women in a white top holding lemon drink in a glass jar

 

Easy Detox Water

After a busy and slightly indulgent silly season I’m feeling a little sluggish and in need of a gentle detox and re-hydration, drinking lots and lots of water regularly throughout the day works wonders.  At home we have a Bio500 bench top water filtration system that also alkalizes, it took a while to find something that didn’t cost too much, …

 

 

Microgreens: Benchtop Super Garden!

For the last few weeks, we’ve been experimenting with growing micro greens. These little plants are packed full of nutrients and flavour; they’re lovely in salads or as a garnish, are really easy to grow, not very expensive, and they’re a fun educational project for the upcoming school holidays. I bought our kit from Bunnings for about $15.00 and it came …

 

hempseed oil in a glass bowl, wooden spoon with seeds, back ground timber top

 

Hemp Seed Oil for Dogs

Not only can hemp be used in beauty products, textiles, food, and natural medicine—but hemp seed oil can be used as a dietary supplement for your dog, too! Hemp is perfectly safe for humans and animals alike, and because it has zero THC it is completely inert. Hemp seed oil has a variety of beneficial effects for dogs like joint …

 

coffee granules on white bench top

 

Teeccino

As you all know, I don’t drink coffee or tea anymore, so I am always on the lookout for a coffee substitute. I recently met a friend at Unbakery Café in Kingsland, Auckland,  and was introduced to a great herbal coffee substitute called Teeccino. It is made out of organic chicory, organic carob, organic barley, organic chicory, dates, almonds, organic …