epsom salts floral soak

Sinking into a warm bath, with candles, peace and some me time…after juggling school at home for multiple children all in different classes, not to mention also working from home  – sounds like absolute bliss. The recipe we are sharing with you today takes soaking in the bath to a whole new level. Try experimenting…

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Why not give a gift made by upcycling this year. With three weeks to Mother’s Day there is still time to plan a great way to breath new life into tired old objects hanging around your home. With a little bit of time, some unused items and a sprinkle of innovation you can create a…

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gluten free pancakes, dairy free pancakes

This versatile gluten (and dairy) free pancake recipe also works to make pikelets and is the perfect batter for banana fritters. You can also add a mashed banana to the mix to create a banana pikelet perfect for the school lunch box. Have fun experimenting. Ingredients 1/4 cup of tapioca flour 1/4 cup of coconut…

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Keto pancakes, gluten free pancakes, dairy free pancakes

Try these delicious keto, dairy free, gluten free pancakes for breakfast they are soooo yummy. Keto Pancakes Ingredients 2 cups of almond meal 4 large eggs 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla essence Coconut oil Method 1. Combine all the ingredients together to form a batter. 2.  Add a little coconut oil to a…

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Gluten Free Pear and Chocolate Cake

This delicious Autumn cake is a wonderful celebration of pears and chocolate. The recipe is gluten free but also includes tips to make it dairy free and low sugar. Pear and Chocolate Cake with Almond and Coconut Ingredients 300g melted butter* 5 eggs 2 tsp vanilla extract 150g desiccated coconut 150g almond meal 75g tapioca…

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Natural egg dye

How to dye eggs naturally with the whole family This Easter we are not permitted to gather with loved ones and friends but we can still enjoy the rituals around Easter. Chocolate galore, hot cross buns and virtual gatherings instead (now we can really appreciate Facetime or Skype or some of the other platforms that…

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gluten free hot cross buns

Delicious gluten free hot cross buns, are YUM and paelo to boot! Hip, hop Easter is on its way and these are a favourite in our house . After many test batches (happily eaten by the boys) we have perfected the recipe and would like to share it with you. Ingredients 1 cup (70g) psyllium…

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Fresh Autumn apples

Autumn has brought us a very welcome reprieve from  the summer heat with cooler mornings and evenings and some lovely sunny days – perfect for gardening and enjoying nature-based walks and activities. We are enjoying the crunch of new season apples bought directly from the grower at one of our monthly markets. And how excited…

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As the weather begins to cool after a long hot summer I’m celebrating the change of season with a delicious nourishing cauliflower soup.   Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 1-2 litres of bone broth 1 tbp of coconut oil 1 tsp salt Pepper to taste Cream and parsley to serve   Method 1. Chop the…

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When was the last time you cleaned your reusable water bottle? This is a gentle reminder to clean your water bottle regularly because from your first sip of water each time you use your bottle whatever was on your lips or in your mouth leaves traces in your remaining water. Yes even bits of food…

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