Tag Archives : dessert

Back to Basics: Baked Apples!


Back to Basics: Baked Apples! Are you aware that this week is officially “Bramley Apple Week”? If, you are in the UK, then no doubt you know what a ‘Bramley’ is – as I believe it is native to Britain! Bramleys are large hard green skinned tart cooking apples. The great thing about Bramley apples, is that they keep their…

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Oaty Bites! with Chocolate!


Oaty Bites! with Chocolate! Bites there were… several of them! ๐Ÿ˜› I really can’t believe these disappeared so quickly, but I guess it’s just like eating a perfect bowl of porridge yes? Well it has almost all the same ingredients that my breakfast oats would have (okay, maybe not the chocolate), so that makes it similar …nutrition-wise at least! ๐Ÿ™‚…

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Back to Basics: Rainbows & Green Smoothies


Back to Basics: Rainbows & Green Smoothies Recentlyย I’ve been getting my greens in the form of smoothies! You can’t imagine how many people turn their noses up at that! ๐Ÿ˜› Smoothies yes. ๐Ÿ™‚ Green smoothies no! So, just because of the colour it becomes less tasty? Really? I’ve added this to the back to basics series (along with crumble, pancakes…

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CAKE!!! Free-From & good for you!!!


CAKE!!! Free-From & good for you!!! Hello everyone! ๐Ÿ™‚ I hope this week has gone smoothly so far if you’ve had children go back to school, start school, start college or get ready for university? Also to all the teachers out there who have new classes (& new schools!) – I hope it’s going great and you’re all enjoying it…

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Mixed Berry Sorbet – Vegan & FreeFrom


Mixed Berry Sorbet – Vegan & FreeFrom Hello! ๐Ÿ˜€ It seems like ages since I’ve been on my blog but it as (as usual) only a week since I posted last time! I guess because we’ve been on a UK road trip and packed so much into a short space that it appears to have been longer! My boys have…

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Leave, Lincoln & Luscious Lasagne!


Leave, Lincoln & Luscious Lasagne! My laptop hasn’t been on since last Friday! I’m not (so I thought) interested in politics, but unless you’ve been hiding under a rock (or maybe in the desert) it’s a bit hard to avoid what’s been going on in the world. Even my primary school aged son came home and said they’d had their…

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Put on Purple… served with ice-cream!


Put on Purple… served with ice-cream! I wasn’t intending to post today as I should really have ‘one’ rest day in my – “I’m having a rest week”! Never mind – maybe at the weekend I can get some rest! ๐Ÿ˜€ So, why am I posting and what’s all this about purple? Well, the month of May is Lupus month…

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Chocolate, Calcium & Cookathon! All vegan!


Chocolate, Calcium & Cookathon! All vegan! Hello everyone! ๐Ÿ™‚ Do you think that I’m a bit undecided about what to post this week? ๐Ÿ˜› Well actually I have too many things to share so thought I’d give you a bit of everything today! ๐Ÿ™‚ Chocolate first before I eat themย my husband eats them all!!! Yes!!! Believe that! ๐Ÿ˜€ I’m sure…

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Tahini Flapjack: FreeFrom & Vegan


Tahini Flapjack: FreeFrom & Vegan Tahini flapjack? Yes! That lovely jar of sesame paste hiding at the back of your cupboard which you bought to make homemade houmous has a new use! ๐Ÿ™‚ I was looking for something which would bind oats together and decided that Iโ€™d see what I could come up with! With only four ingredients this flapjack…

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Healthy Egg-Free Pancakes! Vegan & gluten free!


Healthyย Egg-Free Pancakes! Vegan & gluten free! Pancake Day, Shrove Tuesday or whatever else you like to call it, definitely calls for these lovely healthy filling pancakes! Much as the fact I eat pancakes at least once twice a week, I never get tired of them!ย ย  There’s no added sugar, ,no added fat, no gluten, no egg and no dairy… just…

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T = Tofu Treat!!!


Tofu Treat!!! I guess you’re thinking I’ve posted the wrong photo!!! ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ™‚ No! Definitely not! ๐Ÿ™‚ Accidentally the wrong type of tofu was bought (silken not firm) and so I hadย a little play! ๐Ÿ™‚ From two main ingredients I managed to make a starter,ย main and dessert! Impressive hey! ๐Ÿ˜› I was going to post all three today… a Tofu…

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O = Oats & Oranges…!!!


Oats &ย Oranges Now that’s something you don’t see together every day! Oaty oranges! ๐Ÿ˜› We were trying to think up something other than oranges which could be for the A-Z Challenge letter and then I thought OMGosh… I use oats almost every day! Usually I put them in my blender and turn them into flour and make pancakes or bread…

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Mango Millet Dessert. Free From Dairy. Eggs. Gluten.


Mango Millet Dessert. Free From Dairy. Eggs. Gluten. Good morning all! I’m not sure if Spring has Sprung or not! Trees on one side of the road are stark branches against the grey sky, whereas on the other side the branches are hanging with pretty pink blossom! ๐Ÿ™‚ In the morning yesterday the sun was shining, it was warm, daffodils…

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Monday Monday! DEGF Healthy Cookies


Monday Monday! Do you find it hard to get out of bed on a Monday? or is that just me? It’s not like I went to bed any later (I don’t think) or that I did anything over the weekend to wear me out, but this morning I just couldn’t open my eyes, couldn’t take that first step out from…

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Breakfast Sticks Churros Style… Free From Dairy, Egg & Gluten


Breakfast Sticks Churros Style. DEGF! Anything originally deep fried, sugar laden and very sweet has always disappeared too fast in our house! Think doughnuts 3 or 4 at a time magically vanishing into thin air or churros being eaten as fast as they’re out of the pan! Trying to be healthier and reduce ‘everyone’s’ sugar intake, dairy intake and oil…

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Double Chocolate Free From Hotcakes


Double Chocolate Free From Hotcakesย  (DEGF) It’s the weekend! Here on Life Diet Health that generally means chocolate, or cake… or both! ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ™‚ Last night I wanted something chocolatey but I wanted it instantly! I didn’t want to spend ages in the kitchen measuring, mixing, measuring, whisking, measuring, beating and then waiting a further hour for something to cook…

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Choc n Nut Raspberry Sundae Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free. (DEGF)


Choc n Nut Raspberry Sundae Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free. (DEGF) Something different from what I was going to post today because the sun is shining and it looks like ice-cream weather! Plus, I got distracted from writing this and I’m now short of time… but I did sort out my recipe for tomorrows post along the way! ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ™‚ So…

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Sunny Sunday and Dairy Free Ice cream Bites!


Sunny Sunday and Dairy Free Ice Cream Bites I almost forgot to post today! I was distracted by the sunshine pouring through the windows and although there is a bit lot of a breeze it is a glorious spring day! ๐Ÿ™‚ So, I’ve been getting my Vitamin D intake in the garden whilst sorting out the bird bath and feeders…

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