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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Gluten free cassava flour pizza base

We’ve been gluten free for many years now and have tried a variety of different pizza base recipes all with varying degrees of success. My boys love pizza and it’s the birthday dinner of choice without a doubt but this year we had the added complication of Oliver inviting a friend with a nut allergy…

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Avocado in a beeswax wrap

More than four years ago now we began our plastic free journey. We started with saying no to single use cling wrap, plastic bags and other single-use plastic products that are everywhere 🤨. They are part of the top four that we simply we can’t ignore. Since we started using beeswax wraps cling wrap has…

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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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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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A while ago I gave my shampoo bottle the evil eye in fact plastic bottles of all sorts have been banned in my house for quite some time. So how do I wash my hair? I could head to my nearest bulk food shop and refill my old shampoo bottle but there aren’t any near…

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