Vegan Banana Cake

This is such a yummy moist cake and always is such a favourite at our retreats and Gong Baths.  It’s easy to make gluten-free too.   125g spelt flour (or use rice flour if you wanted it to be gluten-free) 75g ground almonds 100g coconut 175ml light oil 200g–250g chopped dates 100ml milk (your choice...almond/coconut.) 1tsp lemon juice 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 2 mashed bananas 100g sultanas 100g walnuts 2 tbsp poppy seeds 1 tsp vanilla extract Dollop maple…

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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

1 tin of chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 tbsp ground cumin / paprika / curry powder (the choice is yours) 2 tsp chilli flakes 2 tbsp maple syrup Juice of 1 lemon Olive oil, Salt and pepper   Preheat the oven to 200C / fan 180C. Put the chickpeas on a lined baking try. Sprinkle them with cumin, chilli flakes, salt and pepper. Drizzle over the maple syrup, lemon juice and olive oil, stirring well to coat. Bake for about…

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Pumpkin Tangine (serves 4)

3-4 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 3-4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tsp ground turmeric 1-2 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp cayenne pepper ½ tsp ground black pepper 1 tbsp honey 1 carrot chopped 1 can of chickpeas Big wedge of pumpkin, cubed Fresh coriander Tin of tomatoes   Heat the oil in a big casserole dish and add the onion, garlic and cook until soft. Add the turmeric, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne, black pepper,…

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Vegan and Gluten-free Yummy Chocolate Brownie

Vegan and Gluten-free Yummy Chocolate Brownie 100g Ground almonds 100g Rice flour 100g Raw Cacao 150ml light oil (e.g. sunflower) 225ml milk (coconut, oat, almond) 300g dates 1tsp lemon juice 1tsp bicarbonate of soda Maple syrup to taste Gently boil the dates with a little water to form a smooth paste and let cool. Mix all dry ingredients together, using a food processor. Mix the lemon and bicarbonate of soda together and add to the milk. Pour into the food…

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