Winter is coming. Is it? Well it definitely is, the nights are darker, the weather is colder, you can sense it in your body that there is less sunshine and if you are anything like me you might already notice mood swings cause by lack of vitamin D. On top of that you might be … Continue reading Elderberry syrup for winter blues
This post may contain advertisement. The original recipe asks for dates, but I have substituted them for sugar because of Alma's sorbitol sensitivity. Yes, I know dates are healthier than sugar. If you follow fodmap diet or have fructose malabsorption you should also watch out for sorbitol content in fruits. Sorbitol is a naturally occurring … Continue reading Super easy protein filled snack.
The heatwave in the UK has forced us out of the burning sun back into hot houses. Children soon get bored though and grandad's birthday was approaching, so I needed minimum effort activity to keep them happy with a result that can be given as a gift. So here it is: salt dough quick summer … Continue reading Salt dough minimum effort craft activity for kids
This post may contain advertising. My foraging adventures continue. On Tuesday I picked some wild garlic, it kept quite well in the fridge and today I turned it into pesto. Wild garlic is very easy to spot and usually grows in shady places. It's also a lot easier to pick compared to dandelion leaves as … Continue reading Wild garlic pesto
This post may contain advertisement. Yesterday I made dandelion pesto. In the evening I was telling Ben about it. Me: I felt so peaceful, so focused picking dandelion leaves, it felt so natural, like I'm one with mother nature. I really really enjoyed foraging, perhaps we should downshift and have a simple life in the … Continue reading Dandelion pesto. Eating weeds