Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies

Ingredients: 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter – I use Hi-PRO Nutrition (can replace with cashew butter or almond butter) 1 ripe banana (the browner the sweeter) 1 can of chickpeas 4 tbsp date syrup/maple syrup 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips Optional: 1/4 cup rolled oats or 1…

The Ultimate Banana Bread

Nothing says “comfort” like a straight-from-the-oven loaf of banana bread, and this one is incredibly decadent, spongey and super moist. It is naturally sweet thanks to the over-ripe bananas, with undertones of caramel from the date nectar and maple syrup, and a slight spice from the cinnamon. It works perfectly as breakfast, spread with some peanut butter or even…

The Mae Deli by Deliciously Ella

The highly-anticipated opening of The Mae Deli has finally arrived and the deli opened its doors in the heart of London’s Marylebone earlier this week. For those of you who haven’t heard of Ella Woodward (have you been hiding under a rock?), she is the Instagram sensation with 653,000 followers, the author of the number…

Caramelized cinnamon pears and figs

Instructions: 1. Pre-heat oven 180 degrees. 2. Melt coconut oil on a baking tray in the oven. 3. Slice pears into wedges, slice figs in half and pit the medjool dates. Add blackberries, pecans and pine nuts. 4. Toss in freshly squeezed lemon juice and lots of cinnamon. Drizzle with maple syrup and sprinkle a…

Healthy Reece’s Peanut Butter Cacao Carob Cups

My healthy Reece’s Peanut Butter Cacao Carob Cups make the most scrumptious guilt-free dessert or the ideal mid-afternoon pick-me-up bursting with superfood powers from the coconut oil, coconut sugar, cacao and carob powder. Here is the recipe I’m sure you’ve all been dying to get your hands on! Ingredients (makes 8 cups) : 8 tbsp…

How to make Chia pudding

What is a chia pudding? It is simply chia seeds mixed with your choice of liquid (my favourites are coconut milk and almond milk), flavourings (such as cinnamon, vanilla or a spoon of peanut butter) and potentially some berries or mashed banana. Chia seeds, when mixed with liquid, form a gel-like substance which turns the…

How to make: peanut butter and banana overnight oats

These peanut butter and banana overnight oats make a dreamy, creamy dessert-for-breakfast, with the sweet flavours of the PB and honey and a thick pudding consistency. Ingredients: 1/2 cup of oats 1/2 cup of almond milk 1/2 mashed ripe banana 1 tbsp peanut butter 1 tbsp chia seeds 2 tsp raw honey Method: Stir all the ingredients…

How to make "Nana Nice Cream"

You will need: 1 Banana 1 tsp Raw cacao 2 cups Frozen berries 75 ml Almond milk 1 Medjool date Preparation: 1. Peel the banana, cut it into small pieces and leave in the freezer overnight.  2. Place all ingredients in the blender and blend until the mixture is smooth and creamy.   3. Top…

BROWNIE RECIPE: Gluten-, dairy- and sugar-free!

These brownies taste like heaven and have that melt-in-your-mouth texture that will satisfy any craving. They are sweet, gooey and rich, plus they’re completely free from gluten, dairy and sugar, which makes them (almost) healthy! Scroll down to find out my delicious recipe. To make 15 brownies, you will need: 175g (6oz) margerine 3 tablespoons…

How To make Fruit Parfait

My new favourite way to start the day is fast, easy, light and incredibly satisfying. Fruit parfait is a highly nutritious breakfast and versatile treat –  you can make it however you choose, mixing up a range of ingredients with different fruit and decorating it with a variety of tasty toppings.  Ingredients: Yoghurt (your choice of…