Slow Cooker Ideas That Don’t Involve Food

If you’re anything like me, you have an excellent slow cooker sitting in your kitchen cupboard (which comes out for about one week each year in winter when it’s freezing), and you have a sudden need to make lots of comfort food like stews and soups. Well, now you don’t have to feel guilty about it because I’ve found the perfect slow cooker guide with a whole lot of inventive uses that don’t involve food. …

 

 

Natural Solutions For a Healthy Mouth

What are you using to clean your teeth? Have you tried making your own toothpaste or tooth powder from one of our recipes? Have you tried ‘pulling’ with coconut oil or do you use a natural toothpaste and salt gargle? We all want clean teeth, fresh breath and a healthy mouth. Try these natural solutions that you can do at home. Natural Solutions For A Healthy Mouth First thing in the morning, start with coconut-pulling, …

 

 

Eggless Beetroot Chocolate Cake

This plant-based beetroot and chocolate cake is always a favourite, especially in our house with Grant having an egg allergy. The virtually fool-proof recipe is easy to make and results in the most delicious, moist cake. You can also make little cupcakes for the kid’s lunch boxes or for a decadent treat with a cup of tea. Eggless Beetroot Chocolate Cake 3 cups flour1.5 cups sugar6 Tbs cocoa1 medium sized beetroot2 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt2 cups water¾ …

 

 

Battery Hen Coats

If you’re into knitting and would like a new project, how about whipping up little coats for battery hens? When battery hens are saved they have few feathers to keep them warm.  These wonderful little coats help with this and encourage the growth of new feathers. Shawn from  www.animalsanctuary.co.nz says she can use them, and if she gets too many, she can send them onto others. Send them to: The Sanctuary 441 Govan Wilson RdMatakanaRD5, Warkworth Thanks …

 

 

How To Remove Yellow Stains

Those yellow underarm stains that appear over time on your white tops are not from your sweat alone; they are the result of a reaction between the aluminium in your antiperspirant and your body. Changing to a natural deodorant will help with this issue; however, it’s not an instant fix as your body can start to detox when you switch, making the problem seem worse. Don’t give up hope, though. In a few weeks, you should notice a …