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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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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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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 …