Pantry Staples Chocolate Cake

Pantry Staples Chocolate Cake

A lot of chocolate cake use pantry staples to make them, but over the years I have learn’t that it is the way you use those ingredients to make a cake makes all the difference.  You can cream the butter and eggs or throw it all in and hope for the best but with this […]

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Product Review: Magnetic Weekly Meal Planner

Product Review: Magnetic Weekly Meal Planner

I believe deep down inside of us all is a little part where we like to know everything is organised and planned for the week ahead, now when I say deep down I mean we used to be all organised and on top of things and then kids came along and we had to let […]

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Microwave Play dough Recipe

Microwave Play dough Recipe

Keeping the kids entertained during the school holidays feels like a full-time job on its own.  The kids seem to reserve all of their energy that they apparently don’t have to get up each day for school for the holidays.  Winter holidays are always the hardest as we love being able to swim in the […]

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Mexican Beef Tortilla Pie

Mexican Beef Tortilla Pie

Last week it was Mexican Monday just like Taco Tuesday.  I experimented with using tortillas as the “pie” crust and then filling it with Mexican flavoured minced beef and topped with grated cheese that was then melted in the oven.  Served with guacamole, sour cream and salad for good measure. It turned out delicious and […]

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Simple Swaps at the Supermarket Equals Making Healthier Choices for my Family

Simple Swaps at the Supermarket Equals Making Healthier Choices for my Family

  For the past couple of weeks I have been introducing  you to the Heath Star Rating and then showing you how you can use it to make healthier choices at the supermarket (hyperlink to week 2 post). I have also learned a little extra knowledge when it comes to making choices between different brands […]

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Honey and Orange Baked Leg Ham

Honey and Orange Baked Leg Ham

Don’t wait until Christmas to enjoy a baked ham for dinner.  D’Orsogna have released Mini hams in both honey and champagne leg ham.  They are the perfect size to bake for dinner and have leftovers.  Alternatively, you can simply slice ham to your desired thickness and enjoy straight away without cooking.  You will find them […]

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Granola Choc Drizzle Biscuits

Granola Choc Drizzle Biscuits

This is a really easy melt and mix biscuit recipe that is packed full of granola and sweetened with honey.  I chose to use a nutty variety of granola with no dried fruit as the kiddos aren’t big fans of it but you can use any variety of granola that your family loves. The kids […]

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How can I use the Health Star Rating to make Healthier Choices at the Supermarket?

Last week I shared with you all the need to know about the Health Star Rating. To be honest, before I was asked to share all there is to know about the Health Star Rating I wasn’t taking too much notice of them on my packaged goods. I knew about it and sometimes it would […]

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Easy Microwave Caramel Slice

Easy Microwave Caramel Slice

I haven’t made caramel slice in such a long time.  Today on the first day of the school holidays we went out to get haircuts and have morning tea.  I was talked into buying a caramel slice by Mr 6.  It cost $3.50 for a small slice.  I explained to both boys that they would […]

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