Mother’s Day Raw Chocolate Strawberry Mousse Tart

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My mum and I have had a somewhat disjointed relationship.

Growing up with my dad and spending a lot of time apart from mum, it was easy to fantasise about the relationship I thought we should have, and about the type of mother she should be.

And being a typical kid, it was easy to get disappointed when said fantasy didn’t play out the way I expected, or wanted.

I wanted the mum you saw on TV shows, the one that spent the day while we were at school baking and had afternoon tea on the table for us when we ran in the door, the one that spent her weekends completely present with and focused on us, the one who always laughed and never cried…not the one who rode a Harley, drank beer, and listened to country music….

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Raw Choc PnB Easter Cheezecake

Raw Easter Cheezecake

No two things on earth belong together more than Peanut Butter & Chocolate.

It’s a match made in heaven with the rich creaminess of decadent silky chocolate and the salty crunch of perfectly roasted peanuts, arrrgh it’s making me feel giddy just thinking about this perfect pairing that Reece’s discovered long ago.

If you don’t like Peanut butter, then I am afraid we can’t be friends. Wait, my Mother in law hates peanut butter…..but, she LOVED this cake!

THAT is how good this combo is!

For those of you reading this who don’t know me personally (yet), and haven’t picked up on this from previous blog posts and recipes…

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Chocolate Coconut Panacotta Slice


Saturday mornings are my favourite!

Instead of laying there in the dark pretending not to hear Tempy (my 5mth old) stirring in the cot beside, I me usually wake up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, and ready to get my ‘Ommm’ on.

Saturday is my Yoga day. The one day a week where I know I am getting that one FULL hour all to myself. No crying baby. No washing to hang. No meal plan to write. No beds to make. No bills to pay. No lists to write. Nothing, just me and my mat…

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