Cinnamon swirl apple dumplings

Ingredients 2 cooking apples, chopped 1 cup sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 nutmeg 11/2 cup of water 1 tbsp maple syrup For Cinnamon Rolls You need to prepare your cinnamon dough and make small cinnamon swirl to add to your cooking apples and allow to cook for a few minutes untilContinue reading “Cinnamon swirl apple dumplings”

Sweet potato ‘chorizo’ tacos

INGRIDIENTS 2 small orange sweet potato (500 g), unpeeled ½ cup (125 ml) olive oil 6 green onions (scallions), chopped coarsely 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2 cups coarsely chopped (cilantro) roots and stem 2 fresh jalapeno chillies, chopped coarsely 1 ½ teaspoons finely grated lime rind 2 tablespoons lime juice ½ cupContinue reading “Sweet potato ‘chorizo’ tacos”

Dark Gingerbread Cake

Ingredients 125g (4 ounces) vegan butter, softened ½ cup (110g) firmly packed dark brown sugar, vegan eggs 1 2/3 cups (250g) plain (all-purpose) flour ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking powder) 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 cup (360g) treacle 2 tablespoons vegan milk ¼ cup (55g) finely chopped glacé ginger 1/3 cup finely chopped raisinsContinue reading “Dark Gingerbread Cake”

Semolina and yogurt lemon syrup cake

Ingredients 250g (8 ounces) butter, softened 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind 1 cup (220g) castor (superfine) sugar Vegan eggs 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1 cup (160g) semolina 1 cup (280g) vegan yogurt Lemon Syrup 1 cup (220g) castor (superfine) sugar ½ cup (80ml) lemon juice Method 1. Preheat oven to 180°c/350°f. Butter aContinue reading “Semolina and yogurt lemon syrup cake”

My Life Journey Living with Multiple Allergies:

Over 21 years ago. That was the last time I was given a box of chocolates. Changing your life to accommodate life-threatening allergies takes up so much of your time and energy that you don’t realise the little things – like not receiving flowers or chocolates anymore. A few weeks ago, my daughter came homeContinue reading “My Life Journey Living with Multiple Allergies:”

My Life Journey with Multiple Allergies

   Covid 19 came about in a storm, taking with it many lives and the hopes for 2020. People who are sensitive, and would struggle to survive are told to stay inside, stay alert and stay safe. But what happens when you catch it? I can’t help but wonder about the lives of people like meContinue reading “My Life Journey with Multiple Allergies”

My Life Journey Living with Multiple Allergies

Living with allergies, as many of you know, isn’t easy. Eating out can be impossible, and being invited to dinner parties can be terrifying. Especially when you have a latex allergy, mainly because it’s in everything! From food to washing up gloves, it’s literally all around you. Following recipes and preparing, what should be, simpleContinue reading “My Life Journey Living with Multiple Allergies”

Using Aloe Vera has Multiple Benefits

Aloe Vera gel is typically used when you get a little too much sun and need some relief. However, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine says Aloe Vera has multiple benefits for your skin. “Aloe Vera has lots of uses,” said Kim Chang, aesthetician with the Baylor Aesthetics Studio. “It contains antioxidants, enzymes, VitaminsContinue reading “Using Aloe Vera has Multiple Benefits”

Summer berry smoothie

Ingredients 3/4 cup frozen mixed summer berries 1 1/4 cups vanilla flavour soy yogurt 1 tsp clear honey (optional) 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1 tbsp organic powder Method Place the berries, soy yogurt, and honey if using and orange juice and turmeric in a blender and process until thick. Serve immediately, decorated with berriesContinue reading “Summer berry smoothie”