Hot Banana Pudding

To make: In a wee cup mix well: 2 tbsp corn flour 2 tbsp of milk In a pot heat: 2 eggs, whisked 2 cups of milk 2 mashed bananas (or whizzed if you want a smooth texture) 1 to 2 tbsp honey/sugar/sweetener of your choice 1 tsp vanilla essence When hot add the cornflour…

Fig & Feijoa Crumble

To make the crumble: In a pot heat: 1/2 cup millet grains (you could swap this for oats or rice, if you wanted) 1 tin of coconut cream 1 cup of milk (make it DF and use a DF milk or extra coconut cream and water) Boil for about 30 minutes, or until the millet…

Chocolate Easter Eggs with Caramel Fillings

Look What The Easter Bunny has brought us! Caramel filled Easter Eggs. Pictured above: Peanut butter fudge caramel. below: coffee caramels. But any flavour can be made, the same base recipe can be used and adjusted slightly to make it dairy free or to flash up the flavours. I bought silicone Easter Egg moulds from…

Peppermint Choc Ice-cream Topper

This Chocolate Peppermint Topper goes hard when it cools, so its the perfect crispy chocolate treat! I recommend having it on top of vanilla ice-cream. Don’t like Peppermint? Don’t add the peppermint oil and have it plain, or add another essential oil or essence to make it a bit different To make: in a double…

Rainbow Jelly Cake

Rainbow Jelly Cake For each layer you will need: 1 1/2 to 2 cups of fruit (frozen, tinned or fresh), 100 ml of water or juice, 3 tsps of gelatine and 1 tsp of sugar (optional). Different colours work best to make the layers look more distinct. Each layer needs to be made separately and…

Chocolate Beetroot Mini Cakes

To make: Melt 60 grams of butter or df alternative (coconut oil works well in a 1:1 ratio) Add: 2 eggs 2 tbsps brown sugar (or similar) 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp cardamom powder (optional – but recommended!) Whisk well Add 1 cup grated raw beetroot Stir Add 3/4 cup gf bread mix (or…

Raw Carrot cake

To make: In a whizzer, whizz til smoothish: 1 1/2 cups raisins 2 cups walnuts 1 tsp of mixed spice or cinnamon 1tsp coconut oil Once whizzed add 1 1/2 cups grated carrot. Whizz gently, til just mixed. Roll mixture into pattys. Spread cream cheese icing on the top. Layer as desired. Sprinkle the top…

Strawberry Deliciousness

Miss 9 and I often go for walks in the morning. one morning we talked food and planned a dinner and dessert we were going to make. I said the dessert had to be cold. Miss 9 said it had to have strawberries in it, so we could go strawberry picking. And this is what…

14 Delicious Party Food Ideas

This was my daughters’ Birthday Party Food, when she turned 8. From the top: Popcorn, Cherry tomatoes and cheese on toothpicks Bliss Balls Smoked salmon and cream cheese on cucumber Roasted Almonds with Tamari Boysenberry and Passionfruit jelly Fresh Coconut pieces Stuffed Eggs Fruit skewers Strawberries dipped in chocolate Drinks (not pictured) was chocolate and…

Passionfruit Chia 'Jam'

This ‘jam’ is perfect on toast or used as a coulis on desert, ice cream, yoghurt or cake. or to top on your breakfast cereal. It does not contain any or much sugar, so best used within a few days. To make: In a pot bring to the boil: 2 cups of passionfruit pulp fresh…