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SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT

Eleanor Ozich SIMPLE LIVING

SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT

There’s a story that’s all too familiar for many of us. It’s one where we are constantly striving for more…more money, more things, more success, more self worth. I too, had become fixated on chasing these things, in the hope that I would feel fulfilled, and to validate my happiness. It wasn’t until my family and I went through some challenging times, that I began to understand that the experience of struggle and difficulty is far more valuable than the experience of success...I began to discover a life that is much more simple, and in turn, much more enjoyable. I...

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A SPARKLING SUMMER SALAD

Eleanor Ozich DINNER ENTERTAINING LUNCH VEGETARIAN

A SPARKLING SUMMER SALAD

Perhaps my favourite salad of all is one that is seasonal and simple. Sparkling with summertime, this beautifully presented dish is sweet, sharp and deeply delicious. Imagine this bright salad gracing the middle of a garden table, served with slices of milky buffalo mozzarella, crusty sourdough bread and a little unsalted butter. 1 yellow courgetteA variety of different coloured heirloom tomatoes3 radishes, ends removeda handful of fresh basil leavesa small jar of anchovies, drainedFine sea salt for sprinklingExtra virgin olive oil for drizzlingA ball of sliced buffalo mozzarella, to serve   Finely slice the courgette, tomatoes and radishes as thinly...

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RICOTTA GNOCCHI IN LEMONY BUTTER SAUCE

Eleanor Ozich DINNER LUNCH VEGETARIAN VIVA COLUMN

RICOTTA GNOCCHI IN LEMONY BUTTER SAUCE

Everything tastes better with butter - even the smallest addition has the ability to make a dish truly sing. In this simple, summery recipe, ricotta and herb gnocchi is simmered until tender, tossed in a lemony butter sauce, and then finished with a small handful of finely chopped Italian parsley. Easy to prepare, this delightful meal looks as vibrant as it tastes. 

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THE MANY REASONS TO TRY CLOTH NAPPIES

Eleanor Ozich PARENTING PREGNANCY SIMPLE LIVING

THE MANY REASONS TO TRY CLOTH NAPPIES

Perhaps the biggest concern with using cloth nappies is the perception of mess and inconvenience. You might have visions of scrubbing by hand, lethal safety pins, or mountains of laundry. This simply isn’t true, in fact you might even come to love them like I do. The average child will go through an estimated five to eight thousand nappies during those first few years. I hope you will take a moment to think about the energy, water and trees that are used to make this staggering number, let alone all of the plastic and chemicals in the process. Next, imagine...

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RECIPES FOR NATURE BABY

Eleanor Ozich ENTERTAINING PARENTING PREGNANCY SNACKS & STARTERS VEGETARIAN

RECIPES FOR NATURE BABY

I created some simple, summery recipes for a Nature Baby event towards the end of last year. There was a roasted garlic butter bean hummus, and candied tomatoes with feta, thyme and avocado, piled upon yummy Franjos Kitchen pregnancy and lactation crackers. Nature Baby has kindly shared the recipes on their journal, find them here. x

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