Monthly Archives: March 2019

  1. March 31, 2019

    Coffee & Pecan Cupcakes - Gluten Free & Vegan

    Cupcake anyone? These vegan, gluten free cupcakes are the most deliciously decedent sweet treat you could ever wish for. The coffee sponge is the best texture - light, fluffy, sweet and moreish. The chocolate frosting is creamy and rich. Each bite of these free-from cakes just melts in your mouth and the flavour combination of coffee, chocolate & pecan is a dream! ... Read more »

  2. March 14, 2019

    Ten things you should know about Chia

    Chia is an annual flowering plant in the mint family native to Mexico and Guatemala. For centuries it was an important food source for the Aztecs but after invasion by the Spanish it mysteriously disappeared from farmers fields. 

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  3. March 4, 2019

    Healthy Spelt Pancakes

    Spelt flour has complex flavours and a nutty taste that produces these deliciously fluffy golden pancakes. We switched the sugar in our recipe for stevia: a natural sweetener with zero calories. Enjoy these spelt pancakes with either a savoury or sweet topping. We used chopped hazelnuts and chocolate agave syrup.... Read more »

  4. March 1, 2019

    Ten things you should know about Apricots

    Apricots have been a valued food for so long that just where and when they were first domesticated are facts lost in time. The scientific name Prunus Armeniaca links them to Armenia where they have certainly been grown for centuries and where fifty varieties are produced today. But they were also a major crop in ancient Persia (modern Iran) and while some authorities insist their cultivation history begins in India as long ago as 3000 BC others say it all began in China.... Read more »