Easy banana bread

I have a confession. I’m a dessert addict. Which means I’m always on the prowl for healthy(ish) sweets that I can devour without guilt. And if they’re easy to make, it’s a big bonus. This banana bread recipe is made with coconut oil instead of butter. It’s also a one bowl recipe. So, win-win? Ripe bananas, a smattering of salt, a…




Chocolate brownie cookies

This chocolate brownie cookie (wow that’s a mouthful) is for those with a sweet tooth and a chocolate addiction. Can’t decide if you want a crunchy cookie or a fudgy brownie? Have both.  This recipe is adapted from the Smitten Kitchen blog. RECIPE NOTES: The original recipe calls for 115 grams of unsweetened chocolate. I…




Chocolate chunk granola bars

Remember those memes about hungry people and their ridiculous behaviour on an empty stomach? Well, that’s me! So granola bars are the perfect snack to carry around in anticipation of such emergencies. Not sure what I’m on about? No problem, here are a couple of popular memes:   The great thing about making your own…




Smitten Kitchen’s strawberry milk

What motivates you to try a new recipe? For me, it comes down to how down-to-earth and reliable it is. I don’t mind climbing the Himalayas for salt, just as long as the recipe truly deserves it. And most often than not, it doesn’t. Thankfully, this strawberry milk recipe is down to earth and the…




Parmesan chicken pasta soup

Soups always get a bad rep for tasting goopy and boring – but not if you make it right. Making stock at home is essential. I like to throw in the rind of leftover cheese while making the stock for a bit of extra flavour. RECIPE Serves 6¬†(as a main course) Ingredients 2 eggs 4¬†tablespoons…