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Ricotta and Spinach Rolls

Ricotta and Spinach Rolls

On my shopping day last week I was lucky enough to pick up 3kg of fresh ricotta for half price.  Now I thought I was lucky, but then when I realised when I got home that it was 3kg (I thought it was 1kg) I suddenly thought how am I going to use all of […]

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Passionfruit and Lemon Cake

Passionfruit and Lemon Cake

In our new house there was a passionfruit vine, over the past few weeks I had been watching to see new passionfruits pop up, as they have a tendency to be hiding and then all of a sudden you see them.  I had to climb up and pull the vine back over the fence and […]

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Quinoa Choc Chip Bliss Balls

Quinoa Choc Chip Bliss Balls

My love for the bliss ball is never ending which means I am always coming up with new flavour combinations.  This time I have tried a Quinoa and Choc Chip version.  I had cooked a batch of quinoa to make my Gluten Free Chocolate Cake and had a cup left so I decided to experiment […]

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Five Ingredient Ham, Vegetable and Noodle Cups

Five Ingredient Ham, Vegetable and Noodle Cups

This year I am trying to combat what I call “sandwich fatigue” in the boys lunchboxes.  I find that it is so easy to make a sandwich that I get stuck in the rut of making them everyday and then the boys return with them half eaten because they are “sick of eating sandwiches”. These […]

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Pepperoni, Broccoli and Cheese Fritters

Pepperoni, Broccoli and Cheese Fritters

Let’s be honest, I have NOT felt like cooking this past week thanks to the steamy humid conditions we are currently experiencing on the Gold Coast.  Come dinner time and I’m like meh it’s too hot to even think about eating let alone cooking.  Luckily it’s the school holidays and we have been eating dinner […]

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5 Ingredient Ham and Cheese Lunchbox Scrolls

5 Ingredient Ham and Cheese Lunchbox Scrolls

Finding alternatives to sandwiches for the school lunchbox this year as been at the top of my list.  I can tell that the boys get sick of sandwiches when we hit the second semester so I want to alleviate ‘sandwich fatigue’ and up my variety from the beginning. I am using my favourite D’Orsogna Honey […]

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Rubbish Free Lunch

We Love a Rubbish Free Lunch – Nude Food Movers

So I’ve only been in the school lunchbox business for a couple of years, but I have packed many of lunches for them boys and myself prior to them being school age which could equate to a few hundred lunches with many more to come. One thing I noticed all my lunches had in come […]

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Caramel banana bread

Caramel Banana Bread

Just when I thought I had made all the types of banana bread you could make I had an idea to make a Caramel Banana Bread and I am glad I did.  The addition of the caramel sauce and fresh sliced bananas gives this bread suck a kick of flavour and texture. I chose to […]

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Caramel Fudge Cookies

Caramel Fudge Cookies

The other week as I was browsing the cooking aisle (as you do) of the supermarket a packet of mini fudge pieces caught my eye.  I grabbed a packed and new exactly what I was going to make with them, these cookies. The little fudge pieces turned a basic cookie recipe into something extraordinary that […]

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