Guilt-less Desserts & Treats for your Family

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

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Do you think the camel saw it coming? Was he just skipping through the desert, all happy and totally oblivious to the disaster that was about to strike him down? Or was he already limping, struggling to carry the load and knew that at any moment something was bound to crack? Sure it was theContinue Reading

Healthy Peanut Butter Ice Cream

In my 40th year there is mounting evidence that I am in fact old. There’s no grey hairs (yet) or wrinkling chins. Sure, there’s a few joints that go crack when I stand but they’re not the main reasons. The 5 signs that I’m becoming an old lady 1. I shopped at Millers I wasContinue Reading

Chocolate Berry Pie

I often think I’m too old for this romantic Valentines Day stuff. A romantic night these days is if my husband takes out the rubbish without being told and no one farts in bed. No candle lit dinners, no rom-com couch cuddles, no surprise whisking away. It’s sad, but it’s true; at this stage ofContinue Reading