Grain-Free Carrot and Courgette Cake with Cashew Frosting

One of the great things about being a vegetarian is that I always seem to have an abundance of fresh produce in my house! But sometimes I am overly ambitious and either buy too many vegetables, or just don’t get around to using everything in time. This weekend I had half a courgette that needed to be used up, residual from my courgette fritters. I have heard a lot of about courgette cakes. I have enjoyed beetroot brownies, I adore carrot cake, but had yet to try baking with courgette!

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Grain-Free Banana Bread


Banana bread is one of the best ways to use up over-ripe bananas. The riper the bananas, the sweeter the bread will be. This recipe is free from refined sugar, so sweet bananas really are essential! Normal banana bread uses wheat flour, but I wanted to try and create a grain-free version. I had a surplus of coconut flour and ground almonds left over, so this seemed a good place to start! Continue reading “Grain-Free Banana Bread”