skinChemists Bee Venom Facial Serum

There are so many beauty products on the market and it can be very overwhelming.  Deciding what to choose can be hard and many of us can be easily influenced by brand names, price and fancy packaging although not all expensive products do what they claim too and many low priced products can be basic and…

Courgetti with Tomato, Chorizo and Olives

As some of you may be aware I have been playing with a new spiraliser from UK Juicers.  This is a great gadget for making vegetable pasta and ribbons.  Using vegetables in place of pasta is a great way to not only cut your calorie intake but also to increase your fibre intake and nutrient…

Macabella Cupcakes Recipe & A Fab Giveaway!

I wanted to introduce you all to a super scrumpy chocolate spread with macadamia nuts called Macabella.  Macabella is fairly new to the UK but is set to do well having already been voted product of the year in the Consumer survey of Product Innovation by Australian consumers.  There are two varieties of Macabella to…

The Rose Renew Range from Baie Botanique

I love reviewing beauty products and there are so many gorgeous ones out there but the ones that really do attract my attention are those made with natural and organic products as it was in natural medicine that I was trained many many moons ago.  The use of natural and organic ingredients has grown in…

Sinensis: Marine Collagen Repair Day Cream

Approximately 3 weeks ago I started using a new face cream from a company called Sinensis.  The cream that I was sent to review was their Marine Collagen Repair Day Cream.  Comprising of a wealth of botanical ingredients from Arnica (which provides antiseptic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects), Rose (antioxidant – protective to the cells, antibacterial anti-inflammatory, astringent…

Watermelon, Black Forest Berry and Red Pepper Smoothie

I know it sounds odd but I felt like having something red to eat / drink the other day and when the urge takes me its best to just stand back and let me do my thing.  I used to be very in tune with what my body needed nutritionally prior to the constant exhaustion…