Hot cross buns recipe

With Easter just around the corner, there's no better time to indulge in these bad boys. I tried these first with a bit of apple purée but the dough barely rose, which was slightly disappointing (tasty, but very dense). But, these ones have apple pieces in so are still plenty fruity. Makes: 9 Preparation time: 2... Continue Reading →

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Creme egg inspired slice recipe

It'll be a good day when Cadbury's expands into vegan chocolate, even better if they give us vegan creme eggs! Although these aren't exactly egg-shaped, they've got the creme egg gooeyness, the colour, the chocolate. What more can you want? Perhaps a biscuit layer to make these holdable? (Encasing them with chocolate would've taken more... Continue Reading →

I’m an INFJ

Hi, I'm an INFJ. Many people already know their type so I thought it'd be a fun thing to explore. Care to join me in finding out how well a 60-question personality test knows me? I used this test, which is based on Carl Jung's and Briggs Myers' personality type theory: define yourself with four... Continue Reading →

Courgette muffins recipe | 2 ways

Savoury cakes are a thing. I actually dig the savoury muffin more than the sweet one. Although, it's hard to compete with broccoli! Makes: 8-10 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 28 minutes Sweet muffins Ingredients For the dry ingredients: 250g self-raising flour 100g sugar 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp cinnamon... Continue Reading →

Cheesy pasta bake recipe

I've been eating so many 'cheese' meals lately (as you've probably noticed from the posts I've been sharing!). If you're hungry enough this might only last 2 servings, but ... 1000 calories for one meal ... it can be a treat, right? I garnished this with parsley; however, it's not necessary; it's mainly there just... Continue Reading →

Almond slice recipe

It's been a while since I've baked a cake (well, a month) so these were definitely overdue. These went down a treat with the fam, even the non-vegan members! Makes: 15 slices Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 35 minutes Ingredients For the pastry: 150g self-raising flour 45ml olive oil pinch of salt 3 tbsp water For... Continue Reading →

The benefits of quarterly goals

For the past couple of years, I've been setting quarterly goals. Given that we're nearly a third of the way through the year, I thought now would be a good time to motivate you to pick up your goals again if you've been slipping off track. When making my New Year resolutions, I set them... Continue Reading →

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