Experimenting in the Kitchen

I’ve been trying a few recipes in the kitchen adding a new favourite and discovering a few ‘don’t repeats.’ Seed & Nut Balls – A huge favourite that we are making just about daily are these Jewel Bliss Balls, full of goodness with almonds, chia seeds, pepitas and sunflower seeds as well as yummies of […]

Kitchen Creativity: Wins & Losses

I’ve been enjoying a creative time in the kitchen recently, claiming quite a few wins along with a spectacular loss. Wins Kale Juice  I was rather dubious about the look of kale juice, it was so green! A friend reassured me it didn’t taste green and it didn’t. I love kale juice, it’s so refreshing. […]

Grain Free Raspberry Muffins

Elana’s Blueberry Muffins*, were simply scrumptious,  alas however we ran out of blueberries, thus we tweaked a little and made Raspberry Muffins.  They were voted a close second to the blueberry. Ingredients:  1 cup coconut flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 6 eggs 1/2 cup honey 1 cup extra light olive oil or coconut oil 2 tbsp vanilla extract 2 […]

Grain Free Spring Menu

With Spring around the corner we’ve re-written our menu.  When planning I had to take into account a new factor, Carpenter and Einstein are now training at athlete levels; swim squad, weight fitness and karate all contribute to high amounts of fuel being expended which means higher intakes of protein is needed.  The boys were obsessing thinking […]

Pinning it Down – Grain Free Baking

Joining in with Sarah and Pam as they encourage me to turn my pins into an actual project. To my readers it must appear that all my energy at present is directed towards the gastronomical, whilst that is not entirely so, pinning projects did once again focus on my Grain Free board. Our grain free breakfast menu this week included Grain Free Blueberry Banana Muffins from […]

Whole 30, Week 3 – Menu

Sharing our menu from the past week once again, in a desire to demonstrate how a large family or those on a tight budget can eat predominately Primal/Paleo.  Once again a slightly incomplete list, relying on our pre-planned menu for records.  Be sure to read Angela’s Week 4 for another large family menu. * Items on the menu […]

Pinning it Down – Grain Free Breakfast

Joining in once again with Sarah and Pam as they encourage me to turn my pins into an actual project.   In our endeavour to follow the Whole 30 I have seriously tackled the question of ‘what to eat for breakfast?’ with a daily menu. As I knew this morning was grain free muffins, it […]