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Adelaide Central Market | Autumn Recipes

Adelaide Central Market Autumn Recipes
The Adelaide Central Market has released a collection of autumn recipes to prepare at home.  
Between the months of March and May, SA’s apple orchards start bearing fruit, which come in an assortment of autumn colours and varieties; including Sundowners, Red Delicious, Fuji and Pink Ladies. The tarter green Granny Smiths […]

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Summer Recipes | Adelaide Central Market

Adelaide Central Market Summer Recipes 
The Adelaide Central Market has released some Summer entertaining recipes for sharing during the Summer period. 
The recipes listed below include Mango and Chicken Salad, Guacamole, Frozen Summer Fruit Pavlova Puddings and Lemon Pavlova with Summer Fruits. Preparing a meal together is also a great way to encourage kids to help in […]

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Easy Lamington Cupcakes | Recipe

Lamington Cupcakes
This is a very simple take on one of Australia’s favourite treats, the lamington.  Perfect for morning tea, picnics or an after school treat, these are super easy to make with kids and a lot less messy than making lamingtons from scratch!  Plus unlike lamingtons you won’t need to start the recipe the day […]

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Christmas Recipes | Adelaide Central Market

Adelaide Central Market Christmas Recipes 
The Adelaide Central Market has released another collection of recipes just in time for Christmas. 
The three recipes include Christmas spiced granola, Roasted sweet potato and cauliflower salad and Thai style barbecued salmon. These recipes offer some great healthy options compared to traditional Christmas cooking, particularly if you’re looking for something new […]

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Reindeer Biscuits | Easy Christmas Treat to Make | Kids Recipe

Reindeer Biscuits – Simple Instructions for Kids
These Reindeer Biscuits are a favourite of ours at Christmas time and are super easy to make. I make the icing and then the kids take over the rest. They are great for Christmas parties, for giving as gifts and of course on Christmas day. We have also made […]

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Christmas Wreath Pavlova | Recipe

Christmas Wreath Pavlova
A family favourite Aussie Christmas dessert to make for family and friends this festive season.
Having made countless pavlovas over the years, this festive berry delight is one of the most popular treats to enjoy during the summer.  The decorating options are endless – fresh berries, lollies, chocolate, gingerbread, crushed candy canes, tiny teddies […]

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Healthy Halloween Party Snack Recipes from Dietitian Eloise Turner

Fodmap-friendly Halloween Party Snack Recipes
If you’re organising a spooky Halloween party and want everyone to have a break from the overload of lollies, then check out these delicious healthy snacks.
Coming up with a range of party food can often be tricky when guests have food issues. Which is why these recipes are perfect for anyone […]

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Adelaide Central Market | Lunchbox Recipes

Adelaide Central Market Lunchbox Recipes
The Adelaide Central Market has released a collection of recipes perfect for packing into a lunchbox for a scrumptious lunchtime. 
There are some delicious recipes to test out at home, from sweets like muffins and fruit pikelets to something a bit more filling like sausage rolls and cold rolls. Preparing a meal […]

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Adelaide Central Market | Winter Recipes

Adelaide Central Market Winter Recipes
The Adelaide Central Market has released a collection of winter recipes to prepare at home.  
There are some delicious recipes to test out at home, from family favourites such as Roast Lamb and Spaghetti with Meatballs to Chicken Curry and Shepherd’s Pie. Preparing a meal together is a great way to […]

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Mother’s Day Recipe Ideas | Adelaide Central Market

Mother’s Day Recipe Ideas from the Adelaide Central Market
Adelaide Central Market have provided a selection of recipes perfect for Mother’s Day coming up this weekend. This includes caramelised pear and ginger crumble, chocolate beetroot brownies and chocolate mousse, toasted almond & mixed berry tart. 
Adelaide Central Market has over 70 traders under one roof and is […]

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Easter Bunny Cupcakes Recipe | Adelaide Central Market

Carrot Easter Bunny Cupcakes Recipe
The Adelaide Central Market has shared this delicious cupcake recipe perfect for the Easter long weekend.
The Market will be open on Easter Saturday (3 April 2021) to stock up on fresh produce and Easter goodies between 7am and 3pm. They will be closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.

Preparation time: 45 […]

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Rainbow Jelly Square Delights | Recipe

How to make Rainbow Layered Jelly Squares
Rainbow Jelly Squares are little bundles of colour and joy (oh, and sugar)! So as you can imagine, they are always a hit at parties. You can pop them in your mouth or peel each layer at a time.
Yes, there are 11 layers (!!) but it’s not as hard […]

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Christmas Activities for Kids | Babysits

 
Fun Christmas Activities for Kids
Christmas is just around the corner, so it’s time to whip out the tinsel and get in the festive spirit! But with all the cooking, shopping, organising and wrapping that comes with Christmas, we know it isn’t always easy to keep the kids entertained at the same time. So to keep […]

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The Logical Indian | Free Online Recipes | 19-24 Nov 2020

