Category Archives: kids

One Pan Chicken Dinner

Who doesn’t love a dinner that literally takes only one pan ?  Perfect for a lazy summer meal, use whatever vegetables you like, I sometimes add sliced fennel or halved tomatoes.  The chicken steams in the stock and the skin cooks beautifully.  If you don’t serve the veggies with dinner (they can be kind of… Read More »

Creamy Fish Pie

I love this recipe because I can make it in the morning when I have time and just set to heat for dinner.  I often make extra mash the night before to save time on Fish pie day. Creamy fish pie (serves 4) Ingredients 4 large floury potatoes, peeled and chopped into quarters 1 TBSP… Read More »

Nourishing Pantry Burger

The best thing about this recipe is that everyone can help themselves.  Simply pile a plate with toppings like tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, onions, beetroot etc.  Make the meat patties and serve with bread rolls or in lettuce cups for a bunless option.   INGREDIENTS 500gm Beef mince, you need a little fat and grass fed… Read More »

Homemade Chocolate fudge

Chocolate Treats This Easter I will be making these fantastic chocolate squares.  Packed with good fats from the coconut oil, magnesium, iron, manganese and antioxidants from the Cocoa powder, and lots of gut healing goodness from the Gelatin.  So no guilt here! (Original recipe by FOOD Savy)  I have changed slightly as the original was… Read More »

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns I think Hot Cross buns should soft, sweet and spicy, this recipe inspired  by Nigella Lawson, is exactly that.  Although these are not super healthy they contain a lot less sugar than commercial buns and also no emulsifiers, artificial flavours or preservatives. Makes 16 small buns 150ml milk 50 grams butter zest of 1 orange… Read More »

Back to School Bars

Back to school bars This delicious slice is my alternative to LCM bars. My daughter and I just played with the ingredients, add whatever dried fruit you personally like – up to one cup total. Use coconut oil to make it dairy free. Use another puffed grain instead of rice. This is really choose your… Read More »

Speedy Baked Beans

Homemade baked style beans (serves 4) 2 teaspoons olive oil 3 rashers bacon, chopped 1 small brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground coriander ½ tsp smoked paprika ½ tsp ground turmeric 1 x 400g can diced tomatoes 2 teaspoons honey or maple syrup… Read More »

Breakfast Slice

Breakfast slice (Oat, Banana and Blueberry) Ingredients: 1 ¾ cup plain flour of choice (I use 1 cup spelt, ¾ cup white) 1 ½ cups rolled oats 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder (aluminium free) pinch salt 1/4 cup Honey ( can use rice syrup if avoiding fructose) 125g melted butter 1 tsp… Read More »