6 spreads you can make at home

Almond Butter Costs less than a jar of Pics peanut butter and only takes a few minutes to make. Simply whizz 2 ish cups of almonds with a wee bit of salt, until smooth. Serve on toast or add to smoothies or baking Peanut Butter To roast the peanuts: bake in the oven on 100…

How to make butter in 5 easy steps!

Butter is so expensive and it’s not likely to get any cheaper due to high demand and lower availability – so much for living in the land of milk and honey! I’m not about to start eating margarine, so I made my own butter today. This is how you make butter in 5 easy steps….

Allergy friendly Bread!

Allergy friendly Bread! Wheat free, gf, df, egg free, nut free and most importantly, delicious 😍 To make: In a large bowl put: ½ cup of buckwheat flour 1 cup of chickpea flour 1 cup of ground linseeds 1 cup of ground sunflower seeds ½ cup of gf bread mix 1 cup of pysillium husks…

Strawberry Chia 'jam'

Got some best before strawberries sitting in the fridge? Try this Strawberry chia jam! To make: In a pot put: Fresh strawberries washed, chop the green tops off and sliced in halves (about 2 cups) 1 tsp of molasses sugar ¼ cup of of water 2-3 tbsps of chia seeds 1 tsp of balsamic vinegar…

Muesli

Mr 12 was whining there was nothing for breakfast and we were out of cereal. So I spent two minutes assembling this muesli. Most store bought cereals and muesli’s are highly processed and full of sugar. They’re not an ideal breakfast and some are around 30% added sugar – comparable to milk chocolate! (not mentioning…

Mini quiche

Mini Quiche This is an adaptation of a recipe I posted last week. Is super delicious and only takes minutes in the kitchen. To make: In a hot fry pan put: Wee bit of olive oil Place metal cookie cutter in pan Crack 1 egg inside cookie cutter Add a handful of chopped parsley and…

Chocolate Nut spread

Chocolate and nut spread Simply whizz til smoothish: ½ cup roasted almonds or hazelnuts and 50 grams of dark chocolate Like Nutella but better 😍

Egg and Salmon

Miss 8 is having a growth spurt. She’s already eaten a large bowl of overnight oats with fruit, yoghurt and nuts and complained she’s still hungry. So I cooked up this sucker. To Make: 2 eggs cracked inside a round cookie cutter and cooked in a fry pan, with a wee bit of olive oil…

Kumara Toast

Simply slice Kumara lengthways, about the same width as bread. Pop in the toaster for a few goes until soft, but still firm. Serve with your favourite topping. Enjoy!

Peanut Butter

Mr 10 said: Mum! We’re outta peanut butter! I’m gonna make some more ok? 5 minutes later and he’s spooning it in by the mouthful. Once the peanuts are roasted, its simply a matter of pouring peanuts in the food processor and adding peanut oil (optional, I find it helps the blender work faster) and…