Category Archives: dairy-free

fruit & nut bliss balls {gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free}

I think I’ve mentioned before that we’re still trying to sort out the mystery of Hugo’s tummy. It’s been a windy road so far. We started with Hugo only sleeping in 45 minute cycles by four months and ended up with a short … Continue reading

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{gluten & dairy-free} crunchy battered fish

We’ve had an odd day. We were at the farmers markets by 0830, then off to pick up some groceries I’d ordered online and a box of nappies at Costco. After the shops, we went on to the produce place … Continue reading

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Chatterbox beetroot relish

This recipe is borne of a lovely conversation with a dear friend. We got to know each other when we were thrown together in high school maths and have been firm friends ever since. We’ve spent more time living apart … Continue reading

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Ouch!

It turns out I wasn’t exaggerating when I mentioned my little toe was hurting. It’s broken! X-rays are so cool. I find it fascinating that they’re digital these days. The technician took one snap and confirmed I’d done a good … Continue reading

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Everyone’s favourite (gluten-free) chocolate cake

I’ve been eating this cake for as long as I can remember. There were no gluten-free flour mixes available when I was a child and this was one of the few recipes which worked well with brown rice flour. It … Continue reading

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Gluten-free carrot cake

It’s fairly well known among my friends, I think, that I bake as therapy. You could almost say that my motto is: when all else fails, bake a cake. I never pass up an opportunity to pull something together, and … Continue reading

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Thai Barbeque Chicken: freezer style

Evenings can be a bit hectic with two little ones and some nights, by the time we get to dinner time, Alex and I are exhausted. To make things easier, I’m trying to build a broader repertoire of freezer cooking … Continue reading

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Rub a Dub Dub’s Carrot, Walnut and Orange Cake

I’ve written before about my efforts to feed our little family wholesome, healthy food. When I saw my friend Zoe had posted an interpretation of Happyolk’s Beet, Seed and Blood Orange Cake on her blog, Rub a Dub Dub, I … Continue reading

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The fate of a sad banana

Bananas are pretty popular in our house but occasionally one slips through the net and ends up awfully sad. This poor sod and its friend were hidden in our fridge ahead of an open home and promptly forgotten about for … Continue reading

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Lamb tagine

I can see I’m going to have to become even more organised in order to manage life with two little ones so close in age. Unless we’re going to live in a dump, housework and homemaking are going to have … Continue reading

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