Category archives: La Dolce Vita

The Best Nutty Banana Nice Cream

I've got a delicious weekend treat to share with you today. Also known as Nice Cream, this dairy free, sugar free ice cream is so easy to make and totally delicious! My kids love this and I love it because it helps keep their sugar intake to a minimum. Well... I love eating it too of course! There are just 3 ingredients in this Nice Cream: bananas, almond butter an[...]

Raw Chocolate Buttons

Spring has definitely sprung my friends! The sun is shining and everything is awash with spring flowers and blossoms. Whether you're celebrating Easter or Passover this week, chocolate will definitely be on the cards. And believe me no-one wants to miss out on chocolate, me included!! If you're avoiding refined sugars for any reason, my raw chocolate recipe is a[...]

Dreamy Coconut Yoghurt Parfait

Happy Valentine's day love birds! Need some last minute inspiration for Valentine's Day dessert? You and your date are going to love this delicious creamy dessert which, of course, is super healthy too. Oh and did I mention quick and easy? You're going to get an all round delicious, nutritious, well balanced dessert; bursting full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants,[...]

3 awesome Energy Balls recipes

I've got three amazing energy balls recipes to share with you all today! These gorgeous little treats are my go to when I need a tasty pick me up, they're easy to make and you can keep them in the fridge for a week or in the freezer for up to a month. They provide a nice combination of healthy fats, protein, as well as antioxidants, for a nice steady release of energy[...]

Scrumptious Gluten-Free Banana Pancakes

Today I wanted to share my recipe for these delicious and super healthy banana pancakes so you too can enjoy making them this weekend. Whether it's an indulgent breakfast for one or you want to treat your nearest and dearest. Lazy weekend mornings have been a bit of a rare occasion for me with college being on alternate weekends for what seems like forever, so when [...]

Raspberry Chocolate Brownies

I've made these raspberry chocolate brownies a few times recently and they always got down a treat. They're not too sweet, lovely and gooey, and to top it all they have my favourite food combination of chocolate and raspberry. Inspired by the book Harry Eastwood's Red Velvet Chocolate Heartache, using vegetables such as sweet potato, beetroot, courgette and carrot is [...]

Two Ingredient Sugar-Free Cookies

Hello folks! Today I want to share this super quick and extremely simple two-ingredient sugar-free cookie recipe. As you may have noticed by now, I love a quick and simple recipe! These little beauties are good for breakfast, they go very nicely with a matcha latte or to give to the kids as an after school snack. Literally TWO ingredients and completely SUGAR FREE: B[...]

Blackberry Chia Jam

I love the autumn for it's plentiful offerings. It has to be said that there's nothing like the satisfaction you get when you've had to work for your meal, and certainly foraging provides that deep fulfilment, maybe an instinct left over from our hunter gatherer past. I went blackberring in the country park near where we live and managed to bring home a couple of tubs[...]

Gluten Free Courgette Cake

Ahh the great British summer - gale force winds, 17 degrees and grey skies. There's nothing for it but to bake a cake. As it's courgette season, it's only fitting that I make a courgette cake. I haven't made one since I went gluten free over two years ago so it was about time I came up with a recipe for a gluten free courgette cake.  The fab thing about including co[...]