Simple quick icing

Toddlers and kids of all ages love decorating cakes and DD is no exception. As I make cakes with little sugar (always useless than a recipe says) a thin frosting is perfect for sticking decorations on a cake without overloading on sugar. I make this icing a little extra runny than stated to get a … More Simple quick icing

Chocolate cookies

Out of the blue came the request for chocolate cookies and there was no way I was going to say no… mmm chocolate. These are very chocolatey meaning you can reduce the sugar by a lot and still enjoy them. Can also add peanuts if you like that combination.   Ingredients 1/4 cup coconut oil … More Chocolate cookies

Kale Chips

I never would have imagined ever hearing a toddler say they love kale! But that is exactly what happened with these and Miss 2 ate the lot. Ingredients Kale Olive oil Salt   Instructions Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Rinse and dry kale. Pour 2-4 tablespoons of olive oil into a bowl (enough to … More Kale Chips

Ginger cake

Just because it’s that time of the year… and surprisingly DD loved it. Thought the ginger would put her off, but not at all. Even had it for breakfast the next day! Ingredients 1½ cups flour 1 tsp powdered ginger 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt ¾ cup raw sugar 1 Tbsp honey ½ cup … More Ginger cake

Pumpkin Muffins

It’s that time of the year! Pumpkin muffins = Autumn. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree 100ml oil 3 egg replacers 3/4 cup raw sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon cloves ¼ teaspoon ginger powder 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 2  1/4 cups flour (I mixed teff, garbanzo … More Pumpkin Muffins