Yummy Chocolate Coconut Slices

The simplest of bakes, this delicious recipe was passed onto our family by a dear friend, Janet, years and years ago – I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to bake it for my own children. The perfect tea-time treat or lunch box filler, these bars keep well, although they’ll disappear faster than you…

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Father’s Day M&M’s Fudge!

If you haven’t already seen it, here’s the Father’s Day Gift Guide I put out last week, but if you’d rather make something homemade with the kids, I have just the thing for you. The simplest microwave fudge pimped out with half a cup of my husband’s favourite candy – M&M’s. Cut into squares and…

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Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Red Velvet Mug Cakes

Mother’s Day is literally a few days away, Dads, so why not surprise the Momma in your life with a showstopping Red Velvet Mug Cake in bed, made all the easier by Pillsbury!? With just over 2 minutes in the microwave, how simple is that – add some Ready-to-Spread Cream Cheese Frosting on top and…

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Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Rainbow Birthday Cupcakes

Last month we got to celebrate our little baker’s birthday! We decided to make some colourful Rainbow Cupcakes from a Pillsbury Moist French Vanilla Cake Mix by simply adding in some colour-popping gel for her school birthday ring! Naturally, given the choice, Sophie chose pink, purple and turquoise to form the three coloured cake batters,…

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The best Christmas Shortbread!

If there’s one bake I have to make to get me in the Christmas spirit, it’s homemade Shortbread. It reminds me of my childhood, and my Mom and both grandmother’s baking it. Dredged in Caster Sugar, this crisp and buttery Shortbread is delicious with a cup of coffee or mug of steaming tea, or to…

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My favourite new find – Kiddylicious snacks!

A close friend who knows my battles with my fussy eater, Oli, dropped off a variety of Kiddylicious snacks for us to try. Oli is notoriously bad at willingly eating vegetables so I’m limited to basically three choices with him, which still need to be washed down with multiple cups of water. Brand new to…

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Nestlé has launched the new and improved MILO® Energy Cereal with 27% less sugar, more added benefits and I’m sharing the secret recipe with you!

  The secret is out, and parents, you’re going to love this. The famous brand has given the cereal we know and love an entire makeover, and has reduced the sugar contents by a whopping 27%. That’s huge! Breakfast time can now be guilt-free! I attended the media event last week, hosted by Dr Michael…

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