Buy local fruit and veg

I buy all our fruit and vegetables from our local organic farm and Mum buys direct from local farmers at her local farmers’ market so it came as quite a surprise to me to discover that Australia was importing so much fruit and veg from overseas. In fact Australia’s fresh fruit and vegetable imports decreased…

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gluten free banana bread

  You wont believe this banana bread is gluten free. It has a lovely texture that is fluffy and moist just like banana bread made from traditional flour and your children will love it in their school lunch box. Delicious hot or cold with or without butter you can’t go wrong. It works just as…

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homemade apple cider vinegar

I am always on the look out for ways to get the most out of my food scraps. Our farmers work very hard to produce bountiful crops of delicious fruit and veg and it seems such a waste to toss any of it out. Scrap apple cider vinegar uses apple peel and cores and with…

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Greenwashing - what to look for on labels

Last month we looked at a couple of examples of products that you can easily be duped by when using the “all natural label”. This over-used label can be found throughout the supermarket from the cleaning aisle to body care products and even in packaged foods. When we buy these products we think we are…

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cherry and hazelnut torte

This is my all time favourite gluten free cake, yum! Who says you have to miss out on delicious moist tortes just because you are gluten free. With Father’s Day just around the corner I’ve been thinking about how we will celebrate and while a big breakfast has always been part of our tradition my…

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