Recipes

Check out these recipes that are great for the whole family! They range from the simple (No Yeast Pizza) to the complicated (Cronuts). Also, be sure to check out my Allergy Friendly page for recipes for those with specific dietary requirements.

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One Pan Roast Veggies & Sausage

We’re all about meal planning in this house, and my husband has taken the reigns. My one pre-requisite is that it’s “EASY TO MAKE”, and

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Low Carb Pizza Base

Since starting on my Keto journey, I’ve had to be creative in the way I eat my food – especially when it comes to takeaways.

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90 Second Keto Bread

When you’re eating “Keto”, if you’re used to eating bread, it can be a hard transition. Because as you will find out, bread has a

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Cinnamon Sugar Bread Sticks

Ever wonder what to do with leftover crusts? Or perhaps you’re sick of throwing crusts out, or to the birds. Well have no fear –

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Deliciously Refreshing Strawberry Salad

Summer is the time for salads, and what better way than to combine my favourite fruit (strawberries) in the salad! This recipe is very basic

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Strawberries Are More Than A Treat!

Growing up. fresh New Zealand strawberries were a dessert; they were a treat. Served at the end of the day with icing sugar, and if

Happy Mum Happy Child Spiced Persimmon Cake
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Spiced Persimmon Cake

This Spiced Persimmon Cake recipe has been in our family for a while and to be honest, I haven’t made it in such a long

Happy Mum Happy Child Gluten Free Short Pastry
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Gluten Free Short Pastry

Whether you’re needing to make a full meal, or just something the kids can roll out to cut shapes out of (and bake); this recipe

Happy Mum Happy Child Mushroom Risotto recipe
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Mushroom Risotto

  This is the most amazingly simple and delicious risotto recipe. You only need one pan (obviously), and it will only take you about 40

Happy Mum Happy Child Creamy Chicken Sun Dried Tomato Pasta
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Creamy Chicken & Sun-dried Tomato Pasta

  This one-pan Creamy Chicken & Sun-dried Tomato Pasta is a perfectly acceptable Friday night meal. Instead of cream, I’ve used some Tatua Creme Fraiche

Simple & Easy Pasta with Tuna
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Simple & Easy Pasta with Tuna

Sometimes you get to 4pm and think “oh cr*p I have nothing for dinner”, and you look in your pantry but all the ingredients are

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Caramel Anzac Cheesecake

This post has been sponsored by Chelsea Sugar Anzac Day is extremely important for us all. The 25th of April is the day where we

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Rainbow Salad

This recipe I made using my Thermomix (it’s called the 5-Second Rainbow Salad) and I have converted the ounces to grams, and have changed a

Christmas Recipes
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Best Summer Coleslaw

Summer demands a good coleslaw recipe, and I discovered one when using my Thermomix. This recipe has been modified slightly to suit my family, and

Allergy Friendly
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Crazy Santas

Recently the folks over at Te Atatu Toasted, let me know they have some amazing recipes on their website. So I checked them out and

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Christmas Inspired Crepe Cake

The fabulous folks over at Marcel’s recently sent me some of their Ooh La La Gluten Free Crepes, and a recipe to make this absolutely

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