Chicken, Bacon & Potato Chowder

It’s that time of year again where it’s cooling off and we feel like comfort food. This Chowder is a winner served with a fresh crusty bread roll! However… you don’t really need the bread roll…. This is a luscious thick soup that could be a starter or main meal… it’s super filling, warm and comforting! Ingredients: 1 large chicken breast diced 3 rashers of Bacon diced 1 Onion diced 5 baby potatoes peeled and diced 3 cloves of Garlic … Read More

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Crumbed Chicken Stuffed with Ham & Mozzarella

Delicious and easy mid week dinner that takes minimal time to prepare and is oven baked! Very economical as well as 1 chicken breast with serve 2! Ingredients: 1 Large Chicken Breast sliced in half 4 Slices of Leg Ham A couple of handfuls of grated Mozzarella 1 Free Range Egg beaten Cracked Pepper and Salt to season Approx 1 cup of Breadcrumbs What to do: Place the ham on the sliced chicken breast and season with the salt and … Read More

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Kerri’s Curried Sausages

Check out this amazing recipe by Kerri Nicol Thanks for sharing Kerri 🙂  This made 1 large serve! 2 x thin beef snags 1 small tomato chopped 1/4 large onion sliced 3 largeish button mushies sliced 1 good tspn crushed garlic Good wad of butter Dollop of olive oil Spices… 1 large bay leaf Onion powder Garlic powder Sumac Tumeric Curry Powder Cumin Salt and Pepper Marjoram Thickened Cream… I don’t measure anything lol Add butter and oil to Saucepan then … Read More

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Slow Cooker Foccacia – by Kathleen Lynch

Super simple easy recipe! Thanks for sharing Kathleen 🙂 Pizza Focaccia bread 3 cups  of Self Raising Flour 2 cups of warm water 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon of sweet chilli sauce and mixed herbs Mix all of the ingredients together to form a dough and place into the slow cooker. Add toppings such as  bacon, cheese, mushrooms, tomato, onion, garlic, capsicum ect.. (You could spread a pest or pizza sauce on top before adding the toppings) Cook for an hour … Read More

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Pale Ale Lamb Stew

There is nothing more delicious and comforting than a slow cooked lamb stew! You can cook this in the oven or your slow cooker! I’ve used a large roasting pan on the stove top and then transferred to the oven and later the slow cooker. You could use a frypan and then transfer to your slow cooker later.. entirely up to you and what cooking items you have on hand… either way the aromas while cooking will have you waiting … Read More

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Butterfly Cupcakes

Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes make the BEST Butterfly cakes! <<< Click on the link for he recipe! Whip up some cream and use your favourite jam. Me.. I love homemade Strawberry Jam! Cut out the centre of the cupcake and cut in half. Using a teaspoon add some jam into the whole and cover with the whipped cream. Add the 2 halves  to the top and add another dollops of Jam. Using a sieve sprinkle the top with icing sugar and … Read More

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Health and Wellness Journey

It’s all a part of the Journey….. I haven’t been doing much food blogging lately as you may have realised… I’ve been spending less time in the kitchen and a lot of time at the beach, it’s a 2 mins walk with spectacular sunsets and breathtaking views.  There’s nothing like a stroll along the beach at the end of the day, very relaxing and a great way to unwind and release any stresses during the day! We often take the … Read More

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Mel’s Chocolate Fudge Brownies

My buddy Mel gave me this killer Brownie recipe yesterday and I couldn’t wait to make it! So I got my Sunday morning bake on! Ingredients: 250 grams of dark chocolate 250 grams of butter 400 grams of caster sugar 200 grams of cornflour 4 free range eggs What to do: Preheat the oven to 170c. My oven is fan forced so I have lowered the heat to 150.  Melt the chocolate and the butter. I used the microwave on … Read More

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Prawn Fritters

Prawn Fritters…. yum yum yum! Easy to make and absolutely delicious! Ingredients: 500 grams of fresh green prawns peeled and diced 1.5 cups of grated mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup of whole egg mayonnaise 1 large free range egg 1 Tablespoon of freshly chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon of freshly chopped chives cracked pepper and himalayan salt to season 1/4 cup of plain flour oil of choice for frying, I use grape seed or rice bran (high heat cooking oil) What to … Read More

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Old Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream

There is nothing easier than making home made ice cream! I picked up an Ice Cream Maker from the Op Shop for $9 and it’s a ripper! Before you think about churning icecream remember to plan ahead and have the bowl of the icecream maker in the freezer for at least 24 hours.. mine tends to live in there between batches.. What you need: 2 cups of cream 3/4 cup full cream milk 3/4 cup of caster sugar 2 teaspoon … Read More

LJOld Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream