We always end up with leftover bananas that have gone a little bit too far on the squishy side or just a little bit too brown. I hate throwing them away and if I don't catch them in time for freezing I love using them to make a banana bread or banana pancakes. Any excuse … Continue reading Banana and Walnut Loaf. Gluten, Dairy, Soya, Egg free and Vegan.
Following on from our previous post at the start of our Lagom Journey I thought I would update everyone as to how our journey has been going and what we have changed and found useful so far. We started our journey with the help of IKEA and the amazing team within the Gateshead store. Having … Continue reading Lagom. Not too little, Not too much. Just the right amount.
I made these muffins yesterday and on the first attempt I just knew these were perfect. It's not often, when adapting non allergy friendly recipes, you can get it right on the first try. These morsels of deliciousness are light, fluffy, moist and so moreish you'll need the willpower of a saint not to eat … Continue reading Sweet mincemeat muffins with cinnamon frosting. Gluten, Dairy, Soya, Egg, Nut Free and Vegan.
So this is something a little different from me but it is definitely something that links with our ethics and plan for the new year. A few months ago I applied for the Live Lagom project with IKEA, and we were lucky enough to be chosen as one of the participants in our area. In … Continue reading Live Lagom, a fresh look.
Roo and I absolutely love Scones and you can find our standard, plain scone recipe here. During the winter months, especially in the lead up to Christmas I love baking treats and meals that not only taste great but leave the house smelling just like Christmas. Of course, Christmas cake, is the perfect sweet treat to make … Continue reading Winter Scones. Gluten, Dairy, Soya, Egg, Nut free and Vegan.
What better on a cold, miserable day than a warming, cosy meal followed by an even cosier, warming dessert? This crumble is absolutely the perfect dessert to warm you from the inside out. With just the right amount of sweetness and the perfect crumble topping you can't go wrong. Even family who don't "do crumble" … Continue reading Toffee Apple Oaty Crumble. Gluten, Dairy, Soya, Egg, Nut free and Vegan.
It's autumn! We can finally start making those warm, hearty and homely dishes that we love. Stews, hot puddings ... anything homely and comforting. I thought this cake was the perfect start to our autumn recipes. Still light but deliciously spiced it is the perfect transition between summer and autumn. The orange frosting cuts through … Continue reading Gingerbread Cake with Orange Frosting. Gluten, Dairy, Soya, Egg, Nut Free and Vegan.
Super quick and simple recipes have to be a favourite of most busy households. What's better than producing something amazing and delicious without having to put in a lot of work? It also makes it easier for children to participate in the preparation without being unable to safely take part. The recipe for these oatie … Continue reading Oatie biscuits! Gluten, Dairy, Soya, Egg free and Vegan.
Not long ago I brought you Banana Blondies, now I bring you Almond Butter Blondies. Equally delicious, equally quick and easy but just another take on the joy that is the Blondie. Not everyone loves bananas, not everyone can eat almonds so we have something for everyone (hopefully!). Find the Banana Blondies recipe here. Super quick … Continue reading Almond Butter Blondies. Gluten, Dairy, Soya, Egg free and Vegan.
3 ingredients. No added sugar. Prepared in less than 5 minutes. Great use of left over fruit. What more could you want from a recipe? Something incredibly tasty and satisfying will be produced from the most simple and easy recipe you've ever come across. Now of course you can make these more complex by adding … Continue reading Chocolate Banana cookies! Gluten, Dairy, Soya, Egg, Nut free and Vegan.