Homemade Natural Yoghurt

A big part of regaining gut health is eating a diet filled with plenty of probiotics, one way to do this is to make your own yoghurt, there’s a lot of different ways you can do this. You can order a starter or use a commercial yoghurt as your starter and use a crockpot, dehydrator, yogurt maker or your oven as the incubator. I’ve already got a yoghurt maker that Lucas gave me one year …

 

household fly

 

Make Your Own Fly Spray

  In my relentless quest for a fly free home, I’ve been trying different natural solutions. The Fly Sphere I shared a couple of weeks ago works very well, but you do need light for it to be effective. I’ve tried making flypaper with golden syrup and sugar, and I have put pots of mint around the place as that is also a deterrent, but mint plants lose their scent and fly repelling qualities after a …

 

zucchini loaves

 

Tricia’s Lemon Zucchini Loaf

Delicious, healthy and packed full of goodness straight out of the garden, this recipe from Tricia of Naturally by Trisha – creator of the fabulous range of healing balms that we sell – has shared her recipe for the best ever  home made Lemon Zucchini Loaf. “Every gardener has a glut of zucchini and/or scallopini at this time of the year. Each year I grow four different types as these have become my reliable favourites; …

 

dropper and bottle

 

Essential Oils That Help Clean The Air In Your Home

How’s the air in your home? In need of a refresh? This article from Natural Healthy Concepts discusses four of the best essential oils for cleaning stagnant air. These oils are also perfect to use in your car with one of our essential oil natural car air fresheners. “Our lives are busier now than they’ve ever been. Studies have shown that our generation is more stressed and work harder and longer hours. With technology, society, …

 

basil pesto

 

Basil Pesto On A Budget

Who doesn’t love basil pesto? It’s one of my favourite sauces. It’s so full of flavour, you only need a little, which is fortunate as it’s rather pricey. One tiny little tub (100g) from the supermarket is around $5.00 and does not last long at all in our house; it also does not taste nearly as good as homemade pesto. When I had Duo Wraps & Espresso we used to make our own as we …