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date ball treats

peanut butter and date balls

It’s Easter Sunday and lots of us associate that with chocolate in various shapes: eggs, bunnies, bilbies. Although my favourite is a Lindt dark chocolate bunny, I have a passion for those little eggs that you hide in crazy places around the house for…

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April 1, 2018
muesli bars

muesli bars

I’m always on the lookout for new snacks. Ones that act like a special treat but are full of things that you don’t really have to feel guilty about indulging in. There’s no chocolate in sight, but somehow they are as satisfying as eating…

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July 16, 2017
chocolate and walnut brownies

chocolate brownies

Chocolate brownies are a very special treat. But they fall into the category of food that you should seldom eat based on their chocolate and sugar content. Moist and just a little bit gooey, they are what you expect when you think brownies. On…

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May 24, 2017
coconut raspberry slice

Coconut Raspberry Slice

Coconut raspberry slice is a delicious slice, perfect for afternoon tea, dessert, or a special treat addition to any lunch box. The combination of a soft cakey base, and a layer of raspberries topped with coconut, which goes just a little bit crunchy when…

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March 29, 2017
Date, coconut and puffed rice balls

Date, Coconut and Puffed Rice Balls

There are so many things to love about these simple snacks. The ingredients are minimal; they are super easy to make; and they satisfy that afternoon craving for something sweet when chocolate just isn’t an option (remember October challenge?).…

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January 11, 2017
Auntie Mary biscuits

Auntie Mary Biscuits

The problem with recipes that are handed down from generation to generation can often be the name. Auntie Mary Biscuits are a case in point.  Auntie Mary wasn’t really an auntie to any immediate member of the family. She was in fact the sister of the…

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December 14, 2016
peanut butter oat energy squares

Peanut butter, oat and nut raw energy bars

Since our October challenge we have been experimenting with raw snacks to combat the gaping hole left by the omission of refined sugars (read cakes and biscuits, albeit homemade) from our diet. There was never a significant amount of sweet things, but a cake…

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November 23, 2016

Date and Walnut Energy Squares

Date and walnut energy squares are all about quelling the sugar craving in the afternoon. A small square of goodness that acts as a pick me up when really all you want is a chocolate bar.…

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October 12, 2016