Fruits

Nuts & Seeds

Blueberry Nut Bars

We’ve been over doing it, have you? My kids are berry eaters anyway, but since local wild blueberries have appeared it’s gotten slightly out of control. Julian yells at me

By Season

Applewich

When I was growing up my mom (Hi Mommy!) would make me Applewiches. The apple and peanut butter snack was one of my favorites. I was rarely allowed any sweets

By Season

PB&J Pancakes

Some of my most beloved memories of my wacky, but impossibly loving family, is of us sitting around a breakfast table, and, most times, we were eating pancakes. The hearty

By Season

Homemade Strawberry Jam

Scarlett is an only child unless you count her three siblings: Sophie, Chloe and Simon. Our best friends, Susanne and Duncan Coutts, were always like family to my husband and

Summer

Watermelon Salad

I first had this fantastic salad at the barbeque that Ben’s parents had for us the day after our wedding. A group of maybe 20 or so made the ferry

Summer

Lemon Blueberry Cake

Scarlett pulled a fever out of the clear blue sky one night and that left us house bound the next day. I actually like days we find ourselves house bound

Grains & Rice

Apple Crumble

You know what it’s like, as soon as you decide you’re not going to do something it’s all you can think about. When you realize you can’t swear in front

By Meal Type

Mini Apple Cups

Today was the day. We got the girls together to bake. All our friends groaned at the idea of two preschooler’s cooking together, but we planned and plotted. Easy recipe.

By Meal Type

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Scarlett loves to graze. All day long. She’ll sit for her three meals each day, but I find she prefers smaller meals that don’t seem too intimidating to finish with

Drinks

Milkshake

I live with an addict. Her name is Esme and her poison is sugar. “Mum, was I good today?” she’ll ask. If tell her she’s been good then she takes