Banana Abundance

Let's take a trip to the bottom of the garden, and harvest some bananas... We live in New Zealand, two hours south of Auckland. Not exactly sub-tropical, but nevertheless, we grow bananas. They're a hardy bunch really! Missi Luki, or Lady's Fingers, so named because they are slightly smaller than commercially available bananas. They like…

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When Life Gives You Lemons….

The saying, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade" is a little unfair to these amazingly versatile citrus miracles! It implies that lemons are possibly an unwanted gift of life! I couldn't imagine a meal without a generous squeeze of lemon drizzled over it.....we have two lemon trees, and a Tahitian Lime, which provide us…

Choco-Avo Mousse

Did you know?? In the Doctrine (teachings) of Signatures (Sign of Nature) of Wholefoods (healthy, untampered with), avocados are the signature food of the uterus and cervix?  They are proven to be excellent for all manners of womanly woes, hormonal imbalance, fertility, menopause, pregnancy and post-pregnancy weight loss.  When you cut an avo in half,…

Calendula Ointment

A long time ago, a friend gave me a recipe for calendula ointment - great for wounds, scalds, rashes and eczema. Calendula protects cells from free radical damage while fighting inflammation, bacteria and viruses. Shaving Bees Wax Slivers for your Balm Dried Calendula Flowers soaking in Coconut Oil.... I'm a teacher and one of our…