Rock what you’ve got!

Let's make peace with ourselves xx

This post is not about flaunting my body, or being loud and proud. This post is about acceptance and love. This body of mine, is mine. It’s not perfect. It’s not flawless, and taut and toned. It’s not free of cellulite. It’s not tanned. It’s freckled, and mottled, and dimpled and soft. It’s strong, and powerful and nourishing. It’s carried … Read More

Hidden Veggie Cupcakes!

Scrumptious carrot cupcakes!

My children are a lot like yours…they don’t love veggies. So when I stumbled across these cupcakes that not only taste delicious but are healthy too, I had to share them with you! When I bake, I like to make standard size cupcakes as well as mini muffin sized cupcakes, as quite often my boys don’t feel like an entire … Read More

YUMMY vanilla cookies!

Delicious Vanilla Cookies

I rarely buy my children biscuits, not for any other reason other than it’s just too easy to make them at home. Plus nothing really beats a homemade biscuit straight out of the oven, does it? This recipe is my go-to. It’s a basic recipe that I add to, depending on what we are in the mood for. Sometimes it’s … Read More

Quick and Healthy Chicken Wraps

Yummy Chicken Wraps

Do you need a go to meal that is quick, easy and everyone will eat? This is it!! I make these chicken wraps on those nights when you need to whip something up without having to sweat over a stove for hours. INGREDIENTS 2 chicken breasts skin off 1 cup of panko breadcrumbs 1 egg beaten 1 bag of spinach … Read More

Apple tea cake like nanna makes!

Mmmm....delicious

This apple cake is a lifesaver. I have turned to it when friends have popped over and I have no Tim Tams to offer. I have baked it when I just need a pick me up. It’s like a big warm hug, only tastier. INGREDIENTS 225 grams (1.5 cups) of self raising flour 160 grams (3/4 cup) caster sugar 125 … Read More

Pumpkin soup with a TWIST!

ginger and garlic pumpkin

This yummy recipe comes from the fab website Decisive Cravings! Garlic and Ginger Pumpkin Soup Serves 4. Half a thumb’s length of peeled ginger Half a pumpkin (peeled and diced) 2-3 tablespoon’s of olive oil 1 potato (diced) 1 onion (finely chopped) 1 teaspoon of fresh Coriander 1 teaspoon of Cumin 1 litre of chicken or vegetable stock Salt and … Read More

Easy dinner- San Choy Bow

san choy bow

Ok, I’ve found the world’s easiest dinner…hands down! And the bonus is, it’s delish! INGREDIENTS 1 red chilli, roughly chopped (leave out if the kids don’t like heat) 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 stalk of lemongrass minced 2 tablespoons soy sauce 80 grams vermicelli noodles 400 grams chicken mince ice burg or … Read More

Shiatsu…and how it can help you!

shiatsu

I was lucky enough to meet Marian Jarvis through a mutual friend. I knew nothing about Shiatsu before Marian came to my house to give me a treatment, and afterwards, well I was a convert!   So, here’s what you need to know….   Firstly, Marian, tell us about about you… Natural therapies have always been a part of my … Read More

Lunchbox snacks

brekkie bars

My big boy starts four year old kinder this week…I still can’t quite believe where the time has gone? He’s a big snacker, my Gussy, so I like to pop lots of little goodies into his lunchbox to keep him going through his class, and these two muesli bars are his favourites. So easy to make and so delicious…. 1. … Read More

Meal planning

meal planning

I recently stumbled across a blog post about meal planning and exactly why I should be doing it. We’ve always roughly had an idea about what we would be having for dinners each week, but I have never been very organised when it comes to actually putting those ideas into some sort of plan. We inevitably end up wasting a … Read More