Raw Bounty Bars

Who doesn’t love the old old childhood favourite, the bounty bar? This choccy treat gets a makeover using just a few ingredients and a whole lot of coconut. All you need to do is mix up the filling, freeze into shape then dip into a luscious and smooth homemade dark chocolate. Slightly messy, definitely delicious and deceptively easy to make. …

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Fig, Walnut and Zucchini Muffins

Anyone who has ever grown zucchini themselves will know just how quick zucchini’s grow and how they can easily get lost in the undergrowth only to be found days later when they have become absolutely huge! growing up, mum would always use up these mega zucchinis in a chocolate and zucchini cake, a super sneaky way to hide extra veggies.

I have decided to give the old zucchini cake and upgrade into some healthy (almost carrot cake like) muffins with a little bit of spice and a whole lot of dried figs and walnuts.  These gems are lovely and moist thanks to the zucchini and can be made suitable for vegans too. Beware though, these disappear quickly!

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Strawberry and Banana Baked Oats

The other day we picked up a giant 3kg box of seconds strawberries from the local strawberry farm. They were so sweet and delicious they nearly didn’t make it into the jam they were destined for, but we managed to have some leftover to make baked oats with.

If you have never tried baked oats before then you definitely should start with this one while strawberries are in season and at their best. Baked oats have become a sort of Sunday morning tradition in my house, all you have to do is mix everything up the night before then add baking powder in the morning and bake. Too Easy.  If you forget, you can also do it in the morning and just leave to soak for a few minutes before baking.

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