Australian Essential Oils Favourites Gift Set

Hi Everyone! If you know me then you know me well, you’ll know that I love Essential Oils and that I support Australian businesses. I wanted to share with you about the Australian Essential Oils and Botanical Gifts​ Favourites Gift Set which includes their three (3) most popular Australian Native 100% Pure, single-origin oils. Not…

The Pyjama Foundation

HELPING KIDS IN FOSTER CARE ACHIEVE THEIR DREAMS Hello! I would love to encourage you to support The Pyjama Foundation, an amazing charity that helps to improve the lives of children in foster care, offering a world of unlimited opportunity for all children Their mission is to create “positive relationships for every Australian child in…

Shirt – Geekette and Proud of It

  Geekette and Proud of It T-Shirt by VanessaPikeRussell   I decided that I would design a shirt that says ‘Geekette and proud of it’ and ordered it today

Pukka Tea – Three Ginger

This Three Ginger tea is perfect for anyone who loves the warming flavour of ginger. It’s spicy, rich and uplifting as it is made with different varieties of ginger – Galangal and Ginger and other spices including Licorice and Turmeric – this tea is both warm and full of flavour. Perfect as an after-dinner drink…

Surfmud™ Natural Zinc Tinted Covering Cream

BUY NOW AT NOURISHED LIFE $24.95 Designed for use by aquatic and outdoor enthusiasts, Surfmud™ is a natural, zinc-based cream developed by surfers to help guard their skin during long hours of surfing in rough ocean conditions. This long-lasting, handmade formulation offers protection from the damaging effects of the Australian climate by creating a physical…

English Tea Shop – Organic Book Style Advent Calendar

$23.95 $21.55 – 10% OFF BUY NOW AT NOURISHED LIFE   Ditch the chocolates for the delightful English Tea Shop Advent Tea Calendar. This pack contains a wide variety of seasonal tea flavours and classic favourites. This advent calendar has new packaging – the pyramid tea bags are recyclable and directly inserted into the gift box…

Interview with Amber St Clare

Recently I interviewed Amber St Clare, Egyptologist on her Mirror of Eternity Tour and how she came to be an Egyptologist.  

Gift Ideas: Michelle Worthington’s Children Books

LOCAL AUTHOR: MICHELLE WORTHINGTON Every Christmas for the last three years I have visited Michelle Worthington’s stall at the Twilight Makers Market at Raby Bay Harbour. The market is located in the park next to the Cleveland train station. Michelle is a local author to the Redland Coast in Brisbane and has a range of…

Kakadu Aussie Blue Off Insect Repellant

Kakadu Aussie Blue Off Insect Repellant is a unique “Top End” Natural insect repellent. Made in Darwin from 100% pure & natural Australian Blue Cypress essential Oil. The properties of this essential oil bug repellent are similar to DEET although Aussie Blue Off Original also can sooth the skin This fragrance is also emotionally calming,…

The day I met Bryce Courtenay

10 Years ago I won a competition to go to the book launch of Bryce Courtenay’s book ‘The Story of Danny Dunn’. It Included lunch, free books, book signing, and more. I sat next to Bryce and at lunch, he didn’t want to eat his Beetroot and I told him how much I loved it…

Yes We VIbe Chakra Love

I have been a fan of the company Yes We Vibe for several years now. An advertisement popped up on my Facebook feed and I fell in love with their bohemian boots, shoes, bags, clothing, home decor and more. My first purchase was a pair of Yes We Vibe Chakra Love boots. Not only do…

Love Juice Superfood Bar

  Love Juice Superfood Bar is located in Doig Street, Cleveland QLD and features a wide menu of acai bowls, fresh juices, smoothies, snacks and hot beverages. I love their Detox fresh juice (Beetroot, Carrot, Lemon, Kale. Ginger and Apple) with the addition of watermelon, which tastes amazing. “All our menu items are predominately vegan,…

Classic Meals in Cleveland, QLD

A few months ago I discovered Classic Meals in Russell St, Cleveland. They are located close to the Cleveland District High School, next to Cleveland Family Fare. I live nearby and love the convenience of picking up a delicious cooked meal, snacks, salads and more. Their Pork Roast meal is great value for money and…

