Raspberry ricotta muffins

Welcome to Autumn! I love this month so much!
The cooler weather is much needed and I love winter foods and clothing so much more!

Banana berry smoothie

Well this is probably one of the more obvious smoothie ingredient parings, banana and a berry of some description!
I personally love the simplicity of this smoothie. So few ingredients, so much goodness and taste.

Power smoothie

Power smoothie you say in doubt?! Yes it is!

This smoothie is so good and is one of the only ones that keeps me full for hours!

Loaded spicy guacamole

INGREDIENTS  5 avocados 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 large red onion, finely diced  1 heaped tablespoon sliced jalapeño, finely diced 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning  1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon Sriracha sauce  1/2 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved Salt and pepper to taste METHOD 1. Cut avocados in half, remove the seed (don’t throw away) and…

Tomato tortolini soup

Another winter warmer meal for you! Pasta and soup togetherINGREDIENTS 1 can diced tomatoes1 brown onion, diced1 litre water1 heaped tablespoon chicken stock1 tablespoon tomato paste1 packet feta and vegetable tortellini1/2 feta block, crumbled4 rashers bacon, dicedoil METHOD 1. Place water, diced tomatoes, onion and chicken stock in pot. Bring to the boil and then…

Pumpkin Apple and Chickpea Soup

Winter is truly on it’s way even though we are still in Autumn! I have been feeling the cold all weekend in both Melbourne and Canberra! And yes, this includes firing up the heating for the house already! This soup is a tasty, quick to make winter warmer, hope you enjoy! INGREDIENTS 2 cups vegetable…

Blueberry choc chip pikelets

Breakfast and morning tea all together! These pikelets (smaller version of the pancake for all the Americans!) make for the perfect weekend breakfast, or weekday morning tea. INGREDIENTS 1 cup self-raising flour1 egg1 heaped tablespoon caster sugar3/4 cup milk1 punnet blueberries1/2 cup choc chipsButter METHOD 1. Sift flour into a mixing bowl and add sugar,…

Tangy lemon cupcakes with lemon cream cheese icing

Lemons, lemons, lemons… I’ve been up to my eye balls with lemons over the past week trying to ward off a cold (with only moderate success). Now I’m onto lozenges and chicken noodle soup (coming soon to the blog!) so I made these cute little cupcakes with my leftover lemons. INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons milk2 cups…