Lorne Weekend, Great Ocean Road – Family Travel Memories

Lorne Weekend

Lorne Weekend Welcome to a new series on the blog – Family Travel Memories. I’ve been browsing through family travel photos of trips we’ve taken since my kids were born and I wanted to share them on the blog, well at least what I can remember from 5+ years ago! When my oldest was 9 […]

Pita Pizzas Recipe

Pita Pizza Recipe

Like most kids, my kids absolutely adore pizza. We enjoy it occasionally at local pizza restaurants and on even rarer occasions I have made pizza dough from scratch. A quicker, easier and healthier way to enjoy this yummy family favourite is Pita Pizzas. It really is as easy as it sounds. Gather together your basic […]

Healthy Alternatives To Fast Food – Make Real Food, Real Fast!

Healthy Alternatives To Fast Food - Real Food, Real Fast!

Healthy Alternatives To Fast Food Lets be honest, there are days when despite our best efforts we just don’t have the time/inclination/energy to cook a meal from scratch. It’s incredibly tempting in those instances to just order take away to feed the family quickly and effortlessly. In anticipation of such instances, I keep my fridge […]

Revealed: The Most Useful Tool In My Kitchen

The Most Useful Tool In My Kitchen

Revealed: The Most Useful Tool In My Kitchen My kitchen is overflowing with all sorts of interesting tools and gadgets. The most useful ones are the ones which I use on a daily basis and help solve a critical kitchen dilemma. The prize for the most useful tool in my kitchen is undoubtedly my trusty […]

Low Carb Didn’t Work For Me – Real Food Weight Loss Journey Update

Low Carb Didn’t Work For Me It’s been a bit of a roller coaster ride of emotions since my last real food weight loss journey update. (which was only a couple of weeks ago!) A quick re-cap – I met with a Dietitian who I discussed my weight loss/gain history with. The dietitian suggested I […]

Cauliflower Fried Rice With Zucchini And Sausages (Grain Free, Low Carb)

Cauliflower Rice With Zucchini And Sausages

I’m getting a teensy bit carried away with cooking and sharing low carb recipes over the past couple of weeks. This recipe is one I often have a play with and thought it was about time that I shared the deliciousness with you… To make the cauliflower rice you can either use your food processor […]

French Toast With Fried Egg – Kids Meal Idea

French Toast With Fried Egg

French Toast With Fried Egg For dinner last night I was asking my kids whether they wanted French Toast or Fried Eggs for dinner. My 6 year old asked me whether he could have both… so I thought about it and came to the conclusion that he could and set about making them French Toast […]

Ants On A Log – With Variations And A Video

Ants On A Log With Variations And A Video

Ants On A Log From time to time I treat my kids to Ants On A Log as a fun snack. It’s a quick to prepare, my kids find it fun snack plus the snack provides delicious nourishment between meals. So, a win-win all around! Sometimes, as a change from the traditional “Ants On A […]

Bento Inspiration – Japanese Lunch Boxes

Japanese Lunch Boxes

I stumbled on this fascinating video of Japanese Lunch Boxes. The bento lunch boxes are inspiring to say the least. They are beautiful works of art, take a look: I’m quite simply blown away by the beautiful bento lunch boxes featured in the video. Making a panda from seaweed and rice?! Genius! I can only […]

My First YouTube Video – Coconut Chocolate Butter

I’ve had my blog for over 3.5 years and I’ve wanted to start sharing videos with you for AGES but just haven’t for one reason (excuse) or another. So, today I was compelled to jump right in and make my first YouTube Video to share with you. I simply grabbed my phone and my favourite […]