ONE-WEEK VEGAN ADVENTURE: the results

Firstly, I should mention that I did not embark upon this adventure solo. My husband was happy to join in. We were fortunate enough to have my parents staying with us during this time and they too agreed to support me in eating vegan for a week. Although my parents seemed keen to aid me, […]

QUICK BASIC MANICURE

As a new mama, I am rather hard pressed to find “me time”, however I am determined to employ quick, easy and inexpensive ways to take care of myself. These days I may occasionally be seen springing out of the house, cardigan inside-out, bus card between my teeth, sporting a somewhat disheveled side ponytail, pushing […]

HUMMUS

HUMMUS Prep Time: 5 Min INGREDIENTS: 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 can chickpeas, with some liquid reserved Juice of 1/2 a lemon 2 tbsp tahini 1/4 – 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cumin Black pepper to taste 2 tbsp olive oil plus extra DIRECTIONS: Combine garlic and chickpeas (with a little reserved liquid) in a blender. Add lemon juice, […]

TOMATO AND BASIL PASTA SAUCE

There are plenty of organic ready-made pasta sauces available these days, but nothing beats the taste and satisfaction of a pasta sauce made on your own stove top. This is a highly adaptable basic sauce, yummy the way it is and easily customiseable with the addition of other simple ingredients. TOMATO AND BASIL PASTA SAUCE […]

CREAMY OAT AND QUINOA PORRIDGE

CREAMY OAT AND QUINOA PORRIDGE INGREDIENTS: 1 dl organic oats and quinoa 2.5 dl water A tiny pinch of salt 3-5 tbsp dried fruit 1 tbsp of raw agave syrup 1 tbsp soy lecithin granules (optional) 1 tbsp organic linseeds 1-2 dl organic rice or soya milk DIRECTIONS: In a small saucepan, on a medium […]