Stewed Apples

Stewed Apples

Cooking apples releases a nutrient known as pectin. Pectin is a gel-like, soluble fibre that is not absorbed in the stomach or the small intestine but works it’s magic in the large intestine. Here it acts as a prebiotic and assists in the flourishing of healthy...
Quick Pickle

Quick Pickle

I was inspired to make this after spending three months on the Galapagos Islands with my partner. Vegetables are not abundant there, especially in restaurants but there is almost always a jar of pickled vegetables on the tables. I would load up my plate with the...
Homemade Beeswax Candles

Homemade Beeswax Candles

Have you ever wondered what candles are made from? What they’re burning and what you’re inhaling? Conventional candle wax is made from paraffin and derived from fossil fuels. Yep, they’re basically petrol made solid. Should we be inhaling burning petrol? When candles...
Natural Pain Relief for Period Pain

Natural Pain Relief for Period Pain

Many of us have an hormonal imbalance and the same, or similar, root cause can manifest in a multitude of different symptoms in each of us. Since I started my period at age 13, severe cramps have been my major symptom. My mom, although not as educated then as she is...