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Egg-Cellent Easter Egg Hunt // The How-To

Easter is a wonderful time of the year to bring the crew together for some quality family time. Oh, and did we mention CHOCOLATE! What better way to spend Easter than turning your backyard into the location for the ultimate Easter egg hunt that the kids (and even adults) will love. Here’s how…  Make it feel like a treasure hunt Draw a map or leave clues around the house or backyard leading to where some of ...

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Pork And Apple Sausage Rolls

INGREDIENTS 1 red onion, peeled 1 clove garlic, peeled 2 Granny Smith apples Handful parsley or baby spinach ½ teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard Good pinch sea salt Grind black pepper 500g free-range pork mince 2 sheets puff pastry (I just love Careme All Butter Puff Pastry) Splash of milk (to brush pastry) 1 teaspoon black chia seeds METHOD Preheat your oven to 200℃ and line a baking tray ...

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Nori-Crusted Salmon

I’m a huge salmon lover, so I’m always looking for new ways to prepare and serve it. Here I’ve teamed it with nori, and its salty sea flavour works perfectly with the succulent rich fish. Then served on a fresh, ginger-flavoured bed of soba noodles as the smart carb and a gorgeous mix of veggies. Serves 4. INGREDIENTS 4 nori sheets, torn into pieces 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon chilli f ...

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Nature Cure

Have you heard of “nature cure”? It’s a term that underpins the philosophy of naturopathy and encompasses using nature to treat what ails us. The Medical Sanctuary’s Cassi Cowlam explains. The concept of “nature cure” is simple. It includes drinking plenty of fresh water, exercising daily, playing in the sunshine, eating as close to nature as possible and getting restorative sleep. It doesn’t sound that har ...

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Recipe // Salty Snails

This is a low sugar, wheat free, no vegetable oil version of the highly processed, bakery or supermarket scrolls. They are really easy to make and tailor to your kids taste. The wholemeal spelt is a low-gluten, high-fibre, nutrient dense grain. The yoghurt provides a source of protein and dietary fat and the fillings add some plant-based nutrition. BONUS POINTS: Leave out the baking powder and bicarbonate o ...

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Recipe // Salmon & Coriander Fishcakes

Makes 4 Ingredients 210 g (71/2  oz) tinned salmon (or use fresh chopped salmon) 1 medium egg, lightly whisked 1/2  small red onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon chopped coriander (cilantro) 2 teaspoons chopped chives, plus extra to serve 1 teaspoon chilli flakes 2 teaspoons sugar-free mustard Celtic sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1 teaspoon coconut oil Lime sl ...

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Recipe // Veggie Soup in a Jar

The trick with this soup is to mix it with different flavour hits to create new tastes every day. You can change the grated vegies and greens you use in this base recipe according to seasonal availability. Create your own army of jar soups in advance and stash them in the fridge for up to 1 week. You’ll need a mason jar, or other heatproof jar with a lid, that holds approximately 440 ml (151/2  fl oz). Serv ...

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