Orange, Almond & Polenta Cake

With Mother’s Day coming up and the signs of Spring in full bloom, it’s all about vibrant colours and a change in direction for foods we’re craving. Of course, that still means including cake in your life 😉 Recently I’ve been introducing more polenta into gluten-free baking and feel like I’ve achieved the ideal consistency […]

Raw Matcha & Raspberry Cheesecake

With it being St Paddy’s Day it’s all about celebrating everything GREEN – so of course, in with the spinach, superfood powders like spirulina and matcha tea! On this theme, I wanted to create a super easy, delicious and good-for-you recipe made using matcha and partnering it with the beautiful pink colour of raspberries. The […]

Coffee & Walnut Layer Cake

It’s time for another recipe working with Percol Coffee as one of their recipe creators! Last month it was all about these Caramel, Hazelnut & Coffee Tartlets with Chocolate Ganache which went down a storm both at home and via social media; this month it’s time for a healthy twist on a classic: Coffee & […]

Cheesy Ham & Tomato Gluten-Free Crumpet Pizzas

You may have seen a recent post I shared featuring the gluten-free crumpets from Newburn Bakehouse, the ‘Free From’ brand from baking company Warburtons who now offer a range of gluten-free, wheat-free and milk-free alternatives for those with coeliac disease, intolerances or dietary requirements. Now traditional British breakfast items can be enjoyed as part of an extensive range […]

Say Hello to Nush Almond Yogurts

For those of you who love thick, creamy yogurt but avoiding dairy and soya, I have some news for you… Let me introduce Nush, launching the UK’s first range of nut-milk yogurts. Their mission statement is simple: Nush was born out of a passion to produce the finest quality, ethical dairy free products that taste […]

Fudgy Maple Popcorn Brownies

If you love brownies, caramel and popcorn…Well, I have news for you. I’ve collaborated with the wonderful NOM FOODS brand to create a recipe using their delicious Maple Cinnamon Popcorn (also available in Simply Salted, Tomato & Pesto and Salted Maple). As a huge popcorn fan, I love the fact that theirs is organic, gluten-free, […]

Coconut & Raspberry Jam Cookies

I thought I’d out some of my recent goodies from The Groovy Food Company to use in these super cute raspberry jam-filled coconut cookies. Another Valentine’s Day themed recipe (sorry!), these little treats are easy to make, gluten-free, dairy-free and suitable for vegans, making them a great edible gift for the loved one in your […]

Review: Vegan & Gluten-free Pudding Club at LEAF

The first rule of pudding club: Don’t count calories. Although this was an entirely vegan and gluten-free one, that doesn’t equal ‘healthy,’ despite what some people believe. But that’s beside the point; the chefs and tea-trained staff at one of my new favourite spots in Manchester, LEAF, were keen the show off their skill and […]