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Maple cinnamon pumpkin muffins

Don't be afraid of the word pumpkin and muffin joined together. These aren't stodgy, lumpy, pretending to be yummy lumps of turd. These are subtly spiced, sweet, dense little lovelies.  Ingredients to make 12: 1/4 of a standard sized pumpkin, I used Jap, diced into little cubes (sorry I … [Read More...]

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Which fats do I use for cooking and eating?

I was raised eating margarine, big ol' plastic tubs of Meadow Lea with the bright yellow sunflower adorning its lid. Healthy golden sunflower oil! Plants! Sun! Better for you than butter! We cooked with vegetable oil too. Dad made a mean hot chip in it. Everything else that needed a lick of oil … [Read More...]

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Q&A: Fibre in my kids’ diet.

Reader Q: "My son has had blood in his stools... Can I seek your input on getting more fibre into kid's diets?" K180 A: Allow me to preface this post by acknowledging that this is not a … [Read More...]

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180Mateys – Louisa from Texas

I tell yer, I LOVE Instagram. Hard. Some people are all "Why you there so much, why you OVERshare?" and I'm just like "Why you *know* I'm there so much, why you OVERcare?" If you MUST know, curious … [Read More...]

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Paleolithic mothers’ group double chocolate muffins

Purely speculation, but if you rocked up to a Paleolithic era mothers' group with a basket of these double chocolate muffins they'd be scoffed in seconds flat, hairy toddler at the breast, long, … [Read More...]

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Chocolate beetroot brownie cake with chocolate cream cheese frosting

I'm never sure how to summarize my experiment cakes, so I just name them what they are hybrids of. In this case: a chocolate brownie and a chocolate beetroot cake and kind of sort of but not really … [Read More...]

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Mushrooms as a source of vitamin D

The Australian Mushroom Growers commissioned me to write on the subject of mushrooms and vitamin D. I really enjoyed reading (and reading!, I went down a rabbit hole) in preparation to write this … [Read More...]

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My breastfeeding does not “make” anyone feel bad

I know that this topic pretty quickly divides folks up so I will start off by putting it out there that I am saying these things FROM MY HEART. And if they divide you against me then that is your … [Read More...]