Fig and Date Newtons Recipe

Refined sugar free, but full of fruity sweetness from the figs or dates, here is my version of the iconic Newton biscuit. Also fondly known around the world by other names like "pillow biscuits" or fruit rolls, Newtons have retained their popularity for over a century.Fig and Date Newtons Recipe - - butter, honey (optional), egg [...]

By |2018-09-07T10:26:24+00:00September 7th, 2018|Real Food|0 Comments

Wet Sock Treatment for Colds and ‘Flu

  The cold forces your body to increase the circulation which ramps up the immune response and eases congestion. It can also be employed for pain relief, inflammation, headaches, sore throat, sinusitis and other upper respiratory problems. You can use it before a cold sets in to head things off at the pass. As soon [...]

By |2018-08-08T16:25:56+00:00August 8th, 2018|Natural Health|0 Comments

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

Ginger Beer with Fresh Ginger Root

Ginger Beer with Fresh Ginger Root - - fresh ginger root ((9oz)), lemons, white sugar, cloves ((whole)), cream of tartar, boiling water, instant yeast, Peel and slice ginger.; Grate lemon skins and extract juice.; Add sugar and zest to ginger.; Crush ginger into mixture.; Add boiling water and stir until sugar melts.; Add cream of [...]

By |2017-08-29T15:36:25+00:00August 29th, 2017|Fermented Foods|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

Marvel Hand Scrub For Gardeners

Make up a batch of this luscious homemade scrub to tackle dirty hands after you finish in the garden. The Coconut and Jojoba oils are moisturising, the Lavender oil disinfects and the Bitter Orange adds a fresh citrusy fragrance.Marvel Hand Scrub For Gardeners - - sea salt ((coarse grain) or Himalayan salt), Coconut Oil, Jojoba [...]

By |2017-08-12T16:07:10+00:00August 8th, 2017|Organic Gardening|0 Comments

Marvel Muesli Bar Recipe

Marvel Muesli Bar Recipe - - sultanas, oats, almonds, honey, butter, vanilla extract or powder, Topping: almonds, chocolate chips, sea salt (* optional), Blend the almonds into coarse pieces, and place along with the sultanas and oats on a baking tray. Bake for 5 minutes and stir around, then continue baking for another 5 minutes.; [...]

By |2017-08-10T13:23:21+00:00May 15th, 2017|Real Food|0 Comments