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Tag: #carrot

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Christmas is coming! Carrot, Oat and Chocolate Bars

‘I like making my own energy bars as i know exactly what has gone into them. This is a quick recipe and the result is amazing. Once they are set, preferably the day after they are made, I cut them up into bars or squares, pack them individually and freeze them’

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Weekend Baking: All-in-One light and fluffy Carrot Banana Loaf and Muffins

The combination of carrots with bananas in baking produces a very moist, light and fluffy cake. It is best eaten fresh but you can freeze it on the day it has been baked to retain that fresh taste for up to 3 months

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Vegan Carrot and Prune Torte

‘Low in fats and diabetic friendly, this torte is loaded with everything that is good for you. It is moist and tastes even better a day or two after baking.  It freezes well for up to 3 months as well as a dessert served with ice cream or fruit, it also makes an ideal breakfast, mid-morning or afternoon snack and is a great addition … Read More Vegan Carrot and Prune Torte

Quick Carrot pecan cake and a cinnamon mascarpone frosting

‘Like all my cakes these days, quick and easy, using mascarpone instead of butter, this cake is moist and a crowd pleaser.  A nearly all-in-one recipe but I use the creaming method with an electric whisk to blend the mascarpone with brown sugar.’ You will need: 200g brown sugar 3 eggs, beaten 150g mascarpone 200g self raising flour 2 teaspoons mixed spice 1 teaspoon … Read More Quick Carrot pecan cake and a cinnamon mascarpone frosting

Carrot and Banana Cake (and they call it passion ! )

I made a carrot and banana cake this week.  Luscious, great combination of flavors and I eliminated processed sugar and used golden raisins ground to a pulp . You will need: In the first bowl, add all these ingredients and use a hand blender to bring to a smooth paste 100ml olive oil 125 ml yoghurt 4 egg yolks 250g golden raisins (soaked in … Read More Carrot and Banana Cake (and they call it passion ! )

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Carrot, Orange and fresh turmeric soup with gbejna

‘Autumn is here early it seems and this soup gives a boost of vitamin C and is loaded with ingredients that are good for us.  It is gluten free and diabetic friendly.  For a vegan or lactose free recipe, leave out those delicious gbejnas.’ You will need : 4 medium carrots 1 medium onion 1 large garlic clove 1 bayleaf 1 medium sweet potato … Read More Carrot, Orange and fresh turmeric soup with gbejna

Carrot orange and cinnamon soup

Easy, delicious and a touch of Christmas to come, you will need: 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 clove garlic 1 cinnamon stick 1/4 teaspoon ginger 4 large carrots, roughly chopped 1 potato 6 cups stock Juice of 2 oranges 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Sauté the garlic and onion in the olive oil on … Read More Carrot orange and cinnamon soup

Vietnamese Pickled Vegetables and Christmas Oranges at their peak

Bright juicy clementines are at their peak on the island reminding us that Christmas is with us soon. Also know as Christmas orange, the clementine is lovely to decorate Christmas tables and I love this story about Santa Claus and the tradition of putting a clementine in Christmas stockings. I decided to make a large batch of crispy pickled Vietnamese Vegetables today as they … Read More Vietnamese Pickled Vegetables and Christmas Oranges at their peak