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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 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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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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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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Feel Good Buckwheat Bircher Muesli + a word on over indulging

The festive season is coming to an end with only a few days of the year left.  Christmas celebrations have come and gone.  Corks have been popped, crackers cracked and ham has been baked, sliced, barbecued, crumbed and made into a soup. Now the only evidence of such frivolity is a too tight bathing suit and a suspicious smell coming…

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In Abundance: Baked Peaches with Natural Yoghurt + Granola

Did you know, I have a family history when it comes to markets? My grandfather, who came to Melbourne from Sicily, began a fruit and vegetable business at the South Melbourne Market when he was a young man.  That market stall was in our family for over fifty years and during those years my grandmother, my mum, my dad, my…

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In Abundance: Summer Berries and my Favourite Breakfast, the Acai Bowl

I love all sorts of fruit but if I had to name one as my favourite, it would have to berries.  And if I had to choose a favourite berry, well, that would be tough…it’s probably raspberries.  But then, I love blueberries too…and blackberries, wow, the blackberries this year have been amazing. Berries are pocket rockets when it comes to…

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