While grabbing a few ingredients the other day at the food market I noticed out of the corner of my eye …Blood oranges. I was elated I couldn’t believe my luck, organic blood oranges in September imported from Italy. Generally blood oranges are not available until January . I know it must seem odd to be this excited about an orange, however a dark-fleshed Moro blood orange is a palatable experience. They are awesome in bellinis, squeezed for a......more
The only time I think about making Banana Bread is when the Bananas are starting to turn brown. You really want the ugly browning bananas to make the most delicious banana bread. The more ugly a banana is, the better the bread will be....more
One of my favourite things about school holidays is that Miss 7 is home and she’s the perfect excuse to get in the kitchen and cook all those naughty things that we all love! I LOVE TO BAKE and its often my downfall when it comes to managing my weight. But as I tell James, it keeps the kids happy! and me of course.So I thought I would share some of my recipes with you over the next couple of weeks. My all time favourites and some newbies that I’ve been trialling. The new big hit in our house right now is my Nutella Scrolls!...more
Peppermint Patty Loaf Cake is a rich chocolate cake with the perfect hint of peppermint to create a delightful flavor reminiscent of a gigantic peppermint patty.The decadent cake tastes so sinful that no one will believe that it is actually pretty harmless with only 90 calories per serving. Rather than using a ton of butter or oil, this cake uses pumpkin puree to create the perfect richness and texture without adding any pumpkin flavor. Once the pumpkin is combined with the cocoa powder and remaining ingredients, all you taste is a wonderful chocolately goodness....more
Fall is my favorite time of the year; and by my estimation the best season in the northeastern part of the country. The air is crisp and clean, which allows me to sleep with the windows open. The leaves start to don their crimson and gold color; and the apple trees are laden with their sweet juicy harvest.
These muffins are loaded with fresh blueberries in every bite! I don't know about you, but I LOVE fresh muffins for breakfast every once in a while. This blueberry muffin recipe is my ALL TIME FAVORITE! And these are perfect for breakfast with some coffee or milk alongside a piece of fruit, or as a healthy homemade snack....more