Bars and Slices · Desserts · Snacks

Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies

Yes, I said chickpeas in the title. It’s okay, no need to freak out and run. Chickpeas are one of the cool beans (or pulses), so we’re all good here. The legendary chickpea blondie. An invention of vegan bakers, taking inspiration from the past. They replaced the flour with chickpeas and oats creating fudgy morsels… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies

Savoury · Snacks

(Gluten-free) Crustless Mini Sweet Potato Pesto Pies

Savoury and rich, these little sweet potato pies make a great side dish or a snack. I like sweet potato pie, but I wanted to try something different and what happens when you have jars of pesto and mountains of sweet potatoes? Experimentation and a new recipe which worked really well. It’s fairly easy to… Continue reading (Gluten-free) Crustless Mini Sweet Potato Pesto Pies

All Things Chocolate · Desserts · Pies and Tarts

Chocolate Blackcurrant Tart

Tarts are a treat and one I have to share with you today. Blackcurrant jam is so good, but I only heard of it after I came to Ireland. It seems to be a very British or Irish thing. Doesn’t matter though because it tastes amazing and with chocolate everything is made better. So, this… Continue reading Chocolate Blackcurrant Tart

Breakfast · Desserts · Puddings · Snacks

Carrot, Pineapple and Banana Bread Pudding (Hummingbird inspired)

Another bread pudding recipe this way comes. But this time, it’s summery and sweet with tropical fruits and bananas! Lots of bananas and carrots. Packed full of fruit and vegetables, this is a perfect treat for dessert or a sweet breakfast. Summer is finally done with exams and now I am free for the summer… Continue reading Carrot, Pineapple and Banana Bread Pudding (Hummingbird inspired)

Cakes · Desserts

A Summery Treat for the Hotter Months: Strawberry Yoghurt Mousse Cake

The heat is turning up over here and ┬áturning on the oven for too long is a recipe for spit roasted Rachel rather than deliciousness, so I’ve been looking at recipes that don’t require an oven, or at least minimal time in one. Cue stratigically placed photo of cake! Sticking with the theme of hot… Continue reading A Summery Treat for the Hotter Months: Strawberry Yoghurt Mousse Cake

Cakes · Desserts

Mini Rhubarb Jam Filled Vanilla Molten Custard Cakes (microwave and oven options)

Molten lava cakes are the current topic of today’s post.  Biochemistry was the exam I had today and after coming home, there was nothing I wanted more than a gooey treat, preferably one that didn’t blow my calorie budget for the week. I found my answer.  The amount of tries to get this right was… Continue reading Mini Rhubarb Jam Filled Vanilla Molten Custard Cakes (microwave and oven options)