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Fairy Bread Cake – yes it’s a thing!

By Katherine Sabbath When I was growing up, no kid’s birthday could be celebrated without a plate of sugar-studded, 
floppy white fairy bread (and hold the butter please, we’re in margarine territory). I’m pretty sure I learned on the first day of primary school that ‘one simply does not party …

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Chocolate pancakes with caramelised banana

By Caralee Fontenele TIP: These pancakes freeze really well, so divide them into four serves and place in separate zip lock bags for quick weekday breakfasts… #winning! Serves //  4 Preparation time // 5 minutes Cooking time // 15 minutes // INGREDIENTS Pancakes 2 ripe bananas ¼ cup coconut flour ¼ …

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Beat the Summer heat with epic ice-cream cookie sandwiches

By Courtenay Perks, Whole Vegan Pantry  Hot days call for ice-cream cookie sandwiches. These a nutrient packed for my girls. And YUM! // Ingredients Chocolate Chip Cookies 1/2 cup olive oil 1 1/4 cups coconut sugar 2 tsps vanilla extract paste 1/4 cup almond milk 1/4 cup almond butter 2 …

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Gin and tonic cupcakes #yum

Who said cupcakes were just for kids? We love to put an adult’s only spin on them by adding some gin, #winning! Cakes? Gin? It’s one hell of a kickass combo PERFECT for your New Year’s Eve celebrations – or for when you’ve had a really sh*t day and need a …

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Summer recipe: roast chicken in marinade

By Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Looking for a summer-perfect recipe that will delight the entire fam-bam? Then look no further than this roast chicken in marinade recipe that is gluten and nut-free. Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: One hour (+ …

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The chocolate cake recipe that tastes too naughty to be nice

By Amy Lee Mama-time equals five minutes silence with a slice of chocolate cake (and your fav mag). Say hello to the best guilt-free chocolate cake ever. Yep, this sugar-free and flourless slice of goodness will have you wanting to curl up and treat yourself – you deserve it. // …

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3 delish mocktail recipes for the silly season

Pregnant, breastfeeding, or simply on an alcohol-free health kick, there are many reasons that mamas pop on their party frocks without indulging in a tipple or three. With these fabuloso mocktails you can now join the fun world of bubbles and tiny umbrellas, without suffering the accompanying hangover. You might …

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Soul food: Supercharged bolognaise

By Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Even the fussiest of eaters won’t be able to detect the veggies in this supercharged bolognaise dish AND it can be pureed into a smooth consistency for babies and picky eaters. Plus, it’s a …

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Impress the kids with this Neapolitan Marble Cake

By Charlotte Ree Marble cakes are one of my FAV types of cake. As a child, I was always intrigued by the way the different coloured batters blended together (I still am TBH!) To create a marbled effect, dollop each of the coloured batters into the cake tin, then pull a skewer …