Seared Salmon with Mint Pearl Couscous & Lemon Yoghurt

Seared Salmon with Mint Pearl Couscous & Lemon Yoghurt is what I cooked the last night. TheHello Fresh ingredients were fresh and the recipe card easy to follow with tasty results. I would definitely cook this again! Print Seared Salmon with Mint Pearl Couscous & Lemon Yoghurt Prep Time: 22 minutes Total Time: 22 minutes…

Lemony Crumbed Chicken with Pesto Dressing

Lemony Crumbed Chicken with Pesto Dressing & Sweet Potato Wedges Another favourite Hello Fresh meal is this amazing Lemony Crumbed Chicken. I used gluten-free breadcrumbs by Orgran instead of the included breadcrumbs for a gluten-free meal. I love pesto and sweet potato so this meal is perfect for me and so easy to make! If…

Recipe: Seared Salmon & Garlic-Almond Crumb

A few nights ago I cooked Seared Salmon & Garlic-Almond Crumb with Pear Salad from last week’s Hello Fresh box. I was so thrilled with how it turned out. Not only was it easy to cook (with a few steps) but it tasted amazing!! I love Hello Fresh for its simplicity and value. I get…

Recipe: Matcha Mochi

Matcha Mochi recipe I love this idea, especially the sushi and mochi. Here’s the recipe for Matcha Mochi using an ice cube tray from the video. It shows other variations including mango, strawberry and plain but I love Matcha Mochi the most and I will focus on it this post.   Print Matcha Mochi Category:…

Halloween Recipe: Gluten-free Cocktail sausage mummies

I am making some Halloween treats for Trick-or-Treaters this year and this recipe by Taste stood out. You can buy gluten-free puff pastry by SImly Wize in Woolworths now, and that is what I will be using or you can use standard puff pastry.   Print Cocktail sausage mummies Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time:…

50 Legendary Halloween Recipes

Tired of the same old Halloween recipes? Need some fun, wholesome Halloween recipes for everything from appetizer’s, meals, and fun for all treats? “50 Legendary Halloween Recipes – Recipes for All Seasons to Put A New Spin on Halloween” is perfect for any ‘creepy kitchen’ or ghoul-tastic’ gathering! We have you covered for breakfast, lunch,…

Hello Fresh: Speedy Bacon & Cheese Fettuccine

This week’s Hello Fresh box was amazing! We are still cooking the meals and everything has been so delicious and simple to make. I’ve picked my Hello Fresh meals for the week starting with October 14th and the standout was the Speedy Bacon & Cheese Fettuccine with Mushrooms & Green Salad. Yumm! I love pasta…

Hello Fresh: Tandoori Beef Bowl

Next week’s meal choice includes Tandoori Beef Bowl with Garlic Rice, Cucumber Raita & Chutney recipe. Yumm! I don’t know about you, but I love Tandoori. Very tasty! If you’re interested in trying Hello Fresh, use this link and you’ll receive $50 off your first box. A classic box for 2 people for 3 days…

Hello Fresh: Sage & Parmesan Crumbed Pork with Apple & Carrot Slaw recipe

I’ve been drooling over my meal choices for October 7th-13th. The variety of meals is great (Pork, Beef, Salmon being my choice). One recipe I’m really looking forward to is the Sage & Parmesan Crumbed Pork with Apple & Carrot Slaw recipe. I love the sound of the sage and parmesan crumb, I love pork…

Hello Fresh recipe: Seared Salmon & Herbed Couscous

Seared Salmon & Herbed Couscous with Lemon Yoghurt & Toasted Almonds Another recipe from the Hello Fresh website and guaranteed to please. Use the code VANPIK at checkout to get $50 off your first order.   Print Seared Salmon & Herbed Couscous with Lemon Yoghurt & Toasted Almonds Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30…

Hello Fresh: Creamy Leek & Mustard Chicken recipe

Another amazing Hello Fresh meal choice coming on Monday is their Creamy Leek & Mustard Chicken. Yumm! I love leek and mustard and chicken so I’m really excited, especially since it comes with broccoli, carrot and mashed potato. Drool! You can win a FREE Hello Fresh Australia box worth $139.95 in our Facebook competition. Just…

WIN a FREE Hello Fresh Box on us worth $139.95!

