Coconut Sugar Test – can the kids tell?

We had our friends over this weekend and amongst the chaos of 6 adults who want to chat and catch up and 6 kids who want to run wild, we managed to carry out the taste test. Everyone had 2 slithers of cake with berries, ice cream and cream 🙂 and they were asked to…

The importance of stuffing a walrus to marketers

As an official freelancer I now need to make sure that I am ahead of my game, keeping up to date with the developments in Marketing and opinions of key thought leaders. Like many of you I have a raft of emails that populate my inbox everyday to help me achieve this. Many of which…

Tastier Tuesday’s Bread n Butter Pudding

  After the Monday heatwave BBQ we had some spare hot dog and burger buns. So inspired by @LintonKitchen and their heavenly bread and butter pudding and driven by my hate of waste i set to work making some Bread n Butter Slices for at home snacks. Ingredients: 500g white or wholemeal bread 500g/1lb 2oz…

Cosy lentil soup

Find out what we did with lentils, coconut milk, spinach and a little turmeric magic

Turmeric Smoothie – the new superfood

Have you discovered the amazing taste of turmeric yet? I was recently working at the Natural and Organic Product Show at Excel, a trade show for the independent retailers, grocery buyers, nutritional therapists and pharmacists, and turmeric was one of the strongest trends coming through in the natural health and wellbeing sector. At the show…

Leftover Tuna Salad Patties

I came across this great recipe for tuna that i think my family would just love – keep an eye out for their verdict

Brainstorming your contacts

Once a fortnight a group of us who are looking for work meet up for a bring and share lunch to chat through ideas, come up with new ideas and share experiences of job hunting. It’s an informal lunch at my house round a crowded table. My husband joins us for the banter. As well…

Granola on the go

I would often look in various magazines at these apparent quick granola’s in trendy glass jars and think “Who has the time for this?” Until this morning when i was rushing out the door, shouting instructions to my other half for the kids so i could get in early!  So i grabbed myself an empty…

Granola

I have recently discovered home made granola. It all seemed a bit like hard work when everyone was talking about this a couple of years ago so i didnt bother although it was appealing. But now having had nearly 3 years in the natural health industry it’s just so easy! It’s just a routine. I…