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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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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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Feeling tired AF? Time for a liver detox

By Dr Libby Weaver We don’t often consider our liver when we are feeling tired, irritable, headachey and run down, but this mighty organ is often at the heart of these symptoms and many others. In today’s world, we are exposed to more pollutants than ever before, through what we …

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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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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 …