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Chocolate Cranberry Granola

Chocolate for breakfast is really ok. Seriously ok in fact. And what I love about this combo is that no one (as in smallish child) notices the buckwheat or the flaxseed. Or the fact that it’s no where near as sweet as those ‘healthy’ cereals from the supermarket. And the base ingredients are cheap and […]

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Vegan waffles

We were firmly a pancake family on Sundays. That was until our lovely American neighbours moved in across the street and we learnt about waffles. We’ve been cranking them out ever since. This recipe is a lot lower in fat than your standard waffle recipe so make sure you cook them well to avoid sticking. […]

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Smokey Almonds

There are some foods that smell better than they taste. Agree? And there are some smells and tastes that are, … well, so ingrained that to reconnect with them on any level is kinda cool. Bacon is one of those. I could no more think of eating it than fly to the moon. But we […]

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Go Go Goji Berry Bar

We eat a lot of bliss balls in our house. Like these ones and these ones. But when time is short and the lunchbox calls. I ‘press’ instead of roll. Ingredients 1 C dried coconut 1 C oats 2 cups dates, chopped (soak if hard) ½ C goji berries, chopped 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 […]

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6 Quick & Healthy Desserts Kids will Love

Dessert for kids is not always the icing on the, ahem, cake. Sometimes it is pure strategy. By that I mean a vehicle for extra nutrition that’s delicious and won’t have them climbing the walls at bedtime. Think chocolate and spinach smoothie, or raspberry chia pudding. When it comes to new foods kids can be […]

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