Simple overnight oats

Some people are not fan of porridge or oats. Take my mother for example, she made over night oats recently and after one or two bites threw them out. They just aren’t for her. I don’t quite fully understand it, for someone who loves muesli which is oat based(and risotto which has a similar theme…

Little Alexander’s Boat bars

A lot has been happening in our house recently. Alexander is coming on leaps and bounds. Gone are the days when I didn’t know what he wanted or was saying within his little “eeehhh eeeehhhh’s”. Now we have full on conversations all day long. All be it that they are about planes in the sky…

Chocolate chip oat bars

I am a big believer in snacks. I think they are just great. Yes I have a good breakfast, usually an easy lunch and a big dinner to get me through the night feeds. But sometimes (most days actually), I need a snack in order to stay human. My favourites are the likes of my…

The perfect oat and coconut cookie!

Well what a week we have had. The weather has been simply beautiful and when it’s like this, how can one not feel all positive and energised? I have been busy in the kitchen, devising new recipes, baking for other people’s parties, planting bulbs all over the garden and thinking about future cookbook ideas. I…

A yummy breakfast and snack!

There are so many different varieties and combinations. You can have it crunchy, in clusters, or loosely bound and flaky. You may like it full of fruit or nuts, or more simply just oaty goodness. Do you eat yours with yogurt or milk or scattered over baked fruits? I am like many of you, I…

Granola goodness

So D and I went out for breakfast this morning which was yummy as always. But as we were leaving my mother rang and said she would be in the area and would pop by for coffee in our house. She may have asked if I had any biscuits to go with said coffee. Of…