Trisha’s Garlic lentils

I absolutely love lentils, especially in winter; they’re such a satisfying alternative to a meat-based stew. Our recipe this week is from Trisha at Naturally by Trisha. “This recipe for garlic lentils is a delicious, healthy, hearty and economical meal to feed a family. I normally serve this with a baked potato or my peanut rice (recipe to follow) and a green salad or coleslaw. In my experience it’s a perfectly acceptable vegetarian option for many …

 

 

The Four Noble Truths of Health & Wellness

Early bird tickets are still available! Grant and I are taking Saturday off for this event and some much-needed self-care. We’re attending this health and happiness centred workshop on the 7th and 8th of September at Kawai Purapura, Albany and we’d love to see you there. Our good friend, Buddhist Monk Venerable Gyalten Sengye and anti-aging legend/terminal cancer survivor Dr Patterson Stark will take us through mindfulness and meditation techniques and leading nutrition, lifestyle, and health sciences for …

 

 

Toxin Free Soot Removal

We received this from one of our customers who’s very impressed with our cleaning paste.“I thought you might like to know that the peppermint cleaning paste removed decades-old soot stains from brickwork around an old open fireplace! It was so simple too. I smeared the paste over the soot marks and left it to dry for an hour or so then gave it a good scrub with an old toothbrush and then using plain water …

 

 

Fabric Washing Times

A lovely lady contacted us a week or so ago and asked if we would like some books that she has had since she married in 1959: The Book of Good Housekeeping and Good Housekeeping’s Cooking Compendium, both published in 1956! They’re fantastic books complete with that wonderful, much loved old book smell. We will be sharing with you some of the wisdom from within their pages from time to time, starting with the washing times for particular …

 

 

How To Lose Weight Naturally And Without Dieting

Losing weight naturally without going on a diet is going to be hard for some people because they always think that they need to be on a diet just to lose weight.  Instead of forcing yourself to go on a diet, you can start doing a few things that are good for you, and also have a look at what your options are so that you can easily get your body back into the shape …