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Simple, ‘instant’ grain-free breakfasts.

Did I mention, simple? If you’ve gone grain-free, the first thing you might be struggling with is breakfast. Not just because it’s the first meal of the day. Most of us are used to breakfast as a quick, no-cook meal; apart from the occasional cooked weekend pancakes or eggs. A couple of slices of bread …

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Certified awesome grain-free chocolate biscuits

Let me tell you, I am rocking the house with this recipe. For a mama whose baking ventures are usually labelled ‘experiments’ by her family, this is a win. These grain-free chocolate biscuits are toxin-free because of where I buy my foods. I’ll list the suppliers below for those of you who are in Australia. …

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What’s So Important About Snails? Should You Care If They’re Extinct?

Should we care that the last Hawaiian tree snail has died? Because this is how the new year of 2019 began, with the extinction of yet another of earth’s creatures. A humble mollusc. The Hawaiian tree snail. The last one in existence, friend to school children, 14 years old and the lonely survivor of his …

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Toxin-Free Bucket List Update.

Back in March of this year, the number 4 item on my Toxin-Free Bucket list was a veggie patch.  Behold. Yes. My plight to live all organic, toxin-free, more self-sufficient, fresh, healthy and supermarket free, continues in spinach. And beetroot (see cover photo). Also, onion. Garlic. Cauliflower. And carrots. I planted them myself (er hm, …

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Self-saucing, grain-free chocolate pudding recipe.

Hold everything! I did a kitchen experiment, and it worked! In fact, it worked three times. I made my own bespoke self-saucing, grain-free chocolate pudding. I’ve made three chocolate puddings in the last two weeks or so. All in the name of getting the recipe right, of course.  Each time, I meant to photograph the …

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How to use soap nuts to clean your clothes, stay toxin-free and save your wallet.

Toxin-free soap nuts.  If you’ve been following along, you’ll know that Soap Nuts were number 1 on my toxin-free bucket list earlier this year. Which was cheating, because at the time of writing the post, I’d already ordered them. My soap nuts from SoapNuts Australia had their first run in my laundry last week. It’s …

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Our Backyard Climate Strike.

“No one is too small to make a difference.” Greta Thunberg When 5000 children, school teachers and parents marched in our little city last Friday, striking for policy change to combat climate change, we marched too. Only, we didn’t march with the other protestors in our city (sorry Greta Thunberg, we think you are amazing, …

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Amazing Disappearing Almond Meal Biscuits, err, Slice.

The thing is that I’m not a great baker. Or homemaker—as you’ll know if you’ve been following my toxin-free, grain-free journey: aka, crash course wrought with confusion and rookie disasters. The things I prepare for my ever-supportive family, are affectionately referred to as experiments. “Mummy, can I try one of your biscuit experiments?” Followed by, …

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Connecting with Nature is more than a Walk at the Beach.

What does it mean to connect with nature?  Does it mean taking off your shoes to walk on beach sand once a week? A regular hike or swim? Gardening with your gloves off? Standing outside in a rain shower? Camping out under the stars like I’ve just spent a day or two doing; every now …