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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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Gluten-free chocolate slice

Let me start by explaining this retro baking effort was inspired by Retro Mummy. When I read her post, ‘old school chocolate slice‘, I got the baking equivalent of a musical earworm. I had every ingredient in the cupboard. 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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Light at the end of the tunnel: {gluten-free} chewy triple choc chip cookies

The last month has been very busy, to say the least. Elena had her last day of child care for the year on 20 December and has been at home with us ever since. We love having her with us … Continue reading

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Coconut strawberry ice blocks

We caught up with our birth centre friends yesterday and one of the mothers had this fantastic idea for some toddler-friendly, dairy-free ice blocks – a great idea for such hot weather. In the end, I was the only one … Continue reading

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Zucchini muffins

Elena attends family day care which means we need to provide all of her food each day. It’s quite a challenging brief – interesting, gluten-free, dairy-free, healthy food which will keep well in her lunch box, for a one year … Continue reading

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Corned beef

One of the distinct annoyances of pregnancy is the complete ban on the consumption of cured meats (in Australia, anyway). Sigh. How I miss ham and salami! If I end up in the post-natal ward after the birth of this … Continue reading

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Lactation cookies

An old friend of mine had a baby last week. Her new son is beyond adorable and makes me much more excited about our impending arrival (if that’s even possible!). Cuddling him brought back memories of all the newborn cuddles … Continue reading

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