They’re soft, yet crumble when you take a munch. Almost like the real thing - minus the refined sugar. These little treats are fulfilling and there’s plenty of nutrients packed in figs and dates. The addition of honey is mainly for the sweet toothed; I don’t think it’s necessary since date and fig fillings are [...]
Store bought muesli or granola bars are a great snack to turn if you can find one that’s not stuffed with processed oils and sugars. Dietitian Kaitlyn Bruschi discussed the best and worst muesli bars in an interview with the Huffington post. To find the right muesli bar, Bruschi recommends ignoring all the "all natural", [...]
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 [...]
We covered Ginger Tea but if you like your ginger drink cold, you can make ginger beer. It’s really easy, tastes yummy and you know exactly what’s in it. There seems to be more ginger beer recipes than I’ve had hot breakfasts but here are two to try.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Oil infusions sound exotic and complicated but they are surprisingly easy to make. An infusion is simply a way of capturing the oil soluble components of plant material in a suitable oil base. You can then use the concoction for culinary or topical applications. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the classic base for herbs like [...]
There are two types of Hemp Oil and loads of confusion about the difference. The one is more correctly known as Hemp Seed Oil and comes, as you would expect, from the seeds of the industrial male hemp plant, cultivated for its fibre, seeds and oil. It is green-yellow in colour and contains a very [...]