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3 practical ways to make LASTING healthy changes

Do you ever entertain that desire to be healthier, have more energy, feel more motivated? Do you realise how much your food choices impact these areas of your life? Even if you do, the prospect of changing your pantry, your cooking and eating habits can be very overwhelming. Throw the […]


Something I NEVER thought I would see

My youngest son Ryan has always been the one who has provided the most challenge when it comes to healthy eating. He is the one who rejected anything green, who at first wouldn’t touch salad and vegetables and who had an eye for anything in a bright wrapper.  Please follow […]


More Sourdough Bread Adventures

Since my last post about sourdough bread baking I have been practicing and experimenting.  Time and again, I found my bread too dense and my crust too hard. As many before me have found, the learning of  sourdough baking can be a very frustrating process. Please follow and like us: […]


The Virtues of Salt!

Today I would like to discuss something that has recently come to my attention. It seems that people are afraid of salt! Please follow and like us:  

Pumpkin, Lime and Quinoa Salad

Pumpkin, Lime and Quinoa Salad

Following on from my last post, I wanted to introduce you to quinoa, a small seed with a powerhouse of nutrition. Quinoa presents like a grain and most would therefore think of it as belonging to the grain family. It fluffs up like rice and can be used as a […]

Chia Pudding

Chocolate and Goji Chia Pudding

Have you noticed the foodie market changing? What I mean by that is, more and more interesting ingredients are becoming mainstream. Ingredients that, a couple of years ago, noone had heard of, and if you wanted them you had to order them online, are now appearing in bulk food places […]