Banana oat seed muffins with cranberries (sugar-flour-free, vegan)

Just the muffins of my dream: no sugar, no flour, no animal products. Gluten-free, if to add gluten-free oats. High in fiber, packed with seeds and fruit – the very best fuel to go:) Makes 12 muffins Takes 45 min (25 preparation, 20 baking) + cooling Ingredients 2 over ripe bananas 1 cup/250 ml almond|vegetable…

Almond cranberry cantuccini (biscotti)

Since the year started, I’m trying to do more things that have never done before, in cooking too. It’s quite exciting and captivating! These crisp and crunchy, “twice baked” cookies were the first attempt of home-made cantuccini. My lovely friend of Italian descend called them cantuccini, when I usually use a word “biscotti”. He knows it better though:D…

Mexican hot chocolate whole grain cookies

The cookies I’ve discovered on this site, which is filled with lots of amazing and most diverse recipes. Making butter chocolate cookies was something very new to me, something I’ve never done before. Or perhaps just can’t recall it. After giving it a try, I can tell that everybody would love these spicy, chocolaty, soft and…

Mushroom, cheese & pea Quiche

Quiche is a top savory pie. I guess it has lots of fans all over the globe:) This recipe includes flax cardamom quiche crust and cheesy filling with mushrooms and peas. It’s bright yellow because of turmeric. You can endlessly experiment with the filling adding your favorite veggies and cheeses. The egg in the middle…

Orange cookies (vegan) (Melomakarona)

For the idea of this recipe I’m grateful to foodzesty.com blog. These Greek Christmas cookies impressed me by the mix of olive oil and semolina. Under the impression I’ve made a couple of variations of vegan cookies with semolina, and these slightly different Melomakarona:) It is suggested to sprinkle the cookies with syrup made of sugar, water, honey and…

Poppy seed, banana & cranberry cottage cheese pie (sugar-free)

When I was having on my mind this cream cheese poppy seed tart but there was no chance to make it, I prepared this dessertish breakfast instead:) It’s sugar-free, protein-packed, and with a hint of coconut. Sweetened with bananas, and with a bit of cranberry sourness. Could be eaten either for breakfast, lunch or as a dessert…

Frosted rye gingerbread

A variation of semi-sweet and less fatty than usual gingerbread. The rye gingerbread!:) I’ve been experimenting a lot with rye flour recently. And now can faithfully tell that all the simple baking goods made out of it turn out delicious. Rye can be highly competitive with wheat! There’s some difference in taste, but not crucial. I keep…

Nutty chocolate bundt cake with white chocolate glaze

The chocolate, nut-abundant bundt cake made of rye and oat flours. Its texture is a bit crumbly (due to oat flour), moist and with lots of crunchy nut bits:) Was made for my friend who had a birthday in the very end of december:) In the recipe can be used plain flour instead of rye…

Carrot oat rye semolina cookies (vegan)

The top winter cookies – carroty, orange-flavored, spicey and soft-textured:) This recipe was developed after encountering on Foodzesty blog Greek Christmas cookies (melomakarona) recipe. It was such a revelation to find semolina in a cookie recipe!! I’ve never seen and tried to use it this way. First off, I’ve made a modified version of melomakarona (will…

Cream cheese, poppy seed & berry tart

Gratefully I introduce this amazing tart with cream cheese, poppy seeds and berries. For the recipe and inspiration I’m thankful to Chef Kreso:) My version is slightly different, nonetheless the tart comes out delicious:) The original recipe is here. For this type of tarts feel free to use any fruit and berries. The other soft white cheeses…

Hot gingerbread (vegan)

Truly hot, spicey, crispy vegan gingerbread:) Made of rye flour and brown sugar, these cookies look really dark. Well-stored when placed in a cookie box, a couple of weeks they will last for sure. For more tender dough, use vegan shortering and nut/non-dairy milk instead of chicory/coffee. Rye flour can be replaced by plain flour. Happy baking!:)…

Scottish Dundee bundt cake with lemon icing

Not authentic but traditional Scottish Dundee fruit cake topped with a delicious citrus icing!:) Moist, rich and crumbly in texture. “The cake originated in nineteenth-century Scotland, and was originally made as a mass-produced cake by the marmalade company called Keiller’s. Keiller’s marmalade company first mass-produced the cake commercially and have been claimed to be the originators…