The lovely people at Hello Fresh have given me 3 FREE boxes to give away worth $139.95 each! The first 3 Australians to comment on our post on Facebook will win! Here is a full list of all the box types HelloFresh offers: CLASSIC BOX Classic box 3 meals for 2 people- $69.95 Classic box…

Hello Fresh Recipe: Portuguese Chicken Tacos with Charred Corn Slaw

My Hello Fresh  box arrives on Monday and I’m looking forward to cooking the Portuguese Chicken Tacos meal from fresh ingredients using the large recipe cards that are always easy to follow and the results are so tasty. You can get $50 off your first box by using the code VANPIK so you can experience…

Hello Fresh Recipe: Singaporean Prawn Laksa with Kaffir Lime

I just put in my order for a Hello Fresh box for Sep 28 to Oct 04 and I am drooling over their Singapore Prawn and Coconut Laksa meal option. Yum!!! What I love about Hello Fresh is that the box is filled with the freshest produce and the recipe cards are so easy to…

We have a winner in the Naturally Nature Essential Oil Blend Giveaway!

Recently we ran a Giveaway competition featuring one of the Essential Oil Blends in Naturally Nature’s Aromatherapy products range from pure essential oils, essential oils blends, massage blends, chakra product & much more. Using only the finest natural ingredients sourced from Australia   The winner was Natalie M. and she has been emailed and asked…

Gluten-free Coconut And Matcha Cream Cake

I was searching for some recipes featuring Matcha (Green tea powder) and found this recipe for Gluten-free Coconut And Matcha Cream Cake by The Culinary Jumble. It is gluten-free and features coconut, a nice combination.   Print Gluten-Free Coconut and Matcha Cream Cake Category: Dessert Servings: 8 Ingredients Cake: 100g (7 tablespoons) butter 100g (½ cup)…

Cheesy Scalloped Zucchini

Print Cheesy Scalloped Zucchini Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Category: Vegetables Servings: 6 servings Ingredients 2 tbsp. butter (plus more for buttering pan) 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 1/2 c. whole milk 2 c. shredded Gruyère, divided 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan Kosher salt…

Revival Food Co. Gluten-Free Snack Balls and Brownies

Another of my favourite stalls at the Cleveland Sunday Markets in Bloomfield St, Cleveland QLD is Revival Food Co. Recently I purchased a Gluten-Free brownie and it was SO good! They also have some delicious “Brain Boost Snack Balls” which are amazing. Each one is GLUTEN FREE – GRAIN FREE – REFINED SUGAR-FREE – VEGAN…

Product Review: Mikey’s Awesome Biltong

I first tried Mikey’s Awesome Biltong at the Raby Bay Twilight Makers Markets on Shore Street, Cleveland and then at the Cleveland Sunday Markets in Bloomfield Street, Cleveland. Mikey offers a good size sample of his biltong and always has a smile and is very friendly. It’s obvious he loves his product and enjoys sharing…

I adore J’Adore Les Crepes

Tonight I was at the Twilight Makers Market in Raby Bay, Cleveland QLD with my husband Philip. We were feeling hungry and looked at the many Food Trucks in the markets. One food van caught my eye – Jadore Les Crepes. Jadore Les Crepes have a range of crepes and the choice of Gluten-Free and…

Giveaway: Naturally Nature Essential Oil Products

It’s giveaway time again! I fell in love with Naturally Nature essential oils products and now you have a chance to win one of their essential oil blends products. Every action gains you one entry in the competition. Good luck!   a Rafflecopter giveaway Naturally Nature’s Aromatherapy products range from pure essential oils, essential oils…

Recipe: Tomato, Onion and Goat’s Cheese Tart

Print Tomato, Onion and Goat's Cheese Tart Category: appetizer, entree, gluten-free Cuisine: Gluten-Free Servings: 6 A delicious tart perfect for a picnic or even a sly snack. This tart stands on its own. Ingredients 100g rice flour 2 1/2 tablespoons gluten-free cornflour 2 1/2 tablespoons fine polenta 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum 1/2 teaspoon gluten-free baking…

Recipe: Keto Chocolate Zucchini Muffins Recipe Topped With Cacao Nibs

I found this recipe by ketosummit.com and it sounds delicious and nutritious. How to Make Keto Chocolate Muffins Nothing about chocolate muffins sounds keto. In fact, it sounds like a high-carb nightmare that will derail ketosis in an instant. Not these muffins. There are some important modifications you must make for these muffins to be OK to…

BBQ & BEER ROADSHOW

NEW COMPETITION: Our next giveaway competition on An Instant On The Lips is for two tickets entry for two days to the Bayside BBQ & Beer Roadshow 2019 🍖 🍺 which is held on June 29th and 30th at the Cleveland Showgrounds in Redlands Coast, Brisbane South TO ENTER: Like our Facebook page, visit the Facebook page competition…

