Walnut Dark Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

Lori was inspired and now so am I!

I had the choice last night of either bringing a side or a dessert to our small group. My question: is there really any decision that needs to be made?! Dessert any day! 🙂

Yesterday was busy, so I didn’t have a chance to run to the store. You know what that meant…raiding my fridge and pantry and making something out of what I had on hand.

Well, it certainly helped that I had some inspiration…and that inspiration came from Dimple over at Shivaay Delights. She recently made these delicious looking chocolate snowballs (which I do hope to try at some point). Her recipe inspired me to make a ball of yumminess that was low-glycemic and that I didn’t actually have to cook! 🙂 Thanks Dimple!



*Created by Lori at Creating Beauty in the Kitchen

Serving Size: 10-12 Balls


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My Grandmother And Mother’s Spicy Potato Curry


I would sit at the large table with all my siblings and cousins around me when I would see my Nan bring in a large pot.  She would lift the lid and the aroma of cumin, tomatoes and ginger would waft around us.  One very special memory that I will never forget and to make sure I am able to recreate this curry as close as possible to my Nan’s. I bought some new potatoes knowing that my mum was to spend some time with me. 

She too has been taught this wonderful curry that I asked her to teach me.  I now have it to share with you all, so friends you can taste this curry and enjoy it as much as I do!



10-12 new potatoes peeled and quartered
100g tomato passata/crushed tomato
1 tbsp sunflower oil
½ tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp grated ginger
Salt to taste
½ tsp red chilli powder


• Heat the oil in a small pressure cooker,  throw in the cumin seeds when they start to sizzle




• Pour in the passata,  add the potatoes, ginger and all seasoning and spices

• Stir well,  close the pressure cooker firmly and leave on a low heat


• Wait for 2-3 whistles to blow from the cooker and check that the potatoes are cooked through

• It’s as simple as that but sooo good! The potatoes literally melt in the mouth!  Serve with chapatis or naan bread with some natural yoghurt