Salted Caramel BB Brownies

At the moment I am loving black beans in savoury and sweet formats. They are versatile little bundles and great in your lunch box or dessert. At the beginning of the week I make a black bean salad – 2 tins (rinsed), tbsp. apple cider vinegar, 1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil, 1  tamari sauce, tbsp….

Baked Falafels in a Zoodle & Carrot Nest

Kick off Mondays with this delicious meat-free dish. I made a batch of these, they are very  handy to store in the fridge or lunch box and heat when the hunger strikes.  Falafels contain a nice variety of vegetables like chickpeas and sweet potatoes, to help you achieve and eat a healthy diet. Added to the…

Sesame, Lemon & Honey Flapjacks (GF)

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food”, (George Bernard Shaw) Nothing compares to the aroma of freshly baked flapjacks drifting throughout the house or apartment in my case. Flapjacks are very easy to make and eat! They are great to share with family and friends. I liked mine topped with COYO (yogurt…

Baked Pancakes with Orange-Vanilla Ricotta

  The weekends are a great time to let your down hair and relax. If like me, you like to muster up creative feasts on the weekend these “Baked Pancakes with Orange-Vanilla Ricotta”, will be right up your alley. They are gluten-free; I am not going to say sugar-free maybe no added sugar, because there…

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…

The Great Pumpkin Brownies

As I stated in a previous post I have started to order vegetable boxes from RIPE, they sell seasonal, organic, local produce in the UAE. Inside the box , on this particular occasion was some glowing orange pumpkin. So, I thought to myself “bet they would taste scrumptious in the form of a brownie”. They…

Healthy Buns with Coconut Cream Frosting

This week I ordered an organic vegetable box from Ripe  it arrived full of delicious vegetables, all locally produced. Inside the box there was organic beetroot. I have always been curious to bake healthy buns using beetroot, so I gave it a whirl and the results were surprisingly very satisfying. So, don’t knock it till you…

Baked Eggs

All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast. ~John Gunther Boosting your veggie intake for breakfast is a great way to hit your 5 a day. It will fill you up, enhance your vitamins and mineral intake and tastes delicious. Baked eggs are eggs baked in a cast iron pan and loaded with whatever vegetables in…

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…

Longevity Magazine April Feature 2014

Longevity Magazine April Feature Check out my “Weekend Delicious”, feature in the April Edition 2014 of Longevity Magazine. This recipe is a great treat to make for family and friends over the weekend and chill out. Follow the link Longevity Magazine April Feature

Smoked Mackerel with Shredded Beetroot, Carrot & Zucchini Rice

This recipe is similar to a rainbow on your plate, an anti-oxidant rainbow. So many beautiful colours like purple, orange and green. It is bursting with vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants to nourish your body. The zucchini/courgette rice is not your typical white rice. It is zucchini grated and tossed in the pan with coconut oil….

Sweet Potatoe Chocolate Brownies

Next time you are looking for a rich, chocolatey, fudgey, decadent treat, bake sweet potatoe chocolate brownies. They are a magnificent combination and you will find it hard not to eat the tray. I made a batch yesterday, needless to say there isn’t much left. The recipe is gluten-free using a small amount of coconut…