Have a healthy Merry Christmas

cucumber finger foods

Well this time tomorrow evening it will be `the night before Christmas’. Most of  the food preparation will have been done, gifts all wrapped, and the kitchen floor mopped. Time to relax with a drink in front of the TV and  watch Carols by Candlelight from the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne. A long […]

Don’t let unwanted ingredients undermine your paleo Christmas

vegetable oil in nuts

This is the time of year when we really want to be able to have some convenience foods on hand. Or at least be able to run to the shops to pick up the bits and pieces to make food preparation easier. Today in our Preparing for a healthy paleo Christmas series we want to alert […]

Apricot balls – a healthy treat

Apricot balls recipe

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post in our Preparing for a healthy, paleo Christmas series, our son Paul’s favourite treat is apricot balls. My Mum used to have a bowl of these on the table every Christmas, just for him. Sometimes they were the bought variety. Other times they were a home-made recipe with sweetened […]

Apple cinnamon cookies – a healthy paleo snack

I recently saw a quote that said. `A cup of tea without a biscuit is a lost opportunity.’ I think that is just a way of saying that there is something nice about relaxing with a cup of tea and a biscuit (aka cookie). Add friends and it’s the perfect mix!!! Anyway, recently I have […]

All things Coconut – a guide to coconut food products

Coconut juice - coconut water

With the growing recognition in Western culture of coconut oil as a healthy fat and the general health benefits of coconut we are seeing a lot about it, especially in health and well-being blogs. Of course all things coconut are very popular in the paleo / primal world. There are so many ways that we […]

Ayam Premium Coconut Cream

Coconut cream

Coconut milk is one of the staples that we keep in the pantry ALL THE TIME! There are many brands available, but so far this is the only one we have found that is pure coconut milk with no additives, not even water. (I’d love to say that I make my own all the time, […]