Middle Eastern Inspired Almond Milks – Halva & Turkish Delight

Nadia Breakfasts, dairy free, Drinks, gluten free, Paleo, Raw, sugar free, Sugar-free, Vegan, Vegetarian 10 Comments

Middle Eastern Inspired Almond Milks – Halva & Turkish Delight Both these desserts, halva and turkish delight, have a special place in my heart. I grew up loving, but rarely eating either of them. We only had treats like this when visiting relatives or at special occasions. Not too long ago I made another ‘halva’ recipe – my Halva overnight oats. As you …

Chai Spiced Oat Bars

Nadia breakfast, Breakfasts, Cakes, dairy free, Desserts, nut free, Oatmeal, snack, Sweet Snacks, Uncategorized, Vegetarian 13 Comments

Baking is my therapy. Whenever I’m feeling stressed or agitated, I always find that baking makes me feel better. The whole process of sifting, measuring, mixing, then knowing I’ll have something yummy to enjoy at the end of it. It also leaves the house smelling so homely and inviting 🙂 my house definitely smelt good when making these Chai Spiced oat bars.

iraqi date cookies (klechia - كليجة)

Kleicha – Date Cookies (كليجة)

Nadia Cookies, dairy free, Desserts, gluten free, sugar free, Sugar-free, Sweet Snacks, Vegan, Vegetarian 49 Comments

Last year I made a healthier version of my favourite cookies – Kleicha (كليجة) which are Iraqi date cookies that are traditionally served on Eid (A religious holiday to celebrate the end of the month of Ramadan where muslims fast from sun rise to sun set for a whole month). Even though I loved the version I made last year, I wanted to outdo myself by making an even better and healthier version!

Healthy Gluten Free Birthday Cake

Nadia Cakes, Desserts, gluten free, maple syrup, sugar free, Sweet Snacks 2 Comments

Whenever it’s someone’s birthday I’m in a dilemma; do I attempt to make a healthy cake? What if the birthday boy or girl doesn’t like it? What if it doesn’t turn out the way I expect it to? Should I take the risk? All these questions go through my mind and most of the time they put me off trying to bake a healthy birthday cake.