What’s New in my Toiletry Bag? And… Where to Buy Green Goods

Deliveeeeryyyy..                                     Out here in the KZN Midlands, we have our share of health shops, but it’s not always easy to find reasonably-priced green goods. I recently stumbled upon Faithful to Nature, an online organic shop (with free […]

Meat Free Monday: Good Golly, she made that with Cauli?

Clever, clever cauliflower makes for a brilliant low-calorie substitute in some of your favourite carby treats. Meat-Free Monday friendly to boot! 1. Smashing! Ingredients: 1 Large Cauliflower Head 2 Garlic Cloves Black Pepper 3 Cups Low Sodium Vegetable Broth ( Chicken Broth Works Too) Directions Cut off large stems of cauliflower and chop up the […]

Herb 101: Good Golly, it’s Cauli!

        Growing Cauliflower Cauliflowers need rich soil and an open position; these ‘flowers fare better when far from the madding crowd. Caulis also like to keep it cool, and are best planted in early autumn. You can start harvesting after about 8 weeks. For my next crop, I’d like to go disco […]

Herb 101: Organic Broccoli Salad

Remember these guys? Florets = feast 1 teaspoon salt 5-6 cups fresh broccoli florets (about 1 pound of florets) 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds 1/2 cup cooked, crumbled bacon 1/4 cup of red onion, chopped 1 cup of frozen peas, thawed (or fresh peas if you can get them) 1 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons apple […]