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Gluten Free Snacks

Vegan Coconut Bacon

This is inspired. Lately I’ve been doing many more brunch style canapés. I love these canapé jobs. This week, I am topping mini waffles with a homemade maple butter and sprinkling them with this wonderful umami coconut ‘bacon’. With veganism taking off, packing flavour into my food is my number one priority. These take just a few minutes to make and can spice up everything and anything…

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Watermelon Rind Pickles

I love this time of year for so many reasons, but the unmissable abundance of watermelon in my grocers and the supermarkets are a joy to behold.   Once you have slurped your way through the delicious pink flesh, you are left with the white rind which most of us tend to throw away. Please please don’t. Make these pickles – ready in about a week and…

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Low Carb, Gluten Free, Keto, Grain free brilliant BREAD!!!!!

Bread is what most of us miss if we are watching our weight, or avoiding the carbs. This is a simple – quick bread recipe, no wheat, grains or anything carby. It takes 3minutes to mix and 30 minutes to bake. No kneading, no proving and it is really tasty. The only thing that you might not have heard of is the psyllium husks in it. Loads…

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Cauliflower Houmous

I miss houmous. I can’t really eat chick peas, I do have them from time to time but I suffer from slightly swollen eyes and lips and an itchy throat when I do. I actually have an allergy to all legumes. Haricot beans are the worst. It’s annoying. But if you follow a ketogenic diet or paleo or are just trying to be low carb, starchy legumes…

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Low Carb Chia Thins

You need to roll them really thinly and that way they will have a good snap. Low carb, totally delicious and fab with all your favourite cheeses and dips. These take 6 minutes to bake and just about 10 minutes to make (maybe 15 if you are very exact!) Ingredients: 1 tbls chia seeds 2 tbls water 100g /1 cup ground almonds or almond flour 1 tbls olive oil ½ …

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Low Carb Quick Fix Chocolate Mug Cake

Low Carb Chocolate Mug Cake Sometimes, you need a quick satisfying fix. This takes just a minute. 30g Unsalted Butter 3 tsp Xylitol or Stevia Sweet Crystal– (my tooth might be less sweet than most, you can drop to 1-2 tsp in a few weeks if you feel the need, start with this amount though) if you are using a stevia based sweetener, make sure you don’t put too much…

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Low Carb Crackers for Cheese, or Cover in Dark Choc for a Sweet Treat

This recipe was inspired by the fabulous Real Meal Revolution cook book by Tim Noakes et al. I have changed the quantities a little and swapped out a few ingredients to simplify it. These crackers are a life saver for me. They are a great butter carrier and are fab with dips and cheese. Gluten free, Grain Free and so easy to make. They do include 1 unusual ingredient, psyllium…

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Low Sugar Chocolate Chip Blondies GF Low Carb

My gorgeous daughter doesn’t like chocolate brownies. I know. Weird. So I promised I would make some blondies for her. They are very low in sugar and totally delicious. No gluten- (actually no grains at all which keeps them very low in carbs) low in sugar – about 1/2 tsp per slice. This recipe is LCHF, (low carb, high fat) it’s delicious. Totally. This is a similar recipe to the…

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Pistachio Chocolate Brownies

  I’m keeping this simple. I have a tendency to complicate recipes, I guess that comes from baking so much, But I get it that most people have some kind of life outside their kitchen! This recipe contains no flour, in fact not a grain in sight, and no sugar. Oh and no raising agent, apart from egg… You will need a couple of ingredients that you…

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Apple Rose Pastries

This is a wonderful recipe. Not least because it looks really complex but is actually simple. These are the best kind of recipes… It’s a pastry-esq dessert, without the need to make any actual pastry. (Oh joy!) The ‘pastry’ is made using a frying pan in the same way you make pancakes… This recipe makes around 6 apple roses– but you could probably stretch it to eight…

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