November 7, 2017 lenabosafarm Energising Recipes (E)RecipesTrim Healthy Mama

ENERGY SOUP  (E)   3 – 4 L Beef or Chicken stock or a mix of stock and water 2 cups lentils 1 cup brown rice 1 large kumera 3 large carrots 2 onions 1 – 2 cups chopped greens (or 1 packet dried Seaweed Salad) 2 teaspoons Celtic salt 1 can Indian Tomato (or […]


Essential Oil Roller Bottles

July 14, 2016 lenabosafarm Essential OilsTrim Healthy Mama

New product!  I am now making Essential Oil Blends in a roller bottle for easy use.  So convenient to pop in your handbag.  Keep a variety of these in your medicine cabinet, and on your dressing table.  These little roller bottles of oil smell amazing.  I like to wear them for perfume – and as […]


Time for REAL Herbal Tea!

June 25, 2016 lenabosafarm HerbsTrim Healthy MamaUncategorized

  Quite some time ago I discovered Bulk Herb Store teas.  I love the chunky, natural dried herbs and fruit that make up these teas.  I am always wary of the herbal teas I buy here in New Zealand, which have “natural flavours”.  What am I drinking, exactly?  The Bulk Herb Store teas are just organic […]


Kefir Cultured Veges (FP)

May 2, 2016 lenabosafarm Fuel PullRecipesTrim Healthy Mama

Kefir Cultured Veges Into 3 litre glass jar: Cut or shred ¼ cabbage Grate 1 carrot or roughly cut 1 beetroot (grating or chopping the beetroot too fine can cause too fast fermentation) Peel and chop 2 – 3 garlic cloves Add 2 teaspoons celtic salt Add ¼ cup milk kefir whey (to make whey […]


Benefits of Collagen

January 24, 2016 lenabosafarm Trim Healthy Mama

Collagen Collagen protein is the amino acids found in Bone Broth, one of the most healing foods. Supports digestion and nervous system Joint health Tones and tightens skin Supports healthy metabolism   Dairy and gluten free, easily digested protein. Joints – Collagen is the building blocks of tissues, so is ideal for joint health, healing […]


Turmeric Crackers – S

December 6, 2015 lenabosafarm RecipesSatisfying Recipes (S)Trim Healthy Mama

Recipe created by Jan Marshall Turmeric is very good for your health, including helping to prevent cancer.  It is even more effective when taken with Black Pepper and Coconut Oil.  My friend Jan included them in her cracker recipe, and they are very tasty! For variation, you can also make these crackers with different herbs […]


Wholefoods – Naturally!

October 24, 2015 lenabosafarm Uncategorized

When looking to improve your health, several factors need to be considered.  Adequate sleep, fresh water, managing stress, and regular exercise all play a part.  But the one I would like to address here is a nutritious diet.  Your diet is simply what you eat.  What you eat is of utmost importance in determining your […]


Chocolate Brownie Loaf (S)

July 3, 2015 lenabosafarm RecipesSatisfying Recipes (S)Trim Healthy Mama

My second recipe made with the new Baking Blend is a real hit.  Brownie is one thing I have missed on the THM plan.  This Brownie is delicious, and on-plan! Makes 2 loaves 200g butter 4 eggs 1c Xylitol* 1t vanilla 2t baking powder 1 1/2 c Baking Blend* 1/2 c cocoa *Ingredients available from […]


Banana Loaf (S or CO)

July 3, 2015 lenabosafarm RecipesSatisfying Recipes (S)Trim Healthy MamaUncategorized

My new Baking Blend has arrived, and this morning I tried it out with two recipes.  The first one is Banana Loaf.  I made two loaves, with 2 bananas and 1/2 cup cows’ milk.  This would equate to 1 banana and 1/4 cup milk per loaf.  So I think the amount of carbs in a […]


Natural Decongestant Rub

May 25, 2015 lenabosafarm Uncategorized

A delicious smell is coming from my workbench – a blend of essential oils designed to help clear the airways, ease chesty coughs, and calm a distressed, sick child so they can sleep.  Eucalyptus, peppermint, camphor – those herbal oils that shout “wintertime!” Years ago, when my oldest children were little I became dissatisfied with […]


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