[ November 19, 2020 to November 24, 2020. ]
The Logical Indian – Online Recipes for Lockdown
Lockdown may be shorter than expected, but South Australians can experience the flavours of Southern India when The Logical Indian shares a new recipe each day at 6pm during the (originally planned) lockdown period.
Owner of The Logical Indian – Mervin Joshua – believes that cooking is an art […]

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mars bar slice recipe

Mars Bar Slice Recipe

Mars Bar Slice Easy Recipe
Mars Bar Slice is an old favourite which is always a winner at parties or anytime you need a sweet treat. Often one of the first things that go on the sweets table at parties. For us, it’s the most requested treat for birthdays or any get together with friends. It’s […]

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Easy Homemade Sausage Rolls (with hidden veggies) | Recipe

Easy Homemade Sausage Rolls (with hidden veggies) 
This recipe has been requested countless times by both kids and adults over the years – they are easy, homemade and delicious!  Perfect for parties, after school snacks or weekend gatherings with family and friends.  Variations are possible too with substitutions depending on age and taste.  For example, I […]

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Apple Recipes for Kids | Apple Donuts

   
Apple Recipes for Kids: Apple Donuts
Finding healthy sweet snacks that don’t contain a tonne of sugar isn’t easy. This apple donut recipe is a fun and tasty snack alternative the kids will love.
Swapping out regular after-school snacks like 2-minute noodles or sugary cookies for something healthier doesn’t have to be difficult. Healthy alternatives […]

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Healthy Snack Ideas for Fussy Eaters

Healthy Snack Ideas for Fussy Eaters
Does your toddler like to throw more food on the floor than in their mouths? These healthy and creative snack ideas are so clever they’ll win over even the most difficult of fussy eaters!
This article is written in collaboration with Babysits – Australia’s babysitting community. If you’re looking for babysitters […]

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Maltesers Birthday Cake | Triple Chocolate Treat | Recipe

Maltesers Birthday Cake – Quick & Simple Instructions
You won’t find a recipe idea easier to assemble yet with the wow factor this Maltesers cake brings to the table.
Using just three ingredients, our clever Play & Go friend Heidi shared her simple birthday cake idea with us.
Using a store bought mud cake (from Coles),  Kit Kats […]

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Bluey ‘The Beach’ Birthday Cake | Recipe & Instructions

How to Make Your Own Bluey ‘The Beach’ Birthday Cake
by Katrina Gogel
Like many young kids these days, our youngest is obsessed with the popular Aussie children’s TV show Bluey. For his recent fourth birthday he ummed and ahhhed between the Women’s Weekly train cake (he’s also obsessed with trains) or a Bluey themed birthday cake. […]

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Deep Fried Ice Cream Recipe

Deep Fried Ice Cream Recipe | Dessert Treat

How to make Deep Fried Ice Cream Dessert
Deep Fried Ice Cream is an old Chinese restaurant favourite. However this is not a dish that you will find in China – it’s more a western Asian cuisine dessert. Basically, Deep Fried Ice Cream is a scoop of ice cream, crumbed and deep fried so it’s deliciously […]

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Sprout at Home – Online Cooking Classes | Launched April 2020

Be a mini MasterChef with Sprout’s popular cooking classes at home
Run out of ‘isolation’ dinner ideas? SA cooking school Sprout Cooking School & Health Studio (run by MasterChef All-Star Callum Hann and mate Themis Chryssidis) has launched online cooking classes, Sprout at Home.
It’s like having the friendly Sprout demonstrators in your own kitchen, walking you […]

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Easter at Home | Ideas for Families for the Easter Long Weekend 2020

Easter at Home
The message is clear for Easter in 2020 – we must stay home.
The Easter Bunny is still allowed to visit, so there is no excuse not to organise the annual Easter egg hunt on Sunday 12 April!  However, there will be no visiting friends and family, camping trips, day trips, or picnics at […]

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Maggie Beer Home Cooking Videos on Facebook & Instagram | 2020

Maggie Beer shares her home cooking with followers on Facebook and Instagram during COVID-19 pandemic.
The delightful Maggie Beer is sharing her home cooking with followers of her Instagram and Facebook pages to help inspire them to cook.
Followers can tune in and watch Maggie as she prepares meals in her own Barossa Valley kitchen. Maggie will […]

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Fun & Easy Activity Ideas for Kids To Do at Home | Baking & Cooking

Activities Kids Can Do at Home – Fun, Affordable Easy Ideas & Inspiration
Help the kids have fun at home with these easy indoor and outdoor activities using simple household items, pantry staples, recycled materials and a little bit of imagination!
As families stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19, with the cancellation of countless upcoming events […]

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Campfire Dessert Cones | Easy Dessert Recipe for Camping

Campfire Dessert Cones Recipe
by Katrina Gogel
Campfire season is well and truly upon us. Why not try making these delicious dessert cones over the fire on your next camping trip.
They’re easy to do. The kids will love making them. Only a few ingredients are needed, and you can use your favourite fillings.
Here’s what you’ll need:

1 packet […]

