The Lunchbox Diaries – Oat and Sultana Bars

Usually Winter signifies a time to bake in my household. It’s cold and cosy and the warm oven and delicious smells permeating the house really scream out comfort. However, the weather lately has been quite odd for Winter… the days have been amazing. The warm sunny days have seen us spending more and more time outside and … Continue reading

The Lunchbox Diaries – Big Batch Biccies

We are nearing the end of term two of the school year here in Queensland and I am losing my lunchbox mojo! I am fairly certain my kids are sick of eating apples and carrots for morning tea (not that there is anything wrong with these, some variety would be nice though!) At the moment I have four … Continue reading

Choc Zucchini Muffins (Gluten Free)

We are half way through school holidays here in Queensland and I’ve finally got some time to work and blog. These past few weeks have been nothing short of crazy and an absolute whirlwind, in a good way. The Thursday before Easter, I had the great honour of standing beside my best friend as she married … Continue reading

Rustic Date Loaf

I have been cooking with my Thermomix for almost two years now and while I love it to death, I just felt like making a cake by hand this evening. Cue this date loaf. This is an old recipe I’ve had in my handwritten recipe book for many years, it’s so easy, uses minimal ingredients … Continue reading

Mini Pumpkin Scones

Since the term began I feel like I’ve been constantly cooking, washing and cleaning in my spare time as opposed to giving my garden the attention it needs and putting energy into my blog. I’m re-learning how to be a working Mum and fast realising that I need to have a good plan at the … Continue reading

Choc Blueberry Brownies

Warning: the following recipe is highly addictive! Don’t say you weren’t warned! They are dairy free, egg free and delicious. Choc Blueberry Brownies Ingredients 100g Almonds (or almond meal for non Thermomix users) 100g White spelt flour 1 tsp Alum free baking powder 2 tsp Apple cider vinegar 2 tsp Vanilla paste 175g Pure maple … Continue reading

Pumpkin and Silverbeet Bake

Firstly, Happy New Year! Wow, what a crazy time of year. I spent some time at my parent’s house in Brisbane for Christmas, as we do every year. It’s always nice to reconnect with loved ones we don’t see often and it’s even better to connect over delicious, homemade food. This year, Mum and I … Continue reading