Category Archives: Sweets and Treats

Chocolate Cake with Fresh Fruit (Nut-free)

My thanks to Irena Macri of Eat Drink Paleo for this amazing recipe.  It not only looks good, it tastes scrumptious too and the grand-kids loved it as dessert.   I served it with whipped coconut cream. I used an 8″ … Continue reading

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Maple Syrup Meringues with Strawberries and Coconut Cream

Just very occasionally, a sweet treat is needed and when I spotted this recipe in my favourite magazine I knew I had found just the one. The meringue nests kept perfectly in an airtight tin for a couple of days … Continue reading

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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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