Cucumber Snail Deterrent

Slugs and snails, in their short lifespan, can produce up to 60,000 progeny.  That’s a lot of slippery little slitherers heading for your lettuce! Snails in particular have great homing instincts, so if you throw them over the fence onto the street or into your neighbour’s garden (not recommended for neighbourly bonding), providing they are not eaten or hurt, they …

bliss balls with coconut, sesame seeds and chocolate powder

Amazing Amazeballs

This recipe from Wendyl Nissen uses the sweetness from medjool dates and 70% cocoa dark chocolate as the sweetener. The nutrition of the dates, almonds and coconut milk makes this a great alternative to muesli bars that are often high in refined sugar. Pop a couple  into the kids lunchboxes for a healthy sweet treat or grab one when your …

Low Carb Cauliflower Couscous

This week I have been telling anyone who will listen about the wonders of cauliflower couscous. If you’re cutting down on carbs, or just want to eat more vegetables, then this is a great dish.  You can have it raw or cooked  – it makes a great replacement for anything you would normally use rice or couscous for, and is very easy …