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Instant feijoa ice cream

With our feijoa tree bursting with fruit that are dropping faster than I can collect, I had been on the hunt for a feijoa recipe when Nadia Lim’s instant feijoa ice cream showed up on my Facebook news feed.  Perfect timing! I whipped this up in the weekend to take for dessert at an Easter […]

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Beetroot falafels

I’m a huge falafel fan. They’re a healthy, fast food snack that can be turned into a delicious vegetarian meal.  I’m also a big fan of beetroot.  Armed with some of the new Gourmet Beetroot packets from Leaderbrand, I decided to make beetroot falfafels. The Leaderbrand ready to eat beetroot are a part of a […]

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Super simple no knead seed bread

I love the idea of making my own bread.  It’s the opportunity to use lots of wholesome ingredients without any any of the extras that are found in some store bought breads.  However, the time and effort required has put me off in the past.  Traditional bread making requires the bread to rise in a […]

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Simple homemade chocolates

Easter is so much more than chocolate.  But it is a lovely holiday to celebrate with a bit of a chocolately treat.  I made these delicious heart shaped chocolates in the weekend to share at easter.  When I say “homemade”,  it’s a bit of a cheat version since we’re simply melting chocolate and adding other […]

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Zucchini pesto slice

Want a tasty way to use zucchini before the seasons over?  This zucchini pesto slice is just the thing.  It’s simple and delicious, and if you grow your own zucchini you can pretty it up with zucchini flowers. I ‘ve always thought that zucchini flowers were quite beautiful and looked lovely stuffed.  But for me, […]

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Snacking – should you or shouldn’t you?

Years ago, when I didn’t have such a healthy relationship with food, snacking would be one thing that would play on my mind. Should I snack? Should I just ride out the hunger until my next meal? Would skipping snacks make me lose weight? I had so many questions, and there were lots of opinions […]

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