Very Christmassy Biscuits

very christmassy biscuits

Print Very Christmassy Biscuits Author: Vanessa Gibson   A very Christmassy and very tasty treat that’s great for wrapping up as gifts this festive season. I can guarantee you’ll have very happy recipients! The idea came from a gorgeous little book I have called “trEATs” by April Carter – it’s simply divine! Ingredients 150g butter, chopped… 

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Christmas Pudding Balls

christmas pudding balls

Print Christmas Pudding Balls Author: Vanessa Gibson   These little balls have been one of my favourite Christmas treats for a few years now. They are so easy to make, look gorgeous & make a perfect little gift! This batch came from a failed “Herman the German” cake that I made into a Christmas cake, but… 

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Easy Strawberry Ice-Cream

easy strawberry icecream

Print Easy Strawberry Ice-Cream Author: Vanessa Gibson Serves: 2   A super quick & easy dessert that’s low in sugar but high in taste! My kids absolutely demolished it – also a great one to pour into ice block moulds for another day ๐Ÿ™‚ Ingredients 150g frozen strawberries 1 frozen banana 150g greek or vanilla yoghurt Instructions… 

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Pear & Strawberry Cupcakes

pear strawberry cupcakes

Print Pear & Strawberry Cupcakes Author: Vanessa Gibson Serves: 12   This recipe came about because I was making a banana variation, but ran out of bananas! I scoured the fridge for what else I could use, and pears were the perfect substitute! Teamed with the strawberry & ginger, you have a delicious little cupcake that’s suitable… 

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Chicken & Strawberry Salad

chicken strawberry salad

Print Chicken & Strawberry Salad Author: Vanessa Gibson   Ingredients 2 cups lettuce, shredded ½ small cucumber, chopped 2 spring onions, sliced ¼ avocado, sliced 150g cooked chicken, shredded 8 strawberries, halved ¼ cup toasted cashews ½ tablespoon balsamic vinegar Instructions Toss salad ingredients together in a bowl. Drizzle with balsamic and sprinkle with salt &… 

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Berry Banana Smoothie

berry banana smoothie

Print Berry Banana Smoothie Author: Vanessa Gibson Prep time:  2 mins Cook time:  2 mins Total time:  4 mins Serves: 2   Who doesn’t love a good smoothie?! This one is great, because the added seeds mean you’re getting something a bit more substantial, and it’s absolutely delicious! Ingredients 10g almonds 5g sunflower seeds and/or pepitas 1… 

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Raspberry & Coconut Muffins

raspberry coconut muffins

Print Raspberry & Coconut Muffins Author: Vanessa Gibson Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  25 mins Total time:  30 mins Serves: 12   Ingredients 1½ cups self-raising flour ½ cup coconut sugar ½ cup desiccated coconut ¾ cup fresh or frozen raspberries (or strawberries) 1 cup coconut milk ½ cup coconut oil 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla… 

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Fruit Bars

fruit bars

Print Fruit Bars Author: Vanessa Gibson Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  35 mins Total time:  45 mins Serves: 12   I had a request for a recipe similar to the store-bought version of these, which are absolutely packed with sugar & additives. It was pretty easy, they taste great, and you can use your favourite dried… 

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