Homemade toasted muesli to start the day right

I do love a nutritious fulfilling breakfast to start the day and to keep me going. As I look after two young boisterous girls and work, I need all the good energy I can get! I usually buy toasted muesli or granola, but after making my own, I definitely won’t be buying it again. For…

Cornflake Crackles – a healthier version

Cornflake crackles or honey joys used to be a staple party food of kids parties during the seventies in Australia. They’re super crunchy, sticky and sweet but also really easy to make. I was feeling a bit nostalgic for the good old days (I’m very old obviously) when kids parties consisted of fairy bread and…

Choc chip, oat and sultana cookies

These choc chip, oat and sultana cookies are seriously addictive, chewy and are packed full of fibre. And as every parent of small children already knows, fibre or ‘roughage’ is your friend! It’s also school holidays at the moment, so I like to get the kids involved in the kitchen by baking something sweet (admittedly…

Hot cross buns (one a penny, two a penny)

Easter is almost upon us and as an avid baker, I could hardly wait to bake up a batch of hot cross buns. The smell of cinnamon through the house always fills me with┬ácontented bliss. Over the last few years, my family has come over to my place on Good Friday for toasted hot cross…

Sultana Cinnamon Breakfast Loaf

My family loves a good fruit loaf for breakfast, especially on the weekend, lightly toasted and smothered in real old fashioned butter. As fruit loaf is so easy to make, it’s fortunately something we can enjoy often. This recipe makes two loaves, so one for now and one for the freezer, or it could also…