Aquafaba Chocolate Orange Mousse

Have you heard the word? The cool new ingredient on the street is aquafaba. I’m sure all you vegan foodies have been using this for yonks to whip up perfect eggless meringues. I’m probably a wee bit fashionably late to the party, but I’m so happy I’ve finally made it! I guess I was always a…

chocolate beetroot cake a girl called jack

Blue Monday Beetroot Cake {with Chocolate}

Blue Monday: officially the most depressing day of the year. The third Monday in January is the day the effects of the dreaded January blues are most likely to be felt. The holiday cheer seems a distant memory, Christmas trees lay decaying in the street and there’s still two weeks to go until payday. I understand…

The Musical Fruit Cake… With Salted Caramel Sauce

Beans, beans, the musical fruit The more you eat, the more you toot I don’t know about its parping potency but this cake is darn tootin good! I enjoy experimenting with healthy cakes that taste sinful. I have tried adding various veggies and beans into many desserts including avocado pudding. courgette cake, beetroot cake, carrot…

Peanut Butter Balls

So I’m sure you’ve seen plenty of ridiculously expensive ‘energy balls’ ‘energy bites’ and ‘protein balls’ popping up all over the shop, wrapped in fancy packaging and making ludicrous health claims? I’m talking about things like Bounce balls, with their questionable list fancy sounding ingredients. Did you know that in the UK food labelling laws, the…

Panna Cotta {Vegan}

I can clearly remember the first time I ever had the pleasure of tasting the delicious Italian dessert that is panna cotta. I was with my best friend Debbie, we were treating ourselves to a decadent meal at a place called Pesto, a restaurant serving Italian tapas in a trendy part of Manchester. I can’t…

Chocolate Mylkshake

I was recently watching an Eco Vegan Gal ‘What I eat in a day video’ and I was super inspired by her carob smoothie. However, as you may be aware, I am quite a fan of chocolate. Don’t get me wrong I adore carob. I could chew on carob pods all day long. Carob is…

Sweet Potato Brownies

If you know me, you will know I am always hungry. I could win medals for my snacking prowess. I am forever searching for snacks that tick all the boxes; they have to be high in energy, satiating and pack a more nutritious punch. So I fianlly decided it was high time I tried sweet…