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Carrot Cake Oats

If you love cake, and would love to be able to eat cake for breakfast (or indeed any time of the day) then this recipe is definitely for you! I have a sweet tooth – it’s true, and I know controlling that sweet tooth can sometimes be hard, but it doesn’t have to be when […]

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Pumpkin Pie Spiced Porridge

As the mornings are getting cooler, my go to breakfast tends to change – I tend to want something warmer and more comforting. Porridge is the perfect answer. Oats are a powerhouse – packed with fibre, cholesterol lowering beta glucans, low fat as well as being a reasonable source of protein, especially when you cook […]

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Banana Avo Loaf

If you’re looking for a healthier alternative to cakes and biscuits for the kids’ school lunches, or a filling mid afternoon snack that will keep them fuelled through sports practice, then you need look no further! Actually, who am I kidding?! This is a great snack for anyone at any time of the day. In […]

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My Anytime Bowl

Have you noticed how it’s super cool to eat your food out of bowls currently? I’m not talking about eating your soup or cereal out of a bowl (duh – eating those any other way is tough!) But there are smoothie bowls, acai bowls, ramen bowls, veggie bowls, fruit bowls…..it’s endless. Today I came across […]

Nutty seed loaf

Nutty Seed Loaf

There is a recipe for ‘bread’ that has been doing the rounds on social media recently that I wanted to give a bit of a go and although I don’t consider all bread to be ‘junk’ (some certainly is ‘junkier’ than others) This might just hit the spot for #junkfreejune. I find that the weekends […]

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Kumara Bread

Recently I have rediscovered my love for pottering in the kitchen. This past summer was pretty much overtaken with long walks and steep climbs around all areas of Auckland – I really do mean all areas – From the Waitakeres out West, to Long Bay up North, Half Moon Bay in the East and Manukau […]