Choc Coconut Bliss Balls

Our young son does a lot of sport, and it’s important that he has something to eat beforehand to give him the energy he needs. I’ve tried making protein balls before, and they haven’t been as successful as I’d like. As in, they taste pretty good to me, but the sports dude will eat one or two before saying that he doesn’t really want any more ­čśŽ

Until now!

choc coco ball
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Lovely Lemons!

Recently I had the opportunity to pick a bag full of┬álemons from a very┬áold lemon tree, before the property passed to the new owners. My poor little lemon tree in a pot at home doesn’t do the best job at producing fruit, so I was very pleased to stock up!

While they don’t look as ‘beautiful’ as shop-bought, their blemishes are only skin deep, and they still taste great! Here they are, with a commercial lemon for comparison

lemons

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Chilli Jam

There is really only one chilli eater in our house, and it’s not me! But I always have dried chilli flakes in the cupboard, and when I get fresh chillies they go straight into the freezer whole. It’s easy to cut a bit off a frozen chilli when required.

Recently I got a bag of chillies. When I┬ásuggested to┬áthe chilli eater┬áthat I might try┬ámaking them into some sort of jam or relish, he said just dry them because he wouldn’t eat it. Well, as if that’s going to stop me!! Continue reading