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 …

 

 

Turmeric Paste for Pets

Turmeric, otherwise known as curcumin, is one of the most incredibly healing spices – its ability to reduce inflammation has been well documented. I take it every day along with hemp seed oil and have noticed a significant reduction in the pain in my right arm (probably due to using my mouse/computer too much). If I miss a couple of days …

 

turmeric carrot kraut

 

Recipe: Turmeric Carrot Kraut

I’m so in love with sauerkraut, I love the crunchy tangy raw goodness, enough to say I may be addicted! There’s now so many different types of sauerkraut available thorough out NZ at various organic stores and vege stores, my favourite brands are Living Goodness (who also do sauerkraut juice) and Quick Draw Slaw, their cabbage, celeric, carrot and spice …

 

Triona with turmeric face mask

 

Rejuvenating Turmeric Face Mask

No doubt you’ve heard a lot about the health benefits of Turmeric, Aryravedic medicine has been using this super food in health and beauty applications for thousands of years due to it’s remarkable healing capabilities. Turmeric is  packed full of the antioxidant curcumin, which when topically applied, soothes irritated skin, helps to keep it plump and maintains elasticity. I’ve been …

 

chilli jam

 

Chilli Jam

4 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon ginger, peeled and chopped 3 fresh chillies, chopped 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon brown mustard seeds 50 ml red wine vinegar 500g tomatoes, chopped fresh or tinned will do 1 tablespoon fish sauce 75g brown sugar or palm sugar 1/2 tablespoon turmeric powder handful of coriander, chopped   In a food …