Monthly Archives: September 2014

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Forage and Make Jam

Raspberry Jam

Welcome to September. As I have been enjoying the sunny days of late I have been spotting the berries coming to life on the hedgerows. This month you can forage for blackberries, crab apples and the last of the elderberries. I have also managed to find some raspberries.

With a successful forage I have turned my berries into homemade jam. This is a super quick jam recipe that is set using the natural pectin found in apples. It will all become clear when you check out this recipe. I have made mine with raspberries but it will also be delicious any other berry.

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Conscious Beauty: Healing Floral Toner

Healing Floral Toner

Did you know that this month is organic September?

Organic September is the UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic – including the recognition of beauty products that are certified as using organic ingredients, that have been sustainably and ethically source in their production.

In support of organic September, I am today sharing with you my super easy recipe to make your own toner.

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Bliss Balls (gluten-free + dairy-free)

Bliss Balls

Are you ready for an afternoon snack to go with your cuppa?

Then grab your food processor out and whip up these yummy and simple bliss balls. They are packed with goodness and will satisfy your craving for something sweet.

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Creamy Mango Yogurt (Dairy-free)

Mango Cashew Yogurt-2

As promised, this week I am bringing you a recipe for Creamy Mango Yogurt. It is gluten-free and dairy-free so it can be enjoyed by all.

It is part way between a cream and a yogurt. I have eaten it with a berry crumble pie and as a yogurt with fresh fruit.

This recipe (with a few of my tweaks) is from Jasmine Hemsley and Melissa Hemsley new book The Art of Eating Well. Have you read it?

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