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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Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Pork

I put this dish together using whatever I had in my pantry – but of course I needed it to taste sweet and sour. If

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Jaffa Lumps Cheesecake Brownie

This recipe is made gluten free (assuming correctly that Jaffa Lumps are gluten free), but you can make it a regular one by simply using

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Basic Cheesecake

This is your stock standard, basic as, cheesecake. You can choose to keep it plain, or add any ingredients to change the flavour. No baking

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Flourless Banana Fudge Muffins

These flourless banana fudge muffins have no flour (duh), no dairy, no eggs and are gluten free, refined sugar free and absolutely delicious. Because they have

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Bring A Plate Ideas

When I hear “bring a plate” or see the words, my pulse starts to race. I start getting sweaty palms and suddenly I’m like “What

Dinner
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Crispy Pork Belly

My husband and I LOVE pork, and for about 3 years we have been looking for the perfect pork belly recipe; and finally we have

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Basic Honey Soy Chicken Recipe

We eat a fair bit of chicken in our house, and sometimes it’s nice to have something flavoursome instead of plain chicken. So here’s the

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Oat & Raisin Biscuits

These biscuits won’t disappoint at all. I used to make a batch of these each week, and they were a HUGE hit in our house.

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Lolly Cake

Make to take to a party, or just for a fun snack; this lolly cake recipe is really easy to make. You can also get your

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Fairy Bread

Fairy bread is the stuff memories are made of. Parties, snacks, midnight cravings – all places you can find fairy bread. Here’s the official way

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No Bake Mini Eggs Cheesecake Recipe

Before I launch into this recipe, I must give full credit to Sarah Barnes from Taming Twins for creating the original recipe and inspiring me

Christmas Recipes
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Roast Potatoes

Cooking the perfect roast potatoes doesn’t have to be hard, but for some reason it is. For such a long time my husband and I

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Cookie Dough

Sometimes you want to eat a cookie – but not a baked cookie; a raw one. But you don’t want to get sick from the

Allergy Friendly
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Chocolate, Beetroot & Raspberry Cake

This Chocolate, Beetroot & Raspberry Cake recipe is taken from Healthy Food Guide’s Family Favourites magazine. I have made a couple of changes to suit

Allergy Friendly
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Super Basic Pasta Sauce Recipe

Every now and then, I need a pasta sauce but don’t want to be bothered putting in all the effort to make a decent pasta

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Afternoon Snack Wraps

The time between 3pm and dinner time is always difficult in our house. I want my kids to eat food, but never know how much

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