You think you have all the time in the world, but you don’t. You also think you are going to die when you have a UTI, but you probably won’t – you just use those feelings to make a clickbait title (sorry guys…). It started while visiting my boyfriend in the tiny town of Volksrust… … Continue reading That Time A Herb Saved My Life.
Goodness in Your Grocery Aisles Welcome back to the Health Hacks series! Apologies for my long absence. The Health Hacks series focuses on good nutrition that’s easily available and provides you with ways of incorporating these foods and habits into your lifestyle. Not everyone is keen to spend a fortune on un-pronouncable superfoods from an … Continue reading Health Hacks 2 – Almonds
Goodness In Your Grocery Aisles “Healthy food is expensive!” – admit it, you’ve said it too, and it’s probably because superfoods, organic produce and many other “health” foods DO cost double, even triple what you’d be willing to pay for food items… Not my idea of budget-friendly. Superfoods are great, but let’s take a look … Continue reading Health Hacks 1 – Oats
Peas are so overlooked! Steaming or boiling peas don’t do them any justice at all. So I thought, “Why not a pesto?” because it’s easy to make and gives the humble pea a bit of a glamourous makeover. Just throw all the ingredients into your blender and give it a few minutes to turn this … Continue reading Summer Pea and Mint Pesto
WHAT ARE GREEN SMOOTHIES? More often than not, my smoothie ends up green because I’ll add spinach or spirulina or matcha. Quite simply, anything green added to your smoothie makes it a green smoothie. You can’t actually taste any rawness or grassiness that you might expect, so I’d recommend that everyone try a green smoothie … Continue reading Green Smoothies!
Why is it that every dessert you buy in the shops is loaded with disgraceful amounts of sugar, fat, preservatives and other unpronouncable things? In my frustration with the
ingredients list list of processed cr*p on most sweet treats, I experimented with my favourite dessert and out came this scrumptious, rich, healthy and beautiful pie!
When I had short hair as a kid (and I’m talking boy-hair here!) I’d always envy anyone with hair longer than mine. It made me do everything I could later in life to grow my hair; magic pills, topical creams, oil treatments, questionable herbal remedies… I’ve tried it all! As a youngster I had fairly thick, strong hair but as I got older I lost a lot of my hair because of stress and crazy hormone changes. Exam time? Hair falls out. Boyfriend issues? Oh look there’s more hair on the floor. Period time? Let’s make a carpet of mutinous hair. Crying about hair falling out? Let’s jump off her head EVEN MORE!