GINGERBREAD OAT MILK SMOOTHIE

If you’re like me, the liberal use of spices in food and beverages is one of the things you treasure about this time of year. My children seem to be spice lovers too. And this super-simple dairy-free smoothie is a treat that our whole family has been enjoying since autumn came to Scandinavia. It can be served warm […]

CRISP(IER) SWEET POTATO FRIES (seasoned with Rosemary-Infused Sea Salt & Fresh Parsley)

I think it’s important to state from the outset that I am pretty sure deep-frying is the only way to guarantee that every single fry will be super crisp. But what I know for certain is that there are a few tricks to achieving a “crispier” result when baking fries/chips. I have looked at and experimented […]

THE BEST VEGAN CHOCOLATE MOUSSE BY IQS, SPOOKIFIED (Happy Halloween… BOO!)

I made this yummy IQS chocolate mousse (purportedly the best vegan chocolate mousse around) after seeing it suggested as a healthy Halloween treat on iquitsugar.com the other day. I loved their suggestion of turning the chocolate mousse cups into spooky little diorama treats!   These were super-easy to assemble; approximately 100 x less labour intensive than baking and decorating Halloween cupcakes. […]

ROASTED SWEET POTATO & QUINOA SALAD WITH CHILLI & GARLIC-INFUSED DRESSING

Probably my favourite salad ever. Won’t beat around the bush, but I ate this every evening last week whilst at night school (that’s pastry night school, folks… will explain all in another post soon!)  if that’s any indication how much I love this recipe! INGREDIENTS FOR SALAD 4-6 sweet potatoes 400 ml of dry quinoa of choice […]

THE BEST SWEET POTATO VEGAN BURGERS EVER (and I am not kidding!)

I love veggie burgers! And I am so very happy to have found this recipe on Pinterest… and to have had the good sense to try it as part of Project Pinterest, week 5! These are super-easy to make, totally delicious, very healthy, they present well, keep well and, on top of all of that, they […]

PERFECT CHEWY OAT, RAISIN & ALMOND COOKIES (utterly delicious… and “kind of” healthy)

After my one week baking hiatus, a sudden oat cookie craving came over me (can I keep blaming pregnancy hormones for these cravings?) and I found this extremely highly rated recipe online. I have made different kinds of oat cookies before and it’s hard to go wrong with them. I knew we’d have all the […]