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Easy summer dessert

In Sweets and Treats On July 18, 2017 0 Comments

I came across this recipe by skinnyms on Pinterest and immediately liked it because it can be done in 5 minutes.  My colleague made it for us and… Read More »

Date Treats

In Sweets and Treats On July 9, 2017 0 Comments

I made these date treats for my colleagues on my Birthday. The idea was to make something which doesn’t take too long to prepare, is a healthy snack with… Read More »

Homemade Microwave Popcorn

In Sweets and Treats On May 10, 2017 0 Comments

When I bought myself a bag of organic popcorn kernels I had not yet come up with this awesome recipe. I thought I would use the conventional method… Read More »

Sponge cake with strawberry jam

In Sweets and Treats On April 28, 2017 0 Comments

The easy strawberry jam I made was so good that I wanted to accompany it with something great. I had it with some crackers, hard cheese and also in… Read More »

Strawberry Cheese Cake

In Sweets and Treats On April 18, 2017 1 Comment

A really simple but delicious cheese cake recipe that can be made in no time if the ingredients are prepared in advance. This cake is vegan, Paleo, raw,… Read More »

Lemon bars (Paleo & Gluten Free)

In Sweets and Treats On April 5, 2017 0 Comments

Malta is blooming with lemons right now so I though it was the perfect time to look for a new recipe to make use of some lemons. There… Read More »

Vegan Paleo Cheese Cake

In Sweets and Treats, Vegan On October 29, 2016 0 Comments

This three layer cheesecake is quick to do and requires no baking. You would need to soak the cashews in advance, which is the only effort required :) For… Read More »

Sweet Potato Brownies

In Sweets and Treats On October 4, 2016 0 Comments

Brownies are an all time favourtie. In my earlier cooking days I used to make these delicious super food brownies with oats, almonds, raisins, cinnamon, cacao and cayenne pepper…. Read More »

Vegan Peanut Butter Ice Cream

In I Scream No Ice Cream, Sweets and Treats, Vegan On August 12, 2016 0 Comments

This is a very easy vegan and Paleo ice cream recipe which I remember by heart. I have come across the recipe on a magazine which was distributed… Read More »

Homemade chocolate chips

In Healthier Alternatives, Sweets and Treats, Vegan On May 31, 2016 0 Comments

I have made homemade chocolate using coconut oil and cacao powder countless times and I always wished I could use this healthier, less processed chocolate in my other… Read More »

Heavenly fruit and nut bars (vegan, paleo, gluten free, dairy free)

In Breakfast Basket, Sweets and Treats, Vegan On May 14, 2016 0 Comments

This recipe is inspired by my recent super easy egg-free breakfast bars. I like the fact that bananas can be used instead of eggs to bind breakfast bars… Read More »

Easy Strawberry Jam

In Breakfast Basket, Healthier Alternatives, Sweets and Treats, Vegan On April 26, 2016 1 Comment

This is a very simple jam recipe, far different from the conventional style of making jam. I find it great since it is done without sugar or nasty preserves. It… Read More »

Three minute Paleo chocolate mug cake (gluten-free)

In Breakfast Basket, Sweets and Treats On March 10, 2016 2 Comments

Do you ever crave a piece of homemade chocolate cake but think it’s too complicated, time consuming or messy to do one yourself? If your answer is yes… Read More »

Raw Carrot Cake Bars

In Breakfast Basket, Sweets and Treats, Vegan On February 24, 2016 4 Comments

Did I ever mention how much I love raw desserts? Raw desserts are great, not only for their added nutritional benefit, but for the ease in preparation and… Read More »

Lemon date coconut balls

In Sweets and Treats, Vegan, Vegetarian On December 6, 2015 0 Comments

This is a simple recipe for adult coconut balls. I refer to them as being ‘adult’ since the lemon really adds a mature twist to the conventional coconut balls…. Read More »

Sinfully Delicious Date Bars

In Sweets and Treats On November 27, 2015 0 Comments

These date bars literally blew my mind. I had been coming across this recipe on Pinterest so I finally decided to try it out since these date bars… Read More »

Raw Lemon Cashew Tartlets

In Sweets and Treats On November 4, 2015 3 Comments

Raw desserts are not only great because of their natural health benefits but also because they are most often easy to make. This is a quick, twenty minute recipe… Read More »

Sugar free apple spice cake

In Sweets and Treats On August 13, 2015 0 Comments

This cake was part of my 21 day sugar detox and the despite the fact that I stopped the detox on day 14, the journey was better than expected…. Read More »

Real Deal Paleo Chocolate Cake

In Sweets and Treats On May 9, 2015 1 Comment

It’s been a while since I wanted to make my own Paleo chocolate cake and I thought that there was no better occasion then to try it for my Birthday. I… Read More »

Chia Seed Pudding

In Breakfast Basket, Sweets and Treats, Vegan On February 19, 2015 3 Comments

This recipe is very interesting. The first time I came across it was on Detox Your World but there are many other numerous similar recipes out there. I… Read More »

