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Soft and Chewy Double Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies

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Soft and Chewy Double Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies

Some may argue that it’s not cookie season yet, but these Soft and Chewy Double Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies are always in season in my house. Both Michael and I are huge chocolate mint fans and these cookies hit the spot perfectly. Bakery style soft cookies that have a hint of mint in each chocolaty bite, now doesn’t that sound lovely? Jump to Recipe:     What makes them soft and chewy? I’m not going to get super nerdy and weird 😉 but a combination of cornflour/cornstarch, brown sugar and the extra egg yolk keep these...

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Reduced Sugar Apple Banana Bread

Posted by on 08:00 in Blog, Breakfast, Scones/Breads/Muffins | 30 comments

Reduced Sugar Apple Banana Bread

Because Halloween is just around the corner, yes I know its been a poor show on the blog this year. I am subliminally making more reduced sugar treats. Then of course Halloween is followed by two months of parties and pure indulgence. I feel like I am prepping my waistline for the onslaught with this Reduced Sugar Apple Banana Bread. I am not complaining about it because this bread is packed full of tart apple flavour, warming spices and of course sweet banana. Jump to Recipe:   Apple & Spice I used a big ol’ Brambly cooking apple...

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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Fruity Breakfast Bake

Posted by on 22:49 in Blog, Breakfast, Peanut Butter Bash | 24 comments

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Fruity Breakfast Bake

Another month has rolled along and that means its time for another Peanut Butter Bash recipe. Because its the hight of pumpkin season there was no other ingredient we could use. Lets talk about this Peanut Butter Pumpkin Fruity Breakfast Bake. Its rich and creamy, packed full of blackberries, dried cranberries, sultanas and has a lovely crunch from the added pumpkin seeds. This dish makes a lovely breakfast or brunch treat for a lazy weekend. Jump to Recipe:     Breakfast Bakes. Its been a really long time since I shared a breakfast bake like...

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One Dish Oven Baked Tomato Cheese Pasta

Posted by on 23:39 in Blog, Savoury | 22 comments

One Dish Oven Baked Tomato Cheese Pasta

Between college, work and attempting to keep some kind of personal / social life going! I have been heavily relying on easy to throw together meals recently. They are even better if they can be made in one dish. Creating less washing up! This One Dish Oven Baked Tomato Cheese Pasta, has become a bit of a life saver of late. Quick and easy to make. It can be easily adapted to what you have in the fridge and it has melted cheese in it!!! Three different kinds of tomatoes are complimented by two kinds of cheese, with plenty of herbs for flavour....

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Reduced Sugar Oatmeal Pumpkin Banana Breakfast Muffins

Posted by on 04:01 in Blog, Breakfast, Scones/Breads/Muffins | 34 comments

Reduced Sugar Oatmeal Pumpkin Banana Breakfast Muffins

I guess there is no more denying it, Summer has left and Autumn has arrived. The apples on my tree are almost ready and its getting rather chilly in the mornings now. Oh and the internet is jam packed full of pumpkin recipes. So instead of fighting against the tide I thought I would join it and share with you these lovely Reduced Sugar Oatmeal Pumpkin Banana Breakfast Muffins. A healthy way to start the day with Fall’s darling, pumpkin.   Jump to Recipe:     Grab your FREE ebook '10 Easy Pumpkin Recipes'From Breakfast to Dessert - Vegan...

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Triple Layered Chocolate Jelly Dessert

Posted by on 16:17 in Blog, Dessert | 26 comments

Triple Layered Chocolate Jelly Dessert

This post is sponsored by Dr. Oetker. Dr. Oetker provided me with the ingredients to make this Triple Layered Chocolate Jelly Dessert. All opinions are my own.   Dr. Oetker asked me if I would like to make one of their recipes using a super useful ingredient, (especially if you are vegetarian) called Vege-Gel. I’ve been using Vege-Gel for a while now as an alternative to animal based gelatine products. So I jumped at the chance to try something new with it, and share it with you guys. So lets get to the point and talk about this Triple...

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Peanut Butter Upside Down Apple Cake

Posted by on 16:39 in Blog, Cake & Cupcakes, Peanut Butter Bash | 32 comments

Peanut Butter Upside Down Apple Cake

It’s time again for a few friends and I to get together and bake up a peanut butter themed recipe. This month, because Autumn in knocking on the door. We have decided to use a Fall favourite ingredient, apples! I have been meaning to make an upside-down cake for ages and I though this would be the perfect excuse to try something a little different. That is how this Peanut Butter Upside Down Apple Cake came into being, and if you love apples and you love peanut butter then this cake is definitely for you. 🍏🍎😍❤️😋   Jump to Recipe:   ...

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Easy Fruit & Yogurt Healthy Breakfast Tart {GF}

Posted by on 23:40 in Blog, Breakfast, Gluten Free | 18 comments

Easy Fruit & Yogurt Healthy Breakfast Tart {GF}

Don’t you just love it when something half planned comes together and becomes your new favourite thing in the whole wide world? That is what happened with this Easy Fruit & Yogurt Healthy Breakfast Tart. It started off as a bit of an experiment and now it has become my favourite breakfast of all time. Its sweet, soft and crunchy all at once, packed full of healthy fats and protein to keep you fuller for longer. Did I mention healthy? Oh and its naturally gluten free. This really is a great breakfast, that easily doubles as a healthy...

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Quick and Simple Nectarine Turnovers

Posted by on 08:00 in Blog, Scones/Breads/Muffins, Slices/Bars/Tray Bakes | 30 comments

Quick and Simple Nectarine Turnovers

Whenever I need a quick and simple treat that I know will cheer the other half up, I make him turnovers. He has a weakness for pastry, especially sweet, buttery flaky, puff pastry. Using ready made pastry, these sweet Quick and Simple Nectarine Turnovers will come together in less than 30 minutes. 🙌👍😁   Jump to Recipe:     Pastry Woes. I have never been a pastry master, I can make a pretty decent shortcrust pastry. But that is about it, puff pastry takes so much time and so much butter, that its just quicker and easier to go and buy a sheet...

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Quick Vegan Summer Fruit Quinoa Salad

Posted by on 23:33 in Blog, Gluten Free, Vegan | 22 comments

Quick Vegan Summer Fruit Quinoa Salad

I have just returned from a little vacation down South visiting family. It was so nice to unplug for a few days and just relax with friends and family. And act like a kid again while playing with my Nephew. I only manage to return to my hometown a few times a year so I always enjoy it when I get the chance, especially at this time of year. Because the climate is a little warmer then up here in Scotland. The Summer berries are in abundance at the moment in Plymouth and all along the West Country Coast. All those lovely berries I consumed were...

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