Delish Baklava Rolls (Cigars)

These rolled nut and pastry sweets drenched in aromatic honey syrup go perfectly well with a cup of espresso or if you want to be truly authentic perhaps Turkish or Greek Coffee. Traditionally your first impression of a Baklava Cigar is its sweeteness, but with this version you will be captivated by the aromas, tastes…

Classic Coconut Jam drops

There is something homely and nostalgic when taking a tray out of the oven and taking a bite warm out of the oven with a chewy and sweet jam centre.  If you grew up in Australia, these jam drops will certainly bring fond memories of your grandmother making this staple for school lunches or during…

Healthy Oat & Coconut Cookies

These are healthy, gluten free and rich in flavour so good for you, they could double-up as a quick breakfast cookie on the go. A quick mix cookie, you will enjoy making these regularly. I was going to dress them up a little with icing but felt it was unfair to them as they simply…

Chocolate and Walnut Biscotti

Chocolate Walnut Biscotti made with pure cocoa for a deeply rich chocolate flavour.  Decadent yet light and crunchy biscotti they are not too sweet. Chocolate biscotti are twice baked Italian biscuits studded with a generous serve of walnuts. This simple  biscotti is everyone’s favourite and make a wonderful Christmas gift wrapped in cellophane with a…

Soft, Chewy & Moorish Gluten-free Coconut and Oat Biscuits

So good for you & guilt free they are ideal as an up-and-go breakfast cookie or a tasty clean snack.  Soft, chewy and Moorish they resemble Anzac biscuits but without the syrup, sugar and butter.     You may also like the wholegrain and rich in flavour Healthy Spelt and Oat Coconut Cookies.    …

Fig, Apple and Raspberry Scrolls

These scrolls are delicious warm on their own or topped with a generous drizzle of raspberry and lemon jam. The scrolls are soft and pull-apart with ease. When biting into them the filling bursts of sweet and indulgent figs, walnut and moist apple. What I love about these, the butter is limited and sugar content…

Classic Hot Cross Buns

Easter is not complete without the smell of moreish hot cross buns. Infused with cinnamon and mixed spice, laced with a generous amount of sultanas and for a little twist a small amount of finely chopped dried apricots. Preparation Time: 30 minutes + proving Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of milk warmed…

Healthy Spelt and Oat Coconut Cookies

These are healthy, wholegrain and rich in flavour so good for you, could double up as a quick breakfast cookie on the go. I was going to dress them up a little with icing but felt it was unfair to them as they simply taste wonderful on their own. No butter, only a small amount…

Gluten free Craisin Florentines

This take of Florentines are so much tastier and even prettier than the ones found in cafes. This Italian classic biscuit features almonds, coconut flakes, reduced sugar condensed milk to tone down the normally very sweet biscuit and dried craisins which after being baked are juicy, soft and tart a perfect contrast to the crunchy…

Espresso Bliss Balls

Unsweetened, high protein and my favourite of all the bliss balls I have made so far. The dates we’re soaked in my favourite espresso shot before adding the remainder of the  antioxidant rich ingredients. Store in the fridge and allow the esspresso to work it’s magic throughout the bliss ball. Do you keep something healthy…

Date, almond and White Chocolate Cups

Satisfy your chocolate craving with these elegant little chocolate cups. The base is super-healthy as it is butter and added sugar free. The creamy white chocolate is the perfect bite sized chocolate treat. Makes apx 12 cups  Silicone cup mould required Ingredients 1/4 cup walnuts 1/4 cup almonds 1/2 cup pitted dates 1/4 cup hot…