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

Watermelon iceblocks

Ingredients 1  cup watermelon 1/2 cup rice milk 2-4 tablespoons coconut oil sugar to taste (2 tablespoons) vanilla optional Instructions Blend all ingredients till smooth. Pour into iceblock/popsicle moulds. Freeze for 4 hours. Enjoy   DDs approval “It’s yummy”

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

Stovetop Popcorn

I had never made popcorn in my life, but it is an occasional snack that DD loves and difficult to find popcorn that doesn’t contain milk products or salt/sugar overload. All the popcorn making packets I can buy are also designed for microwave use – which we don’t have. How hard can it be? My … More Stovetop Popcorn

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

Almond Milk Yoghurt

Muesli with yoghurt for breakfast always reminds me of summer and holidays. Now that we don’t do milk products I have been missing this. Grew up with Mom making her own yoghurt, so finally decided to bite the bullet and try Almond Milk Yoghurt. Ingredients 1 litre Almond Milk 1 pottle soy yoghurt (or any … More Almond Milk Yoghurt

Crepes

Felt like something different for breakfast this morning. But still needed something fast and easy. So crepes it was. Ingredients 125g flour (I used gluten free mix) 275ml vege-based milk (you may need more depending on your flour) pinch salt 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tablespoon olive oil Instructions Mix together all the ingredients till … More Crepes

Sultana scones

Ingredients 1 3/4 cup flour (I used gluten free mix) 3 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 3 tablespoons margarine (38gm  + one tablespoon) 1 cup milk (any vege-based milk works) 1/4 cup sultanas (or to taste) Instructions Heat oven to 220 degrees C. Mix dry ingedients together. Rub in the margarine till resembles … More Sultana scones