5 reasons to add Watercress to your diet

I grew up eating Watercress but not in the traditional soups or salads. I am part Maori and traditionally, watercress is a staple in the diet, so every 2 weeks we would have what was coined The Boil Up. Fresh Wild Watercress was washed, removing the stalking bitter ends and then placed into a 7L…

i get to try: Sorbet!

What is it: Damage Control Shampoo Bar What is it formulated to do: Soothe and smooth damaged hair without weighing it down. Ingredients: Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Sodium Coco-Sulfate, Decyl Glucoside, Stearic Acid, Coco Glucoside, Glyceral Oleate, Coco Caprylate, Cocoa Butter, Coconut Oil, Glycerine, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dried Peppermint, Coconut Milk Powder, Peppermint Oil, Mica, Lactic Acid. Usage: Due to…

taco salad

Like any human being I eat with my eyes so when I saw this tasty picture on 100 Days of Real Food, I was sold. I also enjoy the tapas, communal style of eating, placing everything on a big platter, choosing what looks best and diving in ! This Taco Salad reminds me of a…

baked eggplant and ricotta rolls

  Baked Eggplant and Ricotta Rolls 2 eggplants Himalayan Pink Salt Olive Oil Tomato sauce, I used Delmaine Garlic and Olive Oil Parmesan Stuffing Gluten free bread crumbs, about 1/2 cup, 1 cup  ricotta, Grated zest of 1 lemon juice of 1/2 lemon 1 tsp. basil leaves, 1/4 tsp. Himalayan pink salt 1. Trim the stem end of…

sugar is my cocaine

Is it even possible? Quitting sugar? Substituting refined for more natural sugars? We all know we need to cut back on sugar but how ? I have no idea, it seems to have wedged its way into every food group I know, SugarfreeMe, was on Day 17 of being sugar-free and I’m in awe. I…

Mcjuicing …

I recently joined the masses and finally purchased a juicer, it wasn’t too expensive thankfully, so I’m stoked and it gets the job done. Now the only trick is to market shop once a week (not too hard) and then juice every (other) day. I like that there is a juice for whatever ails you, whether it be flu,…

my love affair with coconut oil continues

Great books offering all you need to know about the benefits of coconut oil and your health: The Coconut Oil Miracle by Bruce Fife Oil Pulling Therapy: Detoxifying and Healing the Body Through Oral Cleansing by Bruce Fife