Sunshine anti-inflammatory smoothie
dairy free / Drinks / Free from / Fruit & veg / gluten-free / vegan / vegetarian

Sunshine anti-inflammatory smoothie

It’s been almost 10 months since I first started juicing and posted my Beginners’ Green Juice. I’ve plugged away at it all winter, playing around with exciting (and sometimes wacky) juice and smoothie variations (see here, here and here), and now that the warmer months are upon us, it’s time to celebrate with a brand new … Continue reading

Heart-healthy pecan, maple & pumpkin seed granola
dairy free / Free from / Fruit & veg / gluten-free / vegan / vegetarian

Heart-healthy pecan, maple & pumpkin seed granola

Until recently I had always relied on shop-bought granola to satisfy my breakfasting needs but, although it’s marketed as a healthy choice (and boy do you pay for the privilege), it often contains a shed load of sugar and other nasties. On top of that, if you’re gluten-free or vegan, you always need to be … Continue reading

Whisky & ginger Dad* fudge
Free from / gluten-free / Sweets / vegetarian

Whisky & ginger Dad* fudge

* To address any equality or diversity concerns regarding the title of this recipe being construed as sexist, parent-ist or some other kind of -ist: This fudge is actually suitable for anyone (well, maybe not children), not just dads (great news for everyone else!). But let’s be honest, there are only so many pairs of novelty socks your dad’s … Continue reading

Boozy mincemeat fudge
Free from / gluten-free / Sweets / vegetarian

Boozy mincemeat fudge

It’s the final Christmas countdown! If: 1. You keep wondering where December went 2. The thought of last-minute shopping with thousands of other panic-stricken shoppers makes you want to emigrate to a country where they don’t have Christmas 3. You want people to think that you’re awesome… …then this fudge is for you. Well, technically … Continue reading

Gluten-free shortcrust pastry
Baking / Free from / gluten-free / vegetarian

Gluten-free shortcrust pastry

Shortcrust pastry is an awesome pastry – extremely simple to make and equally at home with sweet and savoury fillings. Made well, it is light and crisp and delicious. But it usually contains gluten… …so use this super-quick, super-easy gluten-free shortcrust instead! Generally, the difficult thing about making pastry is making sure you don’t overwork the gluten. Which … Continue reading