Dairy Free Banana, Raspberry and Coconut Cakes

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Oh, hi there.

So, 2017 happened. I’m back. Apologies for the absence. But then, perhaps we’re not friends yet. Perhaps you’ve just come here in search of a stonkingly easy, muddle and mix, refined sugar/ dairy free/ switchable staple muffin/cake hybrid to keep you and yours happy at 10 am with a coffee or babycino. If that’s the case, skip straight to the photo at the bottom and you’ll find the recipe. I think you’re going to like it.

If you have the appetite or inclination for prattle, updates, the occasional rant and life endorsements, read on. 

When I last left you I had just given birth to Evelyn Grace Haschka. It was the final …

Pumpkin Quinoa Bars

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Are you looking for a nifty way to use up some of the pumpkin that’s languishing in your fridge? Do you want a one handed snack that’s plump with protein, savoury yet mellow and can help stop you reaching for a piece of cake at 3 pm? Are you looking for an alternative to polenta chips or toast – by which I mean something that can be crisped in a panini press and served with cured meats, bitter leaves for either brunch or a light supper? Are you optimistically hoping to find a new snack your toddler will eat? If so, I might be able to help. These Pumpkin Quinoa …

Watermelon, Strawberry Chia Pots

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Do you need a fruit based breakfast that isn’t a smoothie and isn’t bircher muesli? Are you looking for something that is coincidentally gluten free/ easily dairy free, that takes like a frolic through summer sunshine and adds a good jolt of morale to your morning? If so, then I think these watermelon, strawberry chia pots can help. Alternatively, if you’re the size of a whale, having carried a watermelon inside you for the last week (hello 39 weeks gestation) and unable to eat, sleep or move properly, then these may also be the sort of sustenance you’re looking for. If you’re in a hurry, skip straight to the recipe …