GLUTEN FREE BROWNIES WITH PECANS {gluten, soy and peanut free}

These gluten free brownies are just the right amount of sweet, gooey and chocolatey. The chopped pecans add a wonderful crunch, and the addition of salt and coffee into the brownie batter makes their flavour pop. Easy and quick to make, this just might be your new favourite brownie recipe.

Gluten Free Brownies with Pecans - These SPECTACULAR gluten free brownies are just the right amount of sweet, gooey and chocolatey. The chopped pecans add a wonderful crunch, and the addition of salt and coffee into the brownie batter makes their flavour pop. Easy and quick to make, this just might be your new favourite brownie recipe.

Raise your hand if you love brownies. Oh, you too?
Perfectly understandable, really – what’s not to love about gooey heaps of chocolate goodness? (Barring, of course, you’re one of that strange breed of humans that *gasp* don’t like chocolate.)

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CHOCOLATE & MINT RAW VEGAN CHEESECAKE BITES {gluten, dairy, egg, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

These chocolate & mint raw vegan cheesecake bites will blow you away with the perfectly paired flavours of dark chocolate and mint. The raw chocolate cups have just enough bite to them and melt the moment they hit your tongue, while the mint filling is incredibly creamy and decadent. Super easy to make, these vegan cheesecake bites are gluten, dairy, egg, soy and refined sugar free.

Chocolate & Mint Raw Vegan Cheesecake Bites {gluten, dairy, egg, soy and refined sugar free, vegan, paleo} - These chocolate & mint raw vegan cheesecake bites will blow you away with the perfectly paired flavours of dark chocolate and mint. The raw chocolate cups have just enough bite to them and melt the moment they hit your tongue, while the mint filling is incredibly creamy and decadent. Super easy to make, these vegan cheesecake bites are gluten, dairy, egg, soy and refined sugar free, as well as vegan and paleo.

There seem to be many misconceptions about raw (vegan) desserts. They are often regarded as poor substitutes for “normal” desserts (that is, those that contain flour, eggs, sugar and butter, and are usually baked), as if their taste and appearance can’t match up to a certain idea of what a dessert should be. But here’s the thing: raw desserts are absolutely marvellous – they open up a whole new world of exciting flavours and textures.

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5-MINUTE CHOCOLATE GLUTEN FREE MUG CAKE {gluten, dairy, nut, soy & refined sugar free}

This super quick chocolate gluten free mug cake recipe ensures that when the craving strikes, you can feast on an incredibly fluffy, moist and decadent cake in 5 minutes flat. This single serving microwave cake recipe also means that the cake is yours, and yours alone. I know, you’re welcome.

5-Minute Chocolate Gluten Free Mug Cake {gluten, dairy, nut, soy & refined sugar free} - This super quick and easy chocolate gluten free mug cake recipe ensures that when the craving strikes, you can feast on an incredibly fluffy, moist and decadent cake in 5 minutes flat. This single serving microwave cake recipe also means that the cake is yours, and yours alone. I know, you’re welcome.

I want cake. Right now, preferably 5 minutes ago.

“But there’s no instant-cake-fairy,” you might say. “There is no cake. You’ll need to wait at least half an hour for the batter to be mixed and baked. Perhaps longer.”

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GLUTEN FREE BANANA BREAD CAKE WITH LEMON AND BLUEBERRIES {gluten, nut & soy free}

This gluten free banana bread cake recipe is incredibly simple and quick, requiring only about half an hour of your precious time. But it’s half an hour well spent, for the cake is moist and soft and crumbly, with a sinfully delicious caramelised top that is pure crispy caramelised goodness and ohmygosh so delicious.

Gluten Free Banana Bread Cake with Lemon and Blueberries {gluten, nut & soy free} - This gluten free banana bread cake recipe is incredibly simple and quick, requiring only about half an hour of your precious time. But it’s half an hour well spent, for the cake is moist and soft and crumbly, with a sinfully delicious caramelised top that is pure crispy caramelised goodness and ohmygosh so delicious.

Recently, I’ve been interacting more with the gluten free community. I personally don’t have a super-serious gluten allergy, but an excess of gluten makes me “puff up” (hiii, water retention) and just feel blah. It’s disconcerting reading stories of people with coeliac disease – way too many start viewing food as their enemy. I had someone say to me that the one thing they really need is to “be reminded of a time when food used to be enjoyable”.

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