Guilt-less Desserts & Treats for your Family

Easter Cookies

Our families Easter tradition occurs on Good Friday. We drive 90 minutes to a Trout Farm and go fishing for our Good Friday dinner. We are not fishing people, and it’s something we only do once a year (thank goodness…it’s like pulling teeth for me!), but somehow it has become a yearly tradition that’s followedContinue Reading

Hot Cross Brownies

So….who else is suffering from a school holiday induced mental breakdown? I normally love school holidays. There’s no rushing in the mornings, no lunch boxes to pack and snacks to make. I get to spend more time with the kids, they get to play more with each other and it’s a fun, non-eventful fortnight. ExceptContinue Reading

Hot Cross Bun Donuts

These Hot Cross Bun Donuts are a cheats version for getting your hot cross bun fix. There’s no rising, no yeast, no kneading. No hassles; just Donuts! Firstly let me proudly admit that I love hot cross buns and will unashamedly eat all of them (and I really do mean all of them) if givenContinue Reading

Lemon and Blueberry Hot Cross Buns

Is there an age when ‘dirty jokes’ are no longer funny? When instead of giggling at the mention of the word butt you cringe and look around to make sure no one else could hear. When you hear a rude joke and instead of thinking it’s funny you consider it for it’s #metoo implications andContinue Reading

Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns

Woah life. Slow down a bit…PLEASE! It’s April today. How did that happen? Yesterday I was whinging about how hot and sweaty it was and now its cold and foggy. It feels like we missed the gradual Autumn change (aka where I happily get to wear trackies and thongs) and went straight to the doonaContinue Reading

Baked Cinnamon Donuts

These Baked Cinnamon Donuts started off as a 6 donut recipe. That seemed reasonable; ½ dozen donuts, 3 kids, 2 adults. It was not. I had made them the night before to take on a road trip but by the morning there where none left and I had to make another batch (otherwise it wouldContinue Reading

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Slice

Pull back the search party. Don’t send out the rescue chopper or the sniffer dogs. I’m still here. I know, I know. It’s been a while since my last recipe post. I’m sorry. But there have been reasons. Nothing dramatic, nothing worthy of a Netflix original or a Hallmark movie. Just life. You know theContinue Reading