This salad dressing works with lots of salads and on top of burgers. It’s a tangy, creamy and sweet dressing, a bit like thousand island I guess. It is quite thick so works well as a dip too. Continue reading “Thousand Island Salad Sauce”
If you want something that tastes really sumptuous, indulgent, very moreish, but free from refined sugars and gluten, then you have to try making these. The best test for me, was giving some to my brother-in-law, who knows his brownies. He didn’t know they were gluten-free and low in refined sugar and declared, yes declared, that they were the best brownies he had eaten! High praise indeed. Monkeychops just says everything is the best, so I will make it again for him. Continue reading “Almond Butter Gluten Free Brownies”
Thought I’d give this a try one morning and was really surprised how the tofu actually tasted like real scrambled eggs. Admittedly what we served it on wasn’t the healthiest. Fried Potato Scones, as we call them in Scotland, or potato cakes here in Yorkshire. I think in the good old US of A, they are like a Jewish potato pancakes. They are my guilty pleasure for breakfast on a weekend and an easy cook up, for when we are away in our camper van. They are the only thing I ask my parents to bring when they visit us. You can get them locally in some shops, but just not the same. Anyway, as they say you can take the girl out of Scotland, but not Scotland out of the girl. Of course, they have to be fried in coconut oil these days.
These are another cracking whole food energy bar, bursting with goodness, super easy and cheap to make.
I found the green tea powder a bit scary the first time I used it. It’s quite an intense sludgy colour and my chump of a husband accidentally over dosed on it in a smoothie recently, which I have to admit I found rather amusing. However, when all combined and cooked together they taste amazing, like really.
First off, don’t be put off by the title!! Yes it contains a tin of chickpeas, but you really don’t taste them. If you like nutty, seedy, tasty energy bars then these are definitely for you, ideal for a lunchbox snack or to take out on a run. They are a go to for monkeyboy on his long runs and seem to sustain him as well as any shop bought energy bars, but without the sugar, saturated fats, crappy proteins and sickly overload. The ginger in them has been a recent addition, which tastes great and also has good anti-inflammatory properties.