Category Archives: Recipes

Homemade Lip Balms – Frankincense and Chocolate Mint (so delicious you’ll want to eat them!)

I recently tried my hand at making my own lip balm. Guess what – it’s super easy! If you have the ingredients, all that is required is to gently melt them together and pour into empty tubes.  I am fortunate … Continue reading

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More healthy party food (AKA a party without packets)

Last year I shared some pics from Boy Wonder’s 2nd birthday party with healthier food options. Remember the watermelon shark? When Sunshine Girl turned one last September we had a little party in a park for her, and my goal … Continue reading

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The best little un-granola bars ever

I had some puffed spelt that had been in the pantry for a few months and I wasn’t sure what to do with it, so was looking for ways to get rid of it quickly. My plan didn’t entirely work … Continue reading

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Homemade oat and coconut milk

I have a new love in my life. Oat and coconut milk. Simple to make, and incredibly delicious. Here’s how I make it: 1. Put 1/3 cup wholegrain rolled oats and 1/3 cup organic shredded coconut in a jug and … Continue reading

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Kale, that super hip green.

Let’s talk about kale for a minute. It’s so in right now. Kale chips, kale salad, kale juice, pan-fried kale with garlic and butter… it is sometimes referred to as the beef of a plant-based diet, because per-calorie it contains … Continue reading

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Conscious eating… raw style

You can’t hang around health circles for any length of time and not hear about / know about the benefits of raw food diets. The basic premise is that you eat raw, unprocessed, plant-based food, based on the belief that … Continue reading

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My adventures in making non-dairy milks

I’ve been experimenting with making my own non-dairy milks because Informed Papa is dairy intolerant. I wish he could just consume raw dairy, life would be much easier!  First up I attempted to make rice milk. I boiled brown rice … Continue reading

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