DIY pumpkin spice mix

As someone living in the Southern Hemisphere I have always been a little envious of all the pumpkin spice recipes that appear this time of year.  I thought I would try out some of the recipes I saw on Pinterest but almost every recipe called for the allusive “pumpkin spice”, a simple spice blend found at the local supermarket or …

Healthy halloween treats

12 of the best healthy Halloween treats | Ideal for kids!

If you have children who trick-or-treat you will likely know the after-effects of Halloween candy.  Tired, grumpy, lethargic, hyperactive, constipated, sick, whiny and begging for more sweets, just to name a few. Halloween treats are typically filled with masses of refined sugar, artificial sweeteners, colours and flavour enhancers.  This year skip the sugar-coma and meltdowns and instead opt for these …

7 healthy breakfast ideas for mum this Mother’s Day

7 HEALTHY BREAKFAST IDEAS FOR MUM THIS MOTHER’S DAY What better way to show GRATITUDE and appreciation for your mumma (or that special person in your life) this Mother’s day than by making them a home-cooked breakfast. Mother’s day, just like so many other days, has become overtaken by a commercial approach.  We are encouraged to buy, to consume, to spend …