TORTILLAS WRAPS

Veggie friendly Tortillas Wraps , the perfect way to be picnic ready this spring…

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Prep : 15 mins | Serving : 2|Calories : 297 Kcal | Fat 18g | Protein 10g | Fibre 3g| Saturated fat: 5g | Added sugar: None | Salt : 2.08g

INGREDIENTS 

2 Tortillas Wraps | 1 Vine-ripened Tomato chopped | 5cm Cucumber pieces | 50 Feta cheese | 2Tbsp Houmous | 6 Kalamata (Brown or Black ) Olives

METHODS

Heat the tortillas for about 6 seconds on each side , turn it using a tong to avoid getting burn. Now make a row of tomato, cucumber , feta cheese and Kalamata Olives down to the centre of each of tortilla wrap. Spread the humous around the top sides of the tortillas . Fold in the sides to seal in the ingredients then roll up tightly to make a big cigar. Cut each in half and please eat with your fingers.

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BROWNIES

Breakfast is served : « Toffee Brownies »

Serving : 12 Squares | Cooking Time : 1h05 | Cooling time : 45 mins  |Calories : 324 Kcal per brownie | Protein : 3g | Salt 0.14g | Added Sugar 30g | Saturated fat: 12g | Cabohydrate: 34g

INGREDIENTS

350g Dark Chocolate | 250g Unsalted butter | 3 Eggs | 250g Dark Muscovado Sugar | 85g Flour | 1Tsp Baking powder

METHODS

Let begin by preheating the oven to 160 C. Butter and line the base of a shallow 23cm square cake tin. Now, melt together the chocolate and butter then stir well and cool.

Whisk the lovely eggs until pale , then whisk in the sugar until thick and glossy and well mixed. Gently fold in the melted chocolate mixture, then sift in the flour and baking powder and gently stir until smooth.

After that pour into the prepared cake tin and bake for about 45 mins or until it gets firm to the touch 😉.

Test by inserting a knife , there should be a few moist crumbs sticking to it. The mixture will still be soft in the centre, however will firm up on cooling.

Cool in the tin on a wire rack for at least 45mins to 1h , then cut into 12 Squares or as you like and finish cooling on the rack. Now that it is time to serve , for the little gourmand out there , let’s experiment together by Toping it up with a Vanilla Greek Yogurt.

Enjoy 😋

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HAIR PRODUCT REVIEW : GIOVANNI HAIRCARE

Giovanni Haircare Haul

Giovanni Haircare is an eco-friendly and natural hair product industry pioneer, with a substantial range of quality performance products made from exceptional natural components. Like most hair products nowadays, Giovanni first ingredients is Water (aqua) ,and all their products range are 100% vegetarians and the shampoo cited below is also Sulfate free.

GIOVANNI INVIGORATING SHAMPOO – TEA TREE TRIPLE TREAT , >>> buy it here

Mainly used once a month or as needed on weekly basis to remove products build up, Giovanni Invigorating Tea Tree Triple Treat™ Shampoo provides a gently refreshment to the hair and scalp .  Due to the tea tree , this range tingles your scalp with a light scent. Believe it or not this clarifying shampoo possess a revitalising formula that aids to cleanse and hydrate all kinds of hair .

HOW TO USE IT

After pre-pooing ( applying your chosen oil like avocado oil in the scalp) , now massage  gently a rich lather into wet hair and rinse thoroughly. then follow with Giovanni Tea Tree Triple Treat Invigorating Conditioner .

INGREDIENTS

Aqua (Purified Water), Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Lauryl Glucoside, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate, Decyl Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Panthenol, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Polysorbate 20, Phenoxyethanol, Menthol, Peppermint (Mentha Piperita) Oil, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oil*, Achillea Millefolium Extract*, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Equisetum Arvense Extract*, Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Oil*, Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) Leaf Extract*, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil*, Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Leaf Extract*, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract*, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract*, Tussilago Farfara (Coltsfoot) Flower Extract*, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract*. *USDA Certified Organic.

GIOVANNI INVIGORATING CONDITIONER – TEA TREE TRIPLE TREAT >>> buy it here 

Giovanni Invigorating Tea Tree Triple Treat™ Conditioner aims to strengthen, hydrate and calm the hair and scalp. This conditioner caters all types of hair while improving your scalp circulation and generates natural shine.

