Rachel Bright

Rachel Bright contributes bakingBright.com articles for ThoseLondonChicks.com

Vegan Choco krispies

Usually my baking creations are invented because of an impending event or request, but these Vegan Choco Krispies were born out of lust. A purely selfish bake – I wanted chocolate, I wanted coconut oil, I wanted something crunchy but fudgey and I didn’t want to feel too bad about…

Dairy Free Tropical Fruit Loaf

Dairy Free Tropical Fruit Loaf by BakingBright Myself and my other half have given up a few indulgent treats for Lent, so I wanted to make something that will satisfy our sweet tooth, but, also something that we would actually look forward to eating too! I asked him what sort…

Pistachio Power Balls

Pistachio Power Balls by BakingBright I love snacking. One of my fellow cast members on the tour I am on calls me a little rabbit – always in the corner munching on something (leave your dirty jokes at the door please…!). ‘Healthy’ snacking can be challenging sometimes, so here is…

Double Chocolate Protein Cookies

Double Chocolate Protein Cookies by BakingBright Double Chocolate PROTEIN cookies??? Why the extra protein I hear you ask? I’ve decided to venture out of my comfort zone at the gym – which would have usually consisted of a lot of running – and I have started to lift some weights….

Vegan Cranberry & Pecan Upside Down Cakes

Ingredients for Vegan Cranberry & Pecan Upside Down Cakes 2 tbsp chia/flax seeds 6 tbsp water 150g fresh cranberries 55g golden syrup (+ extra for drizzling) 75g pecans 150g wholemeal flour 70g oats 1/2 tsp baking powder 140g caster sugar 40g sunflower oil (+ a little extra for greasing) 175ml…

Wholemeal Kiwi & Pistachio Loaf – dairy free

Kiwis are a new obsession in my household, however, I seem to buy a batch, forget I’ve got them and then realise I have 6 to eat in a day before they go off. Hence my Wholemeal Kiwi & Pistachio Loaf. Now, a word of warning, these kiwi’s need to…

Nutty Fridge Bars – gluten free, vegan

It’s just TOO hot to bake, but I want a nutritious and cooling snack. I got my thinking cap on and so here are my Nutty Fridge Bars – they live in the fridge to keep them fresh and cool and are sort of like a sticky version of a…

Vegan and Gluten Free Carrot and Coconut Bites

I was given a task. A vegan task. A request from Jonno’s (my boyfriend) friend, Gregg. I have been sending Jonno into work with various baking treats, trying to rid my household of what my will power cannot control. I have therefore been, mildly and happily, fattening the West End…

Ginger and Maple Syrup Spelt Loaf by BakingBright

BakingBright.Com Ginger and Maple Syrup Spelt Loaf (butter free, reduced refined sugar, can be dairy free) I like bread and I like dessert. I’m also a bit health conscience. So I made this ginger and maple syrup spelt loaf to cater for these three needs. I use a lot of…

Vegan and Gluten Free Carrot & Coconut Bites

by BakingBright.Com I was given a task. A vegan task. A request from Jonno’s (my boyfriend) friend, Gregg. I have been sending Jonno into work with various baking treats, trying to rid my household of what my will power cannot control. I have therefore been, mildly and happily, fattening the…

Gluten Free Carrot & Walnut Towers

By BakingBright.Com I was asked to make a gluten free carrot cake for a good friends 30th birthday party and combined housewarming, like almost everyone I know I like a good carrot cake, but wanted to do something a little different. Also, I always find that a massive cake can…

Healthy Alternative Peanut Butter, Banana & Oat Muffins.

By BakingBright.Com Healthy Alternative Peanut Butter, Banana & Oat Muffins. Free from dairy, gluten, flour and sugar but still oh so scrummy! I thought it was about time I did a very healthy post (I’ve got a family wedding this weekend and didn’t want to be bloated in my new,…

Healthy Wholemeal Banana Bread (No Refined Sugar, No Butter)

BY Bakingbright.com This is my “lighter” banana bread. I LOVE banana bread but I’ve come to realise that banana bread is a little like marmite. If you hate it, this recipe probably isn’t meant for you, as I’ve even put whole bits of undisguised banana in it (although my banana…

Chocolate and Coconut Muffins – Gluten and Dairy Free

Created by Rachel Bright     Chocolate and Coconut Muffins-Gluten & Dairy Free I have an unhealthy obsession with all things “coconut”. So until this love affair ends, of which I hope it never does, I’m afraid you will be bombarded with statements such as, ‘scatter some desiccated coconut on…

Gluten and Dairy Free Apple and Almond Cake

by BakingBright.com   Gluten and Dairy Free Apple & Almond Cake My gorgeous friend Nellie has recently been told that she has to try and go gluten and dairy free (as have an increased number of others it seems). When she told me, she seemed a little overwhelmed, so I…