Cauliflower mash | vegan

It's probably already out of fashion now but cauliflower mash, I took a while to get to meet you but now I have, it's true love. My gorgeous friend Maria-Elena (check her out on Insta @thewellnessfountain) made me the most delicious cauliflower mash a few weeks ago & I swore I would try it at … Continue reading Cauliflower mash | vegan

Moving towards a plastic-free life

Thankfully more & more celebrities are bringing to light the frightening impact of single-use plastic on our planet - to animals, our waterways, & the chemicals leached from them into our bodies. Sadly, I don't understand why so many people will only follow an action once a 'celebrity' spruiks a cause. Don't get me wrong, … Continue reading Moving towards a plastic-free life

2018 Intentions

I had great aspirations for 2017 of how productive I would be. The reality was that 2017 hit me for six. I kicked off the year with a 2 month old, 5 year old & 7 year old. I wasn't back at work (my paid job) until April. I felt like I was chasing my … Continue reading 2018 Intentions

Embracing an ethical, sustainable, enviro friendly Christmas

I embrace the mantra that every cent we spend is a vote for what products we want this world to create. I also embrace minimalism so my gifts are often services (massage vouchers from a local business are a favourite); disposable (soap, candles, organic tea) or a product I feel has a positive environmental impact … Continue reading Embracing an ethical, sustainable, enviro friendly Christmas

3 ingredient dairy-free ice-cream

3 INGREDIENTS | VEGAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | NUT-FREE | CHILD FRIENDLY | NO ADDED CANE SUGAR | LOW FRUCTOSE I made this “nice-cream” or vegan ice-cream or whatever you choose to call it because I have been getting mighty bored of the whinging of “Whats for afternoon teeeeeeea?” the whole walk home from … Continue reading 3 ingredient dairy-free ice-cream

Low environmental impact travel with kids

On a double edged sword, all of my Mum's family are in Europe meaning we don't have them nearby BUT on the plus side, we are incredibly fortunate to be able to travel to visit them. I am aware of the environmental impact of flight & on this trip, I was much more conscious of … Continue reading Low environmental impact travel with kids

Pineapple & blood orange frappe

You guys, I know it's not my normal thing blending lots of fruits BUT I'm trying to get my body ready for the 30 or so hours of travel we are embarking on this Friday. I am keeping ginger farmers afloat at the moment with the volumes I am consuming. I'm also trying to finish … Continue reading Pineapple & blood orange frappe

Dientamoeba Fragilis

When I received a call from our family GP in June 2017 telling me that my six-year-old son had Dientamoeba Fragilis, I was totally unsure how treatment would progress. She told me it was great that tests had uncovered what was going on in his tummy BUT there has been conflict between doctors on whether … Continue reading Dientamoeba Fragilis

Paleo chocolate banana coconut flour cake

PALEO | VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | 6 INGREDIENTS ONLY INGREDIENTS 3 large bananas (approx 400g) 110g coconut water (I used Natural Raw C) 3 organic eggs 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 cacao 75g tahini I inadvertently forgot baking powder, but it turned out perfectly without Optional: 1/2 cup raspberries (to put on top) … Continue reading Paleo chocolate banana coconut flour cake

Pink grapefruit & strawberry frappe

VEGAN | RAW | GLUTEN FREE | DAIRY FREE | PALEO | LOW FRUCTOSE | JERF I have never done a juice fast, nor do I plan on ever doing one but I do love adding a blended smoothie / frappe every so often to get a massive nutrient hit in a condensed form (eg … Continue reading Pink grapefruit & strawberry frappe