Angie’s Strawberry Ice Cream

Strawberry ice cream recipe by Yummy Calories

My favourite strawberry ice cream had real strawberry pieces in them, seeds and all. I bought an ice cream maker recently - a Cuisinart with compressor (because who has that much space in the freezer for a bowl??). Since then, I have been experimenting with at least one flavour a week. I quickly realised that … Continue reading Angie’s Strawberry Ice Cream

Nutty orange carrot cake (370 calories per serve)

Seven years ago, I made this nutty orange carrot cake. It was my seventh post on this website and until then, carrot cakes were a very rare feature of my diet. However, I have been making them more often nowadays as I found out it is my daughter’s favourite cake (for now). She likes carrot … Continue reading Nutty orange carrot cake (370 calories per serve)

Strawberry yoghurt cake

Strawberry yoghurt cake recipe by Yummy Calories

I made my first yoghurt cake a while ago and got hooked. It's just brings out a light and fluffy taste to it. I have since started experimenting with various different fruits and berries into yoghurt cakes. We went to a strawberry farm last week and picked a lot of strawberries. My daughter was absolutely … Continue reading Strawberry yoghurt cake

Baklava fingers

One of my Mom's favourite sweets is baklava fingers. She refers to it as "that Turkish sweet" (hopefully I haven't offended the Greeks reading this). I like my baklavas to be slightly crispy on the outside as opposed to being soggy and drenched in syrup. Unfortunately, the ones we buy at the shops are often … Continue reading Baklava fingers

Chocolate chip lactation cookies (83 calories per cookie)

So, I've got news ... James and I have welcomed our first baby, Cora Rose. She is absolutely delightful and keeps us busy 24/7. I haven't been cooking much (thankfully!) because my mother has kindly flown down to stay with us for 6 weeks to help out. To help with my milk supply, I started buying … Continue reading Chocolate chip lactation cookies (83 calories per cookie)

Decadent chocolate molten lava cake (638 calories per serve)

I made this without thinking about the calories ... oops! Sorry, not sorry. We had friends over for dinner and everyone was feeling great but there was something missing ... we hadn't prepared any dessert. We started talking about that time I made a molten lava cake the last time the girls were over and I … Continue reading Decadent chocolate molten lava cake (638 calories per serve)