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Thursday, 19 May 2016

Moroccan-Inspired Hummus

The weather has been unusually pleasant lately which generally means more relaxed eating in our house. I've been baking my own bread again, which is always such a rewarding task and complementing this with homemade hummus, which in my experience always tastes better than the shop-bought stuff.  I'm always very surprised as to how quick and easy it is to make my own hummus, especially if you already have a can of chickpeas to hand. I generally prefer a flavoured hummus and this time came up with a Moroccan -inspired version, using spices that I always have to hand in my store cupboard. 

Moroccan-Inspired Hummus

Hummus with Moroccan spices

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter and Apple

The mornings are always a rush in our house. The kids have to be fed and chivvied along to get themselves ready for school, the dog needs to be played with and fed, I need to get myself showered and ready for the day and then I also need to eat a bit of breakfast. A big breakfast usually leaves me feeling lethargic, so I prefer a smaller breakfast which usually comprises of a slice of gluten-free toast  and a swipe of crunchy peanut butter. As an alternative I also enjoy a small bowl of overnight oats, which sets me up nicely for the day and saves the time I spend waiting for my toast to brown. 

Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter and Apple

Overnight Oats recipe with Peanut Butter Apple Cinnamon

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Gluten-Free Lemon Drizzle Cake



My favourite tea-time treat is a slice of lemon drizzle cake with a cup of herbal tea. I've been determined to come up with a gluten-free recipe and after a bit of trial and error, I've come up with a light and moist version that I've already made twice this week after my family devoured the first one. This recipe produces an extremely lemony lemon drizzle, just the way I like it!

Gluten-Free Lemon Drizzle Cake

Gluten-Free Lemon Drizzle Cake using Dove Farm Flour

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