Fermented Drink Recipe for Beet Kvaas

Who doesn’t love beets? They are nutrient rich, tasty and oh so healthy. One of my favourite ways of consuming beets is to scrub them and steam them whole without cutting or peeling – this way you avoid the mess. When they are cooked, the skin slides off like a dream. I then slice them, [...]

By |2018-02-20T12:25:18+00:00February 20th, 2018|Fermented Foods|0 Comments

Recipe for Glacé Ginger or Ginger Preserves

Ginger preserves and Glacé ginger - sugar free - Make either ginger preserves or glacé ginger - sugar free - water, honey, fresh ginger root (thinly sliced), Place the honey and water in a saucepan and stir to dissolve. Add the ginger slices and bring to boil.; Simmer on low until the liquid reduces and [...]

By |2017-10-15T11:31:07+00:00October 14th, 2017|Real Food|0 Comments

Pineapple Ginger Beer Recipe

Pineapple Ginger Beer Recipe - - water, ground ginger ((4 tablespoons)), sugar, cold water, raisins, pineapple (peeled and chopped), cream of tartar, tartaric acid, instant dry yeast ((optional)), Boil the 1 litre of water with the sugar and ginger for about 20 minutes.; Transfer to a large pot or bucket and add the rest of [...]

By |2017-08-29T15:42:56+00:00August 29th, 2017|Real Food|0 Comments

Water Kefir Recipe

Water Kefir Recipe - - First Fermentation: clean glass jar/jug/container, clean cloth or coffee filter, plastic sieve, water (bottled or filtered), sugar, lemon (sliced), dried figs, water kefir grains, Second Fermentation: fruit or flavourings of choice (eg: banana, peach, pineapple, lemon, ginger, carob, raisin, kiwi, etc), First Fermentaion 24 hours: Fill the glass jar with the [...]

By |2017-08-10T13:21:23+00:00August 9th, 2017|Fermented Foods|0 Comments

How to Make Kombucha Tea

We have written about the benefits and origins of Kombucha tea, so here is a tutorial showing how to make this nutritious probiotic drink. Before you begin though, these are a few important points to keep in mind: You will need a SCOBY aka Manchurian mushroom The scoby is quite tough, but not indestructible, so handle [...]

By |2018-02-18T20:05:04+00:00August 23rd, 2014|Fermented Foods|0 Comments

Olive and Coconut Soap

Olive and Coconut Soap - - Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, water (cool/room temperature), lye ((sodium hydroxide)), Lavender Oil, Safety Equipment for Dealing With the Lye: safety gloves (rubber/heat-resistant) (optional but highly recommended), goggles (optional but highly recommended), Other Equipment: moulds (silicone is best, but rubber/wood would do as well), glass bowl (heat-resistant), stainless steel pot [...]

By |2017-08-10T14:25:39+00:00August 21st, 2014|Natural Beauty|1 Comment

Beat The Flu!

Beat The Flu! - Flu and also throat congestion can be treated with Oregano Oil - Oregano Oil, water ((lukewarm)), . Just add a few drops of oregano oil to a glass of lukewarm water and drink as often as three to five times per day.; -

By |2015-06-08T02:07:25+00:00November 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beat The Flu!