HoOW TO USE IT

Apply the conditioner after rinsing Giovanni Tea Tree Triple Treat Invigorating Shampoo or any shampoo of your choice. Massage into hair and let sit for 15 minutes for perfect tingle. then rinse thoroughly

INGREDIENTS

Aqua (Purified Water), Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Brassicamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Panthenol, Cetrimonium Chloride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Menthol, Polysorbate 60, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, *Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, *Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oil, *Achillea Millefolium Extract, *Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, *Equisetum Arvense Extract, *Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Oil, *Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Leaf Extract, *Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, *Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, *Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, *Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract, *Tussilago Farfara (Coltsfoot) Flower Extract, *Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract. *USDA Certified Organic

GIOVANNI DEEPER MOISTURE CONDITIONER  – SMOOTH AS SILK , buy it here 

Classified as one of the go to at least once a week when battling hair breakage with moisture conditioning , Giovanni Deeper Moisture Smooth as Silk™ Conditioner is a revitalising formula developed ideally for dry, damaged hair in need of repair. It works also great on oily hair and helps to keep the frizz down while leaving it  healthy and super duper soft! This conditioner battles split ends and boosts shine .

HOW TO USE IT

Apply after ideally Smooth as Silk Deep Moisture Shampoo or any shampoo of your choice. Massage through to ends before rinsing thoroughly. Do ensure to wash it off thoroughly in order to avoid it weight your hair down.

INGREDIENTS

Aqua (Purified Water) With *Rosemarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, *Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Valencia Orange) Extract, *Mangifera Indica (Mango) Extract, *Cymbopogon Schoeanthus (Lemongrass) Extract, *Ginko Biloba Extract, *Echinacea Angustifolia Extract, *Salix Alba (Willow Bark), *Macrocystis Pyrifera (Sea Kelp) Extract, *Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Leaf Extract, *Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, *Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Extract, *Glycine Soja (Soybean) Extract, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Centrimonium Bromide, Butylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Fragrance With Essential Oils – *Certified Organic by Guaranteed Certification Services.

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🍒CHERRY FROZEN YOGURT🍒

The perfect homemade frozen dessert for a Sunday Meltdown

Prep : 15mins | Freezing time : 7hrs or less with ice cream maker | Calories : 146 Kcal | Serving 8

INGREDIENTS

1000g Low Fat Coconut yogurt | 25g Caster Sugar | 6 Tbsp Semi-Skimmed Milk | 250g cherries🍒

METHODS

Pour one tub of yogurt (500g) into a large plastic container. Whisk in the Milk and Sugar and then Whisk in the other pot of yogurt. Put the lid on and freeze for 4h until almost solid.

Break up the Icy mixture and Whisk well until almost smooth. Stir in the halved cherries and put the mixture back in the freezer for another 3h until firm. Take minutes before serving .

Bon appétit…

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LOW CALORIES RASPBERRY BRÛLÉES

The Turkish Delight Brûlées Recipe

Have you ever tried mixing rose water with some delicious raspberries? Rapsberries are a distinguish source for Potassium, Vitamin C, and Magnesium. For an innovation, just swap Raspberries with Strawberries or orange fleshed melon.

Prep : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 10mins | Calories per brûlée : 157 Kcal | Serving : 4 | Suitable for Vegetarians

INGREDIENTS

350g Raspberries | 4 Tbsp Demerara Sugar | 50g Pink Turkish Delight | 300g Low Fat Natural Yogurt | 4 Tsp Natural Essence of Rose Water

METHODS

Divide the raspberries between four large ramekin dishes. Sprinkle 1 Teaspoon Rose Water over each dish. Pour the yogurt into a bowl , then cut the Turkish delight into small pieces and mix into the yogurt. Spoon over the raspberries to cover.

Preheat the grill to a hot setting. Arrange the ramekins in the grill tray, and sprinkle each with 1 Tablespoon sugar. Grill for approximately 5 mins , until the sugar melts and caramelises. Stand for 2mins to permit the sugar to set before serving.

Enjoy!

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SALMON AND CHEESE SAMOSAS RECIPE

The Cheesiest Low Calorie Samosas

Did you know Phyllo pastry has less fat than other kinds of pastry and works very well with fish like Salmon? Meanwhile the calcium in Wensleydale soft cheese aids in constructing and maintaining resistant bones and teeth.

