PRO TIP: you can make the dough the night before, and proof in the fridge for 12 hours rather than in a warm place for 2 hours. Use cinnamon in place of mixed spice in the sugar mix, and omit any spice from the dough, for normal monkey bread.
Known as “scones” to us kiwis, these are the perfect accompaniment to any dish that has some kind of sauce or gravy to mop up! Or just eat them on their own with loads of butter (and jam if you like it sweet). So super easy! 1c buttermilk 1/2c melted butter (not hot)2c self-raising flour1/2t […]
If you know me, you’ll know that the way to my heart is with buckets of fried chicken… This recipe is even more amazing smothered in gochujang sauce (red hot pepper) which is like a Korean-style-sriracha. Crumb prep:1c almond meal/almond flour1c parmesan powder (I buy the pre-grated stuff and blitz to a crumb in my […]
5 ways to help our planet (and save yourself some money!) 1. Reusable bags (well, reusable anything!)Let’s start easy.Now, I’m super guilty of forgetting to take them with me, which is why I have such a big collection now… How cool is it these days that you can get bags that reflect your style and […]
I love how versatile (and beautiful!) this salad is. I use a mixture of seasonal vegetables and dress it with a keto-friendly peanut sauce. The vegetables. What I have used combinations of:shredded lettuce/cabbagetomatoes/cherry tomatoescucumber/carrot matchsticksbean sproutsblanched green beansblanched cauliflower/brocolli floretsbaby spinach/kale leaves The protein (optional). Traditionally you would use: hard boiled eggs, halved or quarteredtofu, […]
Step 1. Wash and cut cauliflower into smallish florets.Step 2. Throw into a food processor and blitz until ‘rice/couscous’ consistency (approx 30 seconds).Step 3. Microwave covered on high for 5-10mins depending on the quantity and ‘bite’ you prefer, then uncover to cool and let steam evaporate.
Well, I thought last year was hard with the Star Wars theme…but this year, I was even more stumped when the lil man insisted on a Minecraft party… I did a LOT of research. All up, the most time-consuming part was familiarizing myself with the theme (Lyon even endured trying to teach me how to […]
Easy Choc Chip Cookies (with NO refined sugar or flour) This recipe has been going through my test kitchen for weeks, with tiny little tweaks each time to get it juuust perfect. It now has the seal of approval from BOTH my little gremlins. They contain no refined sugar or refined flour so are secretly […]
THE BACKSTORY:Four years ago, we made the conscious decision as a family to start making changes in our lives to help save our planet, and to become more educated and aware about the origin of the things we buy. We started with reusable bags and coffee cups. Expos gave us inspiration and education. One thing […]
Below are both versions of our family fave. The first one is the no-time-no-frills version and the second is the always-hits-the-spot version. The ‘sneaky’ part is the finely grated veges you can add – we love courgette when it’s in season. Enjoy! QUICK VERSION 1kg mince (we often buy the $13 value pack from […]