Matcha Green Tea Latte (Hot or Iced)

I love Matcha Lattes and now I make them at home on a regular basis Print Matcha Green Tea Latte (Hot or Iced) Cook Time: 3 minutes Total Time: 3 minutes Category: beverage Cuisine: Japanese I wake up in the morning with a rejuvenating, nutritious matcha latte. This fast and easy recipe compliments the fragrant…

Pure and Precious Oils Giveaway

Pure and Precious Giveaway I started using the Pure and Precious Oils products over a month ago and love what they have done for my skin. I decided to share these products with my readers and I am having a giveaway where you can select which product you would like to try. Pure and Precious…

Recipe: Vegetable Fritters with Smoked Salmon

Print Recipe: Vegetable Fritters with Smoked Salmon Prep Time: 42 minutes Cook Time: 62 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 44 minutes Category: appetizer, entree Cuisine: Gluten-Free Servings: 8 TIP: Make these into potato or sweet potato fritters by replacing the zucchini with the same weight of either potato or sweet potato Ingredients 5 zucchini, grated…

Recipe: Zucchini and Feta Fritters

Print Zucchini and Feta Fritters Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Category: Diet: Gluten free, Recipes Servings: 8 Delicious zucchini and feta fritters are great for snacks or as a side dish with salad or vegetables. Ingredients Ingredients 6 zucchini 1 cup gluten-free plain flour 1 tsp gluten-free baking…

Book Review: Ignite Your Life by Deborah Toussaint

Recently I read Ignite Your Life: 5 Core Principles To Transform Your Past, Present and Future  “Ignite your life” is not just a book, it is a system, workbook and way of life that empowers and guides you to heal from your past, transform your life and see your mind open up to your true…

Cafe Review: Brown’s Bakery Cafe

Brown’s Bakery Cafe has a great range of bakery products and cafe items with reasonable prices and a friendly smile. (Photo credit: TripAdvisor) They also make gluten-free items which taste great. Sometimes you need to order them in advance as they sell out quickly. Recently I noticed that they were selling bagels but they go…

Radio Interview – Cage Nosenzo interviews Pheobe Howlett from The Chance of Choice

What a great interview with Phoebe Howlett, a woman with a chronic illness who aims to travel to every country in the world. Inspiring!! Four years ago I was told by doctors I would never be healthy to lead a normal life again. With all the luck in the world and a complete change in…

Recipe: Bloomin’ Onion in the Air Fryer

I bought a Lennox Healthy Choice 3.5 Litre Air Fryer at the beginning of the month. I have been enjoying making recipes from the recipe book, plus others found in cookbooks and recipes online. Something I had heard about but had never experienced is the Bloomin’ Onion. Famous for being one of the items on the…

Book: The I Love My Air Fryer Gluten-Free Recipe Book

175 gluten-free recipes for fast, delicious meals the whole family will love using the latest must-have kitchen appliance—the air fryer! It’s no secret why the air fryer is the hottest new kitchen appliance—it offers a quick and healthy cooking option for busy families, and its convection power makes it easy to cook a wide range…

Book: Vegan Air Fryer Cookbook

Ever since I bought my air fryer I have been reading air fryer cookbooks because I love cooking in it. In this summer heat, it’s great to cook and not heat up the entire room as the oven does. I found this book on Amazon and it has some amazing recipes. Some that I have tried…

And the winner is…

We have drawn the winner of the $50 Hamper Giveaway and the winner is Eden F. Congratulations! We will be in touch regarding the shipping of your prize (which is FREE). We will be having another competition soon. Over 500 entries is an amazing result. Thanks to everyone who entered!

Giveaway: Win a $50 hamper

a Rafflecopter giveaway To celebrate 100 likes on Facebook and to spread Holiday cheer, we are running a competition for a $50 hamper of food products purchased from Aussie Health Products. Your prize includes postage costs. Hamper contents below: St Dalfour Red Raspberry Fruit Spread 284g   St Dalfour Pineapple Mango Fruit Spread 284g  …

Recipe: Tamari Nuts and Seeds

I love the all round joyous reception every time I serve these… delicious! Print Recipe: Tamari Nuts and Seeds Category: Recipes Servings: 4 Tamari sauce is a gluten-free version of Soy Sauce and is a little salty. I wouldn’t season the mix until after you have tasted it. Ingredients 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup…

