Recipe: Chocolate and Berry Cake

This weekend we surprised our dear friend Martha with a belated birthday picnic and I made her this cake to celebrate. It’s rich, sweet and also refreshing because of the berries – perfect for a sunny summer morning with some tea or coffee! The sponge is rich and chocolaty and the frosting is a traditional…

Recipe: Gluten free, healthy orange cake!

I decided to make a healthy cake this week for Jonas and I to enjoy and found some inspiration online to use a whole, boiled orange! I played around with the recipe and made this moist, not too-sweet and very hearty cake! It’s not very sweet since we use the entire orange and the skin in…

Recipe: Nutty and healthy baked apples

This super healthy and heartwarming dessert is perfect for those chilly spring evenings. It’s healthy, sweet and so satisfying!  I even love it as a mid-day snack! This recipe is just for one apple but feel free to multiply the recipe to make tons! hope you enjoy:) Recipe:serves 1 Ingredients: 1 apple of your choice…

Recipe: Healthy, easy cocoa ice cream

I don’t know about you, but I love ice cream! Who doesn’t?! But with trying to eat healthy sometimes I don’t allow myself to have it whenever I fancy, so I tend to make healthy ice-cream! The base is frozen bananas, which I’ve used in my smoothies and smoothie bowls before, but they can also…

Recipe: Black velvet cupcakes

So for Jonas’ birthday I wanted to make him some red velvet cupcakes, but it’s either me or the food colouring both in Lithuania and in the UK isn’t very good since I can never get the batter to be red- so I made him black velvet cupcakes! They’re exactly the same as red velvet…

Recipe: Healthy, gluten-free, vegan banana bread

This recipe is so delicious, very filling and I love the taste the spices add to it! It was inspired by a vegan banana bread I found online, but I have changed the quantities and the sweetener used throughout the times I have baked it. It’s so delicious, vegan, sugar and gluten free and if…

Recipe: Eggs benedict

Eggs benedict is definitely one of those feel-good, sinfully delicious breakfast treats everyone enjoys having when they’re on holiday. It’s my dad’s favourite breakfast and I made it for him last year for father’s day. It’s also one of Jonas’ favourite breakfasts as well, so when there is some kind of occasion – I make…

Recipe: Vegan, Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Spiced Cookies

These soft and chewy cookies are one of my favourites! I found a recipe for these a couple years ago and never remembered the original recipe so I kept on changing it and adding my own tweaks to make it the way I like it! It’s pretty much a health, vegan and gluten-free almond cookie with…

Recipe: Chocolate covered strawberries

This recipe is so simple and easy ! It’s probably the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Valentine’s day dessert! All you need is 2 ingredients and you can make this for that special someone on the 14th of February or even just as a lovely dessert or treat all year round!…

Recipe: Quick and simple nachos

For a quick and simple nachos recipe, why not try this? It only takes about 20 minutes and is super delicious! Although it’s still a treat, I make sure to make it a bit healthier by choosing good quality low fat cheese, natural tortilla chips and use greek yogurt instead of sour cream. Recipe: Served…

Recipe: Buckwheat and veggie breakfast

This recipe is so delicious, healthy and filling! Back home in Lithuania, grikiai (buckwheat) is extremely popular and it’s definitely a staple in everyone’s cupboard. During the summer my mom and I went to Stebuklai, which is a restaurant I have done a previous post on and she ordered this wonderful dish that was buckwheat…

Recipe: Prosciutto Asparagus

I love asparagus and the amazing health benefits it has such as being a great source of fibre, vitamins A, C, E and K and the fact that it is known to contain minerals that enhance glucose transport via insulin from the bloodstream to our cells . I’ve previously posted  a lovely feta asparagus recipe and…

Recipe: Peppermint Bark

This quick, delicious and festive treat is my go-to Christmas sweet! It’s super easy to make and is so delicious – everyone loves it, especially the peppermint mocha or mint/chocolate combination fans! Not only is it lovely to serve as a dessert or with a cup of coffee or tea to your guests, but you…

Recipe: Gingerbread cake with orange cream cheese frosting

Christmas to me associates with foods that have hints of mint, chocolate, orange or ginger! So today – I’m sharing this wonderful gingerbread cake recipe that I have made several times before and also gifted to some very special people this year 🙂 I think it’s so nice and festive, a lovely gift + makes…

Recipe: Healthy Sweet Potato Fries

Jonas and I love sweet potatoes and we especially enjoy sweet potato fries! Now I always aim to make our meals quite healthy so I make baked sweet potato fries which we both love! I decided to finally share this simple and delicious recipe! Recipe: Serves 2 Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes 1 tsp Himalayan…

Recipe: Not so sinful Apple-Cinnamon Muffins

   These muffins are so delicious and perfect for fall but still more healthy than your usual recipe! I used healthy fats like coconut oil and a reduced amount of sugar due to the already sweet apples that really intensified the taste! I hope you try these out and enjoy them yourself! Recipe: makes 9-10 standard…