Vegan chocolate & raspberry layer cake

If you’re looking for a showstopper cake, this is it. I made this for the birthday of a very special friend and the reaction was better than I ever anticipated. Even though the cake looks very impressive, it’s really simple to make. This isn’t the most wholesome of my recipes (particularly the icing!), but it…

Pecan & dark chocolate chip blondies

Any die-hard brownie-lovers just have to try these! These with a good cup of coffee = perfection. Ingredients 240g ground almonds (2 cups) 100g pecans, chopped 80g dark chocolate 1.5 teaspoons baking powder 1 banana 2 flax eggs (2 tablespoons ground flax seeds + 6 tablespoons water) 80ml maple syrup (1/3 cup) 60ml coconut oil (1/4…

Four seed flapjacks with sultanas

This recipe is adapted from my feelgood flapjacks recipe. I love the texture of these flapjacks – the delicious mix of seeds with the sultanas makes them really satisfying. Perfect for breakfast on-the-go or a late night snack. Ingredients 300g rolled oats (about 2.5 cups) 1 banana 120g pitted dates (if you are using dried…

Banana breakfast bake

Baked oats are my new favourite thing to have for breakfast. These banana, almond and raisin baked oats will give you oodles of energy for the day! Feel free to play around with different flavours and additions – if you’re feeling indulgent, swap out the raisins for dark chocolate pieces 🙂 Despite tasting like having…

Chocolate-coconut granola

Who says you can’t have chocolate for breakfast?! Cacao powder is a fantastic source of antioxidants and is really high in magnesium, iron and calcium. It also tastes delicious 🙂 The desiccated coconut, hazelnuts, seeds and raisins each add their own texture to this recipe. Quite perfect with some yoghurt or on its own. Ingredients…