Chickpeas aka Garbanzo beans are an extremely versatile legume that are a healthy addition to any diet. They are one of the oldest cultivated vegetables in the Middle East, and are a noted ingredient in middle eastern dishes such as hummus, falafels and curries.
Chickpeas are naturally low in fat, high in dietary fiber and rich in vitamins and minerals. They have a low glycemic index (keeping you fuller for longer) and are full of soluble fiber which helps to keep your blood sugar levels more stable and the metabolism of glucose more efficient. Continue reading
A delicious and easy alternative to dairy.
Almond milk contains no cholesterol or lactose and due to its nutritional content, it is the best alternative for those who have an intolerance to dairy products or soy products. Continue reading
” Iron is an essential mineral for the human body, required to transport oxygen around your body and ensure vitality and energy release. Iron also plays a key role in helping to maintain good health” Spatone Box
The thing I love about this product is that it’s 100% natural. As it states on the box “It’s simply iron-rich water straight from the source”
This is the first time I have experimented with Lacuma and dates! and Wow! A pair made in heaven. Simply divine! They combine, with the steamed sweet potato, to form the most decadent caramel center!
It’s almost unbelievable that this recipe is refine sugar free, has no dairy or gluten and is totally healthy, boasting a list of beneficial nutrients. Continue reading
I discovered the Dischem Deodorant Crystal a couple of months ago. I was browsing the deodorant aisle at Dischem, searching for a reasonably priced, natural, chemical free deodorant, when I happened to find this wonderful range.
I had been using my homemade deodorant, which is lovely, but felt like I needed a bit of a change, you know, change is fun. I’ve seen the natural branded deodorant sticks, which look amazing and probably smell wonderful too, but they are seriously pricey, and I just can’t afford that right now. Continue reading
So I know that this drink may look absolutely shocking, and most wouldn’t even dare putting it past their lips, but you cannot judge what you’ve never tried. It really is light, so refreshing and energizing.
The benefits of green (and other vegetable juices) are endless. Firstly, you’ll need to have a juicer in order to make green juices, and this juicer extracts the liquid from your fruits and veggies and removes all the fiber. Continue reading
On this wonderful journey to wellness, I’ve spent a lot of time in the kitchen. Making new things, trying out new recipes, and really being creative with my food. I unveiled a passion for creating delicious, tasty and super healthy recipes.
Through this blog I will share all my hints and tips, for living healthy on a budget, and this is a great recipe to kick off with.
Finally, the exciting time has come for me to Welcome everyone to my new site:
Today (31st July) marks the 3 year anniversary of my diagnosis with Type 1 Diabetes.
It is an extremely meaningful day for me, and what better time to launch my new venture. Continue reading