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Roast Carrot Soup

I have had quite a few requests for soup recipes recently, and given that the first snow of the winter fell this weekend – I think that is completely fitting! I am not sure if there is anything much better than indulging in a big bowl of warming soup with a hunk of crusty bread […]

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Thai Pumpkin Soup

The air is definitely feeling a little cooler now that we are well and truly into autumn, and whilst I do love summer, the autumn colours really are beautiful and the crispness in the air is a welcome relief after the humidity that we sometimes get here in Auckland. One of my favourite things to […]

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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 […]

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Lunch Box Ideas

You might have heard about the mother of a kindergartener in Australia recently being ‘shamed’ for putting a piece of homemade chocolate slice in her child’s lunch box. A note came home with the child later that day stating ‘Your child has chocolate slice from the Red Food category today. Please choose healthier foods for […]

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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 […]