‘Healthy’ Chocolate Banana Cake

I have been on a quest for a healthier kind of chocolate cake for a long time… testing out various recipes, adjusting ingredients and amounts to get a balanced chocolate cake. I try to limit the amount of added sugar as much as possible and try to find alternatives to sweeten my recipes. Chocolate cake…

Vegan Cranberry Orange Muffins

As the weather is getting warmer, I always enjoy a glass of cold freshly squeezed orange juice. It is naturally sweet, healthy and full of vitamins. What if these oranges can be incorporated into something sweet and delicious? 🍊🍊🍊 Having some oranges sitting in my fruit basket, I decided to bake some muffins… a classic…

Healthy Carrot Cake

Last weekend, we celebrated Easter and for the first time, my husband and I hosted our parents for an Easter lunch at our house. We had a feast of food, with some dips and antipasti as starters, roasted leg of lamb as main, with a warm lentil salad, dijon mustard glazed carrots and roasted pumpkin…

Healthy Apple Cake

A cake with no butter, no oil and very little added sugar that tastes delicious? Oh yes please! 🙂 This cake is a healthier alternative to the classic apple pie. With the amount of apples it contains it can barely be considered as a sweet… a slice of this cake can almost count towards one…

Maltese Christmas Log

The Maltese Christmas Log is very different than the Yule log, popular throughout Europe. Instead of sponge cake, the Maltese one is made with crushed biscuits and a variety of nuts, fruit and sometimes chocolate chips. It is very popular during the festive season, and besides it being sooo delicious it is very simple to…

Vegan Banana Bread

How often do you end up with overripe bananas? What do you do with them? Simple… Banana Bread! This banana bread is very simple to make, no stand mixer is required… with a simple fork you can mash the already ripe bananas and mix all other ingredients together. It is that easy! 🙂 Within just…

Fudgy Chocolate Balls

I have recently posted the recipe for Cranberry Cashew Bites. I made them a couple of times now as they are great to snack on and can satisfy a sweet tooth without having additional sugars. This week I made something similar using different ingredients. I used hazelnuts and almonds as the main ingredients here and…

Cranberry Cashew Bites

I have been testing out various sweet recipes recently, which obviously meant that we have had to eat all of these experiments! After having finished off these sweets, we felt it would be healthier to stay away from the sugars and fats for a while. Still, after eating so many delicious things over the previous…

Double Chocolate Spiced Zucchini Muffins

For the past couple of weeks, zucchini have been quite cheap at the markets here in Budapest. Hence, we have been consuming quite a lot of them in various savoury dishes. I have seen a lot of recipes incorporating this summer vegetable in cakes, bread and muffins. At first I was hesitant to try and…

Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

I recently posted the recipe for Oat and Ginger cookies, however I understand that ginger does not appeal to everyone. I have another favourite cookie recipe, one that includes chocolate… I am sure most of you reading this like chocolate. 🙂 It is easy to see why this cookie is another favourite of ours. It…