pumpkin soup in a bowl with cut fresh pumpkin and a spoon on red napkin

 

Thai Pumpkin Soup with Hemp

This delicious recipe for a Thai pumpkin soup is from nutritionalist Michelle Yandle who creates recipes for the Hemp Farm here in NZ. “Vegetable soups are delicious this time of year but they don’t seem to keep me going for very long. By adding hemp hearts and hemp seed oil to this Thai Pumpkin Soup, I get the added benefits …

 

 

Hemp Update

On 12 November 2017 the sale of hemp seed foods for human consumption was passed by the New Zealand Food Standards Code, however, we are still waiting for domestic laws to change which is very, very slow going. Apparently we are still about a month away from the sign off which hasn’t stopped inventive chefs around the country coming up …

 

shaver, brush and cream

 

DIY Coconut Hemp Shaving Cream

Have you looked at the back of a shaving foam label lately? TEA-Stearate, Isobutane, Laureth-23, Tocopheryl Acetate, Capric Triglyceride, and Butane, Propane are just some of the nasty ingredients contained in the aerosol can of Sensitive Nivea Men Shaving Foam that I picked up. If you’d rather your man didn’t put this foamy chemical concoction on his face, there are plenty of …

 

dropper, red nails

 

DIY Hemp Seed Oil Face Serum

I’ve shared quite a few of my skin care recipes over the past couple of years, but this one is one of my favourites using hemp seed oil, it’s very simple to make and to apply; gently pat the oil onto any problem areas you may have on your face, such as dry skin, crow’s feet, wrinkles and tired looking …