Fruit Salad Pikelets

Fruit Salad Pikelets I also like to call these ‘More is More Pikelets’ after a guy I once worked with who used to say If less is more, think how much more more would be. My husband and I have made our own shorthand version of this saying which is simply More is More. I…

Chocolate and Strawberry Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate and Strawberry Zucchini Muffins Another recipe which packs some veggies in. This also has less sugar than most muffin recipes, uses wholemeal flour for extra fibre and contains olive oil instead of butter. This recipe was inspired by the Dark Chocolate Cake recipe on the wonderful blog by Catherin Katz Cuisinicity. Makes about 18…

Pumpkin Chickpea Muffins

This recipe is a mash-up of two of my favourite muffin recipes– chickpea muffins and pumpkin muffins. They’re tasty, high in fibre and perfect for freezing and adding to school lunchboxes. Ingredients (makes about 14 large muffins) Wet Ingredients 2 cans chickpeas (rinsed and drained) 1 cup roasted pumpkin (mashed or pureed) 4 large eggs…

Chocolate Muesli Slice

  Chocolate Muesli Slice This slice is a little bit indulgent, but still full of good things and high in fibre. Ingredients 1 cup coconut oil 1 cup cacao or unsweetened cocoa 3 tbsp honey 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup shredded coconut 2 cups nuts (I’ve used a mixture of walnuts, macadamias and almonds…

Wholemeal Pumpkin and Blueberry Scones

I love scones. When I was young my parents often used to take my brother and I out for country drives on the weekend. These excursions always involved finding a cafe or tea room serving ‘Devonshire Tea’. Those fresh, warm scones spread with sweet jam and thick cream form such a vivid and comforting childhood…

Double Chocolate Oat Bikkies

Double Chocolate Oat Bikkies These bikkies were a hit with everyone (except for my daughter who would rather eat a dried smear of toothpaste on the bathroom sink than something that I have baked). This recipe was inspired by Double Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies over at Kitchen Treaty. Ingredients:   ½ cup coconut oil ½…