EASY HOMEMADE GINGERBREAD MARSHMALLOWS {gluten, dairy, egg, nut & soy free}

These homemade gingerbread marshmallows are a revelation. Easy to make, they truly (truly) taste just like gingerbread – there’s the molasses, the cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves. So… the taste is there, and the texture – pure marshmallowy goodness! Perfect with some hot chocolate, they also make a tasty DIY Christmas gift.

Two pieced of homemade gingerbread marshmallows, one on top of the other. A bit has been taken out of the top gingerbread marshmallow, exposing its golden brown, fluffy middle. Bunches of holly and a pretty white and blue antique stand are in the background.

You know how I said I don’t trust marshmallows? Well, I’m a marshmallow convert.

Now, let me clarify. I’m a homemade marshmallow convert. The store-bought ones still give me the heebie-jeebies… but the homemade version. HOLY. COW. They’re amazing.

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VEGAN & PALEO NO-BAKE PUMPKIN TRUFFLES {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan & paleo}

A simple and healthy recipe for no-bake pumpkin truffles, which couldn’t be more scrumptious if they tried. Vegan and paleo pumpkin filling meets a coating of dark chocolate, making them the perfect healthy fall dessert.

Vegan & Paleo No-Bake Pumpkin Truffles {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & refined sugar free, vegan, paleo} - A simple and healthy recipe for no-bake pumpkin truffles, which couldn’t be more scrumptious if they tried. Vegan and paleo pumpkin filling in the centre with a coating of dark chocolate. The perfect healthy fall dessert.

I’m wearing Christmas socks right now. Just thought you should know. I don’t even have the excuse of grabbing them in the dark and not knowing they were Christmas socks. They were chosen in a state of full awareness… well, as much awareness (and alertness) there is before 8 am.

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“SPOOKY” MONSTER HALLOWEEN CAKE BALLS {gluten, nut & soy free, dairy free option}

These monster Halloween cake balls are the perfect Halloween sweet treat – easy to make, ridiculously delicious and super fun to decorate. They are gluten free, with a dairy free option, and are easily transformed into Halloween themed cake pops by simply throwing some cake pop sticks into the mix.

“Spooky” Monster Halloween Cake Balls {gluten, nut & soy free, dairy free option} - These monster Halloween cake balls are the perfect Halloween sweet treat – easy to make, ridiculously delicious and super fun to decorate. With a gluten free sponge cake as the base and with a dairy free option. Can be made into Halloween cake pops!

What do you call a sponge cake that hasn’t reached the cake stage yet? Cake sponge? This isn’t a trick question… I’m just overthinking (slightly) very irrelevant things again. I tend to do that – chasing an idea like an over-eager puppy, until words lose their meaning and I’m off on a completely different tangent. Strange brain, you say? I prefer ‘interesting’. ‘Entertaining’ works too.

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RAW VEGAN CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES {gluten, dairy, egg, soy, nut & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

This super easy recipe makes the most delightful healthy raw vegan chocolate truffles with only the simplest of ingredients. These healthy vegan sweets are gluten, dairy and refined sugar free, while also being ridiculously pretty and delicious.

Close-up of a dark chocolate raw vegan chocolate truffle, rolled in dark chocolate sprinkles.

So, Christmas has come an gone (I hope you’ve all had an absolute blast!) and now New Year is rapidly approaching. And with the New Year, there inevitably come… New Year’s resolutions. But: can we just not this year. Seriously, please don’t.

Why do we pin so much importance onto a completely arbitrary day in the year? I mean, it’s just a calendar, folks! Do we really need a piece of paper to tell us how to live? Sure, if you’re under about 15 years old, New Year’s Eve is so totally cool because you’re allowed to stay up ’til midnight… or maybe I’m just too old and it’s actually only cool if you’re under ten? I don’t know.

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