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Xmas Gift Ideas

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Do you buy presents for all your family, friends, and neighbours and need some gift giving inspiration? Here’s a list we compiled of some super time saving and cost saving ideas. Gift baskets or hampers make a fantastic gift idea. Think of creative ways to store and present the gift hamper – baskets, storage box with lid, bucket, cake tin etc. ..

December-To-Do List

Friday, December 04, 2015

So much to do and so little time - sounds a lot like Christmas is coming. At Christmas, we want to spend quality time with our family and friends, and we want this time to be festive and special. Being stressed, doesn't usually make for a merry occasion. Perhaps some of these ideas can help you to be ready, organized and less stressed when 25th December finally arrives!

Here is a December-To-Do List we have compiled to help you get ready for Christmas: ..

Chicken and Spinach Meatloaf

Friday, June 26, 2015

This is a really yummy, easy, healthy dinner. Add a dollop of Greek yoghurt, a green salad and you have a delicious healthy meal for all the family. ..

National Food Allergy Awareness Week

Friday, May 15, 2015

May 17 – 23 is National Food Allergy Awareness Week  and we share some ideas learnt by talking with others who have family members with food allergies and intolerances and by visiting the dedicated Food Allergy Week website ( As mentioned in a previous post, (March 24th, 2013), the most common food allergies and intolerances experienced by people, are to dairy products, eggs, gluten, nuts and wheat. ..

Creamy Chicken Laksa

Friday, April 10, 2015

Now that the weather is cooling down, it's nice to have a bowl of hot soup to warm us up and here's a terrific Creamy Chicken Laksa packed with vegies. ..

What to do with the Christmas Leftovers

Friday, December 26, 2014

After the enormous build-up and the madness in the lead-up to that big day in December, Boxing Day is a time to relax, eat leftovers and just chill out. The television will be hosting the cricket test or the Sydney to Hobart yacht race or both. Most people are exhausted after all the cheer of Christmas Day. No-one really wants to cook so we look to the fridge for inspiration with the leftovers! Here are 20 ideas to inspire you to make something else besides that toasted ham sandwich! ..

Moroccan Chicken with Pomegranate Salad

Friday, September 12, 2014

This is one of our family favourite recipes. Lately, it’s even been made minus the skewers and I’ve just mixed the cooked chicken pieces into the salad. (Someone was too hungry and said that getting the chicken off the skewer took too long!) ..

6 Ways to a Healthy Heart

Saturday, February 15, 2014

February is all about things of the heart - heart health, heart research, heart awareness, and of course, Valentine's Day! Here are 6 ways to keep your heart healthy by watching what you eat. ..