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Cheesy Bread (Sizzler Cheese Bread) Recipe

 
Cheesy Bread or Cheesy Toast Recipe
One of our favourite things about going to Sizzler in the 90s was of course THAT cheesy bread. It’s so easy to make and is a favourite with my kids and perfect to go with soup, pasta, a casserole, as an after school snack, or breakfast!
We’ve seen the recipe online […]

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The Family Cook

The Family Cook – freshly cooked meals your whole family will enjoy | Play & Go Review The Family Cook

The Family Cook – freshly cooked meals your whole family will enjoy
Play & Go Review | The Family Cook
We were lucky enough to sample some of The Family Cook’s delicious family dinners – delivered straight to the door.
We all know those fabulous home cooks, and super-organised types who have a meal plan for every night […]

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Julie Goodwin’s Fresh Ideas for Back to School Lunches | Recipes

Julie Goodwin’s fresh ideas for back to school lunches
If the thought of preparing back to school lunches for the coming term fills you with dread, then relax! One of Australia’s most celebrated and best-loved family cooks, Julie Goodwin, knows how you feel.
Weet-Bix™ and inaugural MasterChef winner, Julie Goodwin, have joined forces to create a fantastic […]

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Easy To Make Shape Biscuits | Party Recipe

Easy to make shape biscuits recipe
If you are looking for a biscuit recipe that you can cut into all kinds of weird and wonderful shapes with a biscuit cutter, then this is the recipe that will help you achieve that. This has to be one of the simplest, easiest recipes that turns out brilliantly every […]

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Easy French Toast & Berry Coulis | Recipe

French toast is a breakfast favourite in our house on most weekends, but it’s also a fabulous treat to enjoy any time of day!
This recipe is very easy to make and there are a variety of options for fussy eaters who may like it quite plain, or prefer different fruit toppings.  You can also use […]

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anzac apple cinnamon muffins recipe

Apple & Cinnamon ANZAC Muffins | Recipe

Apple & Cinnamon ANZAC Muffins
With a scrumptious ingredient list including rolled oats and coconut, these ANZAC inspired muffins are the perfect snack that kids love!  Just like ANZAC biscuits, these delicious muffins are irresistible served warm straight from the oven.  They can also be served cold or re-heated in the microwave.  Great for picnics, lunch boxes […]

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Christmas Tree Brownies & Reindeer Chocolate Cake

Christmas Tree Brownies
Our Play & Go friend, eleven year old Miss Sophie, made these wonderful Christmas Tree Brownies recently for a school cake stall. We thought they were amazing so asked if she would share the recipe.
We have a couple of recipes you can use to make the brownies. See them here and here.
Then the […]

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Cinnamon Donut Recipe

Cinnamon Donut Recipe
As a child, Cinnamon Donuts were always a special treat. We would watch them being made at the local shopping centre, mesmerised as the dough plopped into the boiling oil, waiting in anticipation as the donuts got carried along the conveyor belt where they would fall into a bowl of cinnamon sugar.
This simple […]

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Chocolate Brownies | Recipe

Chocolate Brownies Recipe
I have a word of advice about these brownies. Make sure you have someone to share them with!! Kids and adults alike will gobble up these tasty morsels of deliciousness very quickly.
I think most people would agree that brownies should have a little bit of crunch on the outside but should glisten and […]

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Perfect Popcorn Recipe

The Perfect Popcorn | How to make it
You’ve heard how microwave popcorn has so many additives which are not good for you. Well, we’ve recently discovered this fool-proof way of making popcorn that we just had to share so you can make it from corn kernels, and it really doesn’t take much longer than the […]

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Watermelon Shake | Ice Slushie Treat

Watermelon Shake Ice Slushie Treat
Take yourself to a tropical island holiday with two ingredients. Watermelon and ice.
This is the easiest icy slushie drink you can make in Summer which is totally refreshing, healthy and delicious. Plus it will take you back to that tropical island holiday in Thailand or make you feel like you are […]

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Magical Elves Christmas Jellies | Recipe

It’s the same idea as a ‘Frog in a Pond jelly’ (Freddo Frog in jelly) but this is a Christmas version Miss 9 created.
What You Need
These ingredients made 13 serves.

13 x Plastic Wine Goblets or other plastic cups (we used 170ml cups)
2 Packets Red Jelly – we used Aeroplane Raspberry flavour
2 Packets Green Jelly – […]

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Easy Chocolate Brownies | Kids Recipe

We have been searching for a super easy Chocolate Brownie recipe. After much trial and error, a bit of experimenting (and a lot of brownie eating!!) we’re finally happy with this one. It’s simple enough that my 9 year old daughter can make it completely on her own without any help. Something she is very […]

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How to Train a Dragon 2 | Jumping Castle Birthday Party

How to Train a Dragon 2 Birthday Cake
My little love turned 6 last week. He loves everything about ‘How to Train a Dragon 2’ so it was not a surprise that he wanted this theme for his Birthday cake.
I hired the number ‘6’ cake tin from my local cake decorating shop and used ideas from […]

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