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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Almond Caramel Fudge Slice

Almond Caramel Fudge Slice

by Nicky Skinner November 08, 2018 2 min read

I thought it was time to share something a little more decadent...one can never have too many raw caramel slices in ones repertoire!
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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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Popcorn Slice

Popcorn Slice

by Nicky Skinner October 09, 2018 1 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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Recipe of the Month

Recipe of the Month

by Nicky Skinner August 27, 2018 2 min read

I don't know about you, but lolly cake was always the slice I gravitated towards as a kid and teen, but when I became more health conscious and realised that malt biscuits, condensed milk and Eskimo lollies were less than nourishing, I tried to make better choices. But the other day I decided nobody should have to miss out and decided to healthify it.

Like the majority of my recipes, they are many easy substitutions such as a different nut butter, nut or dried fruit. It's adaptable to your own tastes and I've tried it with chopped dates, dried blueberries and walnuts and it was fabulous!

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Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

by Nicky Skinner August 14, 2018 2 min read 1 Comment

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 Peanut Protein Bites

Chocolate Peanut Protein Bites

by Nicky Skinner July 13, 2018 2 min read

I whipped up these protein-packed bites using NuZest Chocolate Clean Lean protein powder, but you can use any kind of protein powder you like.

As you can see, my chocolate coating skills leave a lot to be desired, and I've since had recommended to insert a toothpick and roll the bite in the chocolate to get an even coverage all around. Try that and let me know how you go.

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Raw Cookies and Cream Slice

Raw Cookies and Cream Slice

by Nicky Skinner June 29, 2018 2 min read

Is there anything better than cookies and cream? Maybe chocolate cookies and cream!

I was feeling creative and this slice just kind of came into being, but I'm not sorry because it really works!  This raw decadent slice is smooth and creamy with a delightful crunch from the cacao nibs.

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Easy Single Serve Oatmeal Pancakes with Stewed Cinnamon Apples

Easy Single Serve Oatmeal Pancakes with Stewed Cinnamon Apples

by Nicky Skinner June 24, 2018 2 min read

Looking for a nourishing pancake with minimal ingredients and no added sugar? Look no further than these simple single serve oatmeal pancakes.

They’re so easy to make it’s a bit crazy and you’re sure to have all the ingredients in your pantry alre

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