Water With A Twist


We all know that water is essential to good health but if like me you can’t manage a glass of water without putting a tea bag in it, this might just be the answer!!

Try making fruity water with herbs – you can make up some great combinations and generally if the items work together on the plate, chances are they will make a lovely refreshing drink for you to keep in your fridge and enjoy when you need that thirst quencher.

The two waters pictured were honeydew melon with cucumber and mint. Drunk lovely and cold straight from the fridge, it really did hit the spot. The second was a lemon & lime with rosemary, again a lovely combination which was tasty and refreshing. Strawberries, lemon and basil was a strange mix but tasted totally divine. You can good old plain water, or jazz it up a little by using coconut water for a Caribbean twist.

Watch this space as I experiment with different fruit and herbs over the coming days!!

Wellness Smoothies Made By Yours Truly


Stepping away from the recipe book and creating my own yummy smoothies.

Blend together the following Ingredients:

1 x banana
1 x tbsp of blueberries
1 x tbsp of oats
1 x tbsp of pumpkin seeds
1 x tbsp of hemp protein powder
1 x tbsp of maple syrup
1 x large handful of fresh spinach
Top up with coconut milk

Totally scrummy even though I say so myself – any ideas for a name??