GINGER, LEMON AND HONEY TEA

Winter sneezes, coughs and colds can be kept in check with this warming lemon, ginger tea. There are  lots of things we can do to keep ourselves healthy throughout the winter that are natural, cheap, easy to do and don’t involve multiple trips to the chemist shop, doctor or stockpiles of tissues. Simple, uncomplicated changes to…

FRUIT SMOOTHIE

Smoothies are a great way to maximise nutrition when you are pushed for time. I tend to stick to the same formula with my smoothies and just vary the fruit. I don’t have these everyday but they are delicious enough to include on a regular basis into your diet. Smoothies are also great for kids and…

GREEN SMOOTHIE…..my go to energiser

19seventies girl has been drinking juices and green concoctions off and on, since the late 70’s. The recipes and equipment has changed somewhat, but I have always felt the benefits of fresh vegetable juices more than any vitamin supplement could ever dish up. It’s now very hip to be into the green smoothies and many a…

 ALMOND MYLK, WHY NOT MAKE YOUR OWN!

The supermarket shelves are emptied as fast as they are restocked with alternate milk or mylk products. Next time you reach for a carton…..stop…… read the label and think about making your own almond milk. Just when 19seventiesgirl thought she had ditched enough of the processed foods, more surprises appear around the corner. Milk and…

GOLDEN STRAWBERRY MYLK

Voo doo, hoo doo, as Mr 70’s says…… Anything 19seventiesgirl makes, left of centre in the kitchen, is given a sceptical raised eyebrow from Mr 70’s. When he drank, after some deliberation; the strawberry, turmeric smoothie I made him, I was indeed surprised.  Recently he has put the lycra on and taken up bike riding, to…

Peach Bellini

The Bellini developed in Venice, had the original version made from fresh white peach juice and chilled Prosecco. I used my beautiful, succulent, yellow peaches that are sweet, juicy and the colour of a golden sun setting on the horizon of a hot summer’s night. The chilled peach juice was the deep colour of warm yellow…