The Holiest Of Grails … The Menstrual Cup

Our guest blogger this week is Naturopath and Medical Herbalist Lisa from Lisa Said So and Oomph Health. Lisa is touching on a topic that isn’t talked about nearly enough: feminine hygiene and the environmental impact. The Menstrual Cup: Part One WHERE DO ALL OF THESE BLOODY THINGS GO? I can’t be the only person who wonders where all the feminine …

 

 

Too Many lemons? Freeze Them!

Have you got a whole heap of lemons ripening at once? Did you know that you can freeze them whole? I’d not thought of this before, but after getting the heads up from Trisha in her Lemon Madeira Cake recipe, I tried it and have to agree with her. Frozen lemons are brilliant. Once frozen they’ll keep for a few …

 

 

DIY Spring Oil Diffuser Blend

This natural oil diffuser blend is a lovely fresh scent that will bring spring indoors. The last time I shared an oil diffuser blend was for winter; the carrier oil was sweet almond which works quite well but isn’t very long lasting. I don’t usually suggest a synthetic option, however, you may prefer to use a low ratio dipropylene glycol water …

 

 

Tasty Treats For Your Dog’s Immune System

Our guest blogger this week is Jenny Mc Gee who has shared a fantastic article about canine health, and ideas for special treats to boost your pups immunity.  “It doesn’t have to be flu season for germs and illnesses to enter your home and affect the health of your beloved pets. 10 to 20% of New Zealanders are affected each year by …

 

 

Roasted Broccoli with Miso Glaze

The lovely Natalie Brady (our favourite holistic nutritionist) has shared one of her favourite side dish recipes on the blog this week.  “I’m a Japanese food lover, and I’ve been to so many Japanese restaurants that offer broccoli coated in a delicious miso dressing so decided it was time that I created my own version of it. So here you …