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seedy simnel cake

Seedy Simnel Cake

Treat your family this Easter to a delicious seedy simnel cake! Ingredients For the seed and almond marzipan • 250g caster sugar • 200g ground almonds • 50g ground flax • 2 free range eggs beaten • 1 tsp almond essence For the cake • 175g butter • 175g soft brown sugar • 3 free-range

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Valentines Recipe

Valentine’s recipes

Treat a loved one to a romantic home cooked meal this Valentine’s day with our scrumptious recipes. 9BAR nut roast Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 100g mushrooms, brushed clean and diced 2 sticks celery, chopped 2 large carrots, peeled and grated 1 red or green pepper, diced 5 eggs, beaten

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Veggie hot pot

Veggie hot pot

This hearty hot pot is jam packed with all sorts of tasty vegetables as well as plenty of other good stuff! Ingredients: 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 4 carrots, chopped ½ swede, chopped 200g parsnips, chopped 50g plain flour 750ml vegetable stock 4 tbsp. pearl barley 3 sprigs thyme, leaves only 900g

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Gluten free autumn loaf

Gluten free autumn loaf

Gluten free and the perfect accomplice to a hot cuppa! Ingredients: 175g mashed ripe bananas 170g brown sugar 4 tbsp. unsweetened apple sauce 50ml canola oil 2 eggs 140g sorghum flour 140g brown rice flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 80g raisins 38g chopped walnuts

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Gluten free butternut squash soup

Gluten free butternut squash soup

This creamy, gluten free soup is the perfect companion for those cold autumn nights curled up on the sofa! Ingredients: 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 – 3 tsp. mild gluten-free curry powder 1 diced butternut squash 4 – 6 cups light vegetable broth Sea salt

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Coffee nut cake

Gluten free dark chocolate and coffee nut cake

This indulgent and moist dark chocolate and coffee cake is the perfect pairing with a cheeky, nutty 9BAR. Go on and treat yourself, because you’re worth it (say with Geordie accent for full effect). Ingredients: 200g almonds 200g dark chocolate 175g unsalted butter 70g caster sugar x4 eggs (separated) 20ml espresso x1 Peanut 9BAR Method:

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Baby pineapple and coconut tea cake

Baby pineapple and coconut tea cake

A tropical take on the usual teacake, this fruity number is dairy, gluten and wheat free – so all are free to enjoy!   Ingredients 2 tsp egg replacer 2 tsp water 1/3 cup canola oil 270ml soy milk 1/2 tsp salt 5 tbsp caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 5 tbsp desiccated coconut 2

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Raspberry and almond 9BAR tart

Raspberry and almond 9BAR tart

Vegan friendly, gluten free and full to the brim with seedy goodness – it’s our very own Raspberry and Almond 9BAR tart! Ingredients Crust 30g oats (gluten free) 90g almonds, ground 90g oats, ground to a flour (gluten free) 1⁄4
tsp almond extract 1 
banana, softened in the microwave and mashed 2 tbsp coconut Filling 3 
tbsp

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Cream cheese and cucumber sandwiches

Cream cheese and cucumber sandwiches

Because it wouldn’t be a proper afternoon tea without some finger sandwiches! Ingredients 100g cream cheese 10 slices of bread of your choice ½ sliced cucumber Method Spread the cream cheese mixture over 5 slices of bread Place your slices of cucumber Stick the other piece of bread on top Add a pinch of water

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Mushroom quiche

Mushroom quiche

An old English favourite, this mushroom quiche is vegetarian friendly and takes a mere 30 minutes to make! Ingredients 300g fresh mushrooms, coarsely chopped 1 shallot, finely chopped 50g butter 4 tsp dried breadcrumbs 2 tsp grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 100g cheddar cheese, grated 200g tub cream

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Carnival Style Recipes

Carnival street style recipes

So we might not be able to make it to Nottinghill Carnival this weekend so we figured we’d do the next best thing and celebrate with some street style carnival recipes! DIY Nachos Ingredients: 450ml of vegetable oil 10 corn tortilla cut into 8 Salt for seasoning Method: Heat the oil in a large frying

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Chia and avocado choc pud

Chia and avocado choc pud

Here’s a pudding that’s absolutely chock-full of chocolatey, chia-ey charm. Better still, it’s also full of good fats so you can now afford to get all self-indulgent completely guilt-free! It’s creamy and it’s dreamy; it’s our heavenly chia and avocado choc pud recipe.  Ingredients Serves 4 2 very ripe avocados 113g cup honey or maple

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Chia seed smoothie

Peachy oats and chia seed smoothie

Peachier than Kimmy K’s derrière, this super smoothie is not only packed full of good energy, it’s also gluten free AND vegan friendly! That’s, like, good energy four times. Ingredients 2 ripe peaches (quartered, pits removed) ¼ Chia Berry 9BAR (crumbled) 21g rolled oats (gluten free for G-free eaters) ½ frozen banana (peeled before freezing)

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Breakfast Bowl

Very berry and banana chia breakfast bowl

Here’s something berry, berry nice (ahem) to start your day with. The very berry breakfast bowl is all the rage right now, but here’s our berry own (sorry) yummy alternative, featuring chia, banana and a suitably 9BAR twist. Ingredients 227g coconut milk 1 banana, mashed 3 tbsp chia seeds ½ tsp vanilla Cinnamon 3 tbsp

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Lemon poppy and chia seed loaf

Lemon poppy and chia seed loaf

A zesty, seedilicious take on our brilliant banana bread recipe, this lovely lemony loaf will have your tastebuds a-tingling! Most importantly it features two of our favourite super seeds, poppy and chia. Now that really is good energy, twice! Ingredients (makes 1 loaf) 160g flour 12g baking powder 4g baking soda 2g salt 170g coconut

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Banana Bread

9bar banana bread

Team 9bar’s very own Nikki Bartlett shares her recipe for the perfect winter fuel. Ingredients 2 cups wholemeal / plain flour 1tsp baking soda 1tsp baking powder 1tsp salt 2 eggs 4 very ripe bananas ¼ cup coconut oil 1tsp cinnamon 3 tbsp natural yogurt 2x 9bars Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C

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Salmon & Asparagus Nicoise

Salmon & asparagus ‘Nicoise’

A delicious take on the traditional salad Nicoise using steamed salmon, this nutrient dense side is not only an excellent source of high-quality protein, but also rich in vitamins and minerals and the all-important omega-3 fatty acids. It’s a real favourite here at 9bar! Ingredients 4 cooked salmon fillets 200g asparagus tips 500g Jersey Royal

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tomato and Mozzarella Salad

Mixed tomato and mozzarella salad

The pick of the crop. Fresh, juicy and ludicrously easy to make. Ingredients 250g cherry tomatoes 250g baby plum tomatoes 250g vine ripened tomatoes 1 red onion 100g black pitted olives 125g half-fat Italian mozzarella Handful fresh basil The dressing: 1tbsp red wine vinegar 2tbsp olive oil Method 1. Cut tomatoes into small chunks and

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