Swordfish with Beetroot Mash + Free eBook: The Wholesome Cook Companion

The first proper week of school is almost over. For Zac it means a momentary relief from homework which he has been given solidly this whole week. He’s in year 8 now. Looking back at a photo I took of him doing homework on one of the first days of school last […]

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Cream Puff Pavs – A Sugar-free Alternative to a Pavlova

Pavlovas are a popular summer and Christmas dessert. However, I find the process of making fluffy meringue base too involved for a last minute dessert and I find it a touch too sweet. My solution? I use choux pastry and serve the ‘pavs’ layered in a similar fashion to a […]

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Healthier Birthday Party Food for Kids – Ideas and Tips

I’m interested to hear your opinion on the whole kids party food thing. Should it be healthy or all-out indulgent? Should there be balance? Do you watch out for additives or excess sugar, or perhaps when it comes to parties it’s just whatever goes? Here are my thoughts, tips and some real life […]

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DIY Raw Chocolate Advent Calendar with a Coconut Crunch

There’s something magical about Advent calendars and now you can make your very own raw chocolate and crunchy coconut version. Otherwise set the chocolate in block moulds and enjoy a square here and there during the festive season.  When I was little, I loved the excitement of Christmas as much as […]

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Look Who’s Been Cooking The Wholesome Cook Book… Join in the Fun

I love seeing #TheWholesomeCookBook in action in your homes and kitchens so thought I’d share some of your wonderful comments and creations! Got a copy already? Why not join in the fun! It’s been just over a month since The Wholesome Cook book launched and I am so grateful for […]

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Sweet Potato & Lentil Soup with Apple and Avo

– A Thai sweet potato and lentil soup that’s a little on the season’s edge.

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7 Blood Orange Recipes to Try this Season

Every year, toward the end of August, I can hardly contain my excitement. It’s (our wedding anniversary) and blood orange season! I utterly adore them. All dressed in breathtaking hues of orange, crimson and red, their flavour is citrusy and sweet with just a hint of lip-puckering tartness.

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7 Food Groups to Easily Hide in a Smoothie

We all know smoothies are a fantastic way of getting more nutrients into our diets – whole vegetables, fruit and other good for you wholefoods. Best of all they are a delicious way to enjoy your least favourite varieties as well. Great for fussy kids and eaters.  1. Greens: many […]

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