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Hot Cross Cupcakes for Easter

The golden brown hue, the subtle hint of spice, the decorative (and delectable CREAM CHEESE cross), perfectly packaged up into single serve cupcake form. Just... YES! I woke up this morning and the idea to marry the flavors of a hot cross bun with a cupcake just wouldn't budge from my head … [Read More...]

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Lemon curd and zesty balls

Nothing quite like a palate cleanser in the shape of a ball is there? You could keep a dish of these zesty citrus bites by the bedside for after sex refreshments and make your fella stuff two in at once just to see if he finds it enjoyable. Anyhoo. I made Not Quite Nigella's lemon curd a few … [Read More...]

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How I became a nutritionist.

Ok so if I was able to go back in time and make my nutrition study choices again I may have found an institution that offered a Bachelor of Nutritional Medicine* OR I would have slogged through a … [Read More...]

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Banana, blueberry and oatmeal muffins

Ingredients: 60g butter, melted and set aside to cool somewhat 3/4 cup (180ml) whole milk (or milk of choice) 3 ripe bananas, mashed 2 free range eggs 1/2 teaspoon natural vanilla … [Read More...]

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Chocolate and beetroot cake with strawberry chocolate icing

Ingredients: 2 small or 1 medium/large sized beetroot (peeled, quartered and pulsed in a blender or food processor) 125g butter, softened to room temperature 1/2 cup (100g) dark brown sugar (I … [Read More...]

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Health Gurus in the News

Recently, high profile Australian social media health gurus (this is not an actual accreditation, there is no accredited school of health gurus) have caused some serious shit storms. Big ol' green … [Read More...]

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What is panela/rapadura?

Panela: Basically it is cold pressed cane juice, which is gently heated, consistently stirred then dried. It is minimally processed, its molasses remains intact and it retains its nutrients … [Read More...]

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Bacon is not a superfood, don’t take the piss.

Bacon. Food? Yes. Super? No. Further, if you say "superfood" to me one more time, I'm going to be expecting a cupcake in a cape and some big ass undies with a shiny headband or frankly, you … [Read More...]