Homemade Glass Cleaner using Essential Oils

I ran out of Glass Cleaner this week and decided to try making some of my own! Slowly getting rid of the Chemicals and  cleaning supplies in my home and replacing them with natural homemade products using Essential Oils. Have you tried making your own natural cleaners at home? They’re affordable, easy, eco-friendly, and more effective than any store-bought cleaners. And the added BONUS is that Essential Oils make your home smell divine! Ingredients: 500ml spray bottle 1 1/2 cup … Read More

LJHomemade Glass Cleaner using Essential Oils

Homemade French Onion Soup Mix

I’ve tried a few different versions of Homemade French Onion Soup Mix. I’ve mixed up a few recipes to come up with this one which is approx equal to one store bought packet. 8 Teaspoons of dried Onion Flakes 4 Teaspoons of  Beef Stock Powder 1 Teaspoon of Onion Powder 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 Teaspoon of Tumeric (Optional) 1/4 Teaspoon of Cracked Black Pepper/Sea Salt 3 Teaspoons of Dried Parsley Mix all of the ingredients together and store in … Read More

LJHomemade French Onion Soup Mix

Homemade Toilet Bombs using Essential Oils

Here’s what I’ve been up to today! Experimenting with some homemade toilet bombs! SO easy to make and a Chemical Free cleaner. Citric Acid kills bacteria, Baking Soda absorbs odours and the essential oils refresh and smell amazing! What you will need: A glass bowl and spoon Ice cube trays or moulds Spray bottle with water Bi carb Soda Citric Acid Essential Oils What to do: Add the Bicarbonate and Citric Acid to the glass bowl and mix well. Add … Read More

LJHomemade Toilet Bombs using Essential Oils

AMAZING Carrot Cake by Pammy!

This my friends is the Recipe of the Week! Thanks for the recipe Pammy Boyd! Ingredients 1 1/4 cups of olive oil 2 tsp vanilla essence 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup lightly packed brown sugar 4 large eggs 1 cup of wholemeal plain flour 1 cup of white plain flour 2 tsp of baking powder 2 tsp of cinnamon 3 cups of grated carrot 150 grams of chopped walnuts 150 grams of cream cheese at room temp 1 1/2 … Read More

LJAMAZING Carrot Cake by Pammy!

Feel refreshed with Citrus Bliss!

My kitchen smells amazing this morning! I LOVE the essences of #wildorange #lemon #grapefruit #mandarin #bergamot #tangerine #clementine #vanilla #citrusbliss #essentialoils For aromatic and topical use. Essential Oils With Lj

LJFeel refreshed with Citrus Bliss!

A Journey to Wellness..

I’ve been a little lost lately, my daughter left home recently and I miss her terribly. I have found myself wandering around aimlessly wondering what to do with my time now! I have a lot less cooking to do and don’t even spend as much time in the kitchen. I’ve also been really sick with the flu this week for the first time in years. I can only put it down to stress and letting myself get run down. Work … Read More

LJA Journey to Wellness..

Spaghetti Putanesca loaded with Mushrooms, Capers and Olives

This mouth watering Pasta Dish is very easy to throw together! Saute garlic, onion, mushrooms and chopped anchovies in olive oil. Add 1/2 cup  of red wine and cook off the alcohol.  Add fresh tomato sauce or a jar of passata and about a tablespoon of sweet chilli sauce.  Add the capers and olives , reduce sauce then add cooked egg spaghetti . We have homemade meatballs in ours also for the meat eater in the family! Make this dish … Read More

LJSpaghetti Putanesca loaded with Mushrooms, Capers and Olives

Loaded Cauliflower … Get in my belly!

~Loaded Cauliflower~ Ingredients: 1 large head of Cauliflower cut into bite size pieces (approx 6 cups) 6-8 strips of bacon cooked and crumbled (Cooked in oven at 200°C for 20 mins) 6 Tbs chopped Chives 1/2 cup Mayonnaise 1/2 cup Sour Cream 2 cups Colby Jack Cheese ( may use cheddar) 225 grams sliced mushrooms Directions: Preheat oven to 220°C. In a large pot boil water and cook Cauliflower for 8 – 10 minutes, drain and let cool. In a … Read More

LJLoaded Cauliflower … Get in my belly!

Herb & Garlic Zucchini Pizza Base

This Zucchini Pizza Base is amazing for #lchf Pizza! You can also make it thinner and use in lasagna in place of pasta sheets! 2 Free Range eggs 1 large Zucchini grated 50 grams of Colby Cheese grated 2 tablespoons of YIAH Herb & Garlic Dip Mix *If you don’t use YIAH Products replace with your favourite mix of dried herbs Mix all of the ingredients and spread onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Bake in a preheated … Read More

LJHerb & Garlic Zucchini Pizza Base

Healthy Low Carb Lasagna!

So…sticking with my LCHF way of eating I decided to make a healthy Lasagna! I’ve made a herb and garlic zucchini pizza base in place of using pasta sheets and a cheesy cauliflower alfredo sauce in place of bechamel sauce.. RECIPE: Herb & Garlic Zucchini Pizza Base RECIPE: Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce Layer the zucchini pizza with  your favourite Bolognese sauce and Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce. Top with tasty grated  cheese and bake for approx 30 minutes in a preheated oven at … Read More

LJHealthy Low Carb Lasagna!