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Overnight Creamy Chia Pudding

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We got home late from the airport. Baby S was awake and playful, as oppose to us, ready for fall into bed after a wonderful and busy Christmas period with the family. But bed wasn’t going to happen any time soon. So knowing that every extra minute of sleep in the morning would be precious Mr Apothecary took to prepping an Overnight Chia Pudding Continue reading


Slow Braised Osso Bucco with Creamed Silver Beet


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So the weather has warmed up. And it appears inappropriate to be writing about wintery meals like Osso Bucco when I’m sitting on a balcony overlooking a crowded beach in shorts and a singlet. But I posted the photo of that delightful dish so long ago, and since the blog has been back up and running Continue reading


Flax Bread

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“Why did I not discover you sooner, oh deliciously dense and moist flax bread? You are amzing, in all your grain free, gluten free and dairy free nutriousness. There will forever be a home for you as a pantry staple in our house.”

Yes, I did have a conversation along similar lines with the first loaf of flax bread I ever made. It all started with my husband, Continue reading


Kale Mango and Pear Salad

I have to be honest – I don’t love kale. I’ve come to eat it because of it’s extraordinary capacity to provide a multitude of vitamins and minerals that is hard to come by in any other single food. I like it now, but like most people, when I started eating it, the flavour and the texture did not scream delicious. So I’ve had to play around with making it more exciting. Continue reading


Healthy chocolate mousse anyone?

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It’s after dinner, and there’s a hankering for dessert. But you shouldn’t right? Because dessert is bad right? Doesn’t have to be!

If you’ve been anywhere around the whole-foods scene then you would have no doubt come across a version of chocolate mousse made from avocados. You know the type I mean – Have you tried making it? Well if you haven’t, didn’t think it was as good as it promised to be, or in fact are sitting there like I did the first time I heard of it re-reading that sentence going “chocolate mousse made from avocado’s – what?” – well have I got a treat for you.

I have tried a number of recipes for this little dish Continue reading