Fast ‘n Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

  There is something about stuffing yourself full of a warm, maple syrup drizzled plateful of pancakes that temporarily makes the world seem like a better place. They are the ultimate take-it-easy treat. Perfect fuel for lazy Sunday movie watching, relaxed sleep-ins and afternoon naps. These are no nonsense, fuss free, classic pancakes. If you…

Pecan Pancakes & Shortcut Boysenberry Sauce

Food photography by Lissa Davidson; header image via Pinterest   Do pecans make everything better? My vote is YES! I made this recipe when I had a craving for pancakes with a little somethin’ extra and it has become my go to recipe. Refrigerating the batter for 20 minutes might test your patience, but it…

Lissa’s Midnight Pancakes

Art via Ffffound   Every now and then, I need pancakes. I’m not alone on that one, right?! This recipe is the result of a recent late night pancake craving. The batter is simple and sweet with a few extras to make it special: a hint of fragrant cinnamon and vanilla, along with almond meal…

Before You Go Go Banana-Walnut Breakfast Muffins

Skate Rock Jam by Bicicleta Sem Freio |   I made a round o’ these last night and, oh man, the delicious, warm aroma of vanilla, banana and walnuts filling the room is something I need more of in my life! One of the best things about making muffins, cakes, cookies et. al, is that…

Lemon Lime Pancakes with Berry Sauce and Coconut-Cashew Cream

Art by Paul X. Johnson, via Supersonic Electronic   Strange times in our neck of the woods lately. I was on holiday in New Plymouth when the 6.3 earthquake gave Wellington a big shake last week – thankfully we arrived home to a house that was just as we left it. No cracks in the…

Sweet & Simple Vegan Raspberry Muffins

Art by Brian Ewing via Ant Baena   I love how easy these muffins are to throw together; I made a batch while prepping a quick sauce for tonight’s dinner (tofu-chili enchiladas – damn good, and resting happily in my belly as I type). Raspberries are definitely my go-to berry, but you might want to…

Vanilla-Lime Tea Cakes

Quote via Ffffound   I am going through a bit of a lime phase at the moment. Lime compliments so many flavours and it blends beautifully with vanilla in this recipe to make fragrant, light, tasty lil cakes. Awesomely, they take no time at all to throw together – the longest part will be waiting…

Vegan Lemon-Lime Mini Cupcakes

Image via Laws of Modern Man   Mini cupcakes are the best! I can’t believe it took me so long to bring these bite-sized morsels into my life. This recipe makes around 2 1/2 dozen cupcakes. They bake up light and moreish with a subtle citrus flavour; the perfect post-dinner treat! If you can’t get…

5 Minute Maple Cider Green Salad

By Lola Dupre   This salad was our yummy-green-leaves-thing tonight, and it rocked hard. I served it on the side of a winning Lentil-Stuffed Roasted Red Capsicum and Whatever Pasta & Thick Garlic-Tomato Sauce combo. The vinaigrette is bold and tangy with a hint of sweetness. It might just be my favourite salad dressing creation…

Blueberry Banana Breakfast-in-a-Muffin

By Conrad Roset   Bruffins, if you will. Never have time to eat in the morning? A batch of these sitting on the kitchen bench are an easy way to kickstart your escapades. It’s a hard pill to swallow if you are a long-time rider on the breakfast-free bandwagon but, to be as kick-ass as…