Category Archives: Sweets and Treats

Raspberry Coconut Bites

Energy Balls or Bites seem to be the ‘in’ thing at the moment and they are so convenient to have in the fridge/freezer to nibble on or when unexpected guests arrive.   Also extremely handy for lunchboxes, picnics, or taking down … Continue reading

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Nut Brownies (Walnut and Cashew)

These brownies were delicious – chocolately, nutty, crunchy and a definite hit with everyone.  One of the main advantages being that they were so quick and easy to make,  with another that they don’t need cooking. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups of … Continue reading

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Lemon Tarts with Blueberries, Strawberries and/or Raspberries

The original recipe by Eleanor Ozich was for Lemony Creme Tarts with Fresh Figs but whilst I love fresh figs, I didn’t have any available and the grandchildren were coming the next day so I decided to adapt the recipe … Continue reading

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Strawberry Banana Cake with Almonds

Cooking with gluten-free flour is not quite the same as baking with a wheat-based one, often leading to quite crumbly results.  This cake holds together very well and cuts beautifully into slices. I also find that this cake freezes really … Continue reading

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Tomato, Mozzarella and Avocado on Toast

The other day I was given a box of delicious looking gluten-free Melba toasts with dates, walnuts and sunflower seeds.  A day or two later what should arrive in my inbox but a recipe from Jamie’s Super Food Family Classics … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato ‘Crisps’

In need of a snack one evening and a lonely sweet potato sitting in my vegetable basket made up my mind to quickly make some ‘crisps’. Nothing could be easier than thinly slicing a peeled sweet potato using either a … Continue reading

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Almond Biscuits

I’m not sure where this recipe came from – it was written on a scrap of paper in an old magazine and I was tempted to try it as I had all the ingredients to hand and it is always … Continue reading

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