28 03, 2016

Double Choc Muffin Bars

By |2017-06-12T11:20:16+10:00March 28th, 2016|Categories: Lunchbox, Sweets|2 Comments

Join us If you are looking for a great recipe to use up all those leftover broken Easter chocolate (whats leftover chocolate!?!) then this is the recipe for you! These are just like store bought muffin bars but half the price and you know exactly what is in them! These can be frozen too so they make a great lunchbox item. Just grab and go! They thaw nicely in the lunchbox. Love this recipe? Subscribe to the TRTLMT newsletter and [...]

26 03, 2016

Rocky Road Filled Easter Egg

By |2017-06-12T11:20:21+10:00March 26th, 2016|Categories: Easter Week, Sweets|0 Comments

Join us Something a little fun that you can whip up last minute for a quick gift for Easter. Wrap in cellophane with a little twine and a gift tag for a super cute and delicious gift. If you are looking for other gift ideas a little different to the usual chocolate bunnies and eggs try one of these!   Want more Easter recipes? My Mixing Easter e-book has 34 delicious recipes to see you through Easter and the rest [...]

25 03, 2016

Double Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

By |2017-06-12T11:20:21+10:00March 25th, 2016|Categories: Breakfast, Easter Week, Sweets|0 Comments

Join us A Double Chocolate Hot Cross Bun pull apart? It doesn't get much better this for Easter breakfast or brunch!  This recipe is based of my popular Hot Cross Buns recipe from 2014. This recipe does not have any bread improver in it. If I'm making bread for friends and don't want to risk it being a flop I'll add just a little in. If you want to ensure you have nice soft fluffy hot cross buns I recommend [...]

23 03, 2016

Bunny Biscuits

By |2017-06-12T11:20:21+10:00March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Easter Week, Sweets|0 Comments

Join us Confession: I wish I was an awesome biscuit decorator but I am not (can you tell?). I've always admired decorated biscuits and in awe of peoples talent. Maybe I should do a course and see if I can improve my skills. They can't get any worse right?... right? These Bunny Biscuits are so incredibly easy to make and decorate that they are a great activity for the kiddies over the long weekend (and current school holidays for some). [...]

22 03, 2016

Mars Bar Pinata Easter Eggs

By |2019-04-18T20:23:43+10:00March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Easter Week, Sweets|1 Comment

Join us Now these have got to be one of my most favourite Easter treat to whip up and gift. They have a delicious chocolatey shell and inside is hidden goodies just like a pinata! Such a nice little surprise for the kiddies. To break it down, these Mars Bar Pinata Eggs are made of a delicious Mars Bar slice-like outer layer and inside is filled with goodies, in this case little speckled mini Easter eggs. You can fill these [...]

20 03, 2016

Caramel Filled Easter Eggs

By |2017-06-12T11:20:21+10:00March 20th, 2016|Categories: Easter Week, Sweets|0 Comments

Join us This is the first recipe of my Easter Week - a week full of Easter recipes for the whole family. I love this recipe because it is 5 ingredients, a few quick steps and something you can whip up in 30 minutes before heading to an event or needing a last minute gift. For these I have used a caramel flavoured egg. Who doesn't love caramel right? But my other favourites are Turkish Delight and peppermint filled eggs. [...]

16 03, 2016

Appletana Balls

By |2017-06-12T11:20:22+10:00March 16th, 2016|Categories: Lunchbox, Sweets|0 Comments

Join us My kiddies love bliss balls or anything bite size. These are one of their absolute faves along with my Apple Crumble Balls and Mini Fruit Balls. Being gluten, dairy, egg and nut free they make a great addition to the lunchbox or play date.  People of often ask where they can get preservative free apple rings. I have recently found them at Costco. Organic preservative free apple rings. Now they are a bit browner and unappealing compared to [...]

14 03, 2016

Banana Crumble Bread

By |2017-06-12T11:20:22+10:00March 14th, 2016|Categories: Lunchbox, Sweets|0 Comments

Join us Oh my goodness! It doesn't get much better than this. Banana bread is popular for many. Its easy, affordable, freezer friendly and is great as an emergency afternoon tea or lunchbox filler. Let me introduce you to my Banana Crumble Bread. So easy and so so delicious. My favourite part of this bread is the crumble topping. It is sooooo good! Little tip: If you are like me and love the crumble as much as I do, make [...]

9 03, 2016

Key Lime Bliss Balls

By |2017-06-12T11:20:22+10:00March 9th, 2016|Categories: Lunchbox, Sweets|2 Comments

Join us Everyone knows I love a good bliss ball recipe. Why? Because more often than not they are so easy to whip up and only require a handful of simple ingredients. You can whack in anything and hope for the best. Oh, and in a lot of cases they are pretty good for you too (well better than a chocolate bar!). Bliss balls are always a lunchbox staple around here. These Key Lime Bliss Balls are gluten, dairy and [...]

7 03, 2016

Chocolate Avocado Biscuits

By |2017-06-12T11:20:22+10:00March 7th, 2016|Categories: Lunchbox, Sweets|0 Comments

Join us Yep! Chocolate Avocado Biscuits. My kiddies not only love these but have no clue there is their most hated vegetable, avocado, in them (ok I just learnt that avocados are actually a fruit! Oh the embarrassment!). These are egg and nut free and can even be made without gluten and dairy. Not bad huh!? These came about as a variation of the very popular Chocolate Chickpea Biscuits. I wanted to create something similar (a soft almost cake like [...]

