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Home-made is best

Home-made is best

Are you health conscious and want to make your own almond milk? It's as easy as this! In just a few minutes and 4 simple steps you can make your own delicious alternative to cow's milk, without any additives or unwanted ingredients, and a thicker consistency, full of tasty goodness! Read on...

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The plant of Immortality

The plant of Immortality

In ancient Egypt they called it the plant of immortality. Dating back to 2100 BC this plant has been used for medicinal purposes. Read about its benefits, uses, side effects and all things Aloe Vera.

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The Forbidden Rice

The Forbidden Rice

Referred to as forbidden rice because it was reserved for the Emperor, this black rice originates from China but is has also been grown in Northern Italy for years. Unlike Thai black rice, it is naturally gluten free and has a host of health benefits.

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Make your own liquid soap – chemical free!

Make your own liquid soap – chemical free!

Learn how to turn a bar of pure Marseilles soap made with olive oil and no additives nor chemicals into liquid gel or hand soap, for a fraction of the price. Save money, gain in health and personalise it with an essential oil of your choice.

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When size equals a powerful nutritional punch

When size equals a powerful nutritional punch

There are times when size is not an indication of how nutritious a food can be. The subject of this article is one such case. In fact, it is said that the average man can survive on just 10 of these a day in the desert. These small fruits are a powerhouse of nutrition.

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Mackerel on a bed of Fennel and Tomatoes

Mackerel on a bed of Fennel and Tomatoes

Oily fish such as mackerel is full of Omega 3s and provides a light and fresh alternative to a traditional Sunday roast during the summer. In just a few short steps you can serve up a light feast for both your eyes and palate.

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The summer challenge - no dieting involved

The summer challenge - no dieting involved

Have you noticed how there seems to be a lot going on for everyone at the moment? Tensions are high, everyone is stressed. Usually at this time of year everyone is worried about what they'll look like in that bikini. I have decided to throw you a challlenge but this isn't a weightloss challenge. This is about reducing your stress level almost instantly.

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Moroccan Style Aubergines

Moroccan Style Aubergines

North African dishes are known for the use of fresh ingredients and spices. This simple recipe uses a mix of spices to enhance the flavour, as well as colour.

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Two natural digestive aids for instant relief

Two natural digestive aids for instant relief

Suffering from heartburn, acid reflux and other digestive issues? Using anti-acids and OTC medicines is not the answer as they are harmful to your gut in the long term. Make your own natural and safe anti-acid digestive aids with ingredients you have in your kitchen cupboard and get instant relief without the long term side effects.

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Natural Mosquito Repellent

Natural Mosquito Repellent

Make your own natural mosquito repellent. DEET free and without all the toxic ingredients of commercial bug repellents using only water or a carrier oil plus essential oils, in just a few seconds!

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On a diet?- Choose rabbit over beef

On a diet?- Choose rabbit over beef

Looking to lose weight without giving up the meat and tired of the ubiquitous chicken? Rabbit is a neglected white lean meat full of nutritional benefits and healthier than beef for both your body and the environment.

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Brown Rice with fennel and mussels

Brown Rice with fennel and mussels

Forever looking for new healthy recipes and different ways of cooking ingredients, I recently came up with this brown rice and fennel with tomato and mussels. The result was surprisingly tasty!

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