Category Archive: Treats

I eat dirty

Quite frankly, this is not true. Nor do I ‘eat clean’. Not in the way that the word might be interpreted by people today. I recently watched the Horizon programme “Clean Eating –… Continue reading

A week on and off my skis

On my skis The Mountain – Coronet Peak is still closed. Yup, this is a sad fact, BUT the team up there have been working really hard to get the slopes looking a… Continue reading

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Tart

Last week I promised to make a dessert for dinner at a friend’s house. Continuing with the theme of combining chocolate and salted caramel (not oats…) I decided to make a tart, inspired… Continue reading

Chocolate Shortbread with Salted Caramel

If you thought I was being all too healthy and that my recipes were lacking some gluttonous, chocolate based recipe, then fear not! (Dad , I know you are reading this and these… Continue reading

Oats : Recipe No.4

Smiley biscuits with a dark chocolate filling – okay, mine were originally made with wholegrain flour, but there is no reason why you can’t swap the flour for ground oats. The dough will… Continue reading

Oats : Recipe No.3

Oaty ‘Nice’ Cream – I had some frozen bananas and figs (they are in season) in the freezer and thought adding some oats and other goodies would make a tasty refuel meal. The… Continue reading

Treadmills and Toblerone Cheesecake

I have just eaten an obscene amount of my own creation of Jane’s Patisserie’s No Bake Toblerone Cheesecake. And, I am contemplating another slice. Making it didn’t quite go to plan. I made… Continue reading

Chocolate Mousse – but not as you know it…

Honestly, if this dessert had been presented to me without anyone saying what was in it, I would have assumed I was eating a very guilty treat of chocolate and cream. Oh, how… Continue reading

Nutty for Nutella

Tomorrow is World Nutella Day. Seriously. It has its own website, Facebook page, and is even registered on the ‘Days of the Year’ website – http://www.nutelladay.com/   I only discovered this after ‘Googling’… Continue reading