Product: Good Earth Organic Kombucha Passionfruit & Lime

Good Earth Kombucha with Passionfruit and Lime. The blend of tropical favourites passionfruit and lime deliver a to zing to your palate. * Organic & Gluten-free * Australian made organic kombucha * Naturally fizzy and low in sugar * Tropical zing of real passion fruit and lime juice * Low in sugar Good Earth’s Passionfruit…

Product: Kintra Foods Lemon & Ginger with Makuka Honey Tea

Another item in our food hamper giveaway – Kintra Lemon & Ginger With Manuka Honey tea. This intense and delicious Kintra tea blends zesty organic lemon, organic slow dried ginger root, manuka honey and other herbs & spices to leave you feeling warm & cosy. Aside from being a delicious and refreshing beverage, the combination…

Product: St Dalfour’s Pineapple and Mango Fruit Spread

Another item in our Food Hamper Giveaway is St Dalfour’s Pineapple and Mango Fruit Salad. Made from an old recipe handed down through generations in the heart of the Loire Valley. St Dalfour spreads are free of added sugar and contain only the natural sweetness of concentrated grape juice. Also free from added flavours, colours,…

Product: Kintra Foods Turmeric Golden Blend

Another item in our hamper giveaway is Kintra Foods Tumeric Golden Blend. Turmeric (aka Curcuma Ionga) has been used for centuries as a powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic and antibacterial agent. It’s been proven that when blended with black pepper, the ability of the human body to absorb the turmeric is increased by 2000%. Click Here to enter the competition to win the $50 food…

Product: Eskal Dairy-Free Dark Chocolate

One of the products in our food hamper giveaway is Eskal Foods @eskal.foods Dark Chocolate that is Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free. “Eskal Noble Choice is made with the finest quality dark chocolate that is completely 100% dairy free. With every bite of Eskal Noble Choice, it melts delectably in your mouth and it’’s perfect for satisfying sweet tooth…

Product: Melinda’s Gluten-Free Gingerbread Loaf

One of the products in our food hamper giveaway is Melinda’s Gluten-Free Gingerbread Loaf. We love Melinda’s GF products and this Gingerbread Loaf is amazing and easy to make. “A tasty blend of high-quality ginger and spices that can be prepared as a loaf, slab cake or muffins… Serve warm with butter or cream.” To…

Product: Matcha Green Tea

One of the products in our hamper giveaway is the @kintrafoods  Matcha Green Tea 🍵. Click Here to enter the $50 hamper competition Unlike other green tea that comes in tea bags,  Kintra Foods Matcha Green Tea contains the full leaves ground into a fine powder. So you consume all the health benefits of the tea. One cup of…

Air Fryer

I bought an Air Fryer from Crazy Sales recently and I am loving it! I bought some Spring Rolls and they came out crispy and delicious. I had some leftover pizza and garlic bread and heated them in the air fryer and the pizza and garlic bread came out crispy and hot. One of the…

Recipe: Choc Cherry Coconut Rough

This Choc Cherry Coconut Rough slice just oozes deliciousness! With a flavour combination so perfect, you’ll struggle to share the slice around this silly season. You can always make more, right…?   Print Recipe: Choc Cherry Coconut Rough Category: Dessert Ingredients 1 cup spelt flour 1 cup Desiccated Coconut ½ cup Coconut sugar 3 tbsp almond…

Our 22nd Wedding Anniversary

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by aninstantonthelips.com.au (@aninstantonthelips) on Dec 16, 2018 at 6:56pm PST Recently my husband and I celebrated our 22nd Wedding Anniversary by heading down to the Cleveland Sands Hotel for Garlic Prawn 🦐 Pizza with olives and chilli 🌶 Then we came home and enjoyed a…

Beer Advent Calendar – a great Christmas present for the beer lover in your life

Buy something for the beer lover in your life. They will receive 25 Australian craft beer varieties in this well-presented box. Imagine their delight as they try a new beer every day. Currently $99  (down from $163.99) BUY NOW

Book: Gluten Free For Dummies

The easy way to live without wheat, barley, oats, rye, and other sources of gluten There’s more to living gluten-free than just cutting it out of your diet. This Second Australian Edition of Living Gluten-Free For Dummies helps you embrace a gluten-free lifestyle and make a smooth transition to healthier, tastier living. You’ll learn how to decipher food labels,…

