• 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 fructose, 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 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

Rhubarb and Raspberry Roly-Poly


This Rhubarb and Raspberry Roly-Poly is one of my favourite winter weekend or dinner party desserts.  I love the combination of raspberries and fresh rhubarb rolled in a soft pie like dough.  Serve with double cream or coconut yoghurt (my preference), though the rest of my family say vanilla bean ice-cream is ‘a must.’ This Read More

Developing Heathy Eating Habits in a Toddler – Part four

Toddler part 4

Again I continue this mammoth topic of developing healthy eating habits in toddlers.  If you’ve missed the first parts of this topic, you can catch up here… Part one – Developing healthy eating habits in toddlers is so important for growing healthy, robust children and laying a foundation for a lifetime of good health and Read More

Sticky Drumsticks (with a simple Tahini yoghurt dipping sauce)


Today, I have for you a delicious sticky drumsticks recipe – perfect for picnics, a meal and left overs are great for school lunches too. They’re budget friendly (even organic drumsticks are quite affordable), super quick to make and something I’m sure the whole family will love. Why are they healthy? Most store bought marinades Read More

Well Nourished Lunchbox Challenge

Lunchbox challenge

A few weeks ago, I was interviewed by the Courier Mail about packing healthy school lunches after a Griffith University study found most kids school lunches are lacking nutritionally (especially in the vegetable department))! Over the holidays there has been lots of discussion across my social media pages about some of the barriers to packing Read More

Healthy salad dressings – 3 recipes to jazz up salads and vegetables

Salad dressings

A few months ago we went to a sailing club with a group of friends and family for lunch.  I ordered fish and salad, a safe bet, but when it came I struggled to eat it.  Not because it wasn’t a nice piece of fish, the salad was lovely and fresh, but the cheap, processed Read More

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