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Sarah Hopkins

Kale Pesto

This recipe has been requested many many times and to be honest, it’s a long time coming. One of the main reasons for this is because a lot of the food we cook these days is by feel. I’ve noticed that the more time I spend in the kitchen cooking

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Sarah Hopkins

Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge

This peanut butter fudge is so decadent and delicious and it’s relatively healthy. Free from the usual suspects like grains, dairy and of course sugar it’s also SUPER easy to make and if you know me well, you’ll know that’s the most important part. I’ve been making it every week

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Sarah Hopkins

Healthy Carrot Cake

I LOVE Carrot Cake. It’s fair to say it’s my favourite type of cake and I often find myself staring longingly at the decadent versions I see at cafes. Despite this, I almost never order it, even if it’s gluten free, because I find the “store bought” versions are super

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Sarah Hopkins

Life with Rafael – First Foods, Sleep and Parenting

It’s been 4 months since I last blogged about my motherhood journey so far and a LOT has changed (obviously) so it feels appropriate to share some of the more significant happenings here. Rafa is over 7 months old so definitely transitioning from a little newborn baby into more of

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Sarah Hopkins

Coconut Vanilla Gummies

So the obsession with gelatin gummies continues! But when searching for a different recipe, I wanted some variation on the fruit theme, partly for aesthetics (look how pretty the red and white look together in the pic!) and partly to see if I could incorporate some healthy fats into the

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Sarah Hopkins

Lemon Berry Gut Healing Gummies

I’ve been obsessed with gelatine gummies lately. I’d always liked the look of them on other people’s websites and instagram feeds but to be honest, I thought “too hard basket”….it couldn’t be further from the truth. These gut healing delicious snacks are the fastest and easiest treat to make and

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Sarah Hopkins

Healthy Sweet Potato “Gnocchi” with Iggy’s Pesto

I haven’t eaten gluten in like 6 years and I can honestly say that I don’t miss it at all. I love my favourite gluten free paleo bread and was never a big fan of pasta dishes (unlike my Italian partner). But the one exception/craving I continue to have is

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Sarah Hopkins

Life with Rafael; Eats, Sleeps and More.

They say the first few months of baby’s life are the final trimester so it seems appropriate to share the first three months of Rafael’s life here on the blog. And who knows, perhaps I’ll keep making regular updates. I’ve had a lot of positive feedback and it’s been quite

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Sarah Hopkins

Baby Rafael’s Entry Into the World

Rafael’s Birth Story As I write this final chapter in the journey of my pregnancy, I am looking down upon my beautiful little baby boy, wriggling and squirming on his little play mat on the floor….such an image of adorable perfection. It’s hard to believe he’s here and at the

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Sarah Hopkins

My Third Trimester – Preparation for Birth and More

As I sit and write this final blog post before bub comes, I have to confess that I really can’t be bothered! And I feel that that really sums up how I may feel in these remaining weeks. I am currently 37.5 weeks pregnant and it feels as if the

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