Puy Lentil & Coriander Pesto Bake with Sweet Potatoe Cauliflower Mash

Puy Lentil & Coriander Pesto Bake with Sweet Potatoe Cauliflower Mash Christmas has passed, it was wild. Amongst the many great experiences of Christmas like spending time with family and friends, I received a gift of The Happy Pear Cookbook. This book is brimming with simple vegetarian recipes and I am working my way through…

Guest Post: The Food Medic

This weeks blog post is a guest post by the inspiring Hazel Wallace, who is the founder of The Food Medic. Hazel has just released an e-Book “Clean Eats & Protein Treats”, full of delicious healthy, nutritious recipes. Hazel has provided Make & Bake From Scratch with a decadent but healthy raw fudge recipe for all…

Raw Cacao, Coconut & Peanut Butter Truffles

“We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly”, (Anna Thomas). These delicious treats are extremely quick and easy to construct when that sweet tooth starts misbehaving. They are made of Medjool dates, raw cacao powder, peanut butter, unsweetened desiccated coconut, coconut milk, coconut oil. There is no added…

Raw Bounty Squares

I love the idea of a “Bounty Bar”, mostly because it contains coconut. There is no other reason. This fuelled my attempts to rustle up my own version minus all the added preservatives. I made squares not bars because squares were easier to cut. It is simple as that. You can roll the mixture into bliss balls too…

No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies

No bake cookies are extremely easy to make and gobble up. They are made from nuts, dates, goji berries, golden flaxseed, vanilla powder and 90% Lindt chocolate. All you need is a food processor, a round or square pan and a small scone cutter. Store them in a lunch box in the fridge or freezer….

Homemade Spicy Parsnip Wedges

I am an avid fan of sweet potato wedges/chips for lunch/dinner but parsnip wedges are a great alternative. You can also thinly slice the parsnip and roast a healthy crisp. I spiced things up a little bit and added curry powder and cayenne pepper. They tasted great with my homemade burgers. Parsnips contain folic acid, vitamin C,…

Coconut & Cacao Bliss Balls

“To be happy-one must find one’s bliss”, Gloria Vanderbilt These little beauties are a real treat, hard not to eat the whole batch! They are made from desiccated coconut, cacao powder, medjool dates, cinnamon, vanilla powder, chia seeds, coconut oil and water. Of course you can sprinkle your own twist on them. They are gluten-free,…

Wholesome Muffins

This recipe was inspired by My New Roots. I made my own changes to the recipe by swapping oats for almond flour, adding dates, apple slices and all spice. I made a loaf of bread and six muffins. I made a loaf in a bread pan and muffins in a silicone mold. The silicone mold…

The Breakfast Club: Walnut Pancakes with Macadamia & Raw Cacao Butter

Day Three of “The Breakfast Club”, with Madeleine Shaw, Nutritional Coach. This recipe is by Me or “Make & Bake From Scratch”. It is simply delicious. If you missed Day One ” Mon Petit Chou Fleur“, and Day Two “Banana Breaky Bites“, you can read about them by clicking the links. This recipe works great on Saturday…

Homemade Energy Drink for Warriors

Chia Fresca or Iskiate is a Mexican energy drink considered a “Homemade Red bull”. It consists of chia seeds, lemon or lime juice, water and sweetener. I came across the recipe on this article and decided to give it a whirl. I have changed the recipe to suit my own needs. This drink is gluten free,…

Orange & Cardamom Raw Cacao Brownies

“Flowers wilt, jewelry tarnishes and candles burn out…but chocolate doesn’t hang around long enough to get old”, Sr. Cocoa Loca. This brownie recipe is wheat free, gluten-free, dairy free, egg free and preservative free. It uses dates as a substitute for sugar. It does contain nuts, so if you have a nut allergy I am…