Snickerdoodles …

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  Donuts are my weakness and I think that’s why I love these Snickerdoodles so much.  That smell of sugary cinnamon when these come out of the oven sends me weak at the knees.  These biscuits are like little pillows of fluffiness, mildly chewy and absolutely delicious.  Enjoy!     Snickerdoodles …   Print Author: Mrs Organised Recipe type: Biscuits/Cookies Ingredients ... 3 cups plain flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, at room temperature ¾ cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 2 large eggs 2 … read more

Mango and Coconut Muffins …

Mango and Coconut Muffins

  Muffins are perfect for lunchboxes, morning teas or an after school snack and these Mango and Coconut Muffins are sure to be a hit.  Mango and coconut are a delightful combination and these muffins are suitable to freeze.  Enjoy!   Mango and Coconut Muffins ...   Print Author: Mrs Organised Recipe type: Muffin Ingredients ... 2 cups self-raising flour, sifted ¾ cups castor sugar ½ cup dessicated coconut 1 ¼ cups lite sour cream 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ½ cup vegetable oil 1 ¾ cups fresh mango, chopped Method ... Preheat oven to 180C … read more

Four Ingredient “Honey Joys” …

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  Honey Joys are a sweet little snack that can be whipped up in next to no time.  It’s one of those "retro" recipes that’s been around forever but shows up every now and then.  They only need four common ingredients that will be found in most pantries and fridges and are perfect for a morning tea treat for school or ideal for a small child’s birthday party.  Enjoy!   Four Ingredient “Honey Joys” …   Print Author: Mrs Organised Ingredients ... 3 ¾ cups Corn Flakes ¼ cup butter ⅓ cup sugar 1 ½ tablespoons honey Method ... Preheat oven to 150C … read more

Almond Tahini Bliss Balls …

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  These Almond Tahini Bliss Balls are a quick, easy, healthy snack for anyone on the go or perfect for Mum or Dad’s lunchboxes for work.  They do contain almonds so are probably best not sent to school due to potential allergies but are a great after school snack.  Tahini is a deliciously nutty and creamy spread made from sesame seeds and, if you’ve not used it before, you’ll find it in most supermarkets in the Health Food section.  Enjoy! Almond Tahini Bliss Balls …   Print Author: Mrs Organised Ingredients ... ½ cup raisons ½ cup freshly squeezed … read more

Chocolate Orange Bliss Balls …

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  Chocolate and orange are a classic flavour combination and these Chocolate Jaffa Balls are not only easy to make but also quite healthy.  I usually make and freeze a few varieties of Bliss Balls at Christmas time and keep some frozen.  They are a great addition to a cheese platter and the perfect treat if friends drop by unexpectedly.  Enjoy! Chocolate Orange Bliss Balls ...   Print Ingredients ... ½ cup rolled oats 1 cup almond meal ½ cup desiccated coconut 3 tablespoons raw cacao (or substitute with cocoa) ⅓ cup orange juice 1 ½ tablespoons … read more

Halloween Bark … a fun, spooky treat!

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  If you’re searching for a simple, fun, no-bake recipe for Halloween, look no further, because Halloween Bark is as quick and simple as it gets.  Simply melt some chocolate either in a bowl over some boiling water, in a double boiler or in the microwave, spread it on some baking paper on a tray and then add some lollies or other sweet treats.  And that truly is the beauty of making something like this … you can add whatever you like! For my Halloween Bark I added orange, green and yellow M & M’s, Chicos, Kit Kat Bars, Chocolate Bullets, small Fruity Jubes but … read more

Almond Oat Health Muffins …

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My hubby loves to keep fit and exercises most days. If he’s not kayaking or running, you’ll find him in the gym.  In keeping with his healthy lifestyle, he watches fairly carefully what he eats, so these healthy muffins are perfect for him to take to work for morning tea.  Mind you, I find them pretty hard to resist too … they’re absolutely delicious and freeze beautifully.  Enjoy!       Almond Oat Health Muffins …   Print Author: Mrs Organised Serves: 12 Ingredients ... 2 cups almond meal 1 cup rolled oats ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 … read more

