One of the reasons we got a Thermomix was to make nut milks. With cow dairy an issue here, it’s nice to have a variation on goat milk from time to time. The Thermomix is very powerful and grinds the nuts and dates easily. Once it has been strained (I use some fine muslin I … Read moreAlmond Milk
Spiced Biscuits We were running low on food in the house and Mum was calling in for a cup of tea. Time to make some biscuits! With limited staples in the pantry, I think these turned out really well and will become a regular I think! The spices can be adjusted to taste, the pattern … Read moreSpiced Biscuits
Creamy Butter Bean Pasta I subscribe to Sanitarium‘s recipe of the week and a while ago, the recipe was for a Creamy Butter Bean Pasta. I love creamy pastas but since Sophie can’t have cow dairy, we have been limited in what we can make. Having discovered oat milk with goat cheese makes a great … Read moreCreamy Butter Bean Pasta
I learnt to make vinaigrette when I lived in France 15 years ago (feeling old now!) I even kept my Maille mustard jar and lid to make it. Memories 🙂 So after my return I did revert back to the supermarket bottle stuff but in the last few years, have only used home-made and love … Read moreBasic Vinaigrette
Snack Balls ©Belinda Fox My inspiration for these snack balls has come from my horror at the list of ingredients in commercial muesli bars and the like. I was looking to make something with all natural ingredients for the girls to take to school / pre-school as well as something to have as a satisfying … Read moreSnack Balls
Following the same recipe as for the Loaf shape Banana and Date bread, I have made some cupcake size ones for the girls to take for morning tea at school and pre-school. Together with a little apple, they make a great mid-morning (dare I say it, healthy!) snack. The only difference I made to the … Read moreBanana and Date Bread – cupcake size!
What a day! It has been bucketing down! Normally on a Wednesday, Amy has ballet after school, but thankfully, today, she decided it was definitely too wet. This was good news as we got drenched walking home. So what did we do? After lovely hot showers, it was time for a hot chocolate and some … Read moreIt’s cold and wet