Apple Pie Bites

There’s nothing I love more than curling up with a good book, a pot of a tea and a sneaky sweet treat.

Winter + lots of sweet treats = a not so happy summer body.:(

So to this end, my sweet treats tend to err on the home made, healthier side (well, most of the time…). Continue reading


Recipe | The scrummiest of all crumbles

So my parents came over this weekend, and I needed the perfect dessert to polish off our BBQ. After flipping through a hundred cookbooks and mags, and driving my hubby insane, I settled on a fail proof carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. A colleague gave me this recipe and it’s ah-mazing.  Except, hubby politely pointed out, he doesn’t like carrot cake, and he most certainly does not like cream frosting. Oops.

Manically searching the interwebs, I came across Maggie Beer’s apple crumble, which happens to be easy, impressive looking and one of my hubby’s fave desserts. Win!

The recipe is super easy. You basically stew the apples with brown sugar, cinnamon and lemon zest. The hardest part was crumbling the crumble…it’s a good all over arm workout 🙂  Continue reading