Book: Thai Cooking Class

  Thai cuisine is becoming increasingly popular the world over. This cookbook contains a wide range of authentic Thai recipes that can be prepared successfully at home. The selections include a variety of main dishes, with and without meat, as well as three full Thai banquets. This book gives an illustrated glossary of ingredients, as well…

Recipe: Plant Paradox Green Smoothie

I’ve been reading “The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers of ‘Healthy’ Foods That Cause Disease & Weight Gain“, a book by Dr Steven Gundry since it was published in 2017. The New York Times bestseller outlines a 90-day plan for some of the most pressing health issues, from obesity to heart disease. It has some great lectin-free recipes inside,…

Recipe: Melting Moments

One of my favourite desserts is the melting moment biscuit (cookie). They just melt in your mouth and are absolutely delicious. I found this recipe in the book Indulge: Gluten-Free Food Gets A Makeover by Rowie Dillon. The secret to a melting moment is the icing sugar ingredient. Print Recipe: Melting Moments Category: Dessert Cuisine:…

Recipe: Gnocchi with Sage and Pine Nuts

I was reading Indulge: Gluten-Free Food Gets A Makeover by Rowie Dillon and saw this amazing recipe for Gnocchi with Sage and Pine Nuts. I love making Gnocchi and it is great that this recipe is gluten-free.   Print Gnocchi with Sage and Pine Nuts Category: appetizer, entree, gluten-free Cuisine: Italian This hearty italian potato…

Recipe: Christmas Tiramisu Recipe

This is a Christmas version of Tiramisu, a popular Italian cake! It means “Pick Me Up”. You can enjoy it as soon as you make but the tiramisu is even more delicious when chilled. Image and Recipe Credits go to Cooking With Dog Print Recipe: Christmas Tiramisu Recipe Category: Dessert Cuisine: Italian Servings: 4 A christmas…

Christmas Nail Art

I was searching for Christmas Nail Stencils for a young friend and found these on Amazon.com.au. I really like the range of designs. If you want to spread Christmas cheer why not buy a set of nail stencils and brighten up your day. BUY NOW

Recipe: Cute Fish Cakes

I saw this kawaii (cute) food photo on Instagram and I think it is a great idea! Kids will love it, so will most adults. Nuggets with faces made out of thin nori (seaweed) sheets. You can buy Nori in supermarkets these days. I’m definitely making this but instead of nuggets, I’m going to make…

Recipe: Quick chicken, cranberry and brie canapes

AuthorAn Instant On The LipsCategoryCanapes, EntreesDifficultyBeginner For an easy finger food recipe, you can’t look past these cheesy chicken pastry bites, made from only six ingredients. Author: Liz Macri Image credit: Brett Stevens Publication: Taste.com.au Yields24 ServingsQuarter (6 Servings)Half (12 Servings)Default (24 Servings)Double (48 Servings)Triple (72 Servings)Prep Time20 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time40 mins Ingredients 1 ½…

Shopping: Rockman’s 60% off sale

I just bought this top at Rockmans on special for 60% off – making it $15.99. You can buy Rockmans clothing on Amazon Australia now. Great prices for a limited time. BUY NOW Rockman’s Fashion on Amazon

Snowflake Cake

  View this post on Instagram   Who wants a piece of my snowflake cake??? Moist and fluffy vanilla cake kissed with peppermint, draped in a dreamy blue ombré of Italian meringue buttercream, all covered in delicate candy melt snowflakes! What’s your favorite holiday dessert??? I’m patiently waiting for my mom’s bûche de Noël! Recipe…

Product: Marion’s Kitchen Coconut Sriracha

I saw this on Instagram and thought it sounded like an amazing product. Let me know what you think if you try it!   View this post on Instagram   WHERE TO BUY UPDATE! Pumped that some more of the BEST grocery stores in the USA have chosen to stock my new range! 👌🏼💃🏻🌶🔪🚀 I’ll…

Product: Brown Bag Cookie Art Carousel Shortbread Cookie Pan

I love making Butter Shortbread at Christmas. It makes great presents and the gluten-free recipe I use includes Rice Flour and a lot of butter, which makes it crumbly and delicious. I found this Brown Bag Cookie Art Carousel Shortbread Cookie Pan and ordered it on Amazon. I can’t wait for it to arrive! I…

