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Healthy Italian meals you’ll love.

healthy italian meals

When I express my love for Italian food, I’m often met with a confused and questioning look.  Being mostly gluten and dairy free, I understand why people would wonder how pizza and pasta fits in to my whole food picture.  Well, it doesn’t very often because there are so many healthy Italian meals to choose from. There are so many wonderful,…

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Spaghetti alla carbonara

spaghetti alla carbonara

Eating spaghetti alla carbonara in Rome was one of my most memorable food moments.  You know, those particular meals you remember forever and measure every other morsel that passes your lips against…but was it as good as the time we had spaghetti…. The waiter took one look at us and asked ” in inglese?” “Let me try” I replied, not…

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Rome + What I learnt from the Italians

Rome

I have just had the most amazing two weeks in Rome. If you know me, you will know I am absolutely crazy about Italy; the food, the wine, the coffee, the history, the language and the lifestyle. In Rome I tasted my first real Spaghetti alla Carbonara, was inspired beyond words by the work of Michelangelo, Bernini and Caravaggio, walked…

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GAPS – Our Family Experience

grain free cookies

Since going on the Gaps diet, I have had so many questions, emails, messages and even been stopped in the street by people wanting to know more about it. So, I wanted to share our experience with you and also tell you about a new program, created by my friend Jo Whitton, that is making the lives of Gaps mums…

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How to be a Kitchen Goddess

kitchen goddess

Let me show you how to reconnect with your inner Kitchen Goddess (not to be confused with becoming a domestic goddess, though I’m pretty sure Nigella had her tongue firmly in her cheek when she came up with that one). I have some thoughts to share about why eating and cooking has become  a nightmare for so many of us…

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Kid Friendly Meatballs

kid friendly meatballs

My kids love these kid friendly meatballs which is good because they are simple, gluten free, nourishing, generous and delicious!  They are cooked in the sauce so no need to fry them first and very budget friendly too. This recipe is in my book Kids in the Kitchen which I’m having a 2 for 1 sale on right now! Find…

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Winter Kale Salad with Apple + Almond

winter kale salad

My winter kale salad is the perfect blend of crunchy, crispy, chewy, tart and sweet freshness. Packed with vitamins and minerals to keep you healthy and full of energy in the cooler months, my winter kale salad is one simply delicious bowl of yummy goodness. Kale.  It is the one vegetable my body noticeably misses when I don’t eat it…

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Whole Food Master Recipes – making cooking easier

whole food master recipes

Having these whole food master recipes in your cooking repertoire will save you so much time in the kitchen.  Delicious, simple and family friendly, I know my favourite whole food master recipes will soon become yours too.  I have a confession to make.  During the week, I really only cook about three or four recipes.  I have a handful of favourites…

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Batch cooking recipes – make now eat later!

batch cooking recipes

Why make one meal when you can make two? Or more?  Let’s fill the freezer and get organised in the kitchen with these amazing batch cooking recipes.  Learn more ways to make healthy cooking easier in the Real Food Essentials eCourse. My favourite batch cooking recipes I think it’s safe to say we’d all like to save time and money…

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Gluten Free Bread Recipes – 10 of the best!

gluten free bread recipes

Are you searching for gluten free bread recipes that work?  Desperate for something to spread your avocado on?  I have the answer!  Here are 10 of the best gluten free bread recipes that I’m sure you will love as much as I do! Since going gluten and grain free, the thing I absolutely and unequivocally miss the most is bread.  Buying…

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