Do you feel like a guilt-free treat? Check out my go to recipe for fruity, naturally I used honey to sweeten the muffins, because it is not only a natural sweetener full of nutrients, but it also has a lovely flowery flavour that matches the taste of the fruits. Finally, the addition of ground almonds make the batter much softer and cakier to give you a healthy and irresistable back-to-school snack!
The airy soft, moist brownies get their natural sweetness from the banana, the deep flavour from dark chocolate and cocoa powder, and little bites of almond and figs.
Enjoy these simple and satisfying cookies which can fit in a good healthy diet, and are nourishing and tasty at the same time. Enjoy the combination of the natural sweetness of the banana and dates with the nutritious oats that will keep you fulfilled and let your body absorb the natural sugars for an extended period of time. The cookies are done in a few minutes and you only need two basic ingredients. Continue reading
Baking for small children is exciting, because you really want to make something special and delicious while taking the healthy to the limits. I love to use honey in my baking, because it feels much more natural than refined sugar and it adds a deeper taste. However, under one year of age it is not recommended to give honey to kids. Luckily this one was for a second birthday, so the combination of honey, dates and spices was perfect to make the cake more exotic, even a little Arabic.
This month I`m celebrating great news for my blog; I finally got myself a proper camera, and I can`t get enough of it! You can check out the amazing pictures it makes in this post already. As small it might sound, it will make a huge difference for me, I can feel it already. For this occasion I would like to share my new favourite cake that I can`t get enough of; this super healthy refreshing treat from the fridge can be lifesaver when you have a BBQ on a hot summer day and you want to end it with a fruity light guilt-free dessert.
This airy, soft sponge cake loaded with juicy baked strawberries and fresh coconut will blow your mind. With a little twist on the traditional cake it is airy but still dense, wonderfully coconutty and, as a bonus, completely dairy free. The secret; instead of normal milk and butter, coconut milk and oil is used plus a little extra coconut cream that just brings the flavours in the cake to perfection.
With the first wave of sunshine in the Netherlands and all the spring vibes going on I feel wonderfully energized and full of ideas that I want to share. This recipe captures this vibe with its lemony fruitiness, light and creamy ricotta filling and nutty walnut crust.