Prep : 30 mins | Cooking time: 15 mins | Calories per samosa 223 Kcal | Serving : 8

Ingredients

Unsalted butter 50g | Phyllo pastry 8 Sheets | 1Tsp Lemon Juice | 1Tbsp Chopped parsley | 200g Salmon | 110g grated Wensleydale cheese | 110g light Soft Cream Cheese

Methods

Preheat the oven to 200°C. Meanwhile, In a Bowl , mix together both Cheeses , Salmon, Lemon Juice and Parsley.

Brush a sheet of Phyllo pastry with a little butter and fold in half lenghtways and position it in order for the short sides to be at the top and bottom. Brush with more butter and place a spoonful of filling at the bottom end and to the left -hand side of the strip, nearest to you. Lift the right hand corner of the pastry up and over the filling to form a triangle. Then , fold the triangle directly up and over the next part of the phyllo.

Lift the left-hand corner and fold it over to the right – forming another triangle. Fold the triangle directly up again. Repeat the folding until the filling is completely encased in the pastry strip.

Repeat with the remaining sheets of pastry and filling. Place on a greased baking sheet and brush with the remaining melted butter.

Bake in the oven for about 10-15 mins until they are golden brown to your taste. Serve hot with your chosen sauce.

What are the best samosas ,you have ever had? Comment below…

 

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HOW TO USE WITCH HAZEL

10 Ways to Use Witch Hazel for your Skin and Hair…

The active component in traditional Witch Hazel Liquidis tannin , a chemical mixture with astringent properties just like skin toners it tightens skin pores.  Tannin also minimises blood vessels and can diminish bleeding from shaving nicks and other minor

wounds. Believe it or not , Witch Hazel once was consumed internally to combat diarrhoea. However, the distilled preparation sold as Witch Hazel or Hamamelis water nowadays is different cure overall. Did you know you can also use Witch Hazel for : Body Odour , Haemorrhoids , Hives , Shaving rash , Oily Skin , Bruises, and Itching ?

  1. Shaving rash or cuts ~ Dab on a little Witch Hazel to disinfect the cuts and possibly slow down bleeding. Avoid using it for deep cuts and you can  ust wipe the liquid on your face it will leave your skin feeling softer and soothed when utilised as an aftershave.
  2. Get a fresher skin ~ Just drench a gauze pad or even a cotton wool ball in Witch Hazel Liquid and dab it onto your face to remove surface oils , tighten pores and tone your skin. Witch Hazel has been an essential ingredient in most skincare products like Boscia Black Mask  , Herbivore botanicals Face mist , 1st Aid Beauty Rescue pad .
  3. Insects Bites ~ as a mild astringent , Witch Hazel is helpful for skin inflammation , insect bites and sunburn . Keep the Witch Hazel ideally in the fridge during summertime as it will soothe your sunburned skin.
  4. Skin spray ~ Mix Witch hazel with rosewater and geranium as a soothing spray or lotion for skin conditions.
  5. Bruises Balm ~ Apply tincture to bruises and sprains .
  6. Haemorrhoid Aid ~ Let’s the Witch Hazel infusion onto a gauze pad or cotton ball and apply it to the tender surface.  The tannin in the Witch hazel will reduce blood vessels and the liquid on its own gives a soothing , cooling sensation as it evaporates.
  7. Itchy Rashes ~ Mix Witch Hazel and Camomile  infusions in the fridge to spray on itchy rashes , eczema , dermatitis , chickenpox or even measles.
  8. Mouthwash ~ Take a very weak infusion of Witch Hazel as a mouthwash. Its extract prevent oral bacteria and may be helpful for treating periodontal disease. Do swish the liquid around and spit it out.DO NOT SWALLOW!
  9. After sun balm ~ the Witch anti- inflammatory properties make itch Hazel an amazing after-sun soother. The hamamelitannin is mostly protective against UV irradiation and utilised in after-sun lotions.
  10.  Dandruff free ~ Remember , your scalp is the skin that covers your hair. The benefits thatWitch Hazel provides for the skin is the same that it will do for your scalp by removing the flakes and refreshing it. It will also leaves your hair grease free. Apply the liquid to your scalp massage and let it sit for about 15 minutes before continuing your hair regimen.

What do you use witch hazel for? Share below…

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