This is my first Christmas in a homestead. Although we’ve been living in the country for a few years, this is the first christmas in which we understand how it all works with the garden, the chickens, the cows, everything.
It’s part of my night time routine to drink a cup of herbal tea after dinner. Ginger and peppermint tea is a favourite of mine. Both ginger and peppermint aid digestion and are soothing to the stomach.
Here are 3 recipes for hot drinks which are delicious, easy to make and also feel perfect for the holiday season! I hope you like them:)
This is a very special harvest for us because we were given the tree itself one and half years ago when it was about 10 inches tall. We planted it, and then when we moved house a year ago we brought it with us.
Lately I’ve been making a lot of carrot juice. I thought it was impossible to make without a juicer but it’s actually possible. True, you don’t consume just as many carrots in one go but I’m OK with that, I like having some fibre in there. (And I’m trying to convince myself I don’t need to buy a juicer).
A few months ago I came across an article about the relaxing benefits of colouring for adults. I became interested right away and when I went to Amazon to see adult colouring books, I couldn’t believe the amount of material out there. The reviews were impressive and of course, I had to try it
This is a great recipe for those days when there is very little time or you just want to eat something quick but healthy since it’s ready in only 15 minutes and it’s very nutritious.
They are made with sardines, a fish which is not very popular but it happens to be so good for you, full of Omega 3 fatty acids, it makes my skin so beautiful and soft when I eat them on a
Nettle is one of those “weeds” like dandelion that most people don’t pay attention to because they are after they all just weeds and are invasive in gardens. However, they are full of health benefits.