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Apple, Cheddar & Oat Petite Breads

Ok. Are you getting tired of apples yet? No? Good! Me neither! Thank goodness for cookbooks, eh? This was one that intrigued me by the title, Bake Me a Cake as Fast as You Can: Over 100 super easy, fast and delicious recipes. Hells yes! Bring it!  I'm very keen to try out some of the… Continue reading Apple, Cheddar & Oat Petite Breads

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Curry Kumara Puffs – More Freezer Fare! {Leftover Makeovers}

"Snacks!" demanded two crazy wee boys. "Snacks!!!" they yelled again. It was actually time for lunch, but they never yell for lunch. Snack. Snack. Snack! Always a snack. And in my head, I hear "Milk! Milk for the morning cake!" Ugh. Too many kids books!For these two little men, food is something that must be… Continue reading Curry Kumara Puffs – More Freezer Fare! {Leftover Makeovers}

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Vegan Corn Chowder – Meatless Monday

This weather! Rain, rain and more rain! If this is the start to winter, I'm not sure I'm looking forward to it anymore. Everything is damp, laundry is taking forever to dry, everything smells musty. At least it's not cold... Yet!Last week, I made this super hearty soup with a heap of leftover corn on… Continue reading Vegan Corn Chowder – Meatless Monday

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Wheat and, even better, Rye Thins!

I'm a bit of a fan of snackie, salty, crackers and chips. I blame my darling mother for my addiction to chippies. All too easily a bag will disappear in a sitting. Crumbs poured into my mouth and everything. It's my Homer Simpson moment. Also, the boys love crackers, and having control over the ingredients… Continue reading Wheat and, even better, Rye Thins!

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Meatfree Monday – Mushroom & Silverbeet Lasagne

I love a good, hearty lasagne. And to get that heartiness in a vegetarian dish - always add mushrooms! I found this recipe and thought it was a good basic idea. A great starting point for an easy lasagne. Also, as I try to budget more and more (it's amazing how much those boys can eat!!)… Continue reading Meatfree Monday – Mushroom & Silverbeet Lasagne

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Leftover Makeover – Risotto Balls

Sheesh! Balls! Right. Mind back in the right.... Leftovers.We've been lucky the boys are ok with leftovers, but I feel bad making them eat things for lunch they may have had for dinner the night before. Not to mention, I get bored of eating the same things as well.One of the MANY dishes that Jacob… Continue reading Leftover Makeover – Risotto Balls

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No Bake, Date & Coconut Balls… Dreamy…

After the big pantry clean out of 2014, I found a lot of ingredients that I noticed hadn't been used in ages or just about to go off. Soooo.. Hello coconut!Since the boys love eating pitted dates, google uncovered this combo in this gem! Easy as and actually the only tedious part is making the… Continue reading No Bake, Date & Coconut Balls… Dreamy…

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Apricot & Orange Muffins! It’s almost baking season..

This week has been a bit chilly here in old Welly. A brutal reminder of the upcoming winter. We've had to bust out a bit of the winter gear and merino pyjamas. Cold southerlies, rain, chapped lips, and heaters on... Time to start baking.A couple of weeks ago, I came across a very simple, easy… Continue reading Apricot & Orange Muffins! It’s almost baking season..

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Crispy Tofu Teriyaki – Meatless Monday and Naptime Cooking!

A couple years ago, I came across this recipe from the lovely Pip @ Meet Me at Mike's. The first time I made it, it was love. It's still in regular rotation on the menu planner, but has gone through so many incarnations. This is our latest version! With crispy tofu and udon noodles! Super… Continue reading Crispy Tofu Teriyaki – Meatless Monday and Naptime Cooking!