The Perfect (easy) Birthday Cake for Celebrations

Cakes …Chocolate Cakes, Tortes, Sponges, Glorious Celebrations Cakes – definitely not paleo, not sugar free, not for everyday eating but when the occasion calls for a cake, you gotta make it a good one! These are all my recent cakes but the one I’m posting is a really simple gluten free chocolate cake I made for Dominic’s birthday and it was really good. Cover it … Continue reading The Perfect (easy) Birthday Cake for Celebrations

Financier Cakes with Glazed Blueberries

Saturdays are predictable in our house, Dom works, I bring Eva to swimming lessons and afterwards she gets hot chocolate to ward off a sugar low meltdown. I never learnt to swim as a child and despite going back as an adult and learning, I still have a fear of being out of my depth, so I consider the hot chocolate a well deserved treat. … Continue reading Financier Cakes with Glazed Blueberries

Cranberry muffins with natural yoghurt and treacle

We dont buy many (if any) baked goods in our house. If you bake them yourself, at least you can guarantee the quality of the ingredients you use and be aware of how much sugar has gone into something and therefore when to stop eating (after 1!) Its also a great way to pass a morning with my little one as she recites ‘eggs come … Continue reading Cranberry muffins with natural yoghurt and treacle

Financier Cakes with Bluberries and Coconut

I have been gluten free for about 6 weeks now and everyone keeps asking me do I feel better. Honestly Not Yet, but I am hopeful that one morning soon, I will hop out of bed like a new woman!…. The really big down side of going gluten free is the price of goods – over €4 for a loaf of bread and dont get … Continue reading Financier Cakes with Bluberries and Coconut

Gerard Coleman Brownies

The house is quiet but because my 2 nieces are coming for a sleepover with my daughter, I’m taking the opportunity to get some food prepared while there is a bit of peace. A simple sausage casserole is prepared very quickly which all of us will have and I also have some spicy cauliflower curry over from yesterday so that will do for us grown … Continue reading Gerard Coleman Brownies