Category: Food

  • Live your dream! Inspirational documentaries.

    Three days ago I stumbled upon a series of short documentaries, made by a film-maker who is also a food-lover. She tells the story of ordinary people who have chosen to follow their dreams, making a living doing what they love – and for each one, it’s making a food product. There’s a cheese maker, a […]

  • Make it – Healthy Chocolate Fudge Sundae! Plus a discount on Coconut Oil!

    Update: As the NaturaWorks deal has finished, check out more places to buy coconut oil in Singapore. I’ve been playing in my kitchen, and what has resulted is probably one of the most exciting things ever:  Healthy Chocolate Fudge Sundae. It’s a no-guilt treat, that is as delicious as it is good for you! The […]

  • Roasted Garlic and Chili Tomato Sauce – easy to make!

    A beautiful jar of tomato sauce can make a simple meal delicious! Boil some pasta, pour on the sauce… and you’re done. There are some great brands of jarred sauce out there, but the problem with many is that they are often loaded with so much sodium. Even when you do get a good, natural […]

  • Growing Herbs for Beginners

    I kill herbs. There I said it! I try to grow them, but somehow they always seem to wilt and die on me. I don’t want to kill them, I want to eat them! They make food taste great! That’s why I started this beginner’s guide to growing herbs, if only to teach myself! My […]

  • Drink your wrinkle cream! Spicy Orange Juice

    How many different creams for your skin do you think you’ve used? As our skin begins to change, we start to buy all of these anti-wrinkle creams and potions and lotions, and while these products do contain some great ingredients, they often contain a lot of undesirable ingredients too. This juice is perfect. It delivers […]

  • Four Amazing Herbs

    Four Amazing Herbs

    Basil is pretty amazing – it can protect us on  the inside and out! It does this in two ways: its leaves contain essential oils which have been shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria, including e. coli and others (even some strains of bacteria, like Staphylococcus, which are becoming resistant to antibiotics!) Used in your vinaigrette, it can […]

  • Top Six Salad Recipes!

    Top Six Salad Recipes!

    You won’t want to push these salads to the side, they belong center stage on your plate! Pick your favorite and get the recipe below! From top left to bottom right: Grilled Halloumi Salad Greek Salad Roast Carrot and Avocado Salad with Orange and Lemon Dressing Winter Salad Endive & Strawberry Salad with Gorgonzola, Walnuts […]

  • Favorites of the Month – January!

    It’s the last day of the month which means it time for: Favorites of The Month! Here it is – all the the little things that really stood out this month! 1. Calendula Remedy. This is from Four Cow Farm – a children’s skin care line that I featured before and loved. I had tested the products […]

  • The 20% Guide

    For many of us, choosing to eat organic food is not a matter of principles or beliefs, but simply a matter of economics. We know and understand why it’s important – but, when feeding a family on a budget, it’s hard to know where to make those decisions. Here’s a good way to look at it: Ask […]

  • The Year of Simple Imperfection

    Wabi-sabi is the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection and awe in nature. It is authentic, simple, uncluttered and a celebration of the marks that time, weather and use leave behind. Wabi-sabi is flea markets, handmade, it’s aged wood, untreated paper, unfinished hems.  It reminds us that we are connected to the world around […]