Category Archives: Sweets and Treats

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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Rhubarb with Probiotic Yoghurt

I don’t often get cravings, but one Sunday afternoon found me longing for some rhubarb.  So much so that even though I had already been shopping once that day, I succumbed and drove to my nearest supermarket to pick up … Continue reading

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Mini Cheese Scones (gluten-free)

I still find cooking with gluten-free flour very different but I’m slowly finding recipes which I like. Having made cheese scones for years with ordinary flour, I was determined to create a similar one using flour with no gluten.   I … Continue reading

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