Mom’s orange lemon cake (493 calories per serve)


This is mom’s recipe for orange lemon cake. She made it and took it to church a few weeks ago and it was so popular that she had people asking for more. Her original recipe had a honey lemon glaze but I added a bit of frosting and decoration on top. Serves 14 Prep time…

Marmalade beer cocktail (147 calories per serve)


My fiancé and I went on a 3-day spa getaway to Daylesford and Hepburn Springs. We also managed to squeeze in degustation meals at the Lakehouse and the Argus Dining Room. We enjoyed both restaurants but preferred the Argus because of its genuine focus on the taste of the food. The Lakehouse was certainly more sophisticated and…

Lemon Cheesecake (190 calories per serve)


I love no-bake cheesecakes. I prefer their taste and they are also easier to make. You can also turn it into a lemon ‘ice cream’ cheesecake if you freeze it. This one uses low fat ingredients so it’s pretty light for a cheesecake. On the plus side, I also used up the last of my…

Nutty carrot cake (370 calories per serve)


I had some leftover carrots in the fridge and a lonely orange from I don’t know when so I decided to make a carrot cake. I’m not really a big fan of carrot cake but maybe that’s because I never had a good one before. Prep time: 30-40 minutes (grating the carrots took me forever)…