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No-bake honey nut granola bars with added walnuts and stories

No-bake honey nut granola bars with added walnuts and stories

I'm not sure if you know, but in my 'real life' I've been a writer at SBS Food for over four years. I know, right? I some of the content that supports the foodie shows like Cook Like an Italian, The Cook Up with Adam Liaw and Gourmet Farmer (among many other beautiful...

Hello there ricotta and NUTELLA pancakes with warm strawberry sauce

Hello there ricotta and NUTELLA pancakes with warm strawberry sauce

My family adores Nutella and today is World Nutella Day, so naturally we're celebrating with the yummiest ricotta and Nutella pancakes recipe around. Yes, even though this is clearly the most made-up 'day' of all the days. Up there with World LEGO Day and World Tuna...

Tropical banana Nutella pancakes for Saturday breakfast

Tropical banana Nutella pancakes for Saturday breakfast

You know what makes me happy? Nutella pancakes. And you know what makes me extra happy? Banana pancakes smothered in a thick layer of Nutella and sprinkled with passionfruit and toasted coconut. Doesn't that sound like the perfect way to kick off a weekend? Saturday...

How to make yummy porridge

How to make yummy porridge

While these days I'm a total expert in how to make porridge (so do read on 😊), breakfast and I have never been friendly. During school, I was the kid who sprinkled a little bit of Weetbix into a cereal bowl, swished around a splash of milk and left the lot in...

South African rusks – health rusks are your new fave snack

South African rusks – health rusks are your new fave snack

I’m lucky to have many lovely South African friends. They are a generous, fun, good-natured bunch and you get used to the accent. Actually, you never really get used to the accent. But once they introduce you to South African rusks, you won’t mind. When a friend...

Make ahead lunch: Vegie ricotta muffins

Make ahead lunch: Vegie ricotta muffins

This vegie ricotta muffins recipe is from the new book The Feel-Good Family Food Plan is fantastic to have on hand. Make a double batch and freeze them for complete convenience. The book is jam-packed full of everything you need to feed your family well, from one of...

Ridiculously easy baked Sunday breakfast

Ridiculously easy baked Sunday breakfast

A while back, my family challenged ourselves to go a whole week of eating a cooked breakfast every. single. day. Our Sunday breakfast recipe was my favourite, mostly because it was as easy to make as pouring a bowl of cereal. Are you a big breakfast eater? Making...

Awesomuesli muesli blend for a delicious start to the day

Awesomuesli muesli blend for a delicious start to the day

This awesomuesli muesli blend is fantastic in muesli cookies. Or you can add some milk for breakfast. Sprinkle it over ice cream for dessert. Or throw a handful into a smoothie. It's a very versatile muesli blend, let me tell you! The recipe is very 'free and easy',...

Cheesymite scrolls inspired by the Baker’s Delight version

Cheesymite scrolls inspired by the Baker’s Delight version

My kids are obsessed with Baker's Delight cheesymite scrolls - or vegemite and cheese scrolls to the rest of us. It's been an ongoing preoccupation for years. They're not a bad afternoon treat, but they are so expensive when you have to buy three at a time. I thought...

Go anywhere breakfast bars for busy times

Go anywhere breakfast bars for busy times

These nutritious breakfast bars are made for busy times, and these are busy times indeed. Everyone is T+E (tired and emotional - remember when that was a thing, along with D+Ms?). My kids would rather have 15 extra minutes in bed than get up and make a proper...

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Why Heartstopper needs to be on your watch list

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Give yourself the gift of this apple and blackberry pie recipe

Give yourself the gift of this apple and blackberry pie recipe

I've fallen so far behind in everything in life (I know you've been there). I was supposed to introduce you to this marvellous apple and blackberry pie from Sophie Hanson's new book at least a month ago. Yet here we are. Don't let my delayed introduction put you off...

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