Rose Water Almond Cake

Rose Water Almond Cake

It’s Mother’s Day and I decided I wanted a treat and I’ve had a bottle of rose water that is woefully underused. So, I started hunting around for something to make and stumbled on this Persian Love Cake from Broma Bakery. However, I also had…

Gluten-free Focaccia (of sorts)

Gluten-free Focaccia (of sorts)

This gluten-free focaccia started out as a riff on The Best Gluten-free Pizza Dough from Meaningfuleats.com. I had made some DIY Gluten-free Flour Blend from Glutenfreepalate.com and wanted to test drive it. However, the dough ended up super wet; probably because I didn’t measure the…

Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Muffins

Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Muffins

This recipe is adapted from the Gluten-Free Banana Muffin recipe at Glutenfreebaking.com. I adapted it to reduce the sugar and omit the dairy and egg. Ingredients 3 medium, ripe bananas 1/4 cup coconut sugar 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled 1/3 cup cranberry sauce…

Vegan Gluten-free Peanut Butter Cookies

Vegan Gluten-free Peanut Butter Cookies

This recipe is adapted from Sweet as Honey’s Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies (Merci Carine!). I used coconut sugar instead of eryhritol (I have no idea what that is but the name is super unappealing) and I added 1/2 tsp of almond extract because I…

Gluten-free Vegan Banana Bread

Gluten-free Vegan Banana Bread

This sh*t is bananas. B.A.N.A.N.A.S. and actually a very good recipe. I have a favourite one-bowl banana bread recipe that is not gluten free (or vegan) but there was really no reason it could not be, so…I converted it and this is the result. This…

Sweet ‘n Spicy Stir Fry Sauce

Sweet ‘n Spicy Stir Fry Sauce

Like many of you, I’m trying to eat less meat and more veg. This Sweet ‘n Spicy Stir Fry Sauce is helping. It’s an adapted version of the Maple Ginger Stir Fry Sauce from Denise at Sweet Peas and Saffron. The link includes seven easy…

Apricot Cranberry Energy Bars – No Bake

Apricot Cranberry Energy Bars – No Bake

These Apricot Cranberry Energy Bars are inspired by the Apricot Chia Bars on Cupcakes and Kale Chips. I used sayer dates and added cranberries instead of the white chocolate (not a fan, it’s NOT chocolate!) Ingredients 1 cup pitted sayer dates, soaked in very hot…

Coconut Flour Raspberry Bars

Coconut Flour Raspberry Bars

Somehow I ended up with two packages of coconut flour, two large jars of raspberry jam, and two packages of best brown sugar. No, this was not because of pandemic shopping. When this kind of thing happens it’s the universe (and my Scottish heritage) telling…

Chocolate Pecan Energy Balls – Vegan and Gluten-free

Chocolate Pecan Energy Balls – Vegan and Gluten-free

This Chocolate Pecan Energy Balls recipe is based on Choosing Chia’s Chocolate Energy Ball recipe (thanks again Jess!). I’m not crazy about walnuts so I used pecans and sayer dates instead of medjool dates (it’s what I had). I also added a teaspoon of vanilla…

Carrot Cake Energy Balls – Vegan and Gluten-free

Carrot Cake Energy Balls – Vegan and Gluten-free

A big shout out to Jess at Choosing Chia for this stellar and super easy Carrot Cake Energy Balls recipe. I used sayer dates (soaked for five minutes in hot water) insted of medjool dates and substituted toasted almonds for the walnuts. They really do…