12 winter slow cooker recipes

12 winter slow cooker recipes via www.clairekcreations.com

Winter has arrived in Brisbane and what better time to bring out the slow cooker. I’ve put together 12 winter slow cooker recipes to get you started. 12 winter slow cooker recipes I have so many favourite appliances that I would have a tough time choosing my number one. They’re all special in their own…

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Savoury ham cheese and corn muffins

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A lunchbox-friendly, healthy, filling recipe that you can freeze, savoury ham cheese and corn muffins are a winner for kids and for the whole family. Savoury ham cheese and corn muffins We have a grocery budget. It used to be that we had a ‘budget’ that we were meant to stick to but in reality,…

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Gluten free carrot and pumpkin fritters

Gluten free carrot and pumpkin fritters via www.clairekcreations.com

I don’t know how I manage it but every few months, I seem to end up with a mega surplus some random item. Spoiler alert (if you just want to skip to the recipe) – I had a carrot surplus hence the gluten free carrot and pumpkin fritters. I remember just after my youngest was…

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What to do with tinned tomato

Maybe I was Italian in a past life? A last name like Kelly sure doesn’t indicate that but you never know. It would explain something at least. Just take a look at my stash of tinned tomatoes. Are you wondering what to do with tinned tomato? What anyone could possibly do with all that tinned…

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Carrot cake bliss balls

Carrot cake bliss balls via www.clairekcreations.com

I’ve gotten a bit lazy in my recipe creation recently. I guess I could flip that and say I’ve gotten more effective. I wasn’t the one who discovered carrot cake bliss balls. Instead of going out and looking for recipes, I’ve been letting other people do the work. I wait for someone else to make…

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Fit Feb 2018 – My challenge to myself

Last year was a doozy for me. It was so amazing in so many ways and I achieve so much more than I ever have before in my business… but I got sick. A lot. Last year I was bedridden with nasty viruses 3 times. I think the last time I was bedridden with a…

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The Advent of Kindness – 24 days of random acts of kindness

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I’m no scrooge. I’m not going to deny my children their right to a tiny rubbish chocolate every day from the 1st to the 24th of December but this year I’m going to make it a little bit more meaningful. My goal one day is that it will be filled with fun activities we can…

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Three ideas to make Christmas less stressful

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Christmas is meant to be a joyful and exciting time of year right?   I LOVE Christmas but, as a mum, it can be, ok it usually is, pretty stressful! Over the years, I’ve come up with quite a few ways to make it less stressful and more enjoyable and I’m going to share three…

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Best ever easy chicken nuggets

Best ever easy chicken nuggets via www.clairekcreations.com

Efficient is kinda my middle name. (I’ll get to the easy chicken nuggets I promise) I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve said to my husband that his way of doing something is inefficient. Yep I’m a real pleasure to live with sometimes. It’s probably why I didn’t go very well working in…

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How to keep the kids kitchen stuff under control

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I’m going to share a little change I made in our kitchen that has made a BIG difference to my sanity levels (aka how to keep the kids kitchen stuff under control). A few months ago, I’d put the kids to bed and I was doing the big pickup… you know all the stuff that…

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Super quick wholefood vanilla cupcakes

Super quick wholefood vanilla cupcakes via www.clairekcreations.com

I’m a celebration cake kinda girl (read on for the recipe for super quick wholefood vanilla cupcakes). I love making Birthday cakes and even better if there’s a theme. Now I’m no pro, there aren’t any sculptured edible decorations (well apart from the monkey I made for my older son’s 1st Bday cake) but I…

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Why exercise for me has nothing to do with weight or fitness

I used to sweat it out at the gym. I was there at 5.30am waiting for them to open their doors so I could run on the treadmill before my 6am spin class so I had time to get home, shower, have breakfast and get to work. I had a heart rate monitor but I…

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