Salted caramel popcorn

Nut Free Lolly Gobble Bliss Bomb Popcorn

If you grew up in the 80’s & 90’s you’ll remember the delicious and sugar loaded popcorn snack Lolly Gobble Bliss Bombs. It was essentially popcorn covered in toffee and peanuts, I don’t think they make them anymore which is a shame because they were pretty good. A while ago I was experimenting in the kitchen making some Salted Caramel…

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Smoked beef, wasabi pea and healthy greens salad

Healthy Green Salad with Beef and Wasabi Peas

I love wasabi peas, they are little unassuming legumes that really pack a flavour punch. Normally I pair them with beer because it’s the only thing that will extinguish their fiery goodness, but I’d never though to add them to a salad until… I had this delicious and healthy Roast Beef, Broccolini and Wasabi Pea salad at the Museum Harvest…

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No Fuss Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

No Fuss Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

I was feeling pretty poorly last week so I thought a big bowl of Chicken Noodle Soup would be just the trick to nourish me and put some pep back in my step. In fact studies have been done that show Chicken Soup to be more effective than placebo in reducing symptoms of a cold. The only catch was because…

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classic devilled egg recipe

Classic Devilled Eggs

Every time is see a plate of Devilled Eggs it takes me back to ‘bring a plate’ parties as a kid. It’s quite a ‘retro’ dish that went out of style for a while, but so easy to make that you should consider adding it to your snack repertoire. The kids could easily help making this dish. Ingredients: 6 hard…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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