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5 of the best homemade body scrubs

Homemade beauty treatments are inexpensive and super-easy to make … even the busiest of mamas can squeeze a little exfoli-awesomeness into a day – #homespa. PLUS, you know exactly what you are putting on your skin – no nasties, no additives, just simple everyday ingredients you have at home. Time for …

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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 …

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An apple crumble recipe that is easy AF

By Charlotte Ree Apple crumble is a fav in any household and this recipe is EASY! In fact, the simplicity of apple crumble is what first attracted me to making it. If you ask me, the fewer ingredients the better, and for a first-time baker (which I was at the …

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Chocolate brownies to soothe your soul

By Charlotte Ree Brownies were one of the first things I made as a home baker and I love them in their purest form – CHOCOLATE ON CHOCOLATE! Yasss! The edge pieces from the brownie tin are always my favs because of that added crunch. Tip: Make these brownies in …

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Smoky chocolate cereal bars #yum

By Sally O’Neil Mamas are always looking for snack hacks – not only to keep their own energy levels up during the day (or night for those with bebes), or to put an end to the, “Mum, I’m hungry” chant of an afternoon. Now, I love a muesli bar as …

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Unlock your Summer glow

By Nicole Fuge We’re feeling all of the #bodypositive vibes here at MD with our NAKED TRUTH issue, and it seems you are too – we love! With Spring in full swing, Summer will be hot on our heels before we know it (it’s three months to Christmas!!!), so we …

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Chickpea, parsley + feta salad #recipe

By Ashraf Saleh Is your tribe sick and tired of the same meals on repeat week-after-week? If you answered yes… you’re not alone. And that also means you’re looking for a quick and easy dish to work into your mid-week menu – this chickpea, parsley and feta salad will impress …

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4-ingredient chocolate chip cookies

By Sally O’Neil You can’t have a meal-prep plan without cookies – where’s the balance in that? Keep it simple and nutritious with these four ingredients. Ingredients 270 g (1 cup) tahini 80ml (1/3 cup) maple syrup 200g (2 cups) almond meal 3 tablespoons cacao nibs or dark chocolate chips …

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Nourish: Five days of overnight oats

By Sally O’Neil Mama, are you short on time in the kitchen? I hear ya! Prepping oats in big batches ready for the week ahead may seem like an impossible task, but it’s quicker and easier than you think… and it means you’re nourishing your body so you can keep …