Banana and Chia Loaf Cake with Dates and Walnuts

My Banana and Chia Loaf Cake with Dates and Walnuts is a delicious treat you can enjoy as part of a healthy eating plan. This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Indigo Herbs, suppliers of organic and quality assured natural health products. All the opinions expressed are my own.  Eating healthy foods and exercising regularly Read More…

Apple Pear and Pecan Streusel Muffins

Apple Pear and Pecan Streusel Muffins taste of fall. They are perfect for breakfast on cool mornings, tucked in a lunch box or served alongside a cup of tea in the late afternoon. I also serve them with a wedge of sharp mature cheddar for a more substantial snack. Fall apples and pears always seduce me Read More…

Banana Gingerbread Loaf Recipe

Banana Gingerbread Loaf is one of my favourite fall loaf cakes. It’s easy to make, deliciously spiced and keeps really well too. I first blogged this recipe back in 2013 and I’m bringing it back because it’s just so darn good. I love all things gingerbread – from Gingerbread Muffins to Gingerbread Cookies – and this Banana Gingerbread Loaf is Read More…

My Best Muffin Recipes

I love versatile, delicious muffins. A great portable breakfast, they are perfect in a lunchbox and make a lovely snack with a cup of tea or a glass of milk. My late Mom was very nutrition conscious and her baked goods were generally a rare, much looked forward to treat. However muffins were something she made often and for Read More…

Nigella’s Italian Breakfast Banana Bread

Although my favourite Nigella book is still How to Be a Domestic Goddess, both for it’s writing style and its recipes, Nigellissima, Nigella’s take on Italian cooking, definitely has a place of honour on my bookshelf. One of my favourite recipes from the book is Nigella’s Italian Breakfast Banana Bread. As Nigella points out, Banana Read More…