Tahini Cardamom Cookies (Vegan & Gluten-free) Eid Cookies

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Tahini Cardamom Cookies (Vegan & Gluten-free) A crunchy cookie flavoured with cardamom, cinnamon and tahini. I created these tahini cardamom cookies especially for Eid (which is this Sunday/Monday depending on the sighting of the moon). This is the third year in a row where I make a cookie recipe to celebrate Eid. A couple of years ago I made my healthified …

Cookie Dough Chocolate Bars

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Cookie Dough Chocolate Bars A lush cookie dough centre made with chickpeas in a chocolate shell shaped like a chocolate bar! ๐Ÿ˜ Don’t you agree they look adorable? You probably all know by now how much I love using beans and pulses in my sweet treats. From lentil porridge, black bean cookie dough brownies, chickpea blondies and black bean chocolate cupcakes and …

Banana Bread with Creamy Walnut Frosting – Vegan & Gluten-free

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Banana Bread with Creamy Walnut Frosting – Vegan & Gluten-free Rich and moist banana bread with a smooth and creamy walnut frosting is the perfect afternoon treat. Made with oats, ground walnuts and banana, itโ€™s perfect for breakfast too!  I do love a good slice of cake, but if I had the choice I would always pick a dense slice of …

Organic Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Bowl

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Organic Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Bowl More and more people are choosing to buy organic produce. Whether that be to avoid pesticides, for environmental reasons or for health reasons, there is no doubt that the UKโ€™s appetite for organic food is growing. You can see it in the ever growing organic section in supermarkets and organic drinks and breakfasts/snacks offered in …

Peanut Butter Brownies Vegan, Gluten-free & Refined Sugar-free

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Peanut Butter Brownies Vegan, Gluten-free & Refined Sugar-free Since my cookie dough brownies were such a hit, I thought I would create another brownie recipe using black beans, but this time flavoured with peanut butter. Because we all know chocolate and peanut butter make the most amazing flavour combination ๐Ÿ˜€ I also thought we could all do with a bit of …

Vegan Lentil Tacos

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Vegan Lentil Tacos Lentils are something I could never imagine living without! They’re such a nutritionally dense food and especially important to include in a diet that don’t include many animal products like mine.  High in folate, iron, potassium, zinc, manganese, B1, B5 as well as protein, you can see why I would recommend including in anyone’s diet. They’re also super high …

Moringa Lime Chocolate Tarts

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Moringa Lime Chocolate Tarts Now that the weather is finally starting to warm up it seems fitting to focus on chilled sweet treats. Expect lots of ice creams, lollies, refreshing drinks and raw desserts in the next coming weeks. Treats like these decadent Moringa lime chocolate tarts!  The lovely Jacquelyn from FERA kindly sent me some of their Moringa powder …

Tahini Stuffed Chocolate Covered Dates

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Tahini Stuffed Chocolate Covered Dates First of all I would like to wish a happy Ramadan to everyone observing this holy month.  Dates are a huge part of my daily diet, even more so during this month. I eat dates quite regularly day to day but during Ramadan they’re a must! Not being able to eat anything until after 9:30 …

Cookie Dough Brownies Vegan, Gluten-free & Sweetened With Dates

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Cookie Dough Brownies Vegan, Gluten-free & Refined Sugar-free These are probably my favourite creation to date, not only because they taste absolutely delicious and decadent, they’re also probably the healthiest treat I’ve made so far! Made with black beans, oats and sweetened only with whole dates! Everyone who’s tried these yummy bites has instantly fallen in love with them, which …

Vegan BBQ ‘Shroom Buns Recipe

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Food Love Stories, brought to you by Tesco “Plant-based cooking is about celebration” the opening line in this video that Chef Derek created for Tesco Food Love Stories really resonates with me and I completely agree with his philosophy. For me, using fruit, vegetables, legumes, beans, pulses, nuts, seeds and whole grains is all about experimenting and creating delicious foods that …