How To Get Rid Of Toilet Bowl Stains

If you have a tough mineral stain that won’t budge, try these solutions. Drain the bowl and rub with a paste of Wendyl’s Green Goddess Premium Borax and a little water. Leave as long as you can, then wipe off. Spray Green Goddess Double Strength White Vinegar around the inside of the toilet and under the seat or anywhere stains and germs may be hiding. Leave for ten minutes then wipe clean. Put a cup …

 

 

The Benefits Of Basil Seeds

Here’s another superfood to add to the list: organic basil seeds. These little black tear-shaped seeds from the holy basil plant are packed full of dietary fibre, protein, essential fats, iron, vitamin K, and other powerful antioxidants but contain no calories. Two teaspoons of basil seeds will provide 10% of your daily iron and 30% of your daily fibre, and they have double the potassium of bananas and three times the amount of calcium as …

 

 

Natalie’s Sunflower Seed Nutella

This recipe from holistic nutritionist Natalie Brady is a saviour for those with nut allergies who’d like a chocolatey nutty spread. Her delicious seed “Nutella” is sweetened with maple syrup and uses sunflower seeds and cacao powder as the base. “Who doesn’t love Nutella! Well, when you have a nut allergy like me your options are slim to none. That means I’ve got to get creative! So here you have it, my healthy delicious nut-free …

 

 

How To Unclog Your Drain Without Harsh Chemicals

Is your sink taking a little longer than usual to drain? Is there a slightly odd odour and gurgling sound? You probably have a clogged drain that will need clearing to prevent build up and the possibility of burst pipes. The first thing I always try is the plunger, that usually works 50% of the time, next is a more aggressive technique. Not wanting to use Drano from the supermarket as it’s incredibly toxic, I found this recipe …

 

 

Make Dish Cloths Out Of Towels

I’m absolutely loving using the crocheted dishcloths that Ann made for me, they don’t get smelly, are super easy to clean and are very absorbent; so much better than using a synthetic sponge. Now I’d like several more, but not being much of a knitter myself, I was looking for other dishcloth options when one of our newsletter readers sent in this idea – making dishcloths from old towels. What a great way to upcycle. …