Month: August 2015

Super Quick, Super Delicious White Chocolate & Raspberry Muffins

These muffins are first and foremost, SO delicious. But second to that, they are so easy to cook – prep time is genuinely under 5 minutes unless you are seriously challenged when it comes to baking. Please note, they only make about 8 decent sized servings, so if you’re planning to bake for your a group I would double the recipe. So here you go… Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups self raising flour 2/3 cup caster sugar 200g white chocolate, roughly chopped 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup sour cream 1/3 cup milk 100g butter, melted 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries Method: Preheat oven to 180 degree (fan forced, slightly higher if not). Line an 8-cup muffin pan with large paper muffin cases. Sift flour into a large mixing bowl. Stir in the sugar and chopped chocolate. Whisk together egg, sour cream, milk and melted butter. Add to the flour mixture and stir until just combined (make sure you don’t go over the top with the mixing or they won’t be fluffy!). Gently fold in …

Kelapa Skincare

So I know I’ve written a post previously about a good routine skin care regime, but I acknowledge that the products were very expensive. Obviously that lifestyle is not maintainable for everyone (including myself at times) so I wanted to share a new range that has kept my skin clear and soft and won’t break the bank. Again, I want to reiterate how important skin care is for women (and men). Why? Our face is the most exposed part of our bodies, exposed to wind, sun, dust and dirt; all day, every day. The facial visage is where you’ll first start to notice signs of aging. Wrinkles anyone? I’ve been brought up by a mother and grandmother, who have indoctrinated good skin care into my mind from a young age, and I’m so grateful for that – god bless those who genuinely mistake me for being ‘around’ 20 years old! I’ve also been blessed with naturally clear skin, so please don’t think that starting a skin care regime will transform you overnight. It won’t. And …