Nākd “Hot Cross Bun” Cupcakes

Nākd “Hot Cross Bun” Cupcakes #vegan #glutenfreeThese cupcakes are inspired by the traditional Hot Cross Buns eaten on Good Friday. I’ve replaced yeasted dough with a spiced vegan and gluten-free cupcake mixture, currants with Nakd’s Cocoa Orange bars and the crosses on top are made from a marzipan style icing instead of the traditional pastry topping. So these may be far from traditional but are still the perfect treat to enjoy on and around Good Friday! …

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Vegan Meringue Nests with Strawberries & Cream | Wallflower Girl #vegan #glutenfree

Vegan Meringue Nests with Strawberries & Cream

Many of you will already have heard about this, but for those that haven’t… I recently discovered that you can actually make meringue from chickpea brine (the water from a can of chickpeas or other legume) and sugar!! I know, right?? After hearing about other’s experiments with this discovery online, I had to try making…

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DIY Easter Tree | Wallflower Girl

DIY: Cherry Blossom Easter Tree

Seeing all the beautiful cherry blossoms this time of year inspired me to make my first Easter tree, using a few branches of cherry blossom. Easter trees have never been a tradition in my family but it’s something I want to do every year now, simply for the purpose of bringing a feeling of Spring…

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Raw Simnel Marzipan Chocolates | WallflowerGirl.co.uk #raw #vegan #paleo

Raw Marzipan Chocolates

Marzipan is something I seem to associate strongly with Easter time. Probably because of the marzipan decoration on Simnel cakes but there is something about the flavour that makes me nostalgic for past Easters and Spring. Is it just me? Anyway, for this Easter I have made some raw marzipan truffles which are so moreish…

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Vegan Irish Cream & Chocolate Cheesecake - WallflowerGirl.co.uk #vegan #paleo

Vegan Irish Cream & Chocolate Cheesecake

This almost-raw cheesecake is a wonderfully healthy yet incredibly indulgent dessert, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day! The “Baileys” creation is inspired by my Vegan Irish Cream Ice Cream recipe (from my book Coconut Milk Ice Cream) using a mixture of Irish whiskey, vanilla, coffee and chocolate – Mix it with some coconut milk and believe me, it…

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Molly-sleeping

8 Tips For a Better Night’s Sleep

  If you’ve been following me on Twitter, you may have noticed me talk about #HillarysWeekOfSleep over the past week. This was part of a campaign, organised by Hillary’s blinds, for National Sleep Awareness Week. Myself and a few other bloggers, were challenged to take on some of their tips (+ the use of a FitBit…

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