Hi I am Olivia, a stay at home mum to 3 active children, a husband and 8 chooks. We live in regional Victoria, Australia and moved here 2 years ago from the UK (I’m actually a Kiwi).
We as a family are vegetarian and enjoy trying many different foods, or not….toddlers in the house! I have a internal drive to prove to people that vegetarian food is yummy, filling and exciting.
I have a mixed family history so our food influences are from New Zealand, UK and America.
I am not a chef or even foodie trained. Prior to having the children I was a Dental Hygienist and loved the contact I had daily with my patients.I miss that contact so I decided that blogging allowed me to share my recipes and food adventures with others.
Life is busy, I don’t disbelieve anyone who says the same who have children. I wanted to try to create recipes that fulfil and tick all the boxes. I noticed over the years that the food that gets cooked at home has changed to fit in with the kids ages and stages (not as gourmet as it used to be and time is short).
Inspiration some times is the hardest to get a hold of when you get a 2-year-old saying ‘yuck’ to everything that is put in front of them and instead of reaching for the frozen ready meal or sweet and salty laden food find something that is enjoyed by all.
Don’t get me wrong I’m not preaching nor am I perfect. I try to use everything in moderation and make sure we all have a balanced diet.
I hope you enjoy the adventures from my blog and have fun and be inspired cooking my recipes.