Fancy a chocolate mousse dessert for breakfast? Well if it's of the healthy kind... then why not?? We were lucky to receive some delicious samples of Tash's Granola muesli. As far as granolas are concerned, Tash's product is quite unique. It is made with a selection of puff quinoa, whey protein isolate, activated buckwheat coconut … Continue reading Tash’s Granola & Chocolate Breakfast Mousse
It's Father's Day (breakfast-in-bed-day), and I decided to get the girls to help me with some baking whilst hubby had a sleep in. These cupcakes only require gentle mixing, so as I measured and added the ingredients, the girls took turns in stirring the batter. Too easy. These cupcakes include lots of healthy ingredients, and turn … Continue reading Fruit Salad Cupcakes
Using natural sugars from maple and coconut, coupled with seasonal fruits (granny smith apples and navel oranges) has allowed us to create a yummy treat without the guilt factor. Maple syrup contains nutrients to include calcium, iron, zinc, potassium and manganese. When shopping for maple syrup, aim to buy real maple syrup, and avoid the maple "flavoured" … Continue reading Flourless Orange, Maple and Chia Tea Cakes
Thank God for weekends... when we can be slow and consistent like tortoises... Sometimes, just thinking about the busy days ahead is enough to get my head in a spin (and maybe yours too). That's when we rely most on our 'go-to' meals to keep us nourished and perhaps sane as well. This minestrone … Continue reading Minestrone with Veal Shank
A nice Winter recipe with no rice.
Victorian Walnuts are in season!! Easy and highly nutritious, there are many sources which indicate that a handful of walnuts is a simple substitute for your daily multivitamin tablet. Given all the hype that has surrounded the use vitamin supplements lately, I'm more than happy to let my kids munch on a few walnuts while I … Continue reading Walnut Season
This Hot Chocolate recipe is useful for those times when you have exceeded your allowance of daily coffee, but need a little pick-me-up to get you through the rest of the day. Unlike regular Hot Chocolate which is sweetened with cane sugar, the maple syrup used in this recipe has a lower glycemic index, … Continue reading Not so naughty….. Hot Chocolate
It had been a while since I fired up the barbie (BBQ) at my place. But the other day, I had an overwhelming desire to sink my teeth into a juicy char-grilled steak. Sure, it took a while to set it up, and get the coals burning red hot...but it was well worth it. So...what … Continue reading Smokin’ Eggplant Dip