Coconut and lemon squares 

One square later, I can now confirm claims that coconut-lemon bites do actually make someone’s day 100% better. Smooth and creamy coconut butter mixed in with zingy lemon is an essential taste of spring that is absolutely necessary to a healthy and balanced diet. (Absolutely necessary🍋).  🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻 Preparation time: 30-40 minutes   Cooking time: 0… Continue reading Coconut and lemon squares 

Cookie dough or cookies with a chickpea common denominator 

The humble chickpea. The secret ingredient. The legume in the red cape. What can the chickpea not achieve? It is quite simply the super-food turned super-hero and its uses in many dishes leaves little to be desired. From curries to cakes, salads to…cookies; chocolate chip cookies to be precise. Or, of course, cookie dough!! You… Continue reading Cookie dough or cookies with a chickpea common denominator 

Mandarin and carrot cake with lemon frosting 

Today, the mild spring sunshine was a shinin’, and ma mandarin carrot cake was a bakin’! Hahaha. But seriously, the sun! After all these months of clouds and rain, the sun is finally making a feature length appearance in our skies, so what a better way to celebrate the beginnings of spring than by making… Continue reading Mandarin and carrot cake with lemon frosting 

Christmas pudding date truffles 

Words cannot begin to describe how beautiful dates are. Words cannot begin to describe how beautiful chocolate is. It’s a very similar story in how words cannot begin to describe how beautiful dates and chocolate are together. And then you go an add on coconut butter and juicy cranberry pieces. It’s sent me over the… Continue reading Christmas pudding date truffles 

Creamy coconut butter 

I am completely in love. This is like nothing I’ve tasted before, which is incredibly weird because the ingredients read: 100% coconut. And I love coconuts, anything coconut. Spread on toast, eat from the jar – the possibilities are endless, and I cannot wait to explore all of the possibilities. For months I’ve been wanting… Continue reading Creamy coconut butter 

Giving your coconut purpose: A guide to opening and using a coconut 

All these weeks you’ve been surreptitiously observing the humble fruit/nut/seed, sat on the supermarket shelf, that encapsulates beautiful coconut deliciousness. Intimidating yet intriguing, you wheel your shopping trolley on, resisting the urge to welcome the coconut into your loving arms. That was then, but this is now. Now you do behold such coco fun; you’ve… Continue reading Giving your coconut purpose: A guide to opening and using a coconut 

Cocoa and peanut butter bites 

Thank you for being here today, to witness peanut butter and chocolate join in Holy matrimony. Ha! But seriously, we may as well make it official as *everyone* knows those two ingredients were made for each other, and this recipe is just one delicious prime example. The subtle saltiness and wholeness of the peanut butter and… Continue reading Cocoa and peanut butter bites