Cooking

Chicken Soup {recipe}

Chicken Soup {recipe}

This is a really basic recipe. I like basic recipes, especially right now, because I’m so tired and my body feels big and fat and slow :) Sometimes you just need something nourishing, hearty, warm and quick to eat for dinner. Something that leaves some leftovers for a yummy lunch. Something that you know is […]

Museli Cookies {recipe}

Museli Cookies {recipe}

This is a very simple and quick recipe for some healthy, delicious muesli cookies. I make them in my electric mixer but you could just as easily beat them by hand. Muesli Cookies Makes about 16 ingredients 150g soft butter 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 cups self raising flour […]

Bircher Muesli {recipe}

Bircher Muesli {recipe}

I was eating Muesli religiously every morning, topped with a dollop of yogurt. Then I got pregnant, and I found it not very palatable, so I turned to porridge. 1 cup quick oats, 1cup milk, microwaved for 2 minutes, with a squirt of maple syrup on top. Yum. My favourite breakfast. Warm, palatable, simple and […]

Easy cake for kids to bake {recipe}

Easy cake for kids to bake {recipe}

I’ve seen this idea on Pinterest so I’m not claiming it as my own idea, but it’s a great idea. We’ve tried it a few times and the cake in this post was made by Elora, age 3. ingredients 1 can crushed pineapple in syrup 1 packet butter cake mix method – Mix cake mix […]

Notmeatloaf {recipe}

Notmeatloaf {recipe}

I made this meatloaf last week. I had never made or eaten meatloaf before. My family loved it. Even Matthew, our fussy eater, exclaimed that he loved it, even though he had never had it before! I don’t like eating meat every night. I like to have several vegetarian meals each week (I aim for […]

Tortillas {recipe}

Tortillas {recipe}

So easy to make, and so yummy to eat. I love them. Plus, if you make your own, you know they are fresh and you don’t have the wrapping (ie rubbish) to deal with afterwards. Ingredients (Makes 8) 2 cups plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 cup […]