Book: Paleo Christmas Recipes

Enjoy Christmas Gluten-Free Recipes which You Can Enjoy Throughout The Year! This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to cook Paleo Christmas meals. You’ll get meals that are relatively faster to prepare and cook while getting all the Christmas dishes served on this special day. Get appetizers, side dishes, main dishes, desserts, and…

Book: Indulge – Gluten-Free Food Gets A Makeover

Gluten-free food gets a makeover, 100 sweet and savoury recipes For too long gluten-free cooking has had a reputation for being about as appetising as hospital food – it was crying out for a style and taste makeover. Enter Rowie Dillon, ex-ad agency creative, coeliac and cake-baker extraordinaire – a woman on a mission to…

Shopping: Nourished Life Offers

Australia’s Home Of Toxin-Free Shopping ALL CRUELTY FREE 91,216 PRODUCT REVIEWS NO “FAKE NATURAL” AWESOME LOYALTY PROGRAM FULL NATUROPATHY SERVICE ^Code must be entered for discount to apply. Discount cannot be provided once the order has been processed.*Codes MUST be entered correctly at checkout to receive discount. Discount cannot be applied once payment has been processed. Not…

Christmas Warehouse

  I found some great Christmas baubles / balls at the Christmas Warehouse. I’m going for a brown, gold and white theme this year. They have a great range of Christmas Decorations, Christmas Trees and Christmas Lights. I am choosing a snow-covered tree this year. This one looks fantastic. VISIT THE CHRISTMAS WAREHOUSE ONLINE  …

Tastebuds – Gifts from $39

Chocolate Bouquets & Gifts Hey! Did you know tastebuds offer FREE express next business day delivery, AfterPay and personalised add-ons galore?!   Get 10% off in their Black Friday sales! Just use the coupon code on Friday Coupon Code: BLACKFRIDAY Terms and Conditions: See website for full T&C’s Cannot be used in conjunction with any…

Crazy Sales Kitchen Bargains

Have you ever followed a recipe and needed exact weight of food items and just had to guess? These Digital Kitchen Scales are amazing. A large area to place your ingredients on. It has an easy to read measurements. You will be cooking like a pro with attention to detail and make the perfectly balanced…

Recipe: Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites

I recently purchased some Matcha (Green Tea) Powder from Aussie Health Products and I have been having fun testing recipes with it. This recipe by Living Well Mom was simple to make and delicious. I encourage you to try it. “A delicious blend of green tea and coconut, these Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites are a…

Gut Health – Neurons in the gut die and replace every few weeks

Nerve cells in the gut die and replace every few weeks INNERSPACE IMAGING/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Chelsea Whyte in San Diego The neurons that make up your enteric nervous system – the “brain” in your gut – are almost entirely replaced every two weeks, a study in mice suggests. What’s more, an imbalance in the gut’s…

Book: 30 Day Mediterranean Diet

The 30-Minute Mediterranean Diet Cookbook offers fresh, flavorful, and FAST recipes for lifelong health. Bowls of pasta, abundant seafood, roasted vegetables, bread dipped into olive oil, and even a glass of wine—the Mediterranean diet is easy to follow because it’s also a lifestyle. The 30-Minute Mediterranean Diet Cookbook makes it easier than ever to get your fill of the Mediterranean…

Book: Jamie Oliver 5 Ingredients

I’m one of the many people who love Jamie Oliver cookbooks. This cookbook focuses on recipes with 5 ingredients and has a wide range of recipes sure to please. Cooking doesn’t have to be complicated – that’s why Jamie’s Quick & Easy 5-Ingredient Food is sure to become your new best friend in the kitchen.It’s all about…

Book: Children’s Cookbook: Delicious Step-by-Step Recipes

This great kid’s cook book features step-by-step photography plus mouth-watering pictures of each finished dish. Children are encouraged to think about nutrition throughout the book and each recipe can be adapted to suit individual diets or tastes. An illustrated glossary explains techniques and cookery terms. Ages 7+. BUY NOW

Good Housekeeping Kids Bake!

