Recipes · Sweet snacks

BEETROOT CHOCOLATE CAKE 

We eat beetroots regularly. They are lovely in a salad, roasted with some greens and feta cheese or blended into smoothies. It was an easy leap, then, to imagine the goodness of a beetroot chocolate cake once I came across the idea by the inspirational people from The Green Kitchen.

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Recipes · Sweet snacks

DAIRY FREE SPELT APPLE TART

This recipe is a bit of a variation on a Finnish apple tart that I came across recently. I just love how appetising and appealing it looks and how a thin slice offers this exquisite experience of tart at its best.

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Recipes · Sweet snacks

DARK CHOCOLATE BARK WITH FRESH MINT AND PISTACHIOS

A few weeks ago, I wrote that my good intention for this year is to make more of my food and snacks at home rather than buying premade. And I have been sticking to this. Obviously I love chocolate just as much as the next girl, so I decided to make my own bark for after dinner treats.

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Recipes · Sweet snacks

CRUNCHIES WITH SPELT FLOUR AND SEEDS

As part of my reset for 2017, I have decided to buy less premade foods and make more of my snacks and meals at home. It is easier to control the ingredients, reduce wastage in terms of packaging and frankly, it tastes much better.

These crunchies are my husband’s favourite. They are a traditional South African type of biscuit. They are nice and thick and crunchy on the outside, whilst chewy on the inside. And absolutely delicious as a treat with a cup of tea or coffee.

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