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Grain free breakfasts? How?!

Grain free breakfasts? How?!

Hello everyone! This paleo business takes a lot to get your head around, especially removing food that has long been considered, and is still very much suggested, to be wholesome and healthy food. I am talking about grains. They have sure been around awhile but apparently those hunter/gatherer folk from way back when didn’t eat … Continue reading

Homemade Muesli for the whole family!

Homemade Muesli for the whole family!

This muesli is packed full of nutrients that will help keep your whole family healthy and full of energy.  A bowl of oats a day is a frequently heard recommendation to help increase your milk supply so breastfeeding mums there’s another reason for tucking in to this delicious breakfast. The recipe includes Chia seeds which … Continue reading

Bagels

Bagels

Freddie and I have had a bit of a thing for bagels over the last couple of weeks! Our lunch together had become a bit repetitive of late so I thought I would try out some different breads to try and spice things up a bit. So far Freddie’s top two choices have been cheese … Continue reading

Easter Brunch ~ Breakfast Muesli Muffins

Easter Brunch ~ Breakfast Muesli Muffins

Well there was definitely no lie-in for me this morning… 5.30am grrrr that is not morning in my book! I left my lovely husband asleep and had a yummy and very successful breakfast with Freddie. This is a delicious muesli muffin recipe by Kathleen Gandy. It has cardamom in which is one of my favourite … Continue reading

Easter Brunch ~ Fluffy Pancakes

Easter Brunch ~ Fluffy Pancakes

The best thing about a long weekend is a lie-in followed by brunch. Well, with a busy toddler in the house lie-ins have become a rarity but there’s no reason why brunch still can’t happen! So this morning, while Mike dozed, Freddie and I got busy in the kitchen making Jamie Oliver’s fluffy pancakes. What I … Continue reading

Breakfast Make-over ~ Fruit and Nut Porridge

Breakfast Make-over ~ Fruit and Nut Porridge

The weather in Wellington has taken a turn for the worse (although the sun is shining again today). So I’ve decided it is definitely porridge weather again! As I prepared the recipe below earlier in the week, with my helpful little sous chef munching on the ingredients, I thought I was onto a winner. Freddie had other … Continue reading

Breakfast Make-over ~ Super Smoothies

Breakfast Make-over ~ Super Smoothies

Smoothies are a great quick and easy way to start the day and there are a few simple tricks to keep the sugar content low and add some protein. Dentists at the UK Royal College of Surgeons recent press release linking fruit juice consumption to dental decay in under 5 1/2 year olds keeping smoothies to a … Continue reading