March & April in photos

    Whoops…it’s been ages since I’ve done a monthly round-up post! Sage has kind of taken over our lives so I could pretty much just show you pictures of her and that would be it…you’re cool with that right?

    Please? She’s so cute!!

    March & April in photos at thekiwicountrygirl.com

    So other than puppy snuggles here are a few of my favourite moments of the last couple of months.

    I remembered how much I love autumn with all the harvesting to do! Apples that went in these bars, pumpkins that went in this salad, beets…all my favourite things! I’ve been obsessing over autumn baking and flavours…I’m working on lots of things with delicious warm cosy spices…think chai, pumpkin spice and LOTS of cinnamon.

    Don’t forget, I love getting requests for recipes so if there is anything you would like to see, let me know! Continue Reading

  • Chocolate Chili Cookie recipe at thekiwicountrygirl.com. Soft and chewy chocolate cookies with a hint of chili and cinnamon and chili chocolate chunks to boot!

    Chocolate Chili Cookies

    Does it seem a little weird to you that the girl who puts the teeniest amount of chili powder in enchilada sauce is suddenly adding chili powder to cookies?? Yea, me too. But…

  • An easy recipe for ham & cheese pizza rolls with honey mustard sauce...perfect for entertaining or weekend lunch!

    Honey Mustard Ham & Cheese Pizza Rolls

    I’m having a bit of a moment with bread right now. Lately, our kitchen has actually become a bakery. And by bakery I mean permanently flour covered surfaces, dough rising in weird…

  • Triple layer chocolate caramel slice - coconut base, gooey caramel filling & dark chocolate topping

    Chocolate Caramel Slice

    Stop please. Before you go and make this slice, please go to the movies and watch Bad Neighbours 2. And if you haven’t seen the first one, go and watch that first.…

  • Oaty, nutty apple crumble - the perfect autumn dessert...um, or breakfast!

    Apple Crumble

    I have to tell you, I was ready to pull out my woolly socks, make soup and get cozy on the couch. But then we had 2 GORGEOUS summery feeling days…

  • Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas with homemade enchilada sauce - the perfect fuss free, delicious Mexican dinner!

    Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

    Friday!! We’ve nearly made it through another week, YAY! Now put on the TV, make yourself a margarita and let dinner (almost) take care of itself. It’s the return of the…

  • Your new bff at dinner time - 5 minute blender enchilada sauce

    5 minute Blender Enchilada Sauce

    You know what’s hard? Mondays. Duh. But you know what’s harder? Tuesday after a long weekend! 3 whole days just pottering around at home, in the kitchen, playing with the puppy…