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, …

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 …

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, …

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 …

Chocolate Bliss That’s Good For You.

If you’ve read my post about beginning my pantry cleanse, you’ll know I’m a woman of priorities. You’ll also know I’ve been overwhelmed from day one. So, I’ve cleansed my pantry bit by bit, beginning with my favourite bits, like wine. I KNOW. But trust me, it works. After buying organic coffee and wine, the …