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Chocolate ginger molasses cookies

This recipe has become a firm favourite in the Puglia household, where we have a need for healthy cookie recipes as we navigate nursery school, playdates and other social events where ‘treats’ are a feature. These chocolate and ginger delights are easy to make, delicious and refined sugar free, as well and gluten, dairy and…(Read More)

Fruit and Nut Chocolate Slab

This is my all-time favourite recipe for trail mix. The mix of salty, smoky and sweet is totally divine and somewhat addictive.  Last Easter, while looking for healthy chocolate projects to make with my girls, I came across a great recipe for fruit and nut chocolate bars from my colleague, the fabulous nutritionist…(Read More)

Lavender Poached Pears

Lavender Poached Pears

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These lavender poached pears are a healthy and delicious treat to have with the family. Ingredients:    2 cups water 2 Tbsp dried lavender flowers 1/2 cup honey or 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon agave syrup      2 large firm but ripe pears, peeled, halved lengthwise and cored.  1…(Read More)

Allergen Friendly Scrumptious Healthy Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pudding

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Is there anything more English and Christmassy than Christmas Pudding? It’s one of my favourite childhood Christmas memories – my grandma used to put silver sixpences in it and also light the brandy, it was all so exciting!!  Well I don’t do either of those things, but I am so glad to have…(Read More)

Christmas Morning Pancakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes for breakfast?? But making pancakes that are fluffy, soft and delicious without gluten, dairy and eggs is not that easy. Well not until now anyway…(Read More)

Perfect Vegan Gluten Free Pancakes

I’m not really that strong a recipe creator in general and DEFINITELY not when it comes to baking. I need a recipe for baking for sure. So, I am delighted to have found this recipe for DF, GF, and egg free pancakes…(Read More)