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Mindful ideas for Easter delight!

Mindful ideas for a delightful Easter by Anita Fredericks

Anyone who’s been following a while knows that I love a little bit of magic! And one of my greatest loves is to watch the kids’ faces light up when that magic is brought to life. Whether they have just received a pint-sized letter from the fairies, or whether they wake up to a trail…

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Chocolate: international language of love!

  What do you feel when you think of chocolate? Love? Joy? Satisfaction? Happiness? Delight? I can hazard a guess that it’s a strong, positive response and there is very good reason for this! But before I get into chocolate’s delicious mood-enhancing qualities, let’s make sure we are both on the same page… There is…

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Nourishing Chocolate Avocado Mousse – a recipe for health

By now, many of you have heard of the super qualities of nourishing chocolate. The key to chocolate’s super qualities however, is to eat it in as close to its natural state as possible. Cacao – not to be confused with the modern-day refined and sugar-laden cocoa – is the seed (nut) of a fruit…

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Recipe: Hearty, smooth and creamy, Pea & Ham Soup

I have fond memories of my grandfather making pea and ham soup. In his latter years he became very competent in the kitchen, having a few firm favourites that would be known throughout the family as “grandad’s recipes”. Along with pea and ham soup was his home-made bread, hot cross buns at Easter and stilton…

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For you: Simple, nourishing & delightful recipes!

“Just don’t deviate from the recipe.” I vividly recall my husband sharing this pearl of wisdom in our early days of my cooking … Needless to say, things have changed a lot. These days I experiment all the time with food and I relish in the art of deviating from the recipe. In fact I…

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Home made chocolate, just in time for Easter!

There is something beautifully exhilarating about teaching something new to children… and it does help when the topic has a lot to do with chocolate! Last week I went in to my daughter’s year two class as well as my son’s year one class and taught them about the origins of chocolate as well as…

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Summer Passion Pudding

I woke up this morning and thought, “Today is the perfect day for Summer Passion Pudding.” It’s going to be 44 degrees C in Perth so I thought I’d better get on and share this recipe with everyone – it’s refreshing and delicious! Ingredients 1 mango, peeled and de-seeded 1 passionfruit, scoop out the seeds…

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5 cooling summer drinks ideas

A refreshing, welcoming drink can take the edge off a long, hot day. These simple ideas may be just the thing to add a beautiful and cooling new dimension to your summer menu! 1. Pink Bubbles Watermelon Freshly squeezed orange juice a small handful of mint leaves I like to blend all ingredients so there is…

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White festive slice

White Christmas is a bit of a tradition in our house. You? Although these days, the traditional stuff is really way too sweet to actually enjoy. Until now. This is really exciting actually because I have finally found the basis of a good white chocolate recipe that has no dairy and no refined sugar… a whole…

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Chocolate fudge & goji pleasure!

Sometimes I really surprise myself! This would have to be one of my favourite recipes this year – a big call, I know… I found this nutrient-dense recipe on Emily Ehlers’ website and I was compelled to make it as it looked so good and it was full of raw goodness as well as being…

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