Recipes

~ No one is born a great cook, you must learn by doing

Enjoy a yummy party snack with friends, or in a wrap or salad! Hubby and I made this combo last week when we didn't have much food in the house! If you have ever watched the movie Step-brothers you'll know what fancy sauce is! x Charlotte [amd-yrecipe-recipe:3] ...

It's national Rose Day on February 5th and what better way to celebrate than to make Rose cupcakes! The Akarua Rua Pinot Rose that i've used in the cupcakes provides  strawberries and cream across the palette, with hints of passionfruit and watermelon and aromas of cherry,...

I wanted Audrey’s party to be something we would remember for many years to come. As a long-time lover of unicorns it seemed like a perfect theme for us. I found inspiration from a gorgeous Vintage Unicorn party online and put my own twist...

These one-pot Brownies are so easy and delicious, you melt the chocolate and butter together in a pot then put all the other ingredients in give it a good mix and you are done!! [amd-yrecipe-recipe:2]    ...

If you’re looking for a healthy and tasty snacks for your family, kale chips are always a hit in our family. Making kale chips with my easy recipe below, is a great way of retaining all the nutritional value of the kale, creating a low-calorie,...

When Natural Things NZ contacted me to review some of their organic and natural products, I saw the Pana chocolate on their Instagram and was SOLD! My favourite pastime is eating, so I felt like I was a pretty awesome candidate to put things to...

Audrey is TWO! I can’t believe how fast it has all gone! This year we let Audrey pick her party theme and she picked penguins - she’s a bit obsessed! This year was such an amazing experience as she really understood the party was for...

Your waist line may hate me for this delicious slice, but your taste buds won’t! A yummy slice for the adults #sorrynotsorry kids! Recipe Ingredients: 200g butter ½ cup caster sugar, 1 tsp pure vanilla essence or Zest of 1 large lemon, 1 large free-range egg 1...

These easy frozen yoghurt drops are so easy to make and a delicious snack, which will be a hit with the kids and adults this summer! Ingredients: *Natural Yoghurt - If i had a yoghurt maker, I'd definitely make these with homemade yoghurt, but I usually get...

If you have a little one who isn’t too fused on greens, then these yummy Quinoa bites are a sure way to get some healthy vegetables inside them! I’ve been eating them for healthy breakfasts or snacks for my marathon training too! Quinoa pronounced “keen-wah,” is...

If you are thinking of making some yummy shaped cookies for Christmas day, or want something delicious to give your kids teachers these Shortbread Christmas cookies are so quick and easy to make! Audrey (2) managed to help with the whole recipe, so it's a...

Make this yummy healthy meal for your family! A perfect alternative to rice! Ingredients 1/2- 3/4 cauliflower depending on how much you want to make (I used a whole cauliflower and had leftover rice for other meals), 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil...