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Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie with Vanilla Bean Custard

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie with Vanilla Bean Custard

Sweet and spicy pumpkin pie smothered in smooth, creamy vanilla bean custard has to be the quintessential dessert for thanksgiving.

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Pumpkin Pie Peanut Butter Cups

Pumpkin Pie Peanut Butter Cups

A sweet, spicy but smooth peanut butter pumpkin pie centre hidden within a melt in the mouth divine peanut chocolate casing. This isn’t just Halloween candy – this is Halloween candy for grown-ups.

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Maple and Raisin Oat Cookies

Maple and Raisin Oat Cookies

Soft, chewy and packed with plump juicy raisins- raisin oat cookies are undeniably a kitchen staple and there should always be a place for them in the cookie jar.

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Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies

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Soft, sweet and delectable – if you like orange it doesn’t get any better than these!

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Super Simple Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Super Simple Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

This isn’t just strawberry cheesecake ice cream – this is super simple strawberry cheesecake ice cream. Which means it is sweet, fruity, delectable – and all things that you would want from a strawberry cheesecake ice cream plus…………………………it’s super simple to make!!

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Chocolate Cream Filled Mini Easter Eggs

Chocolate Cream Filled Mini Easter Eggs

Okay put your hand up if you remember the first Lindt Lindor Easter egg that you ever had……………………………………… I do for sure. (Don’t worry if you could never have them - all that is about to change!!!)

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Caramel Whip and Hazelnut Slice

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Happy Mother’s day everyone – and especially to all you awesome Mum’s out there!

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Lemon and Sultana Pancakes

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Fluffy, delicious these awesome little pancakes are the perfect Sunday morning treat brunch.

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Almond and Apricot Shortcake

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I had this plan where I would sit down with a slice of this apricot and almond shortcake and whilst I sat enjoying every mouthful, in the small amount of sunshine peeking from behind the clouds and through my window, I  would share with you all the amazing qualities associates with this delicious treat.

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Juba’s Cherry Chocolate Slice

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Rich, sweet and the perfect balance between fruit and chocolate – thank you Juba for the inspiration!

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Peach Melba Cheesecake

Peach Melba Cheesecake

Grab a fork and come on over! Finally I’ve done it! I’ll ignore for the moment that the kitchen is littered with my failed attempts and the washing up is stacked a mile high because here I have a high protein, low fat, cholesterol free absolutely scrumptious baked cheesecake. Yay!!!!!

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Orange and Cranberry Bakewell Tart

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They say to start the New Year how you mean to continue. So I am going to start mine with an outrageous classic, which is a personal favourite, but with a winter twist!

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Chocolate Orange and Raisin Slice

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As we have raced through December Christmas is upon us!! (You know this for sure when you can’t get a parking space in town on a Saturday after 9 am!!!!) Christmas has always been a time when a lot of baking has taken place in our house.

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Luxury Shortbread Mince Tart

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Mincemeat is undoubtedly one of my favourite foods on the planet - the perfect blend of sweet and spicy, rich and fruity.

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Delectable Thanksgiving Pecan Pie

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I wish I could convey to you with words just how scrumptious this Pecan Pie is but I am at a loss!!! Pecan nuts and caramel have always been perfect together and this Pecan Pie is no exception

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Mixed Summer Berry Ice Cream

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You must have noticed by now that our holidays are always made complete by at least one ice-cream outing.

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Strawberry Blueberry and Banana Overnight Oats

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Fruity, delicious and nutritious – oh yes, my favourite combo!!!

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Raw Berry Tart

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This is, undoubtedly, the perfect summer treat. With those always awesome summer berries, with a dash of COYO, you really can’t go wrong!

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Raw Lemon Date Bars

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Nutritious, delicious, the perfect little keep-you-going-on-the-road bar!

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Peach and Nectarine Ice with Raspberry Coulis

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Light, sweet, refreshing, it really is perfect in this heatwave!

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