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Welcome to the May 2015 edition of our Newsletter!

Mother's day is just around the corner, we hope you all have a wonderful day celebrating and all the mum's and grandma's get totally spoilt. We have included a few easy recipes that the kids can make to give mum a break in the kitchen. Also some tasty special breakfast ideas too, we don't all end up with burnt toast!

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Crepes with Vanilla pears

Too much of a good thing? Never! Failsafe Foodie has a recipe for delicious gluten free crepes with vanilla pears. These are perfect for breakfast or dessert or any time really! [read more]

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Scones

Scones, one of those recipes that are over looked and forgotten about, an easy failsafe recipe to please all. These tasty scones are from Real Failsafe Meals. [read more]

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Pear and White Chocolate Muffins

Cooking for Oscar has a lovely muffin recipe made decadent with pear and white chocolate. Make sure you use nestle white melts for failsafe option.   [read more] 

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Baked French Toast

A tasty breakfast from Domestic Diva that you can prepare the night before and pop into the oven in the morning. Perfect for mother's day, a lazy weekend or special occasions. [read more]

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Easy Mother’s Day Cards & Crafts for Kids to Make

Here are a bunch of creative Mother’s Day cards and crafts that kids can make for mum or grandma! Instead of just getting her flowers, add one of these meaningful home made ideas. She will surely LOVE them! [read more]

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Bath Bombs!

Cooking for Oscar has a recipe to make your own failsafe bath bombs! Looking for a way to pamper yourself? Get the kids to help you make some and the best bit is they will love bath time as they can use them too. [read more]

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Buckwheat Wraps

A Pinch of Smiles & A Dash of Happiness shared their recipe for Buckwheat Wraps. [read more]

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Sneek Peek!

Domestic Diva Has been working hard on her Failsafe Thermomix Cookbook and app. There is an update on the progress on her blog. [read more] 

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Sticky Chicken

From Kersten's Kitchen, delicious moist drumsticks coated in a combination of honey and soy... but is totally failsafe. So we can't have honey and soy sauce when on a low chemical diet, but amazingly Rice Malt Syrup will caramelise and give us a similar flavour. This is a very simple and delicious meal. [read more]

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Buckwheat Porridge

A wheat, Dairy and Soy Free Dessert, Breakfast & Snack from Nurse Naomi. "Buckwheat Porridge is a staple for us and the beauty of it is that it can be breakfast one day, another day it could be dessert, a mid-morning snack or late supper! Basically, it rocks". [read more]

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Kersten's Kitchen Cooking Classes

Kersten's Kitchen is holding cooking classes again in Sydney. There is a a class on a Friday and a Saturday each month. Class sizes are strictly limited to 5 per class so get in quick!   [read more]

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Fedup Roadshow talks

Sue Dengate’s Fedup Roadshow 2015 talks. Click on the link to see the full June program. Make sure you go and see them if they are coming to your home town! Invite your friends too. The second leg of the tour still requires help to organise venues, would you like to host them? The list will be updated once all confirmed. [read more]

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Menu Planning

Are you struggling to find failsafe meals to feed your family each week? Check out the meal plans blog for inspiration on what to cook each day.

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Gardening Spotlight

Cabbages

The cabbage is one of the most traditional of European food plants. In the past it had acquired a sad reputation as boarding house food that used to be boiled until it became soggy and grey. Nowadays we know that by cooking cabbage lightly – or slicing raw cabbage into salads – it can become gourmet fare. [read more]

Yates Planting guide has more information on when to plant and how. Also, there is a cabbage to fit any sized garden!

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Thank you for reading our newsletter.  We hope you now have lots more ideas and inspiration for your families.  Don't forget, if you liked the newsletter you can subscribe to have it sent to your inbox every month.  

You can find more great recipes at Cooking for OscarDomestic Diva UnleashedFailsafe FoodieReal Meals and Failsafe Decorated Cakes.

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Rona, Trish, Sandra and Frilly Pants

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