Chocolate in a Cup

    Chocolate! I don't know anyone who dislikes chocolate! The word itself makes my mouth salivate! There is nothing worse than the chocolate craving hitting you mid-movie, while cuddled up to your beloved on Home Movie night and you get that sudden sweet craving. You put the movie on pause and quickly rummage through the…

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Nature’s Medicine

Apple Cider Vinegar.    Elixir of the Gods. Nutrient booster Healthy Habit Cleanser Immune Booster Digestive Aid Toxin Remover Skin Conditioner Age retardant These are just some of the things that spring to mind when I think of Apple Cider Vinegar.    A long time ago, when books were still the method of learning, way…

Summer’s End Tomatoes

Summer's at an end and Autumn has begun.  The tomato plants were looking rather tired and spent from the masses of tomatoes they've produced all summer long.  We have pulled them up, harvesting the ripe and unripe tomatoes along the way, to make room for winter greens.  The dilemma of what to do with all…

My experimental Kale Brew

Kale, glorious kale. Highly nutritious, but oh, so tough if slightly under-cooked!  It's a popular European green leafy veg not all that well known in these parts.  They are cold-hardy and quite prolific, they keep you in green leaves for a good part of 6-7 months!  But one can have only so much kale and…