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Hazelnut and Orange Breakfast Torte

Hazelnut and Orange Breakfast Torte

Made with hazelnuts in lieu of cake flour, this is a cake to enjoy for breakfast.  Based on a formula from nutritionist, Lucy Davies, I’ve scaled it up, switched in with hazel and added baking powder for lift. I’ve also used coconut sugar as my sweetner – it’s my current obsession and I often find myself distracted by thoughts of that burnt caramel flavour which is all things coconut sugar. Packed with protein and relatively low in sugar, this is a cake to launch you right for the day ahead. Happens to be dairy free and gluten free too. Source...

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Carrot Cake to Celebrate a Birthday

Carrot Cake to Celebrate a Birthday

To celebrate my birthday, this was my torte of choice. Satisfying, delicious and super nutritious, it’s a cake that tastes good and is good, both for our bodies and for morale. It happens to be vegan and gluten free and it comes with my five star recommendation. This formula is from The Minimalist Baker. I’ve only tinkered around the edges, with the addition of a few pine nuts, block coconut and my favourite dessert spices. It’s a genius recipe and is unlike any other raw cake I’ve come across. It is genuinely cake-like in texture as the fluffy crumb is...

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Coconut Bird Bars

Coconut Bird Bars

If you’re giving sugar the swerve, these coconut bars will help you on your way. Naturally sweet in flavour, coconut is packed with nutritionally dense, super food acids. High in fat, a little goes a long way and a small serving is often enough to curb those cravings. Happily simple to prepare, I always have a stash in my fridge which is raided regularly by my husband and kids alike. When I hit on a healthy formula that everyone enjoys, I know that I’ve a winner on my hands. Gluten free, added sugar free, vegan, nut free. Source 250g coconut...

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