RECIPES

eggs

1234 Cake – The easiest cake you’ll ever bake!

Yes it’s true! The easiest cake you’ll ever bake. No need for fussy measurements or recipe books, if you can count to four you can make this cake. It was the first recipe I ever baked as a kid, and still make it occasionally now and then when unexpected visitors pop in. It differs slightly than other 1234 cake recipes…

Read More
Quickly whip up a batch of pesto - Basil and macadamia nut pesto recipe

Basil & Macadamia Nut Pesto Recipe

I have an abundance of basil growing in my herb garden and what better way to use it up than Pesto. Today I thought I’d share my Cheat’s Pesto Recipe with you because not only is it colourful and easy to make, it’s delicious! This is the second time I’ve made it and because I don’t use exact measurements, it…

Read More
Bake some Santa shaped Christmas Cookies

Santa Cookies – a festive treat

I’m really looking forward to Christmas preparations this year. Emma is getting super excited at any glimpse of tinsel and has already requested a pony!! I’m hoping by making gifts and treats together she can start learning that Christmas is not just about opening presents, but about generosity and giving. We had a fun time making these Santa shaped cookies,…

Read More
fruit and yoghurt push pop popcicle recipe

Healthy Fruit and Yoghurt Popsicles

I’m always looking for fun and healthy snacks that Emma will enjoy. Lately as the weather warms up she has been asking for ice-creams and frozen treats incessantly, so rather than being a ‘mean mummy’ and saying “No” all the time, we’ve made a tasty and healthy alternative that we both like. These delicious and healthy Fruit and Yoghurt Popsicles…

Read More
smores

Gramping in the Grampians – Our night under the stars

This is a sponsored post by Aerogard, Mortein and Nuffnang After months of renovating at home and living without a kitchen for over six months, I was looking forward to getting away from the construction chaos and enjoying some quiet time in the Grampians with Emma and my in-laws. Emma’s grandparents live over three hours away from us, so it’s…

Read More
Spicy Tomato & Red Wine Meatballs with Spaghetti

Spicy Tomato & Red Wine Meatballs with Spaghetti

Sponsored by Nuffnang It’s a sad truth that I find preparing meals a chore, I’m never organised enough to plan ahead and then find it really frustrating to scrape something appetizing together that I actually want to eat. The Mr is rarely home for dinner as he usually works late most nights, so it’s just Emma and I every night…

Read More
easy and delicious banana cake recipe

Favourite Banana Cake Recipe – with cute video

We love making and eating Banana Cake at home, it’s quite quick and very tasty! Sometimes I think the bananas get ignored in the fruit bowl on purpose just so they can over ripen, and then the only option is to bake a cake. I’ve tried a few recipes, but this one simplified from Charmaine Solomon’s Family Recipes (sadly out…

Read More