Don’t pop pills – eat fennel!

Fennel belongs to the carrot family and is a rich source of vitamins C, B9 and B6 and minerals such as potassium, manganese and phosphorus. It is also a very good source of fibre, helping to remove toxins from the colon. Fennel has a sweet taste, which resembles that of anise and liquorice, although the leaves Read More

Warm up with a cup of hot chocolate!

As the temperature dips below freezing, there’s nothing I love more than a steaming mug of hot chocolate. For an extra special treat, I turn it into a rich and decadent drink by adding chestnuts INGREDIENTS Milk 4 peeled chestnuts – Soak fresh chestnuts in cold water over night then remove and rinse (canned or Read More

Grow pumpkins for Halloween

Pumpkins are great fun to grow and especially for Halloween lanterns. Pumpkins are also good for you, as they are low in fat and calories and filled with vitamins A, C, Iron and other minerals and are superb for making that tasty American classic, pumpkin pie. Pumpkins are ready for picking in the autumn just before the first Read More

Grow your own organic veg box

Growing vegetables can be therapeutic and give just as much pleasure as flower gardening. And a great benefit is that you’ll be able to give up using expensive chemical fertilizers and pesticides and grow your food organically, which has not only health benefits but will also make essential extra cash savings on supermarket prices. Along Read More