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Feeding A Crowd + My Roman Tomato Sauce

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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

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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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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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Really Easy Banana Bread

Are you looking for a no-fail, simple, healthy, really easy banana bread recipe?  Look no further!  I have one that is a tried and tested winner.   I have been making this really easy banana bread for years and have perfected it along the way.  It is delicious served warm with butter or yoghurt for breakfast or simply added as…

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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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Polpette – Italian Meatballs

Want a sure fire, guaranteed, no fuss winner of a kids dinner?   Well, I have one for you…Polpette!  Italian meatballs…and adults are pretty partial to them too!  These delicious morsels are easily adaptable to suit everyone… great finger food for toddlers and leftovers are really yummy on a sandwich for lunch the next day. The more I learn about…

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How to get kids to eat healthy.

Recently, I was asked by my lovely friend Kate Toholka of SummerSalt Life to participate in a workshop which focused on introducing women to a more holistic lifestyle.  I was so excited to have the opportunity to engage with others and find out more about people’s well being journeys. One thing that seemed a big concern to many of the…

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My Pork, kale and fennel sausage rolls + a lesson learned the hard way.

I don’t like using labels when it comes to describing the way we eat in our family.   In my experience, being dogmatic and rigid about diet only creates more challenges in an area of life that is already difficult enough to navigate.  That’s not to say I don’t have certain ideas about what kinds of foods I want to use to nourish…

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