Recipe: Candied Ginger

Ginger has been used for centuries for medicinal purposes, especially given that it can be used for treating almost any ailment. Another way to get a dose of ginger’s goodness is by making candied ginger. Candied ginger can help alleviate indigestion and colds, motion sickness, and boost the immune system. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including sustainable and … Continue reading Recipe: Candied Ginger

Recipe: Baked Apple Roses

Valentine’s Day is approaching and if you want to give the gift of roses over the breakfast table, check out this recipe for Baked Apple Roses. Using a few key ingredients including sliced apples, puff pastry, apricot preserve and cinnamon, you can conjure up some of these sweet treats for your Valentine and loved ones. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes … Continue reading Recipe: Baked Apple Roses

Recipe: Pina Colada Protein Smoothie

Looking for some breakfast smoothie ideas? How about a non-alcoholic, protein-rich pina colada? Check out the below video which adds mango, banana and protein powder to the traditional pina colada ingredients of pineapple and coconut. You can also experiment by adding oats instead of protein powder and protein-packed greek yogurt. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyles including sustainable and … Continue reading Recipe: Pina Colada Protein Smoothie

Recipe: Tzatziki

If you’re looking for a protein-rich accompaniment to serve with meats, kebabs, crudites or to eat simply on its own, it’s got to be tzatziki. Used in Greek, Middle Eastern and Levantine cuisines, tzatziki is typically served as a mezze dish. It is made using Greek yogurt, garlic, olive oil, shredded cucumber, vinegar, lemon juice and dill. Check out the below recipe for how to … Continue reading Recipe: Tzatziki

Sweet Potato: What Are The Health Benefits Plus Recipe for Sweet Potato Wedges

If there’s one vegetable that packs a punch nutritionally and works well as a side dish with most foods, it’s got to be sweet potato. A sweet-tasting root vegetable, sweet potato could not be any further apart from white potato. In fact, sweet potato belongs to the morning glory family, while white potato to the nightshade family. Sweet potato contains an abundant supply of vitamins … Continue reading Sweet Potato: What Are The Health Benefits Plus Recipe for Sweet Potato Wedges

Christmas tree recycling ideas: How to make a Pine Simple Syrup

Looking to put some of those pine needles on your Christmas tree to good use? If you like making cocktails, you can make a simple syrup from pine needles which adds a delicate citrus-like flavour to cocktails and mocktails. Pine Simple Syrup can also be used in glazing meats, dressings and as a sweetener. Check out the below video on how to make a simple … Continue reading Christmas tree recycling ideas: How to make a Pine Simple Syrup