Almost Cold Cure

I came down with a cold last week that just wouldn’t budge. Liposomal vitamin C several times a day was helping but the chest pains and clogged throat weren’t letting up. Looking through our website I found Wendyl’s blog about her “almost cold cure” – a strong shot of turmeric, lemon, and honey taken four times a day. It worked! This is from …

 

 

Quick Pink Pickled Onions

Don’t you just love pickled foods? That sharp refreshingly acidic taste is just the best. This recipe uses both lemon juice and organic apple cider vinegar for a more complex tangy taste. I like to keep it very simple, but if you’re wanting to spice it up a little you can add a combination of whole garlic, bay leaf, sliced ginger, …

 

 

Trisha’s Homemade Hummus

You’re going to love this delicious hummus recipe from Trisha from Naturally By Trisha who makes our gorgeous lip balms, baby balm, and her own range of healing balms. Made from a handful of ingredients, it can be whipped up in minutes and is vastly superior in both taste and health-factor to the store-bought variety. “I spent this morning making …

 

 

Roasted Broccoli with Miso Glaze

The lovely Natalie Brady (our favourite holistic nutritionist) has shared one of her favourite side dish recipes on the blog this week.  “I’m a Japanese food lover, and I’ve been to so many Japanese restaurants that offer broccoli coated in a delicious miso dressing so decided it was time that I created my own version of it. So here you …

 

 

Hydrating Kiwifruit Face Mask

Our friend and beauty blogger/YouTuber Zaytia has shared a lovely face mask recipe with us this week.  As we were putting this newsletter together this morning we found out she gave birth to a gorgeous wee man in the early hours, huge congrats Zaytia and Jake. Who knew that kiwifruit was so good for the skin?! This hydrating mask – which also contains super spice, turmeric …

 

 

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. …

 

 

Trisha’s Lemon Madeira Cake

We all know someone with a lemon tree (if we’re not lucky to have one ourselves), and with lemons growing in abundance, why not get baking and try this gorgeous lemon Madeira cake recipe that Trisha adapted from one of Nigella’s. Make several and pop them in the freezer for when unexpected guests arrive, they’ll improve over time. “I’m a …

 

 

Easy Grapefruit And Lemon Marmalade

So many ripe lemons and grapefruit, BUT what to do with the excess? Try making this very easy marmalade. No peeling required – just chop and go! I like to substitute some of the sugar with Earthbound Raw Manuka Honey which gives a lovely flavour and produces a thick gooey marmalade. The secret to making great jam is to get …