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    Rise and Shine to a Well Nourished Breakfast

    Today I’m super excited to release my very first ebook “Rise and Shine – A Well Nourished Breakfast.” When I began producing this ebook, I was repeatedly asked ‘why a breakfast book?’ My reasoning is that I always aim to help people find the very best health available to them, and breakfast is not only the Read More

  • Cacao Rough

    Cacao Rough

    This super quick and easy raw vegan chocolate slice, is very nutritious and definitely satisfies the strongest chocolate craving.  They are gluten and dairy free – a bit of a change from the dried fruit, high sugar energy balls or bars about.  I think they are so delicious – a bit of a cross between Read More

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    Why I choose SLOW food

    As I’ve previously mentioned, I choose to eat S.L.O.W foods; that is seasonal, local, organic (or at least sustainable), whole foods – these are healthy food choices.  Once again, I simply go back to my philosophy of eating as close to the natural source as possible.  SLOW foods are the only foods my grandmothers, grandmother Read More

10 tips to keep your kids well this winter


We are all continuously exposed to infectious pathogens.  So why is it that some kids come down with every bug about and others don’t?  The single most important barrier between your child and nasty winter bugs, is their very own immune system. So here are my top 10 tips to support the functioning of your Read More

Protein Power Bars


This is a great school holiday slice for you to whip up for, or with the kids. It’s super simple, no-bake and chocolatey good! A great treat to keep on hand for sweet loving teens (or little kids). Health benefits Oats are a nourishing, high fibre, nerve supporting food. The nuts, seeds and coconut provide Read More

Raising Healthy Eating Teens – 4 Practical Tips


As a child becomes a teenager, their bodies are changing enormously and good nutrition is critical to support their growth and development.  However, this is also the time when many teens begin to exert their ‘free will’ and make their own choices.  Unfortunately when it comes to choosing what to eat, they are often heavily Read More

Pumpkin Lasagne (with lots of twists)

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My kids really don’t like pumpkin by itself (baked or steamed) – but they love it in soups (my favourite four recipes here) or in a lasagne or bake.  So today I thought I’d share my veggie packed, creamy Pumpkin Lasagne. I have lots of variations to suit your dietary requirements and tastes. This is a really Read More

Mother Guilt – 8 Ways To Let It Go


Words by Psychotherapist Jane Faulkner Motherhood is a journey of constant learning, letting go and creatively adjusting to what life brings you. As my children have grown, I have watched myself become consumed by guilt – guilt about choices I have made, time I didn’t have to spend with them, problems they have, all kinds of crazy Read More

Kind words…

“We have a group of school mums using your recipes all the time and you are changing the health and habits of our precious families.” Madhavi

“You have truly helped me and my family to lead a healthier lifestyle. I’ve been referring to your page every few days, very inspiring, so thank you!” Emily

“Thank you very much for your awesome website & facebook page posts, you have motivated & inspired me heaps!” Fiona

“Just discovered your site 3 weeks ago, its been a great help with kids lunches for back to school, thanks so much!” Ange

“What a fantastic blog filled with so many great recipes and information!” Carla

“I just wanted to let you know that you have absolutely inspired me to a better way of eating, I’ve been making my shopping lists based on recipes you’ve shared and am educating my kids with the reasons behind different foods and why they are good etc! This page has become my little bible hehe! Thank you so much for all the detail you give. It’s absolutely wonderful!” Sky

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