Drinks and Smoothies

rose tea berry smoothie

Rose Tea Berry Smoothie

Last week we had rose tea and this week I am turning it into a much cooler rose tea berry smoothie topped with a mixed berry nice cream. I thought as spring is (almost) in the air something fragrant and vibrant would be the winner. When I think of fragrance I […]

rose petal tea

Rose Petal Tea

Today is National Tea Day so I was privileged to be asked to review the Book Practical Herbs 1 written by herbalist Henriette Kress. There are so many beneficial and healing herbal recipes that I had to read the book twice over to decide which ones to make. Seeing as […]

spiced hot chocolate

Winter Spiced Hot Chocolate

Winter spiced hot chocolate isn’t just for Christmas! We can treat ourselves to a warming treat of spiced hot chocolate any day of the year. In Ireland it is the perfect weather for hot chocolate. Having spent Christmas in Spain visiting my family who live there, imagine my shock at […]

A warming drink of freshly pressed apples with all the flavours of autumn

Hot Spiced Apple Drink

There are so many reasons to love autumn. Spring can still be cold waiting for summer to appear, summer can be a real let down where we are waiting and waiting for THAT beloved heat wave to appear and winter can be cold and damp and seem like an eternity. But with […]

A delicious antioxidant smoothie with the feel good factor... made from green tea, gogi berries and red berries with fresh almond milk

Very Berry Smoothie

There’s nothing like a delicious smoothie to start the day especially when it’s a very berry smoothie filled with antioxidant goodness. This smoothie tastes like a dessert in a drink and you will be coming back for more! The antioxidant ingredient I use which is usually missing from most smoothies […]

A smooth, rich brandy with a distinct natural cherry flavour

Cherry Brandy

Life is like a bowl of cherries until you turn it into cherry brandy when it gets even better! I just love cherry season when you can come home with punnets of delicious plump cherries and conjure up some amazing cherry recipes.  

super green juice

Super Green Juice

This super green juice is the perfect way to start the day, whether it’s to give you more energy or as a magical cure. This juice will give you the extra energy you are craving …  

smoothie bowl

Smoothie Bowl

    If you love smoothies and if you love fruit then you’re going to LOVE my smoothie bowl. It’s a luxury smoothie with a luxury topping of the best berries, nuts, oats  and seeds and you’ll be refilling that bowl in no time! You can use any smoothie recipe […]


Piña Colada Smoothie

Piña Colada….. the sound of it just wants you to imagine you are on a tropical beach somewhere listening to the sounds of the waves and feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin. But you don’t really have to be there…. you can just imagine it and instead find […]


Antioxidant Dragon Fruit Smoothie

I love tasting new ingredients. For ages I used to look at the dragon fruit in the exotic fruit section of the supermarket and wonder what it tasted like. It always appealed to me because of it’s pink colour as I love pink! Pink brightens up a rainy day. Pink […]