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Malted barley oatmeal cookies

WORD UP! Here are the experimental cookies I baked today. From the pantry: Wholemeal self raising flour Raw sugar Oats Vanilla extract From the fridge: Free range eggs Butter From the market: Coconut oil Barley malt (liquid not powder) 100g block Lindt milk chocolate … [Read More...]


Pernicious anemia ~ what is it?

(This is a brief description only.) What is Pernicious Anemia? Pernicious anemia is a type of anemia whereby the red blood cell production is compromised because of a deficiency of Vitamin B12 (cobalamin). Quite simply in my best street lingo: they get all big and wobbly, they're referred to as … [Read More...]

On hating, being hated and how much I loathe this word.

You know I'm all up there with the strong language, hardly a day goes by without some f-bombs being attached to a blurb on Instagram or a post on Facebook. Yes, I enjoy these four letter words and … [Read More...]

Q&A with Katie180: nutritious smoothie for kids.

Today I received an email from a reader who wants some advice about how to oomph up smoothies for her nearly two year old girl who weighs only very little to begin with (she was born prematurely and … [Read More...]


DIY feather head dress

What you'll need: Feathers from a craft store, white preferably but coloured will work too. PVA glue. Craft paint. Glitter. Plain elastic head … [Read More...]


Top5… Yoghurt!

Please note that this is not a list of the five best yoghurts on the Australian market. This is five popular yoghurts that I have put in order accordingly with my criteria of ingredients / manufacture … [Read More...]


Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

I micro-blogged this last week and it was rather well received so I fancy that it deserves another spin around the dancefloor on the proper blog! It's easy as easy can be and friggin' tasty. It's … [Read More...]

Superficial as a tectonic plate.

One of the subjects I studied at college was counseling skills. 1A, 1B and 1C - a year of counseling skills. It was an enjoyable module but I admit at first I was a bit like "I came here to study … [Read More...]