Healthy(ish) Halloween Snacks

Here are 5 treats you’d love to try out for you and your family this Halloween. They’re fun and easy to make!

Easy Vegan Mooncake Recipe

Mooncakes are a traditional Chinese delicacy, offered during the Mid-Autumn Festival, one of the four very important Chinese festivals. Mooncakes are a sweet crusty baked pastry with a rich red bean paste or lotus seed paste stuffing, with a round salted egg yolk inside. Usually, it is about 10cm in diameter, and moulded using a…

Simple Chocolate Cookies (with vegan alternatives)

I always crave something chocolaty after dinner, to finish the last meal of the day. This recipe is perfect whenever you are craving just that. It is easy, with the perfect amount of sweetness. For those of you who are strictly gluten-free, you may use a gluten-free flour for this recipe, and for those who…

Pink Velvet Milk Chocolate Cookies

For this special Valentines at home, spend an easy 30 minutes baking these deliciously moist pink cookies with your loved ones. These cookies are made with Lindt milk chocolate chips and only take 10 minutes to bake. A dairy-free version of this recipe is also written out here. Serves 12 | 30 minutes | Ingredients:…

Rose Coconut Ladoos (lactose-free)

Ladoos are a flour or semolina based sweet that is served for celebratory occasions like Diwali, they are by far the most popular type of mithai in India, and there are several variations of it!  Lord Ganesh is the God we pray to whenever we start new beginnings or embark on a new journey, and…

Haldi and Matcha Coconut Barfi (lactose-free)

Barfi is a milk-based sweet from India, served as mithai (celebratory sweets). There are a number of variations of this, from using mixed nuts, fruits and different flours. ‘Barfi’ in Persian actually means snow, so this mithai traditionally incorporates white sugar and condensed milk to form little snow sweets.  This version of mine is dairy-free,…

Chocolate Coconut Clusters

These clusters are delicious as a snack or dessert and easy to make! Don’t forget to tag me or send me your recreations if you make this. I would love to share! Ingredients: 2 cups of coconut flakes (large)  3 tbsps of hazelnut spread from Sun Harvest 3/4 cup of a chocolate of your choice….

Butterfly Pea Flower Coconut Sugar Shortbread

I was curious to learn about organic farming in Hong Kong, and stumbled across Hong Kong Organic Farm, a cozy farm tucked away up in the New Territories. When I visited, the owner, Mr. Joe took me on a tour to see the selection of vegetables he was growing. Mr. Joe is one of the…