Banana & dark chocolate muffins

As you probably know by now, I bake all the lunchbox items and we love muffins! These ones are pretty simple, a bit decadent and very yummy. I’ve used Whittakers 72% cocoa dark Ghana instead of chocolate chips. Only because I actually bought it to eat a few weeks ago and I forgot about it….

Banana & blueberry muffins

I tried these muffins last week and they didn’t rise properly, as I opened the oven door too early or so I thought. After another test batch, I’ve realized that almond meal doesn’t allow muffins to rise and stay risen once they’re out of the oven. So these are not your typical 3inches tall muffins….

Vegan sausage rolls!

I’ve been wanting to create a great sausage roll recipe and after a few attempts, here it is. I can’t take full credit though as I did get inspiration from a lovely lady on a vegan Facebook group I’m in called ‘what kiwi vegans eat’. We love sausage rolls, who doesn’t? The crispy, crumbly pastry…

Rice flour pea & sweetcorn pikelets

We all loved the sweet version of these pikelets that I made last week, I thought I’d try a savoury one. Peas and sweetcorn are a great match because they cook really quickly from frozen and my kids love them. I froze a batch of these for the lunchboxes and they defrosted really well. I…

Rice flour apple and banana pikelets

I’ve been experimenting with different flours the last few weeks and I love rice flour. The best thing I’ve made is these pikelets. They’re surprisingly light and don’t taste of rice! Rice flour is just dry ground rice. It can be used to thicken soups and stews, as well as making crackers and pikelets. It’s…