“Free From Lots” Crackers – Sweet or savoury

“Free From Lots” Crackers – Sweet or savoury

It was just a regular day, I was going about my business getting some work done and then I remembered that nut free snacks for my son needed to be made, for him to take to kindy. We're gluten free, so I always send him with stuff for morning / arvo tea, to avoid vacuous 'gluten free' biscuits and crackers than are basically starch and provide virtually no nutrients - not what a little body needs! I didn't want to make another sweet thing and was keen to come up with a savoury snack that could … [Read more...]

Double Decker Chocolate Bar

Double Decker Chocolate Bar

You and I know it's Top Deck reinvented, but to avoid a law suit, let's call it a Double Decker chocolate bar, shall we? This is easy to make once you know how - and I mean easy! It's also delicious to eat. You only need 4 - 5 ingredients depending whether you use the vanilla or not AND setting it into the two layers takes all of 30 minutes before you are free to tuck in. It's also got health benefits Packed with lauric acid from coconut oil - Immune building awesomeness and perfect … [Read more...]

Meditation – A seriously beginner’s, beginner’s guide

Meditation – A seriously beginner’s, beginner’s guide

Meditation. Why is it everywhere these days? Seems we're being invited to explore the magic of meditation at every turn across the interwebs, flyers at the cafe, banners outside community halls... But why? Well, it's a result of YOU thinking you can be everywhere, doing everything, with 11 browser windows open, jogging across your apartment to get to the bedroom faster to pop shoes on to pick up your child who's kindy closes in 7 mins, a 6 minute drive away. Oh wait, that's ME. I relish the … [Read more...]

Hazelnut Chocolate Brownie with Chocolate Mayonnaise

Hazelnut Chocolate Brownie with Chocolate Mayonnaise

Hazelnut Chocolate Brownie with chocolate mayonnaise - Yes, it's happening. So super simple to make and yummy. A great little afternoon tea treat when guests are around or a luscious dessert square served with fresh berries as we did last night around at friends - who couldn't believe the list of ingredients I rattled off when they tasted it! I love surprising friends with how delicious allergy friendly / non inflammatory baking can be! Given I am gluten free and the little man is gluten / … [Read more...]

Autism Awareness Month and the Mindd Foundation

Autism Awareness Month and the Mindd Foundation

I'm going to share a little diagnostic story about my son. He's not autistic but in seeking treatment for left field symptoms, I turned to the Mindd Foundation for an Integrative Treatment approach - a foundation who champions raising awareness for autism and many other illnesses manifesting themselves in droves today, all around us. So while it's Global Autism awareness day, I thought I'd share my reasoning for choosing an integrative practitioner for my son's recent issue, and then highlight … [Read more...]