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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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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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Grain Free Banana Date Bars

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My kids are always ravenous when they get off the school bus and because quick, convenience snacks are hard to find when you have food ‘stuff’ to consider and any suggestion of a piece of fruit is met with a look of total disdain and dramatic eye rolling, I like to have something prepared. Today it’s Grain Free Banana Date…

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12 of the best Healthy Anzac Biscuits

healthy Anzac biscuits

Simple and delicious, healthy Anzac biscuits are a favourite treat enjoyed by all!  Crunchy, sweet and completely satisfying, here are ten of the best, tried and tested healthy Anzac biscuit recipes on the internet!  Inspire yourself and get the kids into the kitchen to bake some this weekend! 12 of the best Healthy Anzac Biscuits Sistermixin If you like your…

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Easy No Bake Energy Balls

no bake energy balls

Naturally sweet, chewy and delicious, my easy no bake energy balls are the perfect, simple snack to have in the fridge for those moments when you need a pick me up.  Gluten, dairy and refined sugar free, they are a treat everyone can enjoy. I’m not sure about you, but during the school holidays, I feel like I am permanently…

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Top 9 Best Lunch Box Recipes

best lunch box recipes

My last post, Lunch Box Ideas was so popular, I thought I’d continue with the theme and share some of my best lunch box recipes with you. When it comes to lunch box recipes, I want simple ideas that are healthy, sustaining and fast to prepare.  Nourish little tummies with love and good food leaving plenty of time and energy…

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Easy Christmas Cake (gluten free)

Easy christmas cake

We are all busy at Christmas time, it goes without saying.  Some years, the season can slip through our fingers without even a moment to just stop and enjoy it. To truly celebrate and experience Christmas, I find I need to slow down and think about what’s important, to indulge in small rituals and make time for family and friends.  …

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The best, healthy (gluten free) dessert I have ever tasted…

healthy chocolate treats

Have you tried my Dangerously Easy Chocolate Puddings? If the answer is no, stop what you are doing and make them!  (The recipe is below) We all know how the story goes.  We know we should be eating nourishing, fresh whole foods that enhance our wellbeing and we do!  But then…there is a celebration or a craving, or it’s Saturday…

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Dangerously Easy Chocolate Puddings

Easy chocolate puddings

Occasionally, I will get a real craving for dessert.  Something sweet and gooey and rich and satisfying and ready in under 20 minutes! We love these little chocolate puddings because they are sweet and decadent and most certainly fall in the category of treats – but they are also nourishing and sustaining and will satisfy that sweet craving well and…

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Strawberry + banana muffins + the (dreaded) school routine

I love the school holidays, especially in the summer time. Long sunny days that stretch into pink skies and balmy evenings, wild hair and bare feet, sticky fingers stained with mango juice and going to sleep completely exhausted, sun kissed and happy from being pummelled by the surf for hours. And then someone mentions they need new school shoes and…

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