Tag Archive: anti-bacterial

4th June 2016

Courgetti with Basil Pesto

Courgetti with basil pesto is a simple dish that adds interest to a salad and is also great for summer parties and entertaining.
20th May 2016

Golden Milk

Golden Milk 2016-05-20 00:01:14 Golden Milk is a warming drink which I like to have in the evening. The main ingredient in this recipe is turmeric, which is the subject of my latest blog post so do have a read. Turmeric is anti-inflammatory and has anti-cancer properties amongst its many other attributes. This recipe is quick and easy to make and a great night cap. Write a review Save Recipe Print Prep Time 5 min Total Time 10 min […]
18th May 2016

The Golden Goddess

Turmeric has over 300 compounds, many of which are phytochemicals that have disease preventative properties. Turmeric displays anti-biotic, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidants effects. A classic example of food being medicine. While there are many beneficial compounds in turmeric, the one that has received the most attention is curcumin. It is the component of turmeric that gives it the bright yellow colour and is why in India it is often called The Golden Goddess.  Studies on curcumin have shown anti-cancer potential in […]
8th December 2015

Green Clay Face Mask with Essential Oils

Green clay face pack ready to apply Making my own skincare products has made me realise that the ingredients can be simple, natural and nourishing.  A face mask is one of the easiest things to make with just 2 or 3 ingredients and leaves my skin feeling rejuvenated.  The clay stimulates blood which is pumped to the surface to promote healing, while exfoliating and removing dead cells and extracting dirt and impurities. I can see and feel the difference after using this face mask. My skin feels […]
16th November 2015

My top 15 uses for coconut oil

I love Coconut oil. I love it because I’ve never come across a product that is so versatile. I used to be a product junky. I had a product for everything. My bedroom and bathroom cabinet was full of a massive array of beauty and cosmetic brands. When I started to study health and nutrition, I noticed time and time again that the subject of cosmetics and beauty products would come up. At first I was so overwhelmed […]