• sesame seed topped white bread rolls on a rack
17 Feb, 2016

Quick n easy bread rolls

By |February 17th, 2016|Bread, Recipes|0 Comments

What could be more satisfying that producing your own dough and baking a loaf or batch of bread rolls.  The smell that fills the house is tempting enough.  There really isn't that much to bread making and if you've never tried, this simple six step recipe will have you well on your way.  I have [...]

  • paleo golden apple flaxjacks
17 Feb, 2016

Golden apple flaxjacks

By |February 17th, 2016|Breakfast, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Low GI, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

I have been trying to perfect a recipe for flaxjacks, after several mitigating disasters - mainly batter consistency was wrong and there was a lot of flour in the recipes.  Do not confused these with flapjacks...it's no typo!  These are in essence pancakes, but 'free-from' including any flour.  A single serving (3 pancakes) is only [...]

  • pancakes with sugar and lemon
8 Feb, 2016

Pannekoek (pancakes)

By |February 8th, 2016|Breakfast, Low calorie, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Pannekoek (pancakes) - This is a traditional pancake mix for large flat pancakes, similar to crepes. They are best served warm with maple syrup and some fresh berries or savoury topping of your choice. - plain flour, egg (beaten), baking powder, water, salt, rapeseed oil (sunflower, olive oil or butter), Put the dry ingredients into [...]

  • protein rich overnight oats with apple and hazelnuts
2 Feb, 2016

Protein rich overnight oats

By |February 2nd, 2016|Breakfast, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Prep for breakfast the night before, for a stress-free start to your working day.  Cinnamon and spices, with a hazelnut crust topping (enjoy autumn flavours all year round).  Protein and calcium rich almond milk and fat-free greek yoghurt, paired with fibre-rich oats makes this one satisfying breakfast combination.Protein rich overnight oats - - porridge oats [...]

  • rustic date and fig bread in basket
16 Nov, 2015

Rustic date and fig bread

By |November 16th, 2015|Bread, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Rustic date and fig bread - Bursting with fruit and a sweet flavour, this sourdough-style bread combines two types of dough and bakes in just 20 minutes. - starter dough: wholemeal flour, fast action yeast, water, 2nd dough: wholemeal flour, strong white flour, salt, butter (melted), treacle, water, figs, dates (stoned), starter dough: In a [...]

  • granola, yoghurt and fruit compote
22 Sep, 2015

Good-to-eat granola

By |September 22nd, 2015|Breakfast, Dairy-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Granola can be consumed as either a breakfast cereal or snack bar; consisting of rolled (porridge) oats, nuts, honey and sometimes puffed rice cereal.  This is usually baked until crisp.  During the baking process, the mixture is stirred to keep ingredients in a loose, breakfast cereal-like consistency. Fruit, such as raisins or dates, are sometimes [...]

  • pao de queijo
27 Apr, 2015

Pão de queijo – cheese bread

By |April 27th, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Pão de queijo - cheese bread - Pão de queijo literally translates as cheese bread; small baked cheese-flavoured roll and is a popular Brazilian snack and breakfast food. - skimmed milk (or semi/full-fat minus yoghurt), fat free greek yoghurt, unsalted butter, unsalted butter, tapioca flour, parmesan cheese (grated), Pre-heat the oven to 220C/400F/200C fan/Gas 7. [...]

  • Tiger bread
23 Mar, 2015

Tiger bread

By |March 23rd, 2015|Bread, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Tiger bread - Tiger bread is given its name from the two tone pattern on the bread, similar to that of a tiger. It really looks great on any table, impressive, but only requires one small additional process from baking a normal white loaf. - Bread: white bread flour, easy action yeast (or 15g of [...]

  • pineapple overnight oats
7 Feb, 2015

Tropical overnight oats

By |February 7th, 2015|Breakfast, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Tropical overnight oats - This sweet alternative for breakfast will leave you fuelled for a long time. It is also low-fat, leaving you full of energy from the oats and is packed with protein and fibre. - banana (ripe and mashed. Or mango/pineapple), rolled oats, fat free greek yoghurt, unsweeted almond milk, chia seeds, ground [...]

  • Plaatkoekies (Crumpets)
31 Jan, 2015

Plaatkoekies (pancakes)

By |January 31st, 2015|Breakfast, Dairy-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

In Afrikaans this translates to stove cakes.  In Britain, we would refer to these as drop scones, which South Africa call them flapjacks.  Confused?  It is in essence thick batter being the difference to normal pancakes, or french style crepes.Plaatkoekies (pancakes) - This is a South African dish similar to British drop scones or sweet [...]