Writers: Gilly Nash

Gilly Nash

Gilly Nash is a passionate foodie who calls her kitchen Gilly's Pantry. She loves to develop her own recipes and is always keen to find new ways of getting healthy veggies and good food into her boys. She also believes that we all deserve a treat!

You can contact Gilly on Twitter to find out more about her recipes.

Gilly’s Pantry low sugar, not entirely unhealthy, Carrot and Apple cake

Carrot and apple cake

Hey readers, hope you are all well and enjoying the holidays!

There are so many things in life to be happy about. Today I am super chuffed as a friend asked me to make a carrot cake for them. I absolutely love it when people enjoy my cooking and baking. And I love making them something that tastes great and looks fabby too. Continue reading »

Gilly’s Pantry low sugar Orange and Grapefruit Marmalade

Grapefruit Marmalade sealed

I have a dream.

And it really is that – a dream.

Because this will never be a reality.

I would love to give up sugar.

But ALL THE SWEET THINGS. Continue reading »

Minions cake

Minions cake

So surely I can’t be the only mum out there who has wondered “Can I make a themed cake myself or do I really have to pay $150 – $200 for something amazing!?”. With that in mind and the fact that my Mr 4 is having a Minions themed party over the half term holidays I have set myself the challenge: make a Minion cake! Continue reading »

Gilly’s Pantry Coconut, cranberry and apricot toasted muesli

toasted muesli

One of the best starts to the day you can give your family is a good healthy breakfast. The problem I have is that when I go to the supermarket and look at the ingredients list on breakfast cereals and muesli everything is full of sugar! That is not what I want to feed my family in the morning. It is true that there are lots of healthy muesli brands out there, but is it just me that thinks they are so darn expensive?! I mean $10 for 500g is crazy, my boys would have that finished in two mornings. Continue reading »

Tasty ginger loaf

Ginger loaf

We all have those days when we wake up, see it’s chucking down with rain, and want to eat cake for breakfast right? It can’t just be me. Well on those days this ginger loaf is one of my go-to cakes, takes 5 minutes to whip up and only 30 minutes to cook. Continue reading »

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