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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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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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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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Simple Stewed Pears with Yoghurt + Granola

simple stewed pears

My simple stewed pears are delicious and comforting and will warm you up on these chilly, Autumnal mornings. My children love this healthy, grain free breakfast which can easily be prepared ahead and enjoyed as the weather starts getting cooler.   As the seasons change, so does what we eat.  We are beginning to move away from fruit salads and fresh…

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Gluten Free Muffins – Plum, Vanilla + Almond

gluten free muffins

These gluten free muffins are beautifully moist with a delicate flavour. The tartness of rich, red blood plums paired with the sweetness of vanilla is divine. A match made in heaven and so named accordingly…Plum + Vanilla Love Muffins. I get very excited towards the end of summer when blood plums are in abundance. Their vibrant, deep red flesh make…

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Banana Buckwheat Pancakes (gluten + dairy free)

“Mum, there is a box of bananas at the front door” And there was! We were the lucky recipients of a random act of kindness this week.  Kirsten from Casuarina Farm, where we order our weekly box of organic fruit and vegetables from, had swung past and left us an extra big box of beautiful organic bananas.  This is like hitting…

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Grain free banana maple muffins

grain free banana maple muffins

Looking for a simple snack idea that’s gluten free, dairy free and easy to make?  Here it is! The most popular recipe on the blog, my grain free banana maple muffins. I created this recipe when I was just learning about gluten and dairy free baking and it was an instant success! That’s not to say I didn’t have any…

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Simple Summer Smoothies

If there is a better breakfast option for the busy, health conscious Mum, I want to know about it!  Smoothies – delicious, nourishing, sustaining and quick!  My kids love this portable snack option and I’m sure yours will too.  There is an art to making a great smoothie…read on for my top tips… I love making smoothies for breakfast for…

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Whole Food Basics Workshop + Q&A with Nutritionist, Lia Burton from Green Apple Life

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I hear time and time again that so many of you are confused and overwhelmed with the idea of healthy eating and I don’t blame you!  We are overloaded with information about food, diets, what’s good for us, what isn’t and the list goes on.  That is why I have created the Whole Food Basics Workshop, to show you just how simple,…

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How to make Pimped Up Porridge

nourishing porridge

When the mornings start getting a bit chillier and the air is crisp and fresh as it seems to be in Autumn, our bodies start craving foods that are warm and comforting…like pimped up porridge. My kids love pimped up porridge and we have it several times each week in the cooler months.  I like to pimp up the nourishment…

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