Year: 2014

10 days to a less defiant child
Autism Parenting

10 Days to a Less Defiant Child – Part One

Anyone regularly following this blog will know that my hubby and I have had our hands full with our eldest daughter for quite some time. At 5½ she’s a tricky little customer. She’s difficult to please and prone to focusing on the negative. She is explosive and frequent temper tantrums and outbursts of violence have been too often on […]

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Paleo Roast Turkey
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Paleo Roast Turkey and all the Trimmings

We had an amazing meal of paleo roast turkey and all the trimmings on Christmas day last year I sourced a local free range bronze feathered bird which was utterly delicious and well worth the leg work. The gravy making was a fairly laborious task, but the flavour was amazing and worth every second. I […]

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Maltby street market
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Maltby Street Market: A Feast for the Eyes

Last weekend I spent the day with one of my oldest and most fabulous BFF’s (and baby boy) while hubby took charge of the parenting reigns for the girls. My friend and I only get one maybe two of these days together per year as she also has three kids and not much spare time. She suggested […]

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healthiest cake ever
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Healthiest Cake Ever (Paleo, Gluten Free, Hidden Veg)

Regular readers will know that I’m a big fan of sneaking extra veg into my kid’s diet everywhere I can. My chocolate pancakes (secret ingredient: courgette) and chocolate mousse (secret ingredient: avocado) are currently hot favourites in our house. This healthiest cake ever was a happy little experiment, which works wonderfully, even though on paper […]

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paleo carrot cake
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Paleo Carrot Cake (Gluten, Dairy, Refined Sugar & Nut Free)

How my nut free paleo carrot cake came about As regular readers might have noticed, I’m a big fan of using ground nuts in place of flour in my sweet recipes. This poses a problem though when I have my good friend who has a nut allergy over for tea. Fortunately she loves carrot cake, […]

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