Growing your own food + The perfect spring breakfast

I recently started volunteering with a Kitchen Garden Program in Adelaide aimed at introducing little kids to gardening and the benefits of homegrown produce. Many children who visit the garden have never seen a potato plant or had the chance to harvest a vegetable straight from the ground so the program is a great learning experience. Being involved in this has also made me reflect on my own kitchen garden experiences growing up.

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Earth Bowl with Spicy Avocado Dressing

So lets talk about salad. Can you make friends with it? Absolutely. Gone are the days when salad meant a few limp lettuce leaves, slice of tomato and some grated cheese (if you wanted to be fancy) thrown on the side of the BBQ meat. These days salads are anything from fancy starters to full, nourishing meals that stand on their own. …

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What’s in Season: The Autumn Round-up

So Autumn, summer sadly ends (too soon!) and the days get shorter and colder and it starts to rain every time you leave the house for a run (anyone else find that?). But there are good things too, the falling leaves are beautiful with their orange, yellow and red hues and there isn’t much to hate about getting to wear those snuggly warm knits again… and the there’s all the seasonal produce! Here I have compiled my favourite picks of the season and some ways to use them.

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