Black eyed beans with smoked paprika and lime
One pot, vegan black eyed beans with zesty lime and smoked paprika.

Black eyed beans with smoked paprika and lime

I made this last week and I had to share this delicious smoky and zesty recipe with you all! I'm not ashamed to say I had to go back for seconds and thirds and then also ate the leftovers the next day with crisp buttered toast. My children also gobbled…

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An Easy and Natural cure for Conjunctivitis
There is a natural cure for pink eye.

An Easy and Natural cure for Conjunctivitis

If you are interested in discovering a natural cure for conjunctivitis WITHOUT resorting to pharmaceutical ointments, creams or drops, read on! What is conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis is a common infection of the conjunctiva, the fine membrane which lines the white of the eye and the inner eyelids. Common symptoms include itching,…

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How to make kombucha at home
You don't need a lot of equipment to make kombucha at home.

How to make kombucha at home

Kombucha is simply fermented tea which is brimming with probiotic bacteria. The taste is similar to apple cider, it's effervescent, fruity and can be sweet or tart, depending on how you like it. I love it and drink it most days. I religiously make kombucha at home because my health…

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My experience of using kombucha for allergies
Can drinking kombucha every day help with allergies?

My experience of using kombucha for allergies

Probiotics are big news right now. A lot of information is starting to appear about the benefits of feeding and supporting your microbiome: more studies are being conducted and people are starting to talk about their experiences of using them. I have been trying out a probiotic drink called kombucha…

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DIY Essential Oil Balm Recipe
My simple essential oil balm recipe which you can adapt to suit you!

DIY Essential Oil Balm Recipe

I have discovered a very simple way of making an essential oil balm and I'd like to share it with you! If you're tired of using pharmaceutical ointments and would like to try something natural, my essential oil balm recipe not only smells great, but is so soothing to the…

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Lavender Oil Benefits for You and Your Family
These beautiful lavender flowers can be made into essential oil which has many benefits.

Lavender Oil Benefits for You and Your Family

I am a huge fan of aromatherapy and have now been using this healing method for over twenty years. I discovered essential oils in a tiny little store within a shopping centre in the 1990s in Scotland, which sold soaps and dried flowers. That shop has long since closed down,…

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