Fresh Healing Mint & Lemon Tea, a drink for CHAMPIONS!
Next time you are food shopping grab a little mint plant from the fresh herbs section and bring it home! (Or if you are lucky enough to have some in your garden do use that!) Mint is actually very healing, particularly for the digestive system. Its also good for the immune, can help ease congestion and is even good for the skin cells – you could use it in a facial steam session!
Combining it fresh with Lemon bursting with vitamin C makes it a SUPER HEALING CHAMPION OF A DRINK!
Help get your immune back on track try this Fresh Mint Tea combined with lemon and squeeze of manuka honey yum!
I always start with some cold water in the bottom of my mug about 1/4 full, (to make sure the vitamin C in the lemon is not boiled off) to this I add:
1 tea spoon of Manuka honey
Grate a little rind of an unwaxed lemon
Add the juice of 1/4 a lemon
A few sprigs of Fresh Mint (about 5 leaves is a good guide), stir
Then top up mug with boiled water, stir again and allow to steep for a few minutes.
You can also make this in a tea pot. Enjoy!
Sunny soup recipe!
For vegans, veggies, kids, diabetics, everyone to enjoy.
1/4 butternut squash (peeled)
3 carrots (peeled)
1 onion (big is better)
1 clove garlic
1 stock cube (veggie)
1.5 pints water
1 teaspoon of honey (miss out if you are diabetic)
a big sprinkle of dried tarragon or basil
Big pinch of course black pepper
(Salt if you want)
Butter (just a little nob) (or veg oil if vegan)
A hand held blender (if you dont have a blender just chop everything up nice and finely)
1. Chop everything
2. Put butter in pan medium heat and add chopped onions, then squash and carrots, fry for 3 mins stirring regularly.
3. Then put on low heat (leccy about 3) and put a lid on pan leave veg to sweat for about 10 mins. (Go do some work, plat with kids, tit about etc in this 10mins, its yours use it).
4. Crumble in stock cube and drool in honey, stir into veg. Now slowly add water while stirring, add in a pinch of drive tarragon or basil and pepper.
5. On a low heat leave to cook for 10 to 15 more minutes.
6. Taste to see if you need to add more stock or seasoning, turn of heat and blend with hand held blender or serve chunky.