Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookies.

Another crowd-pleaser 😉 120g coconut oil/vegan spread (I used Vitalite) 200g sugar (I used cheap white) 1 flax egg plus 1 extra tablespoon water (1 tablespoon ground flax – aka linseed – mixed with 4 tablespoons warm water and left to thicken) 250g wholewheat flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 250g dark chocolate (you can use […]

Crowd-Pleasing Chocolate and Ginger Tiffin.

I’ve finished my first year of college! Only three or four more years to go lol. To celebrate, we all took food in to our last class. I made this tiffin, and it seemed to go down pretty well 😉 200g vegan spread (I used Vitalite) 150g golden syrup 100g cocoa powder 400g vegan ginger […]

4 Months on T.

The testosterone has finally reached my arms! Lol. I don’t know how obvious it is to other people, but Shea and I have definitely noticed that my upper arms and shoulders have become more muscular. My Dad, who is very supportive, has brought me some weights, so I’ll keep working on those new muscles. I […]

Valentine’s Gift Guide.

Firstly, I’m sorry this post is being published so close to Valentine’s Day! I know I needed to do this at least a week ago. My excuse is that my life has been completely crazy this past few weeks…A good kind of crazy, but still crazy lol. Anyway, since it’s so late in the day, […]

Super-Seeded Malthouse Loaf.

Here’s the bread I made for Imbolc, to go with our mushroom soup. I was really happy with the way it turned out! It’s a very textured, flavourful loaf, and I put the crust setting to hard so it’s like a craggy, crusty bread lol. Shea loves it too. 400ml water 1 teaspoon salt 2 […]

Imbolc Seed Scones.

My new Imbolc recipe 🙂 500g wholewheat flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 75g sugar (I used cheap white) 100g coconut oil/vegan spread (I used Vitalite) Zest and juice of 2 lemons Plant milk (I used soya) 300g seeds (I used flax seeds, sesame seeds and an omega 3 mix) Mix […]

Charm Cakes.

For the past couple of years, I’ve made orange and walnut scones to celebrate Imbolc. The idea is vaguely inspired by the fact that Anglo Saxon people used to offer cakes to their Deities at this time of year, and also Æcerbot, where offerings of cakes were placed into freshly ploughed furrows. I’m not exactly a […]