Slow Cooked Crispy Skinned Pork Belly …

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  If the truth be known, nothing puts my taste buds on high alert quite like the promise of pork crackling … there’s nothing that comes close to the taste sensation when you sink your teeth into the salty, crunchy, crispy crackling … mmm … yum!  And if crackling leaves you salivating then the tender, succulent, melt-in-the-mouth pork in this recipe will leave you speechless.  Pork Belly has become really popular in the last few years and this is my absolute favourite way to cook it.  This recipe is so quick and easy meaning you can spend time doing other things while … read more

Chocolate Fudge Mud Cake …

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  I’ve tried for a while to find the perfect Chocolate Mud Cake recipe but couldn't find one I was happy with.  I’d get excited with each new attempt but was never overly thrilled with the result.  Not only that, but I’ve had some epic fails in the process.  So, what’s a girl to do when she can’t find the perfect recipe … create her own!   I’ve played with this recipe for the last month or so, tweeking it with each attempt and am pleased to report success!  Delicious, decadent, delectable and delightful are just some of the adjectives that hubby’s used and he even … read more

Slow Cooked Coconut Lamb Curry …

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  My slow cooker is definitely one of my favourite appliances in the kitchen … it saves me so much time, produces beautiful tender meals and really takes the pressure away at dinner time.  This is another easy slow cooker recipe that takes very little time to prepare … Slow Cooked Coconut Lamb Curry.  For this recipe, I use the Mini Lamb Leg Roasts from Coles and dice them myself.  It's pretty easy to do and this cut is perfect, producing melt-in-the-mouth lamb.  Enjoy!       Slow Cooked Coconut Lamb Curry …   Print Author: Mrs Organised … read more

Chicken, Bacon & Vegetable Chive Rice …

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  This is a quick and easy recipe to prepare using a humble barbecue chicken.  It’s one of my “go to” meals when I need to create a meal in a hurry.  Enjoy!   Chicken, Bacon & Vegetable Chive Rice …   Print Author: Mrs Organised Ingredients ... 1 ½ cups uncooked brown rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 5 rindless bacon rashers 1 brown onion 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 small yellow capsicum, chopped 1 ½ cups corn kernels 1 cup water 1 chicken stock cube 1 cup chopped barbecue chicken 1 cup frozen peas, steamed ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated ⅓ cup light … read more

One Bowl Orange Cake …

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    Here is another of my favourite recipes for a One Bowl Orange Cake. It’s so quick and easy because all the ingredients simply get combined in a single bowl and mixed. It’s also deliciously moist and perfect for your next morning tea with family or friends. Enjoy!       One Bowl Orange Cake …   Print Author: Mrs Organised Ingredients ... 1 cup self-raising flour ⅔ cup castor sugar 2 tablespoons orange zest ¾ cup softened butter 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 large eggs ¼ cup milk Icing: 1 cup icing sugar 1 teaspoon softened butter … read more

Ham, Pea and Mushroom Fettucini …

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    This is a quick and easy dinner that is very popular in my household. This recipe does make a very generous serve that would easily feed 6 people or use the leftovers for lunch the next day. Enjoy!   Ham, Pea and Mushroom Fettucini …   Print Author: Mrs Organised Recipe type: Pasta Ingredients ... 250g packet fettucini 1 tablespoon butter 8 – 10 large fresh mushrooms 1 cup diced ham 1 cup cooked green peas 3 shallots, sliced finely 4 egg yolks 1 ¼ cups light cream pinch of nutmeg salt and pepper, to season ⅓ cup grated parmesan cheese … read more

Raspberry Banana Loaf …

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  This Raspberry Banana Loaf is one of my hubby’s favourites, so I bake it quite often. He loves it fresh out of the oven and will slice off a big chunk to eat while it’s still hot. Once it’s cooled though, I slice all the loaves quickly, pop each slice into a snack-size zip lock bag and then get them into the freezer pronto so that I have morning teas ready to go for the week ahead. I always use my favourite small loaf tins, which measure 18 cm x 8 cm. This recipe will make 3 small loaves and I usually get around 8 slices from each one.   This is so simple … read more

Apple Spice Loaf …

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  It’s no secret that I love any recipe that can be whipped up in a single bowl and this Apple Spice Loaf is one such recipe. Divinely simple and just as delicious, I guarantee this will become a firm favourite. This loaf is so moist and freezes beautifully, making it perfect to bake on the weekend to freeze for lunchboxes through the week.   I have used two of my favourite smaller loaf tins for this recipe because I find I get a more consistent texture through each of the loaves. I bought them from Daiso and use them a lot when I bake. They measure 18 cm long x 8.5 … read more