~ Muffin Monday ~ Sugar Free Quinoa Apple Muffins YUM! ~

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~ Muffin Monday ~ Quinoa Apple Muffins YUM! ~ I’m still crazy for quinoa here and my adaptation of a recipe is perfect to use quinoa and quinoa flakes along with beautiful golden delicious apples (or apples of your choice). These come out much like the Oatcakes and are not as fluffy as traditional muffins […]

~ Muffin Monday ~ Banana Chocolate Oatcakes and WINNER of the Silpat Baking Mat!!

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~  Muffin Monday ~ Banana Chocolate Oatcakes and WINNER of the Silpat Baking Mat!! Congratulations to Sandra W who says “I love oatmeal raisin cookies. Even though they are nothing fancy and are one of the most basic cookies you can find out there, there is just something about their chewiness, mildness with the oats, […]

Muffin Monday ~ Triple Chocolate Muffins!!!!

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~ Muffin Monday ~ Triple Chocolate Muffins!!!! Today’s muffin is NOT for the faint hearted ♥. It is choc full of chocolate powder and chips. I make a great number of muffins in the test kitchen but the family’s favourite is still chocolate. Make it TRIPLE chocolate and you can’t go wrong! If you are […]

Road Test Tuesday ~ PureBred English Muffins and Pikelets!

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Road Test Tuesday ~ PureBred English Muffins and Pikelets! It’s no secret that I am a PureBred fan and love their Hamburger Buns, bread and rolls.  I even took my own rolls to Hawaii with me to make sure I had good gluten free buns for the burger-fest I knew I would be on since […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo ~ Muffin Monday Tortilla Cups!

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo ~ Muffin Monday Tortilla Cups! Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Remember when I made homemade flour tortillas and everyone at the table fought over the last one?  Well, I made a double batch this weekend and even managed to hide save some to use for recipes this week.  I know that dinner […]

~ Maui Magic, Lenten Promise and WINNER Samsung Galaxy Camera!

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Maui Magic, Lenten Promise and WINNER Samsung Galaxy Camera! Yesterday for my RAoK I literally gave someone I love the shirt off my back Yesterday was an amazing day full of wonder and beauty! The girls went to Slappy Cakes (which we keep renaming a’la Fawlty Towers intro like Sloppy Kitchen, Sassy Café, Sugar Coma……). […]

How to cook without a Kitchen Day 1 ~ (Muffins, Maitland, Lent, and WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat!)

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How to cook without a Kitchen Day 1 ~ (Muffins, Maitland, Lent, and WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat!) My new kitchen goes in TOMORROW!!!!  I’m so excited but also dreading having to go through everything when it goes back into the cupboards.  My AH-mazing husband emptied everything and the EVER so helpful Dancing […]

♥ Valentine’s Week ♥ Muffin (Cupcake) Monday ~ Melinda’s Gluten Free Goodies Red Velvet Cupcakes!

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 ♥ Valentine’s Week ♥ Muffin (Cupcake) Monday ~ Melinda’s Gluten Free Goodies Red Velvet Cupcakes!  Hands up if you like Muffins!  Well, how different is a muffin from a cupcake?  This picture really says it all, I think ♥ Melinda from Melinda’s Gluten Free Goodies sent me an INORDINATE amount of goodies to road test (Thanks […]

Muffin Monday ~ Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins!!!

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Today marked a milestone in our house when I packed the six foot teenager off to TAFE to start the next phase of his life.  Jordan is undertaking the Cert IV in Graphic Design.  A new chapter begins for my talented artistic son. So very proud!!!   Today all the NSW Kindy students started too and […]

Glazed Gingerbread and Apple Muffins {WIN an iPad!}

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Muffin Monday is BACK baby!!!!  I’ve been on a bit of a loaf kick so muffins have received the cold shoulder but, continuing on from my gingerbread obsession (courtesy of an amazing work colleague who is a self-confessed ginger freak), these were amazingly moist, delicious, and because they are made with Natvia AND fruit, can […]