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Almost Ferrero – Healthy Chocolate Balls

To be honest, they don’t look much like Ferrero, or even come close in terms of ingredients, apart from the cocoa - but they’re not far off in taste.  Affordable, easy, yummy, and best of all, healthy. They’re clean Ferreros. I managed to get 16 balls out of this recipe, but if you want them to last [...]

By | 2017-05-06T14:51:00+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Real Food|0 Comments

How to Make Kefir Smoothie

Doesn't time fly?  It's already two years since Gizelle told us about the benefits of kefir, and shared some amazing uses for kefir. After reading the articles I was very keen to try kefir, but my family and I moved around a lot and at that time we were in the Middle East where it wasn't easy to find - so kefir became another [...]

By | 2017-04-10T19:41:35+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Fermented Foods|0 Comments

Grow Your Own Sprouts

Sprouts are incredibly easy to grow and you don’t need fancy equipment. You can start with a simple jar and a few seeds. There are an amazing variety of seeds that can be sprouted, from sunflower seeds to broccoli seeds, lentils and mung beans. It’s better to start with the bigger variety until you get [...]

By | 2017-04-10T19:41:37+00:00 August 19th, 2015|Natural Health, Real Food|0 Comments

Grow Organic Vegetables without a Garden

So you know fresh fruit and vegetable consumption is important for good health right? And by now you must know that organic fruit and vegetables are superior in nutrition to the conventional variety. Laying your hands on organic produce is problematic though. Firstly, it is generally expensive and secondly, unless it comes fresh and dewy [...]

By | 2017-04-10T19:41:37+00:00 August 12th, 2015|Organic Gardening, Real Food|0 Comments

How to Make Red Cabbage and Carrot Sauerkraut

Don’t be put off at the thought of making your own sauerkraut. It’s pretty easy to do, is way healthier and tastier than the commercial variety and if you use red cabbage, looks fantastic too! It will last for months and months in the fridge, however you probably won’t get to confirm this small fact [...]

By | 2017-04-10T19:41:55+00:00 October 12th, 2014|Fermented Foods|0 Comments

Kefir – Second Fermentation

    We are not finished with kefir yet because you can improve on its flavour, digestibility and nutrient contents by making a second fermentation! Instructions for basic kefir A second ferment does not taste as sour as the first and has less lactose in it because the active bacteria gobbles it up. This process [...]

By | 2017-04-10T19:41:56+00:00 September 20th, 2014|Fermented Foods|0 Comments