Homemade polenta chips 

Polenta / corn meal:  a gluten free substitute, once known as peasant food has worked its little way up to gourmet kitchens and tables. It’s quick and easy to make and full of flavour. Although I would not call it a superfood, yet it is on my “menu” at home. Nutritional facts: Contains calcium, iron, zinc,…

Brown rice green tea 

Since moving back to Asia I have been drinking tea daily. I believe my health has benefited from the different teas I drink. Top choices:  Green tea  Green tea + blend  Chai tea  Lemongrass ginger tea  Chamomile tea  Detox tea (milk thistle based) Cinnamon apple tea  Peppermint tea  Anyway… I found this brown rice green tea…

CAMU CAMU 

CAMU CAMU is a relatively new superfood / super fruit available to the western world, its name is so fun to say! Anyway keep reading for details About? Found in Peru, Brazil, Venezuela, and Colombia (like many of the superfoods!) Its raw, vegan, gluten free, GMO free Leaves and fruit are used as medicine in South America The…

EGG allergy? Intolerance? high cholesterol? -try this! 

I used to eat eggs at least 2-3 times a week for years but suddenly I became highly allergic to them. So I had a blood test which told me I had an allergy to egg whites and yolk. Well there goes half the food of a paleo/atkins diet… Anyway so I cut out eggs…

PAPAYA ENZYME SCRUB/MASK

INGREDIENTS:  PAPAYA SEEDS (dry or wet)  DRY OATS COCONUT SUGAR  LEMON  HONEY  COCONUT OIL  PESTLE & MORTER / BLENDER  🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾 *Grind the seeds from the papaya first, then combine the other ingredients till fully mixed.  *Apply to your face/body and scrub. For a mask leave on your face/body for 3-8 minutes. (The enzymes in the seed…

ONION SYRUP -treat colds and boosts immune system-all natural! 

A Perfect remedy for babies cold. It will help loosen up phlegm and mucus and acts as natural antibiotics, and great for adults too! What you need:  Half an onion sliced / red or white is fine. (Raw Garlic can also be substituted- but the taste is stronger) Good quality honey Container with a lid  Method: Combine…

Exfoliating peeling gel 

Peeling gels are relatively new to the market only in the past few years have they become popular and easier to find.  So I wanted to try it for myself….. And I’m hooked.  There are so many different types for varied skin types. I chose a hydrating one so i can use it in the…

HOMEMADE CHAI TEA -Ayurvedic medicine

Loving my chai tea these days….. So I decided I would make it myself. What you need:  Cinnamon sticks  Star anise  Black peppercorns (optional)  Dried ginger Black tea leaves  Cloves  Dried cardamom  Empty tea bags  Method: Grind down all the ingredients into small pieces and place into tea bag. Keep tea bags in a ziplock…

DIY HAIR MASK – Deep Conditioning and lightning 

Yet sometimes it can be hard to find the time, carrying out a hairmask at least once a week is important for your locks. I used some natural ingredients mixed in with a natural made conditioner to make the mask. What you need:  1 TBSP Good hair conditioner (Shea butter, olive oil based) 1 TBSP…

KOMBUCHA Known as the “Immortal Health Elixir”

KOMBUCHA…. What do you think about it? what have you heard?  On my trip to New York City, I kept seeing KOMBUCHA everywhere. I had tried it before but only the original flavour. I found there are so many different brands and flavours now!!  Honestly the taste was hard for me to get used to…