Pear Crumble (Grain Free, Gluten Free)

Pear Crumble - Grain Free & Gluten Free

My fruit bowl was overflowing with perfectly ripe pears, so I decided to adapt my recipe for Apple And Walnut Crumble into a Pear Crumble (Grain Free). I used slivered almonds instead of walnuts and it worked divinely well. This particular dish was made for breakfast the other morning. As soon as I got up […]

Grain Free Granola Recipe

Grain Free Granola Recipe

Grain Free Granola Recipe This grain free granola recipe is so deliciously addictive! The whole family have been adoring sprinkling it over yoghurt for a tasty treat. You don’t miss the grains/oats at all – it’s truly nourishing and filling on it’s own. Regarding the dish you cook the granola in – I always prefer […]

Pantry Clean Out – Passover 2015

Pantry Clean Out Passover 2015

Pantry Clean Out – Passover 2015 Each year in the week leading up to Passover I go through a major Pantry Clean Out. (You can read about 2014 and 2012.) As with previous years, my pantry had become something of a danger zone… random boxes, bottles and plastic bags balancing precariously on other pantry items, […]

Ricotta and Lime Mousse

Ricotta and Lime Mousse Recipe

This Ricotta and Lime Mousse is sublime! (sorry!) If you hadn’t noticed I’ve been seriously loving ricotta lately. While spreading it on toast one morning I noticed my ricotta tub contained a delicious sounding recipe for “Lemon Ricotta Mousse”. As it happened my Husband was gifted a bounty of fresh limes from a patient’s tree […]

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 […]