Elderberries are a very powerful fruit that have been eaten and used as a medicine for thousands of years. Way back when, it was used to fight herpes outbreaks, for inflammation and upper respiratory infections. Nowadays you will even find them in a lot of over the counter supplements for colds and flus; lozenges, syrups … Continue reading Elderberry Syrup, the key to the common cold!
My friend sent me a message today, asking if her ACV (Apple Cider Vinegar) was bad. After looking at her photos I really couldn’t tell. I then thought to myself, “Can ACV even go bad?” “Wait, how long has mine been in the cupboard”. So of course, I had to investigate.
While probiotics and prebiotics sound the same, they are very different from one another and serve different roles in our body. Both, Probiotics and prebiotics have very important roles to play in the gut. We have tried to keep our explanations below simple to describe the two differences. PROBIOTICS Probiotics are beneficial live bacteria that … Continue reading Probiotics VS Prebiotics
Argh!!! School holidays and Winter are not the best combination. Kids get fidgety and restless. Parents get cabin fever and the constant sentence of “I'm bored" are ringing in your ears. How do you escape this without spending an arm and a leg? Well, we are here with a simple (but somewhat messy) solution. Oobleck! … Continue reading Oobleck! Gluten Free Fun.
I never used to believe in adrenal fatigue, that was until about five years ago. I started using essential oils and attended a very informative workshop and I kid you not, when the consultant stood in front of us there and explained the symptoms of adrenal fatigue; I could have sworn she was talking about me.
Ingredient lists these days are very important to a lot of people, and for good reasons. Whether you suffer from a food allergy or just want to know what you are eating; the ingredients list is an essential part of any food product. It allows you to know exactly what is in food and whether or not you can/want to eat something due to its contents.
Did you know that if we collected all the coffee cups used each year in Australia and lined them all up, they would stretch around the world, not once but twice!?
Vitamin D is so important to us for many reasons; sleep, calcium absorption and regulating insulin, just to name a few. Today though, I wanted to shine some light (get it!) on how important Vitamin D is for our state of mind.
There are so many different types of milk available in the supermarkets nowadays, which is great for all our Pimpsters with intolerance's or dietary preferences. You have your soy, almond, rice, oat and the list could go on. They’re all pretty self explanatory. Oat milk, made of oats. Almond milk, made out of almonds. The … Continue reading A2 Milk, Is it A+?
I call this one The Daily Smoothie because it has the right amount of nutrition to meet the guidelines for everyday, it contains the right amount of vitamins and nutrition without exceeding your limit of sugars, dairy, proteins or fats per serve.