Is it just me, or are we all guilty of those before bed Tastemade binges? The very addictive videos pop up on our facebook feeds and the next 5 to 10 minutes are spent drooling over scrumptious looking meals and the easy ways to make them. It’s a torturous night time debauchery.
I’m always saving links to interesting recipes and meals with the best of intentions. But find myself forgetting to ever go back, because there is always something newer or more enticing. This time however, I went back & was pretty chuffed I did.
My brother was hosting an event in association with Movember and so my midnight indulgences could be called upon. I had recently seen a spectacular video by In The Kitchen With Katie and thought, this was the perfect opportunity to try it out, yes you guessed it, a Moustache Cake !!!!!
*If you have the resources, you can still donate to a good cause. Team Roders is the official fundraising link to my brothers’ Movember team.
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Every year, my brothers’ join the Movember movement to raise awareness and support. This year, there’s an event that Sana Govender is hosting this friday, 25th November, where he will screen his short film, 5 Stages of Grief (a long awaited screening I might add )
All proceeds will go towards Movember Ireland. If you can’t make the event, donate online. Because as we all know, every little helps.
‘Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young. We can’t afford to stay silent. We’re transforming the way research into men’s health is done, and the way health services reach and support men.’
Let’s be the change we wish to see.
June has finally brought with it, days painted in glorious golds and skies in the deepest of blues and even the birds have begun to shout their morning song for us. Here’s to letting more sunshine into our lives.
And so, to welcome in the month of wonderful weather and beautiful changes, I have the greatest pleasure of launching my brand new website –
To say Thank You, for all the support, I will be running a Competition in the next couple of days. So stay tuned to my facebook page for updates. It’s going to be a good one.
Oaty Chocolate Chip & Cranberry Cookies, makes one dozen (ish)
1/4 cup brown sugar (to taste, the dried fruit and choc chips add a lot of sweetness)
1 cup oats
3/4 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup milk and white chocolate chips
1/3 cup craisins (Dried Cranberries 😉 ) I also used dried Cherries and Figs
1/2 cup softened butter/ coconut oil
Blend together the softened butter and sugar. Stir in the egg. Now stir in the remaining ingredients so everything is well blended. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. Drop spoonfuls of cookie dough on the baking sheet. Bake at 180° for 15-18 minutes.