Pavlova

Chiristmas is my most favourite time of the year. The food is abundant and as are the treats! But that does not mean you can’t have some awesome Christmas treats – especially PAVLOVA. This recipe is super easy to put together….yes…about 10 minutes!!! Sugar free. Gluten free! ….and super […]

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Keto! It’s all the buzz now! Well I have jumped on the band wagon! I have personally lot 7kg in the last few months and I am loving it! I am a huge sweet tooth! I love cake! Period! I can’t imagine that I actually lived on chocolate […]

Raw fish salad

Ceviche or Raw Fish Salad as we call it here in New Zealand. It is an ‘island’ dish of fresh raw fish marinated in Lemon juice and Coconut cream. To this is added salad veg of your choice. This is perfect for the KETO lifestyle as it contains […]

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Cake is one thing I can’t live without! I am not a fan of diets as I feel there are not enough good things for me to eat and I know I would soon lose interest. But when I found that on Keto, I could still have all my […]

Turmeric Latte

I have been on the Keto lifestyle for a few weeks now…and I am on a mission to find substitutes for all my favourite treats. This warming drink is so good for you… Turmeric – the powerhouse of healing! This little root has been used in ancient times to heal […]

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Chocolate is one thing I can’t live without! I am not a fan of diets as I feel there are not enough good things for me to eat and I know I would soon lose interest. But when I found that on Keto, I could still have all […]

DIY Face Spritzer

This face mist is so refreshing and super so easy to make. You can also customise it to create one for relaxation before bedtime by adding Lavender essential oil. Ingredients (Makes 1 bottle) Rose Water – 25g Aloe Vera Gel – 15g Glycerine – 2g Evening Primrose Oil […]

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Handmade gifts from the heart! There is no price you can put on them! They bring joy to both the maker and the receiver….and they are gifts that keep on giving. If you are lucky to be close to a neighbour that keeps Bees, you can get an […]

Bath Jelly Soaps

Cute Bath Soap Jellies These Soap Jellies are all the craze right now! They are beautiful and jiggly! ….and super fun for kids. They are also pretty easy to make. Ingredients: 1 ½ cup clear Bath gel / Bath wash 5 Tbsp of unflavoured Gellatine* *(Use Agar Agar […]

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These gorgeous Black Currents were picked from our good friend’s garden. I was so excited to make this versatile jam/preserve. Enjoy with cheese, on buttered toast or with cream on a Pavlova. You can also use it in a tart. So easy and delicious! Gift or enjoy! A ‘must have’ […]

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Homemade Marshmallows are the perfect holiday gift to gift during the holiday season. Ingredients (Makes a 10 inch square) 3 Tbsp powdered Gelatine 6 tbsp water for blooming Syrup   2½ cups Castor sugar 1 tbsp Glucose syrup ¾ cup water Flavour 4 tsp of instant coffee mixed in 1 tbsp […]

Salted Caramel sauce

This Salted Caramel sauce is sweet, salty and buttery….all at the same time! It is the perfect gift to gift during the holiday season. This sauce is so delicious and super easy to make. No need for a candy thermometer. It makes such a beautiful gift! Have is […]

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Homemade Marshmallows are the perfect holiday gift to gift during the holiday season. Ingredients (Makes a 10 inch square) 3 Tbsp powdered Gelatine 6 tbsp water for blooming Syrup   2½ cups Castor sugar 1 tbsp Glucose syrup ¾ cup water Flavour 3 tsp of Raspberry Flavour 1 tsp of […]

Homemade-Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello is the perfect gift to gift during the holiday season.  My trees are bursting with gorgeous orbs of sunshine at the moment and this is a great way to put my plentiful harvest to great use. I absolutely love giving handmade gifts at every occasion. Ingredients 6 […]

polvorones

Polvorones are little melt-in-your-mouth Shortbread cookies that are made with crushed nuts and coated with powdered sugar. They also have a hint of Cinnamon. I first tasted this heavenly biscuit when we were on holiday in Los Angeles, California and we were eating at a Mexican restaurant called […]

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Colloidal Silver is silver suspended in droplet form, in distilled water. It is called a suspension of silver particles, in a liquid medium. It is used as a herbicide, which effectively eliminates bacteria as well as viruses. This article is about its side effects in humans. It is […]

dark chocolate

Dark chocolate  = Heaven in a bite! The story of chocolate begins with a tree, a small tree of the tropical understory. In 1735 Linnaeus designated this tree Theobroma cacao, a scientific name that handily links two ancient cultures a world apart. Theobroma, the genus name, is from the […]

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Handmade gifts from the heart! There is no price you can put on them! They bring joy to both the maker and the receiver….and they are gifts that keep on giving. If you are lucky to be close to a neighbour that keeps Bees, you can get an […]

playdough-recipe

Play Dough! I have truly made tonnes of it when my kids were little…and we still make it sometimes… This recipe has to be every parent’s ‘cool’ arsenal when it comes to activities for kids. A batch of this easy  recipe Play Dough will be ready in 5 […]

laundry-detergent

Laundry detergent can be OMG quite pricey eh…so why not make your own??? Most conventional laundry soaps can have negative effects on your health, including skin and throat irritation and carcinogenicity. You never truly know what ingredients could be omitted from a tag despite your attempt to make an […]