Desserts

Oreo Birthday Cake

This is NOT a healthy recipe! It is to die for though and it is plant based and there is no oil; however, the amount of sugar pretty much negates any health. So, why was this cake made? The hint is in the title...Emily’s 20th birthday. This is in fact her recipe and she made… Continue reading Oreo Birthday Cake

Snacks

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Cookies, Biscuits, or whatever other word you want to use. Sometimes you just need a cookie but getting them with no dairy, egg or oil would be a nightmare. Cookies are easy to make which is luck because I lost my oatmeal cookie recipe and had to wing it. No worries, I have now done… Continue reading Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Sides

Cornbread

I didn't grow up eating cornbread. While living in Texas when my kids were small my youngest, Katie, fell in love with cornbread prompting me to have a go a couple of times.  Still wasn't a big fan and stopped trying to Katie's chagrin.  I only decided to have another go because I was making… Continue reading Cornbread

Lifestyle

What I Eat in a Day

I am working on a few recipes but I will admit that I am a bit stuck at the moment. I have been watching these what I eat in a day videos so I thought I could do a blog version of it. You will notice I tend to be rather heavy in the fruit.… Continue reading What I Eat in a Day

Desserts

Applesauce

Do you have any idea how easy it is to make applesauce? It is so simple that the first time I made it was in Kindergarten when I was 5 years old. Of course we made it as a class project and didn’t worry about nutrition back then. I distinctly remember sugar being a big… Continue reading Applesauce

Sourdough

It’s sour and it’s dough but is it sourdough?

I have been attempting a sourdough starter along with the rest of the world apparently. I managed to find some plain, white flour and on a whim I went for it. I had tried this once before but it got really watery and I didn’t know what to do....this time has been different. I added… Continue reading It’s sour and it’s dough but is it sourdough?

Desserts

Cassava Flour Banana Bread

I played around with almond flour and coconut flour a bit without joy.  A few weeks ago we started getting a fruit/veg delivery that included blemished fruit for juicing or smoothies.  In that flat of fruit I got about a dozen bananas that clearly had a short shelf life so had to do a big… Continue reading Cassava Flour Banana Bread