Need some sweet goodness in your life? You can’t go past this heavenly caramel slice recipe. The base is nice and crumbly, and the caramel is deliciously gooey. The thin layer of chocolate finishes this dessert off perfectly. Let me warn you now, it is so good you won’t want to share! Enjoy! Prep time: … Continue reading Gooey Caramel Slice
Maternity leave was great. Our days were spent cuddling, eating, sleeping, singing and playing. But I wanted more. I wanted to have daily conversations with adults. I wanted to challenge myself, and I wanted to learn. My daughter, Tia-Lee, was growing up so fast and I couldn’t keep up with her demands. She, like me, … Continue reading The Working Māmā
We all know what it's like to have a fridge full of leftovers. A lot of my leftovers are usually vegetable ends. Did you know it's estimated that 20% of the food we purchase is wasted? Rather than add to this statistic, I found a recipe for mini breakfast muffins using veggies and a few … Continue reading Mini Breakfast Muffins
“Oh, so you a had a c-section delivery? You didn’t really give birth then. It must have been great to take the easy way out.” Hold it right there. My emergency c-section was not a matter of convenience. Nor was it a walk in the park to labour for twelve hours, without pain relief, to … Continue reading Delivery By C-Section
As a parent, squeezing in a fitness session can feel near impossible. How are you supposed to find time to work out when you can’t even shower without being disturbed? Between caring for a baby, workplace demands and household chores, there is often little to no time to exercise. The trick is to motivate yourself, … Continue reading Tips To Becoming A Fit Māmā
When a mother looks after her kids, everyone will agree that she is parenting. When a father looks after his kids, he gets called a babysitter. Let me tell you now, he is definitely not a babysitter. My husband is a parent. He is a caregiver. He is a legal guardian. He shares in the … Continue reading Dads are not babysitters. They are parents.
This is a quick and easy version of butter chicken – just right for weeknight dinners. This recipe is super simple so there's no need for you to grab whole spices and grind them up. Served with rice and naan bread, it’s a family favourite at our place. Enjoy! Prep time: 10 minutes Marinate time: At … Continue reading Finger Lickin’ Good Butter Chicken
‘Ko te reo Māori te kākahu o te whakaaro, te huarahi ki te ao tūroa. Māori language is the cloak of thought and the pathway to the natural world.’ The Greens party have announced that they want te reo Māori to be taught in all New Zealand public schools from years one to ten, and … Continue reading Te Reo Māori – Should It Be Compulsory In Schools?
Me. I did. I said wholemeal bread was horrible. And you know what? I still think it is. Since the birth of my daughter, Tia-Lee, I have become more aware of the food I eat. Wanting to be a good māmā and establish good eating habits with my little tot, I decided to make a change … Continue reading Who Said Wholemeal Bread Was Horrible?