All posts tagged: alternative

Herbs or Pharmaceuticals?

As a child, I loved visiting my Grandma. She always went out of her way to make me happy and our days were filled with fun activities. If I got sick, she would always dash off to her herb garden or dried herb supply in the pantry, never to the pharmacy. Most of us believe

How exercise makes you happy

Regular exercise can improve your overall health by 30%. Exercise will boost your self esteem, mood, energy, quality of sleep, reduce your risk of heart disease, stress, depression and Alzheimer’s. Here are a few proven medical benefits of exercise: Lower risk of breast cancer by up to 20% Lower risk of early death by up

[Recipe] Gluten Free Strawberries and Cream Scones

We all enjoy a good cup of tea or coffee. Combine that with something savory and sweet and you get the perfect tea time break. This recipe makes about 8 scones Ingredients: 3/4 cup Gluten Free Flour Blend 1/2 cup organic cane sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 5

[Recipe] Gluten Free Nutella Hazelnut Yogurt Fruit Dip

Who ever knew Nutella Hazelnut is gluten free? Well I never knew it, but it is excellent news! This recipe is great for treating your non-gluten free friends. Its amazing to see their faces when you tell them that it is completely gluten free. This recipe makes about 8 servings and will be appropriate for

[Recipe] Gluten Free Peanut Butter Granola Bars

It is very important for us to snack on healthy foods between meals. This keeps you fuller for longer and will prevent over eating during mealtimes. This recipe is great for an on-the-run snack, make sure to keep them in a cool place as bars may become a bit sticky and difficult to eat. This

[Recipe] Gluten Free Multigrain Bread

This gluten free multigrain recipe is very moist and can be kept for 2-3 days. It works fabulously with cold meats and cheese and even on its own with a bit of butter. This recipe makes one loaf of about 12 slices Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups warm water 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast 1

[Recipe] Gluten Free Cornbread

We all love a small piece of bread here and there. This gluten free cornbread is great on its own or even alongside a hot bowl of soup or stew. This recipe is very quick and easy and serves about 9. Ingredients: 1 cup Gluten free flour blend 3/4 cup cornmeal 2 tbs organic cane

[Recipe] Mixing your own gluten free flour blend

We have become more aware of going Gluten Free over the past few years. The most difficult thing when going gluten free is that you can no longer eat bread, cookies, pizza or anything that contains flour. Well, not any more! This recipe is a great substitute. The difference between normal flour and this gluten

Drink to your health!

Some of us prefer red and some of us prefer white. What may I be talking about? Wine of course! We all have our preferred colour and type of wine. Some of us prefer making our wine choices according to the food rather than having a select few favourites. But is it really good for

Benefits of olive oil

Most of us have switched from using plain vegetable oil to olive oil for cooking. Olive oil is a lot more healthier than normal vegetable oil. Olive oil is made when the olives together with the seeds are ground into a paste. Water gets introduced to this paste very slowly and is stirred continuously. The