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Very easy Slow Cooker Rice Pudding Recipe - Make in your crock pot, just set and forget. #recipe #ricepudding #slowcooker #crockpot mypoppet.com.au

Easy Recipe: Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

I love rice pudding, there’s something really comforting about a bowl full of sweet, cinnamon fragranced, creamy rice. As a kid rice pudding, or it’s creamier version Rice Cream, was often a dessert treat, and I especially loved baked rice pudding with it’s golden skin, yum! All those carbs after an evening meal tend to be a bit too much…

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Healthy smoothie recipes

3 Plant Based Smoothies the whole family will LOVE!

I thought that once Emma was back at school and we settled into our weekly routine things would settle down a bit, but instead of having time to chill, our days have gotten busier! Like most mums, I feel like I’ve been running around making sure everyone’s needs are covered except my own, and have been ignoring my wellbeing in…

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Easiest Pancake recipe ever - mypoppet.com.au

Easy Peasy Pancakes – The only recipe you’ll ever need!

  If Emma had her way, she’d have pancakes for breakfast every day! Luckily for her, my easy peasy pancake recipe comes together in a pinch, and because it’s so simple, I can whip it up from memory. I’m teaching her how to make it so she can mix up the batter herself, and all I’ll have to do is…

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Magic Mountain Saloon Melbourne CBD Thai Brunch Review mypoppet.com.au

Melbourne’s Best Asian Brunch + Cocktails! – Magic Mountain Saloon

One of my favourite things about travelling in Asia is their delicious approach to breakfast. Curries, spicy sambal, fish and grilled meats are all on the menu and pack a delicious flavour punch that help get the day started. Turns out I’m not the only one feeling the love for Asian breakfasts, it’s the hottest new trend taking Melbourne’s brunch…

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Easy No Fuss Bircher Muesli Recipe mypoppet.com.au

Cheat’s Bircher Muesli

I quite enjoy a bit of Bircher Muesli to start the day, it’s tasty and keeps you going right through to lunch. If you make a generous batch it will get you through the week with hardly any effort at all. Bircher muesli is super healthy, full of fruits, nuts and whatever else you’d like to add, and if you…

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Old Fashioned Strawberry conserve Jam recipe - Only 3 ingredients - No Pectin

Old Fashioned Strawberry Jam Recipe

I’ve been wanting to make my own batch of jam for a long time and with strawberries being so cheap and plentiful at the moment I thought – Let’s have a Strawberry Jam making day! I invited a friend around to help me out, we chatted, prepped the fruit, had a cuppa, stirred the jam, chatted some more and it…

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Cafe review Frank & Ginger Caulfield North

Frank & Ginger, Caulfield North

It’s always exciting when I discover a new cafe has opened up in my hood, Caulfield has a bit of an unadventurous personality as far as suburbs go, so you’d think that the arrival of Frank & Ginger almost a year ago would have registered on my cafe radar. But I’ve been driving past Frank & Ginger for a whole…

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Glovers Station Elsternwick Corned Beef Brisket Roll

Glovers Station, Elsternwick

The Glover Station Tudor Revival building on Glen Eira road in Elsternwick has always fascinated me.  This National Trust registered building was built in 1935 and was originally a petrol filling station and repair workshop. As a local I drive past it often and remember the time when it was auto mechanics. Then one day construction began and I was…

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Japanese food - sweet treats

Eating in Japan – A delicious guide for the Budget Traveller

So many people have asked me what the favorite part of my trip to Japan was. It was all pretty amazing but the highlight was THE FOOD! You don’t have to spend a fortune when eating out in Japan, even inexpensive options are excellent and delicious. The Japanese really know how to eat, food is a real experience, and it…

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