Vegan Chocolate Banana Bread (Dairy Free, Gluten Free & Vegan)

Vegan Chocolate Banana Bread (Dairy Free, Gluten Free & Vegan)

Vegan Chocolate Banana Bread, a delicious, nutritious lunchbox staple in this house. Full of crunchy seeds, soft dried fruits and chunks of dark chocolate. This quick & easy one bowl recipe keeps well in an airtight tin and can be frozen in slices.  Dairy Free, Nut Free and can be made Gluten Free by using a suitable flour.

Vegan Apple & Date Muffins (Egg Free & Gluten Free)

Vegan Apple & Date Muffins (Egg Free & Gluten Free)

Dairy Free, Vegan Apple & Date Muffins great for picnics or mid afternoon pick me ups alike!  Soft, spicy muffins full of juicy apple chunks and chewy date pieces all topped off with pretty apple slices.   Lovely with added hazelnuts for crunch or your favourite seed mix to keep them nut free.  The recipe also works perfectly with Gluten free Flours so no-one need miss out!

Sweet Spiced Vegan Fig Muffins (Dairy free, Glutenfree)

Sweet Spiced Vegan Fig Muffins (Dairy free, Glutenfree)

These Sweet Spiced Fig Muffins are inspired by a magical weekend with the Free From Gang at Domaine du Pignoulet, in gorgeous Gascony. They are packed full of the good stuff but low in refined sugar thanks to a wholegrain flour and grated apple sponge.  Dairyfree, eggfree Glutenfree and suitable for vegans, these are the perfect post-workout treat or grab & go breakfast.  Stuffed full of jammy fresh figs, sweet dried fruit, spicy crystallized ginger and crunchy mixed seeds all with a sour hit of pink grapefruit!

Vegan Lemon & Blueberry Muffins (Eggfree, Glutenfree)

Vegan Lemon & Blueberry Muffins (Eggfree, Glutenfree)

Love a Blueberry Muffin but fancy switching it up a bit? Then how about giving these Vegan Lemon & Blueberry Muffins a go! So simple to make, low in refined sugar and allergyfree too (dairyfree, eggfree & with glutenfree options)… What’s not to love? Go on give your breakfast favourite, a citrus twist!

Wholegrain Plum Crumble Breakfast Muffins (Gluten free, Rice free & Vegan)

Wholegrain Plum Crumble Breakfast Muffins (Gluten free, Rice free & Vegan)

My Wholegrain Plum Crumble Breakfast Muffins are the perfect make ahead solution for a grab & go breakfast.  Soft wholegrain & gluten free muffins with an oaty crumble topping and filled with bursts of beautiful colour and sweetness from the plums.  They are dairy free,…

Luxury Lunchboxes: Cherry Cacao Quinoa Bars with Indigo Herbs

Luxury Lunchboxes: Cherry Cacao Quinoa Bars with Indigo Herbs

Is it just me or do work lunches get really boring? During the holidays I have loads of time but when I am at work, I just seem to get stuck in a rut of the packing the same old things OR worse just don’t bother taking any at all.  And as for breakfast… its usually a coffee in my trusty travel mug, hastily drunk cold the other end of my m27 communte!

So when Indigo Herbs sent me a load of lovely ingredients I knew exactly what to make!  I give you my quick & easy Cherry Cacao Quinoa Bars, glutenfree, vegan and with a generous drizzle of melted chocolate and scattering of crunchy cocoa nibs. Perfect for a grab & go breakfast or for making lunchboxes a little bit more exciting.  These were also very nice mid-afternoon with a cup of coffee!

Mini Egg Free Apple Ring Pancakes (Dairy free, Vegan)

Mini Egg Free Apple Ring Pancakes (Dairy free, Vegan)

We love a long lazy breakfast as a family in this house and holidays and weekends are the perfect excuse for one! These Mini Eggfree Stuffed Apple Pancakes (Dairyfree, Vegan) are definitely going to become a regular feature! What’s not to love? soft, fluffy pancakes stuffed with apple slices and served with a puddle of sticky dark cherry syrup… AND they can even be made glutenfree!

Dairy Free Apple Flapjacks with Sultanas (Vegan)

Dairy Free Apple Flapjacks with Sultanas (Vegan)

Dairy Free Apple Flapjacks are packed full of fruit but not as sweet as traditional flapjacks. Add a handful of seeds or dried fruit for an extra nutritious snack. And whether you class them as a cake or a biscuit – everyone agrees flapjacks are delicious! These vegan flapjacks are easy to make and have few ingredients.  Brilliant for lunchboxes, quick breakfasts and perfect for picnics or afternoon pick-me-ups with tea!