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Bakes Cycle Snacks Recipes Sweet

Peanut butter and pretzel vegan bites

Simple tasty homemade cycle snacks – sweet, salty and simple to make. I’m always looking for something new to snack on while riding and my stomach seems to react to most shop bought bars unfortunately. This is a really simple cycling snack, and if you love salty and sweet they’re perfect for you. You just […]

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Bakes Breads Lunch Recipes

Easy Single Rise Daily Seeded Bread

My daily bread – half seeded loaf This is a single rise easy loaf that is perfect to make everyday or every other day. It’s quick and simple to make. Easier than going to the shops and not full of preservatives. You can either cold rise overnight and bake first thing or mix in the […]

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Bakes Banana Chocolate Recipes Sweet

Peanut Butter, Banana and Cocoa Vegan Flapjack Bars

Sticky gooey fulfilling homemade vegan cycling snacks I run, I cycle and I snack. This means I normally have a bar of some description in my back or pocket, whether it’s for me or to provide sustenance on a family outing. My problem is I don’t like buying processed products if I can avoid it. […]

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Bakes cookies Recipes

Oaty spiced cookies

Oaty spiced cookies, just the smell makes you feel hungry. Cinnamon and ginger hangs in the air and the bite of the oats almost convinces you they are healthy. I’m well and truly bored with lockdown, but one of the benefits is that I can’t rush around, going places. This means I’ve managed to find […]

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Bakes Breakfast Desserts Recipes

Cinnamon Buns

Who doesn’t love a Cinnamon Bun, the combination of cinnamon and cardamom fills your kitchen with a gorgeous sweet spice, just while you’re making the dough. Though I love buying a CiniBun on the high street and the joy of opening your paper bag and the sweet scent enticing you to rip it open. They […]

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Bakes Breakfast Brunch Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate and Cinnamon Folds

If you fancy a change to Cinnamon Buns or just love chocolate and cinnamon you should give a Chocolate and Cinnamon Fold a try. They use the same dough mix, you just need to half the filling recipe. They tear apart and ooze chocolatey cinnamon goodness everywhere. You can make the dough on day or […]

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Bakes Breakfast Recipes Sweet

Oat and Banana Bread

I love Banana Bread, but I’m a lazy baker. The less steps the better and even less washing up. I wanted a recipe that was easy to make, tastes great and was borderline healthy. I wanted to eat it for breakfast and not feel guilty. This is a really simple recipe and is in the […]

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Bakes Breads Focaccia Recipes Side dishes

Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia

Soft bread oozing with garlicky oil, a hit of salt and fragrant rosemary. This focaccia is dead easy to make as and tastes amazing. The actual prep will also take less time than driving to the supermarket to buy some ready made garlic bread. Finally it looks brilliant served on the table next to a […]

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Bakes Comfort Food Flapjack Oven baked Recipes

Apple and Cinnamon Flapjack

Not just your average flapjack, the smell alone with make you hungry. Ingredients 120g butter 75g brown sugar 4 tbsp golden syrup 1 heaped tsp cinnamon 250g porridge oats 1 large (or 2 small) sweet apples – put the oven on at 180c – Line a shallow baking tray with parchment. – melt the butter, […]

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Bakes Lunch Meat Pastry pies & pasties Recipes Sausages

Homemade Sausage Rolls with bacon, rosemary, onion and garlic.

In the holidays my kids asked if we could have Homemade Sausage Rolls and chips for tea. I don’t have the time or talent to make the pastry these are a step above anything in the Supermarket. They are really easy to make and you’ll never look back. They take 10 minutes to make and […]