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Mothers Day Breakfast Recipes (and a love letter to the mums in my life)

With Mothers Day fast approaching in Australia (next Sunday 8 May, people!), I thought I’d get in early with some breakfast ideas… Not just for those readers who will be cooking for their own mothers or the mothers of their children, but more likely: for those of you who ARE mothers, who might want to pass on some gentle suggestions!

Below are some breakfast recipe ideas (all relatively healthy and low-sugar), including my recipe for an extremely easy Zesty Orange French Toast; which might be a perfect option for someone less confident in the kitchen or who doesn’t really like cooking. I’ve also provided links to some other delicious sweet-ish and savoury breakfast options. I’m on a bit of an avocado-and-eggs thing at the moment, and nearly ended up with a list of only avocado-and-egg recipes. But I’ve managed to restrain myself to just one. This time. 🙂 Continue reading

A (mostly) Fructose-Free Mothers Day High Tea!

After weeks of thinking and planning and trying out recipes, Mothers Day finally arrived and I got to host A (mostly) Fructose-Free Mothers Day High Tea for my mother and immediate family.

I’ve written before about my mother’s recent Diabetes diagnosis, and consequent shift in her diet, and mine, to reduce our fructose intake. Around this time last year, I took her to Adore Tea for her birthday, and we shared high tea. I will always remember that day because it was also when I told her I was pregnant with my second child. Continue reading

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