Beet-a-ganoush Dip Recipe If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you’ll know of my never ending love for Hummus. What you may not know is I’m also a huge baba ganoush fan. What can I say, I was brought up in the Middle East and both dips were a big part of my diet and so have a …
When you think of Nutella, you think ‘hazelnut+cocoa’, but when you look at the ingredients a typical jar is made up of only 13% hazelnuts! In fact, the first 2 ingredients are sugar and oil! That’s not to say you cannot enjoy it from time to time as part of a balanced diet, but if you want to eat it on a daily basis, why not make you own healthy version that tastes equally as good!
Beetroot Cashew Cheese Pizza A couple of days ago I posed a video showing you how to make your own homemade cashew cheese – a vegan alternative to regular cheese that’s healthy, quick and easy to make. How to make cashew cheese (5 ingredient recipe) Here’s a simple way to use your homemade cashew cheese, by making these mini …
A few days ago I uploaded a post talking about applesauce, its benefits and its uses, so I thought this would be the perfect time to show you how I make my own homemade unsweetened applesauce. I use applesauce in a lot of my baking and you would be surprised at how easy it is to make at home! Essentially all you need are some apples, water, a peeler and a pan!
Before embarking on my healthy eating journey, I never thought to make my own homemade jam. It just seemed like too much of a faff and when you have endless options at the supermarket, why bother? But how amazing would it be to be able to make your own healthy homemade jam that’s sugar free, mostly fruit and takes only 5 minutes to make? Seems to good to be true, right?
Applesauce is a healthy, low calorie and low fat baking substitute for oil, butter and eggs. It’s also a great option for vegan baking. It works better for some recipes than others and you may need to adjust baking time when using applesauce.
For a very long time I was too afraid to attempt making my own nut butters. Since I only have a basic food processor, I assumed it wouldn’t handle grinding nuts into a smooth, silky butter. I thought unless I had a powerful processor like a Vitamix, I shouldn’t even go there!