Recipes

Homemade Yoghurt: Helping your Health and the Planet

15 April 2018 | 4 Comments

I have a confession to make: I buy food in plastic packaging. Much though I’d like to, I haven’t been able to eradicate plastic from my life. I did try, but fairly early on in the experiment I realised the Wannabe family would soon starve if I continued along the…

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Chocolate cake

Best Chocolate Cake Ever: Torta Caprese

16 March 2018 | 12 Comments

Torte Caprese is a cake that originates from the Italian island of Capri. Made with ground almonds (so gluten-free) and dark chocolate it is rich and indulgent and I think one of the best chocolate cakes ever. I’m aware of how bold a statement this is, but I’ve baked a few cakes in my time and this recipe is divine.

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Flatbread

Sweet Potato Flatbread

08 February 2018 | 2 Comments

Want an alternative to shop-bought processed bread that doesn’t require much effort? Flatbreads are the way forward. Here’s a healthy, gluten-free version with sweet potato that goes brilliantly with last week’s soup.

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broccoli soup

Another Super Soup

02 February 2018 | 2 Comments

This Sunday is World Cancer Day, marked to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment. Here’s a recipe with amazing anti-cancer qualities for those fighting this devastating disease and also for those who wish to prevent it. That’s all of us, right?

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Plate of Chocolate Brownies

Healthy Chocolate Brownies

03 November 2017 | 3 Comments

A fabulous recipe for healthy, no added sugar chocolate brownies. Aubergines and dates add fibre, nutrition and guilt-free sweetness. And a pretty plate too!

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Mixed Pumpkins

Vietnamese Pumpkin Soup

20 October 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year when you can’t move for pumpkins in the shops. Here’s how to make a delicious Vietnamese soup from them. Perfect for the autumn.

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Banana Bread sliced.

Banana Bread Revisited

29 September 2017 | 0 Comments

No prizes for guessing what I did with these over-ripe bananas. But this banana bread has an added health bonus for being gluten-free.

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Soup in a bowl with vegetables.

Supergreen Soup

22 September 2017 | 0 Comments

Supergreen Soup with anti-oxidants for a boost to general health and immunity. Made with love to help a dear friend fight cancer.

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Ice cream in a bowl with a coffee.

The Problem With Bananas

16 June 2017 | 0 Comments

Fed up with banana bread but persecuted by a bunch of over-ripe bananas no-one will eat? Here’s an alternative recipe: guilt-free vegan chocolate “ice cream” (contains bananas!).

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