Healthy Cranberry, Chia And Coconut Cookies

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Cranberry and Chia Coconut Cookies

I wanted to make some healthy cookies for that ‘little something’ to have with my “cuppa”. I began looking on the internet to see what I could find and came across this recipe on Taste.com.au which sounded really good. Knowing my well stocked pantry I knew I could make these without having to go shopping for ingredients.

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Easter At The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

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Chocolate Rabbit

Returning from our recent trip to Buxton we called in to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. They were well and truly getting ready for Easter, with goodies in all shapes and sizes.

Easter Chocolates

If you wanted a huge rabbit or egg they had these on offer as well as plenty of smaller ones. Staff were busy boxing and wrapping chocolates ready for the rush.

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Home Away From Home – Buxton Victoria

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Acheron Ridge Cottage View

We recently visited the Buxton area of Victoria for a couple of days of rest and relaxation, not to mention a significant birthday celebration for yours truly. We had done some research on the internet regarding places to stay and came across Acheron Ridge Riverfront Boutique Accommodation in Buxton near Marysville and The Yarra Valley, Victoria. 

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Chocolate Valentine’s Day Heart Brownie

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Valentine Day Heart Brownies

Whilst looking through Valentine’s Day recipes on line I came across this recipe and decided I would like to give it a go as it looked really nice.  It was very easy to prepare and as long as you remember to freeze the caramel chocolate prior to beginning the recipe you will breeze through it. 

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Australia Day Lamington Ice-pops

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Australia Day Frozen Lamington

Lamingtons are a must as part of your Australia Day celebrations. Usually here in Melbourne it is really hot around Australia Day. This year however we are having much milder weather and everyone will be able to enjoy their celebrations. Continue reading

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Christmas 2015 Collection

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Christmas Roundup

I thought I would put together a small collection of what Christmas items we enjoyed and then follow up with recipes and details after the silly season. Continue reading

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Gingerbread House 2015

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Gingerbread House 2016

My gingerbread house this year was left to the very last minute. My grandson was not going to be able to help decorate it as in previous years. I was going to make the Zumbo special gingerbread house but decided I didn’t have enough time to finish for Christmas day. Continue reading

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A Very Merry Christmas 2015

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Santa Merry Christmas

The last few months have been somewhat hectic and I have been remiss to add posts to my blog, hopefully the New Year will change all this.

I would like to thank all my followers and wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Safe New Year.

 

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Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

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Decorated Cake

Everyone in this house loves apples, and what better than in a bundt cake. The added pecan nuts make it even better. I decided to make this cake and take it to an afternoon barbecue so that others could also enjoy the lovely flavours.

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Banana Choc Chip Cookies

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Banana Choc Chip Cookies

Like a lot of us I had some bananas that no one wanted to eat because the skins had gone brown, but the fruit inside was still good. Having tried banana bread recipes before and still having wastage, I decided to check out alternatives. 

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