Dog with Bunny ears

Enjoying Easter

Enjoying Easter   Easter is nearly here and I know I’m always banging on about ways to cut out sugar for the kids (big and little!), so this year I thought about enjoying Easter, hopefully without too many meltdowns. I don’t know about your family, but my kids certainly have their individual approaches to Easter…

detox fruit and vegetables

Do You Really Need to Detox?

Do You Really Need to Detox?   Detox is a buzz word that’s been floating around for a while. Usually linked to a ridiculously limited diet and/or the use of ridiculously expensive products, all claiming to “cleanse” your body of mysterious unidentified toxins. In today’s blog we’ll see whether we really need to detox or…

halloween

Halloween

It’s that time of year again…my kids are excited, planning costumes, decorations, make up – yes, even the boys, and are on a mission to find the largest goodie basket so they can fill it up with lollies …Whoa!!! I am all for letting them partake in what is a growing cultural event here in…

Quinoa salad with broccoli,sweet potatoes and tomatoes

10 Fun Facts about Quinoa

Quinoa is a really versatile food. It can be cooked as a porridge for breakfast, used in a salad at lunch as as a side with curry and stew in the place of rice, pasta or mash.   Here’s 10 Fun Facts about Quinoa. 1. Pronunciation Quinoa is pronounced ‘Keen-wah’   2. Quinoa is a…