Since ditching dairy way back in January, I’ve been playing around with vegan cheese alternatives and pizza toppings so I could create the real deal at home. MozzaRisella is by far the best melty mozzarella alternative that I’ve come across, and as it tastes much lighter than real cheese I now much prefer it. I…

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  With my mum’s birthday coming up, I decided to take on the yearly task of baking up a special birthday cake. I say yearly, but in fact it only became a tradition after I spent an entire day making a rainbow cake for her 50th last year. As we usually have family over to…

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  With spring time comes two of my favourite foods; asparagus and rhubarb. I’ve always found the best way to make the most of rhubarb is to make a sweet and tangy compote, it’s perfect for meringues and a dollop of ginger cream. I spotted a bunch of bright pink young rhubarb in the supermarket…

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  Yesterday I finally got round to making brookies (a cross between brownies and cookies) after weeks of wanting to give them a go. They were ridiculously simple and easy to make, the dough itself takes about four minutes using an electric whisk to make up and then after a couple of hours chilling in…

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A couple of days ago I decided that I was well and truly time to admit to myself that eating naughty treats needed to come to an abrupt end and make way for exercise and healthy eating. It’s been a long time since I gave myself any kind of healthy lifestyle plan and dreaming of…

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