Nutella Cake

In Sweets and Treats On January 30, 2015 2 Comments

In this post I will share with you a simple and yet delicious chocolate cake that will fix any chocolate sweet tooth. Although I would have loved to call… Read More »

Real Deal Chocolate Chip Cookies

In Sweets and Treats On January 10, 2015 1 Comment

Ok, cooking healthy treats is sometimes a difficult task, but these cookies just come out perfect each time I bake them. Their taste is so heavenly and their… Read More »

Ginger Bread Cookies

In Sweets and Treats On December 10, 2014 0 Comments

It’s that time of the year. Ginger bread cookies seem to be a staple in foreign Christmas celebrations and the tradition is slowly getting to Malta as well…. Read More »

Pumpkin Donuts

In Sweets and Treats On November 3, 2014 0 Comments

It’s pumpkin season and this brings with it lots of yummy soups, sauces and sweets involving pumpkin. Halloween is over and I hope you find this recipe a good… Read More »

Raw Apple Pie

In Sweets and Treats, Vegan On September 26, 2014 0 Comments

My dear brother-in-law celebrated his 30th birthday this month and this got me thinking to prepare something special for him. Knowing him and his love for apple desserts, the… Read More »

Easy Cranberry Biscotti

In Sweets and Treats, Vegan On August 13, 2014 2 Comments

I modified my recipe for vegan cocoa pistachio biscotti to make a super fast and easy dessert recipe. I made these biscotti while on vacation in Gozo so… Read More »

Vegan Cocoa Pistachio Biscotti

In Sweets and Treats, Vegan On July 12, 2014 3 Comments

I wanted to bake something which can handle some travelling and these biscotti were just perfect to take on the go. I found this recipe online whilst looking… Read More »

Healthy Alternative Figolli

In Sweets and Treats On April 8, 2014 2 Comments

Figolli are Maltese traditional sweets eaten in the Easter period. Since everyone asked for a healthy version on facebook, here is my alternative and guilt free figolli version…. Read More »

Kwarezimal – Lenten Almond Cakes

In Sweets and Treats, Vegan On March 13, 2014 1 Comment

‘Kwarezimal’ are Maltese tradition biscuits consumed during lent in Malta. The word itself comes from the Latin word ‘quadragesima’ which means the 40 days of lent. Most of… Read More »

Cocoa & Nut balls

In Sweets and Treats On March 7, 2014 1 Comment

These balls are super easy to make and are a great fulfilling treat. Try them out for a party or use them for a daily treat. Let me… Read More »

Prinjolata (Carnival Cake)

In Sweets and Treats On February 28, 2014 0 Comments

What is Prinjolata? It is Carnival weekend in Malta. This calls for Prinjolata which is a Carnival Cake eaten during this time of the year. Sweet shops would… Read More »

Beetroot, Lemon and Coconut muffins

In Sweets and Treats On February 12, 2014 1 Comment

I made these muffins for Valentines day. These muffins are sweet but yet guilt free, who wouldn’t want that ? :)  The beetroots do not taste so rest assured these… Read More »

Leftover Brownies

In Sweets and Treats, Vegan On January 28, 2014 3 Comments

After making homemade nut milk we are left with some leftover crushed nuts. Do not throw away! I created this simple recipe for brownies in which you will use… Read More »

Chocolate Chip Cookies

In Sweets and Treats On January 18, 2014 2 Comments

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies? Very few I think :) These are so good that no one would believe that they are healthy and sugar free. 

Ginger sweets

In Healthier Alternatives, Sweets and Treats On January 13, 2014 0 Comments

I love ginger and I especially love crystallized ginger but all of you know that this is not so healthy. I tried to make my own healthier version for candied… Read More »

My clean eating Christmas log

In Sweets and Treats On December 6, 2013 2 Comments

Finally my version for a healthier Christmas Log. Most of the ingredients are similar to the traditional log, but I replaced the biscuits with oats. It is very… Read More »

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

In Sweets and Treats On November 26, 2013 0 Comments

This mousse is a great and easy chocolate treat. It is delicious and a lighter version for the healthy chocolate mousse recipe I have posted previously.  

Cinnamon Rolls

In Sweets and Treats On November 9, 2013 4 Comments

When I was in Slovenia, Jerica had suggested on my facebook page that it would be great if I would create a healthier version of Potica. I found out… Read More »

Quinoa Cocoa Nibs Cookies

In Breakfast Basket, Sweets and Treats, Vegan On November 8, 2013 0 Comments

I just love to use quinoa as an alternative to rice. Quinoa is a great pasta / cuscous / rice replacement. It is said to be a seed… Read More »

Homemade Nutella

In Healthier Alternatives, Sweets and Treats, Vegan On October 29, 2013 1 Comment

This is an easy wholesome recipe for homemade nutella. If you are like me and you constantly crave chocolate, this is a must have in your pantry. Remember… Read More »