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vegan chocolate cherry cupcakes

Vegan Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

These Vegan Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes are the perfect guilty pleasure to have this weekend. I don’t know about you but I think we deserve it! It’s February, it’s cold and summer seems like an eternity away. One of these cupcakes will make you feel like you are on cloud nine as […]

 
spelt blueberry lemon pancakes

Spelt Blueberry & Lemon Cheesecake Pancakes

You can’t beat waking up on a Sunday morning to the smell of freshly baked spelt blueberry and lemon pancakes. When the pancakes are cooking the lemon Mediterranean smells are wafting from the kitchen, reminding me of the lemon trees we used to grow in Spain. The things we used […]

 
jolly quinoa and roast chicken

Jollof Quinoa and Roast Chicken

I was thrilled and honoured when I heard I was going to be part of the NOT GUILTY BLOG TOUR to promote talented chef Mick Elysee’s new cookbook Not Guilty. Not only do I love fusion cooking, as most of you know, but Mick’s recipes are in line with mine: healthy, […]

 
spiced hot chocolate

Winter Spiced Hot Chocolate

Winter spiced hot chocolate isn’t just for Christmas! We can treat ourselves to a warming treat of spiced hot chocolate any day of the year. In Ireland it is the perfect weather for hot chocolate. Having spent Christmas in Spain visiting my family who live there, imagine my shock at […]

 
festive cookies

Festive Spice Cookies

Once Christmas week arrives in our house we know what that means: festive spice cookies! Time to roll out the dough, get cutting, baking and decorating! This is the time to get the kids involved and make it a family affair! I’m sure the kids will outclass the mums and […]

 
pear cranberry bircher muesli

Pear and Cranberry Bircher Muesli

What I love about my next recipe is it is tempting before you even taste it. You are aware of the Christmas spice aroma before you have even served it up. Soaked overnight, the bircher muesli can be eaten cold or warm and it is topped with a warm spiced […]

 
cranberry poached pears

Cranberry Poached Pears

‘Tis the season to start conjuring up deliciously spiced dishes using seasonal ingredients and I can’t think of a nicer way to start than with a healthy dessert, or breakfast if you choose! I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love poached spiced mulled wine pears at this time of year, […]

 
Quick and easy soft bread rolls made with spelt or wheat flour, chia seeds and flax seeds, topped with pumpkin and sunflower seeds

Quick & Easy Bread Rolls

If you’re anything like me and have planned to serve those delicious home-made burgers you’ve already prepared for dinner but have forgotten the burger buns! Or it’s 10pm and you realise there’s no bread for the kids school lunches aargh! Well, help is at hand with my quick and easy […]

 

Mediterranean Tart With A Sweet Potato Crust

I am in love with this roasted Mediterranean tart. The roasted vegetables coupled with pesto, basil and pine nuts with crumbled feta cheese really complement each other to bring together a tasty Mediterranean dish. But it is the sweet potato crust which brings this Mediterranean tart to a new level. […]

 
Pumpkin bars made with sweet autumn spices

Pumpkin Spice Bars

I almost named these pumpkin spice bars dreamy pumpkin bars. Because that’s what they are.  A delicious oat and nut bar with a melt-in-the-mouth pumpkin filling. When you bite into the middle you can  taste autumn in one go! The filling is moist, rich, spicy and utterly divine. I pack […]