Food

Modern Day Fruit Salad

Due to medical reasons my husband’s diet had to radically change back in 2013 so I had to come up with lots of variations to recipes or create new ones so that he still had something nice to eat that tasted great. He came home from a long trip overseas and was craving some good […] Read more…

The Best Pavlova…Donna Hay

On any given day, pavlova is a treasured and quintessential Australian dessert. And for a day like Australia day nothing else will do. I used to do what most people do and buy the ones at the shops, until a few years ago when I decided to give it a go and try to make my own. […] Read more…

Banana Protein smoothie – super breaki

The new superfood that I just love is my banana protein smoothie. I love smoothies, especially banana ones and this one has bang. Full of rich goodness it will keep you full till lunchtime and give you loads of energy. Recipe Half a large banana Half a handful of raw nuts approx 25g (I use organic […] Read more…

Meal Planning Monday

I find by planning my meals in advance and doing a weekly food shop it not only helps save time and money but also keeps me organised. I am totally flexible and move meals around, but for me knowing I have everything I need reduces stress. I cannot stand having to go into the supermarket […] Read more…

The Best Brownie Ever

 When I was in high school my Mum went over to some family friends for dinner and for dessert they were served brownies. This would have to be, without a doubt, the best brownie recipe I have ever used. This recipe is high in sugar and trust me I have tried using less (almost half) with […] Read more…

Totally delicious Banana Smoothie Recipe

Everybody loves a banana smoothie, my kids especially. So when they get home after a long day at school I love to make this for them. Quick, easy and totally delicious this is bananarama in a glass 🙂 Ingredients 1 Small/Medium Banana Squeeze of honey 1 tsp of Vanilla extract 2 small scoops quality vanilla […] Read more…

The Ultimate Carrot Cake – Donna Hay

This is the ultimate recipe for carrot cake. It is everything you want it to be moist, light and totally delicious. I haven’t made this in ages, but it is my father-in-laws all time favourite and every year I make it for his birthday cake. This is an outstanding Donna Hay recipe, so if you have […] Read more…