Chocolate Strawberry Meringue Bars

When I say Chocolate Strawberry Meringue bars, yes it has 3 layers on top of a chocolate cookie base.  I went through many sites looking for a cookie bar recipe but I was not so tempted of the different ingredients that was used in cookie bars.  A lot of the cookie bars call for condensed…

Spinach & Black Beans pasta with Ground Almonds

This is a new type of pasta I tried today.  I have been trying diary free meals and did not have any diary free cheese in my pantry.  So thought to substitute with ground almonds which gives a nice crunchy taste to this pasta dish.  This is an easy recipe packed with nutrients to have…

Honey Tahini Cookies

I was browsing for a recipe that uses tahini and came across this recipe on the food & wine website.  This recipe is so simple and quick.  A very healthy and gluten free recipe as well.  The combination of honey and tahini gives these cookies a pleasant fragrance and taste.  I would give a 5 stars…

Apple Raisin Crepe Pouches in Strawberry Orange Sauce

Ingredients: For the sauce: 4 oz strawberries chopped 3-4 tablespoons orange juice 1 teaspoon castor sugar For the filling: 1 granny smith apple 4 tablespoons raisins 1 teaspoon butter 1 teaspoon brown sugar 2 tablespoons ground almond (almond meal) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon For the crepes: 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 egg white 2 teaspoons…

Pumpkin Crepes with Maple Drizzle

  Recently when I was shopping I found this “Almond Dream” brand Spiced Pumpkin Almond milk with Cinnamon.  I could not resist and bought a carton.  When I got home, all I want is to drink this immediately.  But for my amazement, it was a bit too thick (probably with almond puree).  But it really…

Flourless Almond Cookies

Ingredients: 2 egg whites 1 cup almond meal/ground almonds 1 cup caster sugar ½ teaspoon almond extract About 15-20 whole almonds Method: Lightly grease a cookie sheet and set aside Lightly beat egg whites.  Add almond meal, sugar, and almond extract and beat with an electric mixer until combined and mixture is soft Let stand…

Coconut Almond Crepes with Macerated Berries

Ingredients: Pancake: ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 ¼  cups milk 1 egg 1 tablespoon cooking oil Pinch of salt Butter for skillet Coconut Almond Filling: ½ cup almond meal ¼ cup finely shredded unsweetened desiccated coconut 1 tablespoon sugar ¼ cup milk Berry Sauce: 1 cup fresh blue berries ½ cup fresh black berries 1…