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Silence your hangry babes with this #recipe

By Maegan Brown Whether you’re just feeding your kids after a long day at school or a houseful of preschool friends playing the afternoon away, you can make snack time fun and yummy with this interactive board that lets the little ones build their own “ants on a log” or “fish …

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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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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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Soul food: raw caramel slice

By Courtenay Perks, Whole Vegan Pantry Let’s face it, who doesn’t love caramel slice? Well listen up, mamas, you’re going to love this one more because it’s raw! This scrumptious recipe is the perfect indulgence without the guilt. Enjoy! // INGREDIENTS For the base ¼ cup pitted Medjool dates ¼ …

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Jules Sebastian’s secret smoothie recipe

By Jules Sebastian As a busy working mama of two small children, Hudson and Archer, I need something that is fast, easy and simple to slot into the morning chaos… and this smoothie is the perfect solution! // Ingredients Your choice of milk, full cream, coconut, almond – up to …

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5-minute smoothie recipes for time-poor mamas

By Jayta Szpitalak We all know that breakfast as the most important meal of the day, but let’s face it, mornings in most households are more than a little cray cray. Whether you’ve been up half the night tending to little ones or are chasing kids out the door, it’s …

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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 …