White chocolate and Blackcurrant Cake

gluten free, egg free, dairy free, vegetarian, low sugar – swap the gelatine in the topping for Irish Moss or similar to make it vegan. To make the base: In a food processor whizz til smooth: 1 1/2 cups cocoa butter 1 tsp lemon juice 1 cup cashews 1 cup dates 1 tin of coconut…

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mousse is my go to dessert. And Mr 15 makes an excellent version with a bit of coffee added (he’ll make a fab husband one day 😂) 🍫 3 ingredients. 🍫 Quick and easy to make. 🍫 Can make it very low carb and suitable for keto, if you want to (just use sugar free or 90% cocoa…

5 minute Berry Crumble

5 Minute Berry Crumble Put frozen berries/fruit (500 grams) and chia seeds (3 tbsp) in the bottom of a baking dish – mix well In the food processor mix well:2 cups almonds1 cup desiccated coconut100 grams butter2 tbsps honey or sugar Press on top of the fruit mixture and bake in the oven on 160…

How to boost your immune system

What is an immune system? Your immune system is designed to protect your body against infections (bacteria, viruses, parasites etc). The immune system is made up of two different parts: The innate immune system The adaptive immune system The innate immune system is like your first line of defense. It’s a non-specific guard against all…

Make your own Sushi

How to make the rice: In a pot boil 1 cup of *sushi rice with 2 1/2 cups water. Allow to boil until the water is nearly gone. Turn off the heat, put a lid on it and allow it to sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Add a pinch of sugar, salt and 3…

Filling bellies on a budget

I’ve been asked about filling hungry bellies on a budget.And if your kiddies are anything like mine, they have times when they seem to be unfillable! The basic idea is for each meal and snack to have carbs for energy and fibre, protein for muscle growth, and fats for energy. Foods with fibre, protein and…

Caramelised Onion Jam

Caramelised Onion jam We use this as a topping on pizza or sandwiches or spooned on top of mashed potato or as a dip for vegetable wedges or in stuffed potatoes or just spooned straight in. It looks better with red onions (which I didn’t have) and balsamic vinegar makes it look a nice dark…