Heart Funfetti Cookies // Recipe

Do you ever feel like you just need to add a little sprinkles to the everyday things of life? It is way to easy for our day to day activities to take over and the fun side of life to get pushed aside. While small, funfetti is a great way to add an extra little bit of extra colour, fun and party spirit. Adding funfetti sprinkles to vanilla cookies to make some funfetti cookies? So simple and easy!

Add a little fun to your table with these heart funfetti cookies // recipe

These funfetti cookies were made as part of the run up to Valentine’s Day. Somehow they only ever made it on to Instagram and not the blog. I figured it was time to share them here too. Continue reading

Valentines Day Heart Cookies // Recipe

Do you plan your Valentine’s Day in advance? Almost every year we end up waking up a day or two before and realising that we’ve made no plans yet. Of course this means all the good restaurants are already booked out and we normally end up having a picnic or making a meal at home. The funny thing is those are the meals I remember. I remember picnicing in the car below table mountain and spending our second wedding anniversary at Spur much more than I remember most of the restaurants we’ve been to.

Point is, things don’t need to be fancy! Whip up these simple Valentine’s Day Heart Cookies as a gift for your loved ones, friends or teachers and let them enjoy a homemade gift.

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Making healthy smoothies? // 7 tips to make sure

Have you been having a morning smoothie pick me up? Whatever time you have yours, are you sure that they are actually healthy smoothies? Many people fall into the trap of thinking their smoothies are the BEST thing ever, but if you aren’t careful they could be giving you unnecessary extra calories.

Are you making healthy smoothies? Follow these 7 simple steps from a dietitian to make sure you're getting the best boost!

If you know me, you’ll know for sure that I am not the type of dietitian to say that you should never have any treats (to see some proof see these vanilla cupcakes, oat waffles and chocolate cake recipes), BUT we need to very careful of things like smoothies that we may be having more regularly.

If used correctly smoothies can be a great way to get in some fruit and vegetables (especially for those who normally struggle with the fresh stuff!) in a balanced way. I’ve put together a few simple tips to make sure that you are making healthy smoothies, that provide you with the best boost that you can get. Continue reading

Oat Waffles // Recipe

Are waffles not one of the best treats? My parents bought us a waffle iron back in the day and it somehow became the job of one of my brothers and I to make the waffles. I certainly wasn’t complaining though. In fact, I’ve borrowed that very waffle iron to use myself. I’m not sure my mom realises how long term the borrowing deal is…To make use of it while I can, we did a little experiment with oats, and the result of these oat waffles was really great. Why not try them for yourself?

Oat Waffles recipe

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