Pimping my rooibosh tea with KromLand Farm herbal teas

Redbush tea or rooibosh tea is my favourite. It is naturally caffeine free and perfect with or without milk. I’ve been drinking it for years. Love the stuff. And my tea of choice would be either Vanilla Redbush or just plain old Redbush tea. I probably have at least 2-3 mugs of it a day. […]

Colon cleanse and skinny herbal tea from Teami

It’s spring time and the dandelions and nettles are in abundance, the perfect free ingredients for healthy and natural herbal tea. The forager in me has been collecting fresh leaves for my morning tea – you can’t beat fresh picked weed tea! To find out how to make your own wild herbal creations check out […]

Dairy, wheat and gluten free nettle pesto recipe

Since my garden is groaning with beautiful fresh green nettles, before I dig them all up and bung them on the compost heap, I’m making as much tea, pesto and soup as I can, because nettles are positively bursting with goodness. This recipe is so easy and you can tailor it to your own needs. […]

Twenty tips for cutting out processed food

Cutting out processed food is no easy feat. I know, I’ve tried it. So here, to set down some ground rules and get you started and explain how to go about cutting out the wrong things and eating the right things are my twenty tips for successfully cutting out processed food.Just google ‘cutting out processed […]

Food allergies and intolerances and fear of eating anything at all…

Food should be something you enjoy. It sustains and nourishes but sometimes it makes you ill and you don’t know which food is causing the problem. It can seem like no matter how careful you are something triggers the hives, allergic eczema, sore skin, itchy throat and stomach problems but you don’t know which food […]

Dandelion tea for allergies, eczema and asthma

Another weed that you might find both tasty and good for your health and when you look at them closer they are actually quite beautiful, they are just a bit of a bully in the garden and very hard to control and get rid of. Before you yank your dandelions out eat them first!

Fresh nettle tea – for eczema and allergies

Whether nettle tea as a natural remedy for allergies works or not, who cares! Nettles grow everywhere, in glorious abundance and when made into a tea it tastes so amazing I’m going to have a special part of my garden, just for nettles (oh yeah, that would be just like normal then)

Cold sore diary – life span of a cold sore

So how quickly can you get rid of a cold sore? What is the normal life span of one and how should you treat it to aid healing. Here are some pictures of my latest cold sore as it grew and then healed and some wacky treatments I tried. Pass the tea tree oil someone…

Vitamin B2 for cold sores

Noone likes having cold sores. They’re painful, unsightly and can spread easily. If you have the virus you’ll know all about trying to avoid getting them and fighting them when they come. Eating enough food containing Vitamin B2 can be one way of making sure you get less cold sores…