Ann’s Eggless Blueberry Muffins

These wholesome eggless blueberry muffins are quick and easy to make and only take 25 minutes in the oven. Grant’s mum Ann used a recipe from Dr Caldwell Esselstyn that has applesauce to bind and thicken, honey to sweeten and whole-wheat and oat flours for plenty of fibre.  You can use either frozen or fresh blueberries, but my preference is fresh, …

 

 

Basic Baked Buns

    There is nothing better than waking up on Christmas Day to hot buns, fresh out of the oven. These delicious buns are perfect served with jam or just lightly buttered with a cup of tea or coffee. They’re also ideal to serve with Christmas leftovers. This is one of Wendyl’s tried and true recipes that was shared several …

 

 

Trisha’s Focaccia Bread

I’ve had quite a few emails asking for Trisha’s (from Naturally By Trisha) focaccia bread recipe that was mentioned in her blog about the delicious hummus a couple of weeks back, so here it is. Focaccia bread will always turn any meal into a special event…. it takes no time at all to make and it’s super easy. Everyone loves this focaccia …

 

 

Emma’s Eggless Chocolate Cake

Thank you all for the fantastic recipes that have flooded in. By far the most popular is for eggless chocolate cake with several variations. After trying a few recipes the family and I agreed on this one as the winner. Congratulations Emma Nixon – a gift pack is on the way to you. What I liked the most about this cake is the …

 

 

Egg-Free Banana Cake

One of my favourite recipes ever is Edmonds Banana Cake, Mum taught me how to bake initially using Edmonds recipe and its popularity hasn’t dimmed over the years. However, recently we have discovered that Grant has a severe egg intolerance and has to avoid eggs completely for the next three months while his body resets (after that he may be …

 

 

Best Ever Buckwheat Banana Bread

Holistic Nutritionist Natalie Brady has shared one of her popular recipes with us this week. With a buckwheat flour base, this delicious bread packs a nutrient punch. Buckwheat – despite its name – is actually a seed, not a grain, and it is full of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and fibre. “Who doesn’t love banana bread? This recipe makes it …

 

scones

 

Orange Double Date Scones

Who doesn’t love a freshly baked date scone, soft and fluffy on the inside with just the right amount of fruit and cooked to perfection on the outside? This recipe for orange and date scones is from Palmers Garden Centre, they often have great recipes on their blog, check them out here. This scone recipe is just so good, especially with orange icing …

 

bread loaf

 

Easy No-Knead Bread

This is the easiest no-knead bread recipe that you’ll ever make, from the book Mothers Little Helper. You can easily adapt it and make sourdough loaf by substituting the dried yeast for 1.5 cups of sourdough starter. If you’d like to make sourdough but don’t have a starter, there’s an amazing Facebook page on everything you need to know about …

 

pin wheels

 

Recipe: Easy Peasy Cinnamon Rolls

This recipe uses only seven ingredients and is very easy to make compared to other cinnamon roll recipes I’ve tried in the past. The only drawn out part is how long you have to wait for the dough to rise. Once cooked you can leave the rolls as is or drizzle over with icing of your choice, vanilla almond is …

 

bliss balls

 

Amazing Amazeballs

After last weeks delicious but sugar happy jam recipe I felt like a sweet snack that didn’t contain a heap of added sugar, I came across this recipe for Amazeballs that Wendyl created to highlight using Fairtrade and Tradeaid ingredients whilst keeping added sugar out of the picture. This recipe uses just the sweetness from the dates and a tiny bit of 70% …