plant-based recipes and mindful living

Desserts, Sweets & Treats

Lemon and blueberry pancakes [Low FODMAP – vegan – gluten-free]

Lemon and blueberry pancakes [Low FODMAP – vegan – gluten-free]

Looking for a delicious pancake recipe for pancake day? I’ve got just the thing. These are a bit of a cross between a traditional crépe and an american style pancake. The lemon adds a zing along with the blueberries, make sure you’ve got them drowning […]

Raspberry Vegan Victoria Sponge

Raspberry Vegan Victoria Sponge

I turned vegan nearly four years ago. Around that time I made my sister a vegan victoria sponge not to dissimilar to the one below. I was determined to not miss out on the food I was used to. To be honest, when I made […]

Chocolate Hazelnut Muffins [vegan & gluten-free]

Chocolate Hazelnut Muffins [vegan & gluten-free]

These Chocolate Hazelnut Muffins are not only are vegan but they are gluten-free too, so you’ll be able to cover all your food label bases with these bad boys! I know Easter has come and gone, but I’m not quite ready to say goodbye to chocolate […]

Lemon and Blueberry Drizzle Cake [vegan]

Lemon and Blueberry Drizzle Cake [vegan]

Hands up, who would put lemon drizzle cake up there as their all time favourite cake!? Yep, me too! I would say it’s a definite crowd pleaser, and you’ll have people scraping around for the last cake crumb when you make this. I made this […]

Vegan pancakes with lemon and sugar

Vegan pancakes with lemon and sugar

I love pancakes, and I LOVE LOVE LOVE pancake day. These vegan pancakes are so easy to make and you definitely don’t need any eggs to make them! Just make sure you’ve got your favourite plantbased milk and flour in the cupboard and you’re all set […]

Banana and Chocolate Bread [vegan]

Banana and Chocolate Bread [vegan]

Pretty much everyday I get hungry around 11am, depending on what I’ve had for breakfast. I always need some kind of mid-morning snack that’s going to keep me going until lunchtime and this banana and chocolate bread has currently won me over in the snackosphere. […]

Pistachio and Cacao Bliss Balls

Pistachio and Cacao Bliss Balls

I’ve been following with interest the backlash on the ‘clean eating’ and wellness industry. I for one am guilty of using the term ‘clean’ in past blog posts and labelling ‘healthier’ cake recipes as ‘guilt-free’. We absolutely shouldn’t be feeling guilty if we’re eating a doughnut or some […]

Chocolate Brownies {vegan and gluten-free}

Chocolate Brownies {vegan and gluten-free}

Tis the season of indulgence and all that. I’m trying not to give in too much to my sugar cravings but I’ve succumbed to temptation and it is mainly in chocolate form. These brownies are so good. I like my brownies to be the perfect amount […]

Christmas Cranberry and Orange Loaf [vegan]

Christmas Cranberry and Orange Loaf [vegan]

Is it me or is Christmas getting earlier each year? Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE Christmas, but just not in November. I’m about to contradict myself majorly because this loaf cake is PERFECT for Christmas, and technically we’re not quite in December territory yet…my bad! […]

Apple Cinnamon Scones [vegan]

Apple Cinnamon Scones [vegan]

I’ve out done myself! These Apple Cinnamon Scones are too good not to share. I’m a big fan of a scone….and yes, I say scone as in s-cone not s-con, that may make me a bit posh, but it’s how it’s said..alright?! I have mixed feelings about the […]