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Category Archives: Recipes

Double Quiche Day

Double Quiche Day Jilly moans in the kitchen after seeing yet more packaged junk in television ads passing for nutritious meals and is determined to continue to bake from scratch. Inspiration this week came from author Michael Pollan, who says, “The best diet is  — one you cook for yourself”. The spring weather just seems to […] read more →

Easter Treats for Hunter Gatherers

Easter weekend is a couple of days away so it’s time to channel your inner hunter gatherer and marshal the troops for the inevitable living room Easter egg hunt. You’ll want to explore high and low when you discover how good these solid eggs taste.  And just like traditional eggs, these orbs of deliciousness can […] read more →

Two Simple Breakfast Bowls

Hello autumn! In an effort to coax me and my cozy high socks out of bed on cooler April mornings I’ve been filling my mind and appetite with warming breakfast bowls and spicy chai. Never one to argue with a craving, for the past few weeks, I’ve been on a bleary-eyed breakfast bowl bender and […] read more →

Cleansing Turmeric and Ginger Tea

There are countless gurus in the wellness sphere these days, look around and you’ll find one on every web corner sporting their own alliterated bylines and catchy slogans. But how can you find one that works for you?  You know, one that is not selling a cure for cancer, an expensive online course to sign […] read more →

Feeding Fussy Eaters

Photo by The Whimsical Wife This blog post goes out to all of the parents or caregivers of picky eaters, and ones who are raising children in a processed fast food nation. I think that covers just about every parent. If your child is stuck in a pasta, nugget, boiled rice or potato mash commercial time […] read more →

Bounty Bar Recipe from I Quit Sugar Kids

Today I’m super excited to be sharing details and a recipe from Sarah Wilson’s latest e-book, I Quit Sugar Kids Cookbook, aimed at helping parents and care-givers encourage their children to eat healthier food. As someone who has written a kid’s recipe book Supercharged Food for Kids, I was thrilled to be asked to contribute one of my recipes to […] read more →

Chocolate Truffles

I know it sounds a bit counter productive but these are not going to last long in the fridge.  You’ll be diving in for more with every last mouthful.  These chocolaty morsels are a new recipe from my latest recipe book. Although not exactly textbook truffles, take a walk over to the dark side and you’ll discover that […] read more →

Rebooting Your Child’s Lunchbox

It’s almost time to send the kids back to school, which means for many parents and caregivers busy schedules and challenging lunchbox fixing.  If you’re looking to reboot worn out and tired lunch box ideas and get creative then here are some of my simple tips.  Giving kids nutritious meals can really make a big […] read more →