• Breakfast

    Dreamy chocolate hazelnut spread

    by  • September 11, 2013 • Breakfast, Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 0 Comments

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    Growing up, we had to start making our own school lunches in about year 3. I guess it’s because I didn’t always eat what was packed for me (jam sandwiches? Yech) and my parent’s figured maybe I’d be more inclined to eat what I packed myself. I don’t really know why, but regardless that’s...

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    Tropical mango muesli bars

    by  • July 10, 2013 • Breakfast, Snacks • 0 Comments

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    I’ve recently been faced with a dilemma. We visited family over Easter and after spending much time gushing over my love of all things chocolate with my cousin—like mousse cake, cookies and cupcakes—my aunt declared that I was addicted to it. Me? Addicted to chocolate? Well maybe. I mean I really, really love the...

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    Fresh strawberry and banana tart

    by  • December 18, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Snacks • 1 Comment

    from the side

    I seriously think I must have the most amazing in-laws ever. I always love going to visit them with the rest of the family, relax and spend some good quality time with everyone. But something that appeals to my food-loving brain even more, is that Gareth’s mum always cooks such delicious, healthy food whenever we go...

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    Banana smoothie

    by  • December 7, 2012 • Breakfast, Drinks, Snacks • 2 Comments

    smoothie

    I don’t understand milkshakes. Why?! Why have a milkshake if you could have a thickshake? I mean, what’s the point?! Someone, please explain it to me. Thickshakes I understand. They’re like icecream in drinkable form. Smoothies. I kind of get those too. They’re like frozen yoghurt in drinkable form. But milkshakes. Really? It’s like flavoured...

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    Banana bread

    by  • November 21, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 1 Comment

    cake with melting butter

    One banana, two bananas, three bananas, four… five bananas make a bunch and so do many more… Tra la laaaa, Tra la la laaa, Tra la laaa, Tra la la laa. Ahem. What can I say? I like to sing. Not that I recall ever watching the Banana Splits growing up. I DO however remember dad finally...

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    Italian carrot and almond cake

    by  • September 17, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 3 Comments

    two pieces of cake

    I had such a fabulous weekend. Friday night I was at a friend’s house (Hi Amy!) and she mentioned that she was going to some farmers markets on Sunday. I was super excited, I have been longing for Sunday farmers markets for ages, but the only farmers markets I knew of nearby were on...

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    Toasted muesli your way

    by  • August 12, 2012 • Breakfast, Gifts • 0 Comments

    Muesli Honey

    I have always loved toasted muesli. It was always so much more satisfying then raw oats and so much more convenient then porridge. But there was always one thing that ruined it for me. Sultanas. Bleh. Who needs them? I mean who’s idea was it anyway to ruin such a perfect breakfast with something...

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    Maple roasted bananas

    by  • August 2, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Snacks • 2 Comments

    maple roasted bananas served

    I read a recipe for baked banana ice cream on The Nourishing Gourmet (from The Ice Dream Cookbook by Rachel Albert-Matesz). It looked amazing! But first, our ice cream maker hasn’t arrived yet, and second, it’s the middle of winter here. Regardless, I obsessed about baked bananas for the entire afternoon. It started out as...

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