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Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Baked Sweet Potato Chips

This is a recipe I have been meaning to post for AGES but life has somehow been too busy and I’ve been preoccupied with trying to create a recipe index which is taking some doing. Nearly there though so watch this space. So back to the chips. These chips are delicious and healthy too so … Continue reading

Tasty Date Scones

Whenever I eat date scones I think of my lovely friend Anna in Wellington who loves a good date scone, especially ones with a decent orange flavour. I have fond memories of catching up over a coffee and a scone in one of Wellingtons lovely cafes or at one of our homes. I have often … Continue reading

Mini Broccoli Quiche

Mini Broccoli Quiche

I hope you kids have had a great first full week back at school Freddie LOVED preschool. I think he was a rather disappointed that he only got to go for two days. He was so busy playing and having fun that he definitely didn’t eat enough lunch and was pretty low on energy when … Continue reading

Wholemeal Spinach and Cheese Breadsticks

Wholemeal Spinach and Cheese Breadsticks

This is such an easy recipe, especially if you have a breadmaker, but that’s not essential as you can make the dough by hand. The base of the recipe is yummy on it’s own, you don’t necessarily need to add any filling, simply glaze with a beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds or grated … Continue reading

Banana and Peanut Butter Ice-cream

Banana and Peanut Butter Ice-cream

Freddie described this as “this is too delicious Mummy!” and I’m totally with him (just had a sneaky spoonful before starting to write this). The best thing is it is free from refined sugar, naturally sweetened by the bananas and the yummy butteryness of the peanuts. It is also dairy free. What makes this recipe … Continue reading

Guacamole

This is delicious with torillas, Chilli Con Carne or Homemade Nachos. It’s really quick to whip up and looks stunning on the plate. For hungry little tummies simply leave out the chilli or reduce if your little one likes spice! Guacamole Serves: 2 as part of a main meal or 6 as a dip. Preparation: … Continue reading

Homemade Nachos

These are so simple to make, sugar free and super tasty! You just need to keep an eye on the grill as the go from crispy to burnt in the blink of an eye. Little ones will love eating these with dips simply leave out the salt for under 1s. Homemade Nachos Serves: 2 as … Continue reading

Coconut Milk Ice Blocks

Coconut Milk Ice Blocks

I was inspired to make these by some coconut ice blocks I bought from the supermarket while our stuff was still in transit from New Zealand. The bought version were really yummy but did have quite a bit of added sugar. Freddie rated our creation quite delicious, in fact he couldn’t wait for them to … Continue reading

Week 2 sugar free – snack ideas

Week 2 sugar free – snack ideas

Well the first week sugar free was pretty successful. I had a couple of slip ups along the way! Surprisingly I didn’t miss drinking a glass of wine but white bread I found much harder to resist. However the hardest thing I found was quick, easy, satisfying snacks with no added sugar that both the … Continue reading