Single Use Plastic Bag Ban – with new solutions come new problems

plastic bag ban

The time has come, and I guess we all knew it would. Be gone with you single use plastic bag! Surely a step in the right direction… right? But with new solutions come new problems. In countries that have paved the way for us on the plastic bag war, some people have actually lost their lives due to cross contamination. When you place your meat into More...

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3 Seed Cookies
By Mummy Weekly On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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3 Seed Honey and Coconut Cookies

Make these delicious 3 Seed Honey and Coconut Cookies for the lunchbox, afternoon tea or as a quick snack when your kids get the tummy rumbles. Ingredients: Quarter cup of sesame seeds Quarter cup of pepitas Quarter More...

re-usable yoghurt containers
By Mummy Weekly On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Save Money in the Lunchbox with My Squeeze Food Pouches

Not too long ago you would open my fridge to be met with a mountain of yoghurt squeezies taking up a huge amount of space. With three kids I would buy around 30 of these a week for their morning tea and lunch boxes. More...

nutella oreo mousse
By Mummy Weekly On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Nutella Oreo Mousse – Simply the perfect chocolate marriage

Ingredients: 600mls thickened cream 750g jar of Nutella 6-8 full sized Oreo biscuits 1 packet of tiny Oreo biscuits Sprinkling of icing sugar   Method: Take 300mls of cream and mix it gently with all the Nutella. Then More...

By Mummy Weekly On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
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Chilli Hummus

Ingredients: 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 large garlic clove, crushed 1/4 tspn sweet paprika 1/4 tspn ground cumin Pinch chilli flakes 1 x 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 x 15ml tblspn hulled tahini 1 More...

Berry Sunflower Cakes
By Emma-Louise Cooke On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Berry Sunflower Cakes – getting ready for summer in the kitchen!

Emma-Louise Cooke

Emma-Louise Cooke

Hello there, I’m Emma & I live in Brisbane, Australia. I’m a regular customer of both Biome & Farm Fresh organics & support local, Australian made & environmentally responsible products. I mostly post simple, every-day dishes with fresh, healthy ingredients. I worry about getting older & libraries & printed books disappearing, and I check on my plants in the middle of the night when there’s a thunderstorm.
Emma-Louise Cooke

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1 1/2 tspns baking powder 1/4 tspn bicarbonate of soda Small pinch salt 1/4 cup desiccated coconut 1 1/2 cups (175g) berries, fresh or frozen 1/2 cup full fat Greek yoghurt More...

choc chip cake
By Mummy Weekly On Sunday, October 4th, 2015
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Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake – a must do chocky cake By Emma-Louise Cooke

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour 1 1/2 tspns baking powder 1/2 tspn bicarbonate of soda One grind of sea salt 1 cup milk chocolate chips 140g unsalted butter, softened at room temperature 1 cup white caster sugar 1 More...

salmon
By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, October 1st, 2015
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Salmon en Papillote with Chilli, Ginger & Miso Soba Noodles

Ingredients: 2 x 130g salmon fillets (fresh or frozen) 1/2 lemon, sliced Freshly ground sea salt & black pepper 30mls extra virgin olive oil 1 large clove garlic, crushed 2 tspns fresh ginger, finely grated 1 More...

Stir fried chilli basil chicken & cashew omelet11
By Emma-Louise Cooke On Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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Stir Fried Chilli Basil Chicken and Cashew Omelet By Emma-Louise Cooke

Emma-Louise Cooke

Emma-Louise Cooke

Hello there, I’m Emma & I live in Brisbane, Australia. I’m a regular customer of both Biome & Farm Fresh organics & support local, Australian made & environmentally responsible products. I mostly post simple, every-day dishes with fresh, healthy ingredients. I worry about getting older & libraries & printed books disappearing, and I check on my plants in the middle of the night when there’s a thunderstorm.
Emma-Louise Cooke

What you will need: Chilli basil chicken 1 x 20ml tblspn grapeseed oil 1 large red chilli, diced Pinch chilli flakes if you prefer it a bit spicier 3 spring onions, white & green parts, sliced 1 medium red More...

By Mummy Weekly On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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Choc Mint Brownie Cake

Ingredients: 185g unsalted butter (melted) 330g (1 1/2 cups) caster sugar 3 eggs 100g (2/3 cup) plain flour (sifted) 50g (1/2 cup) cocoa (sifted) 1/2 block of Nestle Club Dark Chocolate with mint filling Method: 1. More...