4 03, 2016

Mini Carrot Cakes

By |2017-06-12T11:20:22+10:00March 4th, 2016|Categories: Lunchbox, Sweets|2 Comments

Join us You requested it so here they are! The Mini Carrot Cakes from our recent 5 Day #freezertolunchbox Challenge we held in January. For those that missed it, we cooked one lunchbox recipe per day for 5 days to stock the freezer. In the end we cooked 160 snacks to last us the first few months (hopefully!) of being back to school. Sad you missed out? Sign up to our challenge alert email list. When the next challenge is [...]

10 12, 2015

Apple Goji Bites

By |2017-06-12T11:20:27+10:00December 10th, 2015|Categories: Lunchbox, Sweets|0 Comments

Join us I wasn't going to post this recipe as it is so basic but my kiddies (especially Mr 2) can not get enough. I thought "Lets post! Someone else may love them too!". My kiddies aren't fans of Goji berries so I was pondering how I could use up the big bag of them I bought. I was creating a different recipe for a top secret project (all will be revealed soon!) and then got sidetracked and created these. [...]

1 12, 2015

Steamed Christmas Pudding

By |2017-06-12T11:20:31+10:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Sweets, The 4 Blades Magazine|0 Comments

Join us Today the team at The 4 Blades Magazine launched The Festive Issue! Jam packed full of so many great recipes for not only Christmas Day but for the entire month of December and 2016. We have made is useful as possible so you will get months of enjoyment out of it. My job was to create a pudding recipe for the mag. Oh the pressure!!! (Should I mention that Im not a massive pudding fan - horrible memories [...]

24 11, 2015

Fairy Bread From Scratch

By |2017-06-12T11:20:31+10:00November 24th, 2015|Categories: Lunchbox, Sweets, The 4 Blades Magazine|0 Comments

Join us Happy Fairy Bread Day! I'm told today is the day to celebrate all things Fairy Bread. I cant say I am a huge fan of it myself by my partner and best friend love it so to celebrate I am posting my Fairy Bread From Scratch recipe. Well almost from scratch. I haven't made the 100's and 1000's. For those thinking "What on earth is Fairy Bread?". Its basically bread, smothered in butter and sprinkled with 100's and [...]

20 11, 2015

Gluten Free Mini Mud Cakes

By |2017-06-12T11:20:32+10:00November 20th, 2015|Categories: Sweets, The 4 Blades Magazine|0 Comments

Join us Dessert in fifteen minutes? Yes please! This is a great recipe that uses minimal ingredients, great for entertaining those with allergies and is great when you need something to hit that sweet spot! Doesn't get much better than this huh!? Well it does actually, if you cook these for only eight to ten minutes you'll have yourself a delicious gluten free molten lava cake! These have quickly become one of my new favourite dessert. They are so delicious [...]

10 11, 2015

Strapple Balls

By |2017-06-12T11:20:32+10:00November 10th, 2015|Categories: Lunchbox, Sweets|0 Comments

Join us Strapple Balls? Yeah I know. Crazy name but memorable? Hmmm maybe not. Feel free to just call them Strawberry Apple Bliss Balls if you like. Regardless, these are delicious and Mr 7's absolute favourite lunchbox snack. He is forever asking me to whip up a batch. They are so incredibly easy and quick I can't help but say yes. These Strapple Ball's use store bought dried strawberries and apple rings. You can purchase these at Coles, health food [...]

9 11, 2015

Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake

By |2017-06-12T11:20:32+10:00November 9th, 2015|Categories: Sweets|0 Comments

Join us A few weeks ago we moved house. Oh my gosh I hate nothing more than moving house. Once we were all done we celebrated the move with a BBQ. Now BBQs I love. My amazing best friend is a great cook! She was in charge of dessert. She bought over the most indulgent, delicious choc hazelnut cheesecake. Recipe adapted and tweaked from here. I'm not kidding when I say this is indulgent! This will easily serve 10-12 people [...]

2 11, 2015

Healthy Coloured Popcorn

By |2017-06-12T11:20:32+10:00November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Lunchbox, Sweets, The 4 Blades Magazine|0 Comments

Join us We are celebrating 1 year of The 4 Blades Mag! What an exciting 12 months it has been. We celebrated by creating a party issue full of your favourite party recipes! A favourite childhood party treat was coloured popcorn. Unfortunately they are often loaded with A LOT of refined sugar (45g per 100g of coloured popcorn. Now I love sugar. I'm not going to lie but that's a lot!) and artificial colours etc which isn't always fab for [...]

1 11, 2015

Apple Crumble Cheesecake

By |2017-06-12T11:20:32+10:00November 1st, 2015|Categories: Sweets|0 Comments

Join us This morning I released my 2016 TRTLMT Calendar. How exciting! It is even bigger and better than last years and this time I ordered plenty so we don't run out in 45 minutes like last year. The 2016 TRTLMT Calendar showcases 38 of the most popular recipes from the blog, a few that you may have missed or forgotten about and lots of brand new recipes – 15 in fact! One of the new recipes featured in the [...]

15 09, 2015

Creamy White Chocolate Pudding

By |2017-06-12T11:20:32+10:00September 15th, 2015|Categories: Sweets, The 4 Blades Magazine|0 Comments

If you a subscriber to The 4 Blades Magazine you will know how popular this dessert has been! This Creamy White Chocolate Pudding recipe comes from our Desserts Issue which was released back in July this year. This is my tweaked version. If you want an even quicker version (under 10 minutes!) see The Desserts Issue for recipe.  This is a delicious quick treat when you need dessert in a hurry or want to make something in advance. It's simple, [...]