Carrot and Apple Breakfast Muffins [VEGAN, SUGAR FREE)

The other half is admirably continuing to eschew processed sugar in the run-up to Easter. I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen, trying to come up with something he can take into work to stave off temptation when his colleagues raid the biscuit box. The current favourite is this carrot and apple muffin recipe. After eyeingContinue reading “Carrot and Apple Breakfast Muffins [VEGAN, SUGAR FREE)”

Slow Cooker Apple Sauce [VEGAN, SUGAR FREE]

I love my slow cooker. It’s the one kitchen gadget I truly wouldn’t be without – and that’s coming from a family who chose not to replace their expired microwave when it gave up the ghost! It’s pretty well-loved these days, especially since it was second-hand when we were given it – but it’s beenContinue reading “Slow Cooker Apple Sauce [VEGAN, SUGAR FREE]”

Three-Ingredient Dark Chocolate and Almond Mousse [VEGAN]

Impossibly light and airy, this is not the mousse to which I’ve become accustomed as a vegan. Wonderful as the heavy chocolate desserts based on coconut cream or avocado can be, it’s such a novelty to have a mousse that resembles those made with egg-whites. Not to mention it uses only three ingredients, one ofContinue reading “Three-Ingredient Dark Chocolate and Almond Mousse [VEGAN]”

Chocolate and Beetroot Tart [VEGAN]

I’ve always adored beetroot. Whether pickled in vinegar and added to salads or roasted with herbs and carrots – it has a beautiful, wholesome flavour and packs a punch with its vivid purple hue. Recently however, I’ve had a hankering to add it to a dessert (my favourite cakes often feature a hidden vegetable, usuallyContinue reading “Chocolate and Beetroot Tart [VEGAN]”