Cheats Cheap Cherry Bakewell Cocktail

Cheats Cherry Bakewell Cocktail

There are a few things that I always look out for on any cocktail menu: a Dark & Stormy, anything with LicorĀ 43 or Chambord, and Cherry Bakewell-theme cocktails (and after that is all the rest of the dessert-theme cocktails). What can I say? I like my sweet drinks! I’ve yet to make the perfect Dark & Stormy, but IĀ have got a favourite easy Cherry Bakewell cocktail. Read more »

Lemon Drizzle Energy Balls (Nakd Copycat!)

Lemon Drizzle Energy Balls (Nakd copy cat recipe)

Hi my name’s Luci and I like to snack. There, I said it. If I can’t get my hands on an apple (it’s a real addiction at this point..) then I quite like Nakd bars – especially the “Crunch” ones but recently, also their new Lemon Drizzle bar. It’s like an actual lemon drizzle cake but in a bar. Made of nuts! But, they’re really hard to find (and also.. not cheap)! Ergo, I made my own lemon drizzle energy balls instead. You could easily shape them into bars if you prefer too.

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Vegan Homemade Granola (SOS, GF)

Homemade vegan granola

I need to make granola every single week. 80% of the time, I actually get round to it! After months of making granola, I’ve finally started to nail down some go-to recipes and methods for getting crispy granola, without a charcoal twang. And by charcoal twang, I mean… burnt.

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Sinful Chocolate Fudge Muffins (vegan)

Chocolate fudge muffins (dairy free, vegan)

Chocolate,let me count the ways I love thee. In cupcakes, in brownies, in pancakes, in porridge, in muffins, on its own… are there any other ways? Oh! In ice-cream, and in milkshakes. And hot. I can’t think of any more? That was basically the primary reason behind making chocolate fudge muffins. The second was that I had a bag of dairy free fudge that was just crying out to be used.

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Vegan Protein Sources

Vegan protein sources

There are a few questions I get asked every time someone finds out that I’m a vegan, and I’m sure many others would agree. The top spot has always been, “Where do you get your protein from”?

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Love it or Hate it, it’s Marmite Porridge

Marmite porridge

You know what they say about Marmite… you’re either going to love it, or hate it. I’m a “love it” kind of girl. I dip veggies in it. I spread it on toast, on it’s own. I spread it on toast with peanut butter. I put it into oats.

Wait, what?

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On the blog this month – April

As the business world would say, it’s the end of Q1! Translation: end of the first quarter of the year. And, whilst I’m remaining largely at my ‘one post a week’ level (more on that later) I finally released my first little ebook! It’s free and contains 10 easy ways to pimp your oatmeal (basically). That… basically took a whole week of my life!

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The Best Jam & Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Vegan jam and peanut butter cupcakes

PBJ cupcakes have arrived! I’ve been making these for nearly a year and they never fail to impress my colleagues. For some reason, I’ve not shared them with you… perhaps because chocolate seems to be so much more loved, I didn’t want to upset any one! But.. the time has come for my jam and peanut butter cupcakes to shine!

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3 More Tips for Service Station Vegan Food (Moto Edition)

Vegan food at Moto service stations

Service station food – is any of it vegan? Yes, it is! And with my three tips for finding vegan food at Moto service stops in the UK, it’s easy too. You can choose your own way too – in a crowd? Use my easy pickings to order at places like Burger King. Want o get creative? How does a Falafel Salad sound? Or a hash brown roll?

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