Mini chocolate peanut butter cups (dairy-free, vegan and refined sugar-free)

I have nostalgia for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups; those deliciously sweet and salty chocolate cups. They take me right back to when I worked as a camp counsellor at a summer camp in Rhode Island, USA. I have such wonderful memories attached to them. Making a homespun version of this classic sweet treat is so quick and simple. Most gratifyingly,…
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Lactation cookies (sugar-free and dairy-free)

As I am breastfeeding our baby Gabriel, I make these lactation cookies quite often to boost my breast milk supply. The brewer’s yeast, flaxseeds and oats are the milk-boosting ingredients so don’t feel tempted to leave them out. Brewer’s yeast is very different to baking yeast so be sure to get the correct kind. It’s usually available at health food…
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Cranberry breakfast muffins (dairy-free and refined sugar-free)

I love making muffins – it was probably one of my favourite things to make for Rosalie when she was first weaning (sugar-free and salt-free of course). But actually nothing beats a really sweet breakfast muffin, especially at the holidays and these cranberry muffins are really evocative of that quintessential Christmas scent – make these on Christmas Eve or Christmas…
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Vegan Pecan Pie (gluten-free and refined sugar-free)

There’s something about pecan pie and pumpkin pie that are just so quintessentially Christmassy – they just remind me of the holidays. Maybe it’s all of the deliciously spiced warmth and all the cinnamon. This is my vegan pecan pie, which is also gluten-free and refined sugar-free and I was fortunate enough to have this published in the Christmas December…
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Chai golden latte (dairy-free and refined sugar-free with a vegan option)

Nothing beats a good coffee first thing in the morning but recently on these wintery mornings, I’ve been loving spicier, warming drinks like golden milk (turmeric milk) and chai lattes. One morning I thought I’d have a go at fusing them together and this deliciously scented beverage was the result. I sipped on it in front of the Christmas tree…
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