healthy soil, hands in green leaves

 

Healthy Soil, Healthy Body with Elly

Eating organic as much as possible is far healthier and safer for you and your family, with so many chemicals now in our everyday lives, it’s important to reduce your risk of toxic build up whenever possible. Making this choice also helps the environment and the farmers that grow organic fruits and vegetables therefore making their businesses thrive and encouraging …

 

new potatoes

 

What to Plant in August

It’s August and you can almost feel spring in the air, the daffodils and freesias are blooming in our street and I’m going to get into the garden this weekend and turn over, mulch and fertilise the raised beds ready to plant flowers, herbs and vegetables so we have a good crop in a month or so. If you’re wondering what …

 

creamy lemon curd ingredients

 

Creamy Lemon Curd

Having a lemon tree growing in the garden is the best thing ever. Since we moved house one of the things I miss most is the Meyer lemon tree, it was one of the best we’ve ever had and produced an abundance of beautiful, sweet lemons several times a year.  Luckily up the road at the dairy they sell yummy home …

 

 

Apple Cider Vinegar Really Does Work

The potential health benefits of drinking ACV have recently been investigated in a study for the program “Trust Me I’m A Doctor”. Volunteers drank two tablespoons of ACV in 200ml of water twice a day before meals, and the results were startling; a 13% reduction in total cholesterol and a large reduction in triglycerides.  Participants also reported a reduction in sugar cravings, …