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#Project365 2022 week 38

Day 262: a cold misty river run to kick off the weekend. It was quite spooky! Day 263: Anya turned 10! Day 264: a bank holiday that sharply contrasted with the joy of the jubilee a few months ago. The Queen arrived at her final resting place at her home of Windsor, to sleep eternally […]

Lemon and blueberry cake with lemon icing

As ever, I had enthusiastically bought an ingredient (lemons) with no real idea of what I was going to use them for! I hadn’t had cake in AGES so chose to play around and make a lemon cake and throw in some blueberries from the freezer. It was YUM! Ingredients: 100g vegan butter or margarine […]

Vegan mocha cake

Mocha cakes are always a favourite in our house, despite the kids not liking coffee! Here is the recipe that I have made vegan and gluten free: Ingredients 125 ml approx aquafaba (liquid from a 400g tin of chickpeas) 160g caster sugar 160g vegan spread, melted 160g SR flour 1 tablespoon of coffee granules mixed […]

Orange and lemon aquafaba cake (vegan and gluten free)

One of my favourite cakes before going vegan was a lemon cake with a sugar glaze crust. I saw it again in my recipe book and realised I hadn’t made it in over a year! I decided to tweak it to make it vegan and also include oranges as we had some looking forlorn in […]

Boredom busters from Milly & Flynn and Ginger Fox

Half term. The kids are exhausted but you don’t want them in a zombie state in front of technology. Time for some creative fun with Milly & Flynn and Ginger Fox. We were kindly sent a box of goodies to keep the children entertained. The Milly & Flynn products included were aimed at ages 5 […]