Almond milk is the best. I was raised on full fat cow’s milk and have always craved its rich creamy texture in a dairyless alternative. I like to play around with other bases – cashew, rice, sesame and lately a bit of hemp – but almond is my king nut. […]
My good friend and crowned style-sister Alice recently told me about Luxdivine, a US-based handmade jewellery company that makes beautiful bohemian inspired gold, brass and gemstone creations. One look at their earthy druzy, glowing stones and bold naturally-inspired pieces in gold and brass and I was hooked. I have been […]
A week of autumnal colour and crunch. Happy weekend.
Ben has been busy filling his newly glazed hand-thrown bowls with quick and yummy goodness. Enjoy. This impromptu creation that I once thew together based on what was in the kitchen has fast become a quick, easy and protein packed brunchtime favourite. And since we always have a wonderful abundance […]
Coconut water is taking over the world. No self-respecting health junkie can do without the occasional hit, and with good reason. Coconuts are full of natural electrolytes and minerals including potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium and chloride – which are lost during exercise and general frenetic excursion – and they provide a […]
Love it or hate it, garlic is certainly a strong and powerful little plant. While we most often use it for fun and flavour in the kitchen, since Ancient Egypt it has been used for medicinal as well as culinary purposes, its potent anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties making it a […]
New Zealand keeps on producing brilliant natural cosmetics and Living Nature is my latest makeup bag addition. Their luscious lavender-infused mascara, to be precise, has become my new best friend. Since I’m not particularly hot on the idea of smothering my lashes and eyelids in chemicals, a mascara that does […]
The week in pics. Follow at _thenaturalista. Happy weekend!
Ben has been in bed with Gwyneth Paltrow for the past week. I’m pretending not to care but as he laughs with delight at the recipes in her new book It’s All Good, I can’t help but want to join in. For his inaugural Naturalista creation he chose his take […]
Green tea is famed for its super health benefits. Packed to the brim with phytonutrients and widely linked to cancer reduction, weight loss and boosting the immune system, it is one of nature’s most potent healing leaves and I have many a friend who swears by its super nutritional powers, […]