Healthy Flapjacks

Healthy Flapjacks

by Nicky Skinner March 10, 2019 1 min read

This is a delicious recipe to whip up and pop in the lunch box this week.

The same delicious flavour and texture as the original, minus the sugar, butter and flour!

Packed full of fibre and vitamins, it'll be gobbled up in no time.

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Pumpkin Spice Raisin Snack Bites

Pumpkin Spice Raisin Snack Bites

by Nicky Skinner February 09, 2019 1 min read

I had some leftover pumpkin puree and wanted to make a grab and go snack for both kids and adults. The Pumpkin Spice Raisin Snack Bite was born!
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Jammy Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Jammy Almond Thumbprint Cookies

by Nicky Skinner January 18, 2019 2 min read

These jammy almond thumbprint cookies couldn’t be easier and are just perfect for all ages! Sometimes the simplest cookies are the best in my opinion.
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Oat & Sunflower Butter Cookies

Oat & Sunflower Butter Cookies

by Nicky Skinner November 29, 2018 2 min read

The incidence of nut allergies seems to be on the rise. I see it at work as a nurse with the increasing children of children who come into the hospital with degrees of allergic reactions, from mild rashes to full-blown anaphylactic shock.
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Mini Kumera & Corn Chickpea Frittatas (egg free)

Mini Kumera & Corn Chickpea Frittatas (egg free)

by Nicky Skinner October 25, 2018 2 min read

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Mocha Peanut 'Pick-me-up' Bars

Mocha Peanut 'Pick-me-up' Bars

by Nicky Skinner September 24, 2018 2 min read

Here’s one for the grown-ups! For all those who need a little pick-me-up during the day, this one is for you!

I adore anything that incorporates my two favorite things; chocolate and coffee. This bar take it even further and adds in some peanuts for a nutty flavor too!

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Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

by Nicky Skinner August 14, 2018 2 min read

Featuring my favourite oats and banana, I had a hankering for something chewy and substantial with my morning cuppa the other day, so I whipped up these Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.

I adapted a lactation cookie recipe I made on repeat a few months ago when Hope was born. Pulled out the brewers’ yeast and flax meal and added some ground chia and almond butter for healthy fats.

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Chocolate & Mango Bumper Bars

Chocolate & Mango Bumper Bars

by Nicky Skinner May 20, 2018 2 min read 1 Comment

As a child, CookieTime Apricot and Chocolate Bumper Bars were my favourite!

I used to save my pocket money and buy them at the school tuck shop. Not only were they delicious but teenager me thought they were a healthier alternative to chocolate bars.

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Raspberry Muffins

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Raspberry Muffins

by Nicky Skinner May 13, 2018 1 min read

I made these after craving some of my Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread one afternoon. I love muffins with little bursts of fruit flavor, so added some raspberries and they took these to the next level!

Gluten free, egg free, dairy free and refined sugar-free, these got a rave review from hubby who said they were literally the best thing I've ever made! High praise indeed.

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Cream Pots

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cream Pots

by Nicky Skinner April 12, 2018 2 min read

A feast for the eyes and for the lips, these delicious pots of goodness are not only awesome for you, packed with healthy fats, but also great for your gut!

Made using gelatin powder to give it a beautiful jelly-like texture, gelatin has been reported to improve gut health and digestion, protect joints, improve sleep quality, lift mood and improves cognitive abilities, improve skin health, heart health, maintain strong bones, AND help keep you feeling fuller longer!

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Healthy Chocolate LCM Bars (rice bubble bars)

Healthy Chocolate LCM Bars (rice bubble bars)

by Nicky Skinner February 13, 2018 1 min read

All the rage a few years ago, LCM bars brought back the old classic rice bubble slice which was an absolute favourite at every kids birthday party growing up.

Whether you're making the traditional version or buying the packaged bars at the supermarket, now you can have the same great taste, without all the sugar and additives!

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Gut Friendly Bounty Bars

Gut Friendly Bounty Bars

by Nicky Skinner January 28, 2018 2 min read

Some of you may not be familiar baking with collagen and think that it's just an ingredient in your face cream. However, collagen is also the most abundant protein in our bodies. It’s found in muscles, bones, skin, blood vessels, digestive system and tendons. It’s what helps give our skin strength and elasticity and when it comes to our joints and tendons, in simplest terms, it’s the “glue” that helps hold the body together. Collagen has many benefits when ingested including improving the health of skin and hair, reduces joint degradation, helps heal 'leaky gut', it can boost metabolism, improves liver health and can protect against cardiovascular disease. Sound like something you want to incorporate into your families diet?
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