Awapuni’s Lemon Muffins

With only six ingredients, these delicious little muffins from the team at Awapuni Nurseries are quick and easy to make and are great for kids and adults alike to bake. The addition of fresh lemon zest makes them a lovely Spring dessert or treat. Perfect with a side of coconut yogurt or ice cream. And there’s an eggless option too. …

 

 

A Quick Guide To Keeping Hens

I’m in a serious battle with a group of pukeko that are raiding my veggie garden. They are such a nightmare compared to our two free-range hens, Zippity and Doodah (pictured), both of whom don’t step foot in the garden – probably because they’re well fed and like hanging out with Grant most of the day down by the production garage, …

 

 

Egg-Free Banana Cake

Recently we have discovered that Grant has a severe egg intolerance and has to avoid eggs completely for the next three months while his body resets (after that he may be able to have a tiny amount sometimes). So no cakes or baked products that contain eggs for him any time soon. I’ve been trying out different recipes and swapping …

 

 

Anti Ageing Foods for a Youthful Appearance

Beauty and lifestyle blogger Sophia Smith has shared an informative article detailing the use of healthy food to help prevent ageing. “The pursuit and preservation of youth is and has always been something innate, something deeply rooted in human nature. As we grow older we remember the times when we were younger with great fondness and a touch of nostalgia. While …

 

 

Upcycle Your Pantyhose

If you’ve paid for a lovely pair of stockings or pantyhose and now they have a ladder running up the side, but don’t throw them away! They can be upcycled and put to good use for a huge variety of uses. The weave is perfect for cleaning as they can easily be washed and used over and over (any ladders …