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.

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

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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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Santa Hat Blini’s

These Santa Hat Blini’s are the type of treats kids dream of. Serve them for afternoon tea, or for dessert! Thanks to Marcel’s for letting

Baking
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3 Ingredient Nutella Cookies

3 ingredient Nutella cookies?! GET IN MY BELLY!! Easy to make this gluten free because Nutella is already gluten free (THANK GOODNESS), and you simply

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Boiling An Egg

Now boiling an egg, to eat, might not seem like rocket science but to some it is hard; and for me personally, I can never

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Lemony Asparagus Pasta

I recently got sent some Meadow Fresh Sour Cream, and all the ingredients I need to make this Lemony Asparagus Pasta. We loved it SO

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Puff Pastry Jam Tarts

I’m all about making yummy delicious food whilst putting in minimum effort. So here’s a really basic Puff Pastry Jam Tart recipe in which you

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Sweet & Sour Pickled Beetroot

This is a family recipe that came from Tipperary, Ireland when our relatives came to New Zealand in 1864. The recipe gives the beetroot a

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Slow Cooker Bolognaise

The best thing about having a slow cooker, is throwing everything in, turning it on and forgetting about it for HOURS. Then before you know

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Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

It’s a classic, but with a kick and well worth it. You can also make this gluten free by substituting out the gluten-filled ingredients, for

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Melting Moments

These are the classic Edmond’s Melting Moments but with a bit of a twist. You can choose to make these on your own or get

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