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Is Organic a Con?

Are you a bit random with your organic purchases? This time of year the family budget is often at its limit and sometimes we may have to reduce the number of our organic purchases, however please see my post on Tempted By Summer Fruits for the benefits of sourcing a fruit and vegetable wash to…

Tempted by Summer Fruits?

Tempted by all the Summer Fruits? Then make sure you use a fruit and vegetable wash! Some of you may have heard me bang on about this before but fruit and vegetable washes are critical for your health if you are purchasing commercial produce for your family. With the festive season moving into full swing…

My "Secret Ingredient" Chicken Noodle Soup

Little Arlo has had gastro the last 24 hours. He woke up just now very spritely after a 3 hour sleep on the couch and pronounced, “Mumma we need to make your soup. That’s all I want for dinner—soup, soup, soup!” In hindsight I wish I had made it a little earlier, as four year…

A Yummy Tub of Lunchbox Goodness

Sometimes I find myself debating if I should buy my children small tubs of organic yoghurt for school lunches… Truth be told, my kids find even the small tubs of organic yoghurt are “too big” or “too much” and they won’t eat it all. Which is perfect, as dairy is ideally just a condiment. Here’s…

Healthy Cupcakes? Shhhh! Don’t Mention They’re Muffins

I found myself up to my elbows making cupcakes (well, muffins actually) the other night, for my second eldest to take to school for his birthday. When he asked me to make the cakes I replied, “Seriously my darling, at ten years of age you still want to take cupcakes?” — secretly hoping I was…

12 Ways To Keep Your Kids In Balance

Today’s parents are special. You have to be — you are raising children in a very different world and as my mother likes to remind me, “Things aren’t the way they used to be.” …She’s right. Look around; they aren’t. Food is injected and sprayed (funnily, so are many of our celebrity idols!). Water is…

WHY NUTS ARE SO GOOD and WHY ACTIVATE THEM?

Will nuts make me fat and which nuts are best? A girlfriend said to me the other night that her weakness was eating nuts. “I just love snacking on them, isn’t that terrible because they are so bad for me.” Let’s be frank – there are a significant number of foods that I would consider…

Simon's Moroccan Lamb Soup

Lamb is possibly my favourite protein (apologies to the vegetarians!). This hearty soup nourishes and nurtures the weary or light-hearted. The Moroccan flavours complement the tender lamb shanks and the sweetness of the purple carrots beautifully… It’s exquisite! . . . SIMON’S MOROCCAN LAMB SOUP INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon ground…

The Wrap On Plastic Food Wrap

Plastic has revolutionized the way we move and store our food… Its incredible properties have resulted in us being surrounded by plastic food packaging. Next time you are at the supermarket make a mental note of the package-free products – you will likely be able to count them on one hand. Certainly one of the…