100+ Sweet and Savory Recipes Ready, set, BAKE! Featuring more than 100 simple triple-tested recipes, from Bacon Cheese Popovers to Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake, this is the perfect book for young bakers! From fabulous muffins, bread, and pizzas to yummy cookies, cakes, and pies, Good Housekeeping has a world of treats for kids to bake! This delicious…

Gluten-Free on a Shoestring (2nd edition)

125 Easy Recipes for Eating Well on the Cheap by INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US With the rise of grain-free and paleo diets, along with the increasing diagnosis rate of celiac disease, gluten-free prepared foods are more widely available than ever. Yet they are still expensive – as much as three times (or more) than their…

Book: The Plant Paradox Cookbook 

by Steven R. Gundry (Author) Published: 2 May 2018 Lose weight and heal your gut with more than 100 delicious Plant Paradox–approved recipes! In the New York Times bestseller The Plant Paradox, renowned cardiologist Dr. Steven Gundry introduced readers around the world to the hidden toxins lurking in seemingly “healthy” foods: a class of plant-based proteins known as lectins. Found in…

Book: Maggie’s Recipe for Life

6 October 2017 by Maggie Beer and Prof. Ralph Martins To have a healthy old age you must act now, whether you are 30 or 50. I have two great passions – sharing my love of cooking delicious simple food and improving the health and nutrition of older people. I hope this cookbook does both but it’s…

The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook

Just in time for Halloween, I have found a cookbook with Harry Potter favourites! From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory. More Than 150 Magical Recipes for Wizards and Non-Wizards Alike (Unofficial Cookbook) by Dinah Bucholz by Adams Media Bangers and mash with Harry, Ron, and Hermione in the Hogwarts dining hall. A proper cuppa tea…

Five Ingredient Cookbook

Easy Recipes in 5 Ingredients or Less! Are you tired of complicated recipes with hard-to-find ingredients? Are you looking for delicious and easy recipes with only a few simple ingredients? Now you can create amazing, mouthwatering meals for friends and family with simple and easy-to-follow recipes that don’t require hard to find ingredients that you will only use…

Book: Australian Fish and Seafood Cookbook

The definitive guide to cooking great fish. ‘The bible for seafood. The only book you’ll ever need on the topic.’ Neil Perry Written by the most respected authorities on seafood in the country, this landmark publication contains all you need to know about selecting and preparing over 60 types of fish and seafood, including catching…

Reusable Silicone Food Storage Bag

Our Silicone Food Storage Bags (reusable) replace single use plastic ziplock bags and have a multitude of uses in your home, kitchen (like meal prepping and sous vide) and activities like camping, boating and sports. Use our Slider-Bagz Reusable Silicone Food Storage Bags to store your eco-baby wipes to stop leaking in your bag, take…

Product: KIDDO FEEDO Baby Food Freezer Tray with Silicone Lid

A friend told me about the Kiddo Feedo Baby Food Freezer tray with Silicone Lid – Perfect Container for Freezing Homemade Baby Food, Purées, and Breast Milk She loves that she can freeze baby food and her breast milk in an easy to wash silicone tray. I thought some of my friends with babies might…

New Product: ForLife Mango Powder

Mango, ‘the King of Fruits’, is packed with vitamins and minerals, and contains a large amount of antioxidants with health promoting qualities. It is regarded as an alkaline fruit and promotes weight loss, making it one of the super fruits. Mangoes have a pleasant unique flavor, fragrance, and taste. ForLife Mango Powder is all natural.…

Recipe: Gluten Free Acai Pancake Bites

Found on the Loving Earth website, this recipe is a good way to include acai powder in a sweet treat everyone will love. RECIPE BY EMILY WILLIAMSON These are great weekend treat for the kiddies and also as a filling lunchbox snack for school. Kids love adding their favourite toppings and are more likely to…

Recipe: Lemon Water and Turmeric

I found this recipe by ritely.com on Pinterest. I love lemon water and the addition of turmeric sounds healthy and delicious! Turmeric is a yellow (or sometimes orange) spice that comes from India. For centuries, people in India reaped the healthy benefits of turmeric. The spice is in the same family as ginger, but it wasn’t known to…

Recipe: Turmeric Hot Chocolate

I found this recipe by happyfoodstube.com on Pinterest and it sounds delicious! I can’t wait to try it. I’m ordering turmeric powder from Aussie Health Products. Love hot chocolate but looking for a healthier option? Try Turmeric hot chocolate! This golden drink has anti-inflammatory properties and can be enjoyed in 5 minutes. Guys, this turmeric…

Recipe: Dr. Gundry’s Delicious Gluten-Free Stuffing Recipe

Dr Gundry posted a recipe for Gluten-Free Stuffing and I thought I would share it for those who are following a gluten free diet “It’s November soon, so the holiday season is just about here. For a lot of Americans, that means overeating and weight gain. In fact, the average American gains around 5 pounds in…