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vegan brownies

I’m not certain this is the complete holy grail of vegan brownie (soooo many options), but it’s certainly very popular on retreats here. I like the slightly grainy chia, but …

Old-fashioned? Unusual? Yummy, though. I don’t know what inspired a wondering/yearning for seed cake but a bit of research and a couple of experiments yielded this. Plus a bit of …

Fennel and orange salad

Super simple but packed with Mediterranean sunshine and Italian tastes. In February, when it’s citrus season from Sicily, I really love this with ‘blush’ or as they used to be …

green lentil soup

Green lentils are a quick and non-soak easy way to get your pulses in. They take about 40 minutes to cook*. But in this soup I feel the star is …

Applesauce Pound Cake

  This is a delicious cake to slice and have with a cuppa. The mid morning break for the apple pressing team was lovely. The apple sauce is the binding …

Baked Apples

I’ve cooked these and posted about them on facebook and EVERYONE comments, ‘my mum used to make these’ (which makes me think perhaps that the people I know are rather …

chocolate chia pudding

This is a simple but super nutritious and tasty pudding. A pudding of a pudding but quite a grown up taste. Chia is full of minerals and protein, plus is …