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Apple almond overnight oats

apple almond overnight oats

If you like to be organised in the mornings and out the door with  minimum fuss, try making a prepare ahead breakfast like my apple almond overnight oats.  A nourishing and delicious way to begin the day and easily made portable when you need something on the run.   I have found my life changing in the past few months.…

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Almond Apple Spice Cookies (Gluten Free)

almond apple spice cookies

My almond apple spice cookies make a delicious and nourishing after school treat for hungry children.  They are so simple to make and will store well in the pantry for up to a week making them ideal for the lunch box too. I can remember when I was a child, walking home from the school bus stop, hoping to be…

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Potato Bean Pesto Salad

potato bean pesto salad

This potato bean pesto salad is a really simple way to make vegetables more interesting.  Served along side some grilled or roasted meat and you have a family dinner that looks impressive, tastes delicious and is enjoyed by everyone.   I have sung the praises of pesto here many times before and also how having just one thing prepared and…

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Gut healing pumpkin soup and a simple video

gut healing pumpkin soup

My gut healing pumpkin soup has become a well loved staple at my family table this winter.  Spending some time focused on gut repair and really working hard to improve our diets to clear up some quirky health concerns had me making this soup every week. Luckily for me, every body loved it! Gut healing pumpkin soup A big part…

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Simple green smoothie for beginners + video

I have not always been a fan of the green smoothie.  In fact, I seem to remember the first ones I created tasting like swamp water!  However, I persisted and I have come up with the perfect recipe for a simple green smoothie that tastes delicious and is good for you too.   I am always looking for ways to…

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Sesame Tahini Bliss Balls (that taste like a snickers!) + Video

sesame tahini bliss balls

School holidays are upon us and so begins the endless cycle of snack preparation!  These sesame tahini bliss balls are simple to make and delicious to eat – the perfect bite sized snack to have on hand for hungry children.  Let me show you how to make them in this video. For all my tips on surviving the school holidays, take a…

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How to survive the school holidays

how to survive the school holidays

Today I’m sharing my tips for how to survive the school holidays. With a term break just around the corner there is so much to look forward to.  Lazy mornings with no plans to rush for.  Long bike rides through nature reserves, cake baking afternoons and of course, a reprieve from lunch box packing. But we mums know the reality…

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Gluten Free Baking Tips + My Pear Muffins (Video)

Gluten free baking is an exercise that requires the right recipe; the correct ingredients, a lot of practice and an element of luck!  Today, I’m sharing some of my best gluten free baking tips. Gluten free baking and I got to know each other well during the time I supplied my local community with home made granola and treats from my…

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Feeding A Crowd + My Roman Tomato Sauce

feeding a crowd

Feeding a crowd can get expensive if you love entertaining and often have guests arrive hungry and ready to eat at your table.  My tomato pasta sauce made alla romano, in the roman style, is versatile, budget friendly, simple and delicious. I love inviting people into my home and then feeding them!  I can’t think of a better way to spend…

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Rocket Walnut Pesto

rocket walnut pesto

Rocket walnut pesto is a flavoursome alternative to the standard  basil pesto I love to make in the summer. It was pumpkin soup for dinner, again. I serve this warm and comforting dish so often in the winter that by the end of soup season, my children are very happy to see the end of it for a while.  I…

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