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IN THE KITCHEN

Cocoface: pure young coconut goodness

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 […]

IN THE KITCHEN

Garlic: cloves of power and might

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 […]

Beauty & style, LIVING

Living Nature natural makeup

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 […]

IN THE KITCHEN

Busting coffee: friendlier alternatives

I have always loved coffee and relish the buzzy perks after a nice steaming cup. And although caffeine messes with your blood sugar levels and places a big burden on our usually exhausted livers, in moderation these things aren’t a cardinal sin. But it was only when I started our […]