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Summer Livin'

Living in Perth Western Australia and having three boys who love playing cricket, our family spends a lot of time in the sun and exposed to the heat.  I really enjoy the summer months although I am struggling with the heat as I get older, and I know there are many people who don’t tolerate the extreme conditions and count the days until April.  Tod...

Zest for Life

Introducing the beautiful Tangerine Essential Oil (Citrus reticulata)     Tangerine 🍊 is a type of citrus tree. The essential oil (eo) is cold press extracted from the fruit peel and is the second most widely cultivated citrus in the world. The tangerine is a hybrid variety of mandarin which makes it one of the sweetest of the citrus oils, making ...

Seasonal Threats

A change of season is here with Spring arriving this month and although the sunny days are lovely, sunny days after winter rain have the plants bursting into life and preparing to share their seeds and pollen with us all. So what do we do to assist in our home with seasonal threats? Well, we use the powerful combo of lavender, lemon, and peppermint...

Low Toxicity Living

Low Toxicity Living Winter has arrived and as the weather becomes cooler and we huddle for warmth, we become more vulnerable to toxic exposure. With windows closed, heaters on, and lovely dyed wools wrapped around our necks, being in winter contributes to the overall toxic load in our lives. You may be wondering what I mean by toxic load, and how i...

Joanna's Paleo Pancakes
THERMOMIX® RECIPE

Ingredients: Make Flour 250 g Raw blanched almonds Pancake Batter 3 large eggs 70 g coconut milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoons Honey or Maple Syrup 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan/Celtic Sea Salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda (bicarb) Cooking Coconut Oil for Frying Recipe Preparation: Add almonds to TM jug and mill 5 seconds on speed 9. Remove lid a...