Temptations all around me today, Maltesers (chocolates), Ritz biscuits, Twix biscuit, orange juice, 1 single toffee found in my kitchen. ALL resisted! This morning I’m mentally working out what I can and can’t eat on a planned evening out for a ‘drink’ with a friend, so I Google soda water. Soda water contains 0 grams… Continue reading My No Sugar Journey Day 2
A quick simple cup of sage tea. Pour about 1 cup boiling water over about 1 tablespoon of sage leaves and steep to the desired strength before straining out the leaves. Honey and lemon can be added (optional)
Take two to four small pods, cut off the top tips, puncture or slice the sides, and soak them overnight in 8 ounces of water. Take out pods and drink the juice. Alternatively pour boiling water over the pods,cool take out pods and drink.
A medium pot of water, grated pear, ginger to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until the pears are very soft, about 30 minutes Remove from heat and strain into a cup . Add honey (optional).
If your not too keen on a stong ginger taste. Try this delicious pick me up tea. Wash and grater about a large 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger (no need to peel) 1 sprig of mint 1slice of lemon Add all ingredients to a cup of hot water and steep for 5 minutes Add honey… Continue reading Ginger tea with lemon and peppermint
Borage is a medicinal herb with edible leaves and flowers . With a taste comparable to that of cucumber, borage has various culinary uses. The leaves can of be used in salad, soups, various sauces or cooked as a stand-alone vegetable.