I learnt something new yesterday. Those kind of days are always good. So what, you may ask, did I learn? For as long as I can remember I have had difficulties sleeping. I even wrote about the curse of insomnia earlier this year. Lately, I’ve been waking up after 3 or 4 hours and BING! … More Can’t sleep?
It seems using the word milk to describe liquid derived from non-dairy sources is a no no. This matter has been seriously discussed apparently. Listen to what a Nut Milking farmer has to say. Raili Tanska Enjoy nature’s bounty
I’ve written about mushrooms before. And shared with you some fascinating mushroom trivia, including a recipe for The.Best.Ever mushroom soup. I have recently found yet more interesting information about how just good they are for us. Just about any edible mushroom will provides a healthy dose of nutrients. However, some have super powers. A recent … More The Magic of Mushrooms
I subscribe to lots of newsletters and podcasts. Too many truth be told. But I peek at them and then decide if it’s worth my time. Today I got a newsletter from the Interconnected series produced by the Urban Monk. This one is so good I want to share the info with you. Now I … More Turmeric – it’s gold
I’ve written about salt before. You’ll find random facts, types, cleaning, health and beauty, food and drink, fun stuff in this post from 2017. Whilst watching Master Chef (yes, we are MC tragics) I was intrigued when one of the contestants made her own rosemary salt. Having just recently made a herb salt, I decided … More Salt is not just salt
A few years ago I wrote of my experience with using bananas as an ingredient in a home-made body scrub. It seems banana peels provide fabulous nutrition for the garden as well- Obviously I now need to save the peel and gift it to my garden. Bananas are full of goodness for the … More BANANAS – So good in so many ways
Have you heard all the hoopla lately about something called the microbiome? To put it simply, it’s about the gut and its health. It’s all those itty bitty little bugs that live in your intestinal tract. And keep it working well. They have some really important roles to play : The gut microbiome is made up … More What is this thing – Microbiome?
This is all about Looking Gorgeous! Using ingredients mainly from your kitchen cupboards. Following the usual skin care regime, here’s some tips on getting your skin to glow – CLEANSING A really yummy deep facial massage cleanse with essential oils: 1 -2 teaspoons of an organic vegetable oil A drop of one or both Lavender, … More Glowing Skin
I am a strong advocate for using what I call kitchen cupboard ingredients for beauty care. Mind you, I would have to be the first to admit that my own regime is not exclusively based on them. However, I do try and avoid mainstream products that are laden with all sorts of toxic additives and … More DIY Skin Care
Did you know the unique flavour in turkish delights is from roses? You either hate it or love it. But did you know that there is a whole lot MORE you can do with roses eating wise. Olivier and Louis, founders of Ode á la Rose of New York recommend the most fragrant roses are best for … More You Can Eat Roses