about that too bright yellow box with a monkey face plastered across it. I’m talking Coco Pops. There’s something even more enticing about the catchphrase “Just like a chocolate milkshake, onlyyyy CRUNCHY!” It’s basically what crunchy peanut butter did for the spreads industry, but what puffed chocolate cereal does to milk. What’s not so

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