Resources for kids

Our Journey

Hi and welcome! I thought I'd better introduce myself and my family. I'm Simone and I'm married to Stephen. I'm originally from UK and my husband is from NZ. I'm a qualified Social Worker and trained in UK. I met Stephen in Birmingham in 2004 and we moved to NZ back in 2009 after we … Continue reading Our Journey

Smoothie Bowls

I only started making smoothie bowls a few months ago. I would see so many elaborate and stunningly beautiful pictures of them on Instagram and think 'I don't have time for that'.  I was so in awe of those amazing photos, I thought I'd give them a go. I spend around 10 minutes making them, … Continue reading Smoothie Bowls

Sunday Funday

I love sundays. We always have a family outing in the mornings; today was spent at the beach. While the toddlers slept this afternoon, I got to cooking. It was a mega cook up for next week's lunches. I made: 1. crispy baked chick peas. They marinated for 2 days in braggs liquid seasoning, pure … Continue reading Sunday Funday

Warm Quinoa Salad

I've been making this salad for a few years now and it never fails to please. Its filling, nourishing, colorful and delicious! You can have it as a side or a main and your friends will be mighty impressed when you turn up for the pot luck with this. Using seasonal veggies, you can mix … Continue reading Warm Quinoa Salad

Peanut butter caramel slice

I'll keep this brief as I know you just want the recipe! A few things to remember. * it is plant based so there is no added oil, no dairy, no refined sugar and no refined flours * it won't taste exactly like the one filled with the above ingredients; it's better! The recipe makes … Continue reading Peanut butter caramel slice

Potato curry roll

We had spent the morning at the farmers market and museum with all the kids. We'd had a big breakfast, so didn't need any morning tea but on the drive home I was dreaming of samosas. I just love the mix of spicy potatoes and peas, but I don't love the deep fried pastry. By … Continue reading Potato curry roll

Chunky Tomato soup

This soup is so tasty and comforting, you'll be making it every week like I do. You must know by now that I love 1 pot meals which require minimal effort. This is one of those meals. You can add whatever veggies you have on hand or that are in season. We always have leftovers … Continue reading Chunky Tomato soup

Banana & Buckwheat Pancakes

These pancakes are so quick and easy to make, my 11 yr old can make his own in no time! Buckwheat flour is a great alternative if you're gluten free or if you just want something different. The flour soaks up a lot of liquid and binds really well, so there is no need to … Continue reading Banana & Buckwheat Pancakes

Dark chocolate rice crispy slice with a twist!

I had been dreaming of rice crispy cakes for a few days before I finally made these. They're so simple and fun to eat; perfect for a snack, party food or dessert for all ages! I made a slice rather than cakes, but you can make cakes if you like. These are an occasional treat … Continue reading Dark chocolate rice crispy slice with a twist!

Banana & dark chocolate muffins

As you probably know by now, I bake all the lunchbox items and we love muffins! These ones are pretty simple, a bit decadent and very yummy. I've used Whittakers 72% cocoa dark Ghana instead of chocolate chips. Only because I actually bought it to eat a few weeks ago and I forgot about it. … Continue reading Banana & dark chocolate muffins

Mrs. Twinkle

My Wonderful Little World

Kristen's Healthy Living Blog

Exploring ways to live a healthier life

View from the Back

The ramblings of a retiree who cycles and cooks in France

Everyday Plantbased

Recipes ~ Reviews ~ Tips & Advice for leading a Plantbased lifestyle

The Whole Food Plant Based Cooking Show

Plant Based Vegan Recipes: Refined Salt, Oil, & Sugar Free

Clean Food Dirty Girl

Plant based cookery classes

Simone's Plant Based Kitchen

Plant based cookery classes

yummyvege

Yummy vegetarian recipes