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Easy wholesome banana & blueberry muffins

banana blueberry muffinsThis has become a fav go-to way of using up ripe bananas. It’s such an easy recipe which apart from needing to melt butter, requires very little time from start to finish. You just throw all ingredients together and mix (love this sort of baking!). It’s a nice one for the very busy and for young children to get involved in.

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The importance of self-care & a recipe for the easiest, all natural most beautiful chocolate body scrub

chocolate-body-scrubThis post is about the importance of making time just for you. For your mind and body, your health and wellbeing, to help keep you energized, present and happy. We live such busy, sometimes hectic and full lives, with many other things often coming first – family, children, work, friends, cooking, eating, sleeping, commuting, cleaning, striving, planning, organizing, more work, cooking and cleaning, etc. Making time for yourself may feel totally impossible, perhaps especially if you’re a parent. When juggling children and work, having regular ‘you time’ may even feel a little self- indulgent..? It’s crazy isn’t it, but many do feel this way. The truth is – it’s extremely important, for all of us, for survival.

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Fresh salmon patties

Salmon pattiesThese patties are delicious and satisfying every single time – Whether pan-fried or cooked on the BBQ, and whether served with a simple salad or an array of steamed or sautéed veggies (such as peas, asparagus or green beans) and roasted spuds or sweet potato chips. They’re also nice when cold. I’ve thrown leftover cooked patty into a wrap with slices of avocado, hummus, cucumber and lettuce, plus a squeeze of lemon. YUM. Continue Reading