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… Yep, 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 …

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 …

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, …

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, …

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 …

Top 10 Items on my Toxin-Free Bucket List.

If you’ve read my posts about going grain-free and organic in the pantry, you’ll know I’ve done this gradually, because I’m prone to overwhelm. You’ll also know that the more I looked into forging a toxin-free diet for my family, the more I realised that all other toxins would have to go, too. I can’t …

Connecting with Abundance: Claiming and Savouring what you Already Have.

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth Today, there was nothing in the house to eat. Three small potatoes, a couple of ageing carrots, a floret of broccoli, less than a floret of cauliflower, half an onion, 2 mushrooms. And an …