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 – is good enough to eat, 100% natural, and perfect for the warmer months ahead. “It …

 

 

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 it up to 110 degrees Celsius and leave it on the boil until setting point …

 

hands holidng a cup of Turmeric latte, Golden milk, Turmeric milk, healthy hipster drink

 

Turmeric and Coconut Bedtime Elixir  

Over the last couple of weeks, we have had quite a few emails asking for the Turmeric and Coconut Bedtime Elixir recipe that I shared a while back. This is the perfect time of year to be making this warm, satisfying drink. It’s still one of my favourite winter bedtime recipes. The light, creamy, slightly spicy flavour is delicious, and apparently having a warm drink at night helps to boost the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin. The combination of turmeric, …

 

 

Exfoliate Naturally With Yoghurt

Did you know you can exfoliate your skin gently using only natural yoghurt and flaxseeds?  The lactic acid in yoghurt helps to break down dead skin cells and the ground flaxseed is just abrasive enough to slough them away.  The zinc and fat content in yoghurt also help to keep skin glowing and ward off acne. Flaxseed is anti-inflammatory and high in anti-oxidants, add to this a little raw Manuka Honey (Earthbound is my absolute …

 

 

Make Your Own Cough Drops

There’s nothing worse than a sore throat and cough, yet some cough drops you can buy can be a bit nasty with additions like artificial colours and fructose. These are not great to ingest anyway, but it’s even worse when your immune system is working over time. The good news is that it’s really easy to make your own cough drops at home using natural ingredients that are totally safe. This recipe is easy to make: you can whip …