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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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Apple & Cheese Toasties!

Those of you that know me, know that I completely love and adore River Cottage. It’s hard not to love it! It’s been a big inspiration on how I strive to live my life. A few months back, this book, of course, struck an interest. There are a lot of simple basic dishes that I had… Continue reading Apple & Cheese Toasties!

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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… Continue reading Vegan Corn Chowder – Meatless Monday

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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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Pikelets and Tea Parties..

Far out! Seriously easy!I love pikelets! You can add pretty much anything to them. Corn, bacon, apples, bananas, savoury, sweet, topped with honey, jam, or just plain!Here’s all you need… Ingredients : 1 cup wholemeal or plain self-raising flour 1 egg, lightly beaten 3/4 cup milk butter to fry and spread Method : In a… Continue reading Pikelets and Tea Parties..

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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… 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… Continue reading No Bake, Date & Coconut Balls… Dreamy…

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Kid friendly Curry? Yes! Score!

A couple of years ago now, I worked as a nanny and looked after two lovely little hobbits! Cooking for them was pretty easy with the exception of the curry dilemma! They weren’t really keen on anything curry. Not even butter chicken! It was something that I was hoping wouldn’t happen with the boys. As… Continue reading Kid friendly Curry? Yes! Score!

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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!