The Light ‘Diet’: A Deep Dive Into Harnessing The Power Of Light For Better Health & Wellbeing

Part 1: Mitochondria Whilst much of our ‘dietary’ focus is upon the foods we eat and how much exercise we do, what we might not think about is the amount of natural light we’re getting each day, and at which times we’re getting it.  What you eat and when you eat it can be ‘hacked’Continue reading “The Light ‘Diet’: A Deep Dive Into Harnessing The Power Of Light For Better Health & Wellbeing”

Simple & Small Spelt Flour Taco Shells

On our recent trip to the West coast of America, we discovered just how much LA seems to love tacos right now. The Tex-Mex tortillas and spicy fillings, abundance of eclectic options and absolute deliciousness were a regular appearance throughout the trip, and when taco Tuesday at Diabolo in Silverlake arrives, devouring 2 tacos andContinue reading “Simple & Small Spelt Flour Taco Shells”

Blueberry, Plum & Pear Cake

A celebration of seasonal and sweet ripe fruits, this cake uses a combination of spelt flour and ground almonds to give it a springy sponge-like texture. The abundance of fruit used in this recipe means you can really cut down on the amount of sweetener or sugar you might usually use. Try it this weekContinue reading “Blueberry, Plum & Pear Cake”

Banana, Beetroot & Cocoa Dessert

This dessert is perfect for when your muscles have been working extra hard and require a nutrient boost. Full of magnesium, potassium, nitric oxide, protein and antioxidants, this little pud is a pot of genuine superfood goodness. As a bonus, there are also lots of mood and energy-enhancing ingredients here too to keep you going.Continue reading “Banana, Beetroot & Cocoa Dessert”

Feel Good Flapjacks (V)

A flapjack can be something of a lifesaver if you’re flagging and foggy-minded midweek, or experiencing a blood sugar drop and need something with healthy carbs fast. With plenty of plant based protein, fibre and healthy fats, these flapjacks can be made into bites or bars, and popped into your bag to enjoy with tea or coffee.Continue reading “Feel Good Flapjacks (V)”

Monthly Mantra | June: “I shine my light of attention towards what matters. I make peace with what I cannot change”

Each month I write a post on creating intentions for YogaMatters. As some extra inspiration, check here each month for a mantra and intention. June is all about choosing what we focus on and deciding what does and doesn’t deserve our attention. Your attention is your energy, use it wisely! ♥ “I shine my light ofContinue reading “Monthly Mantra | June: “I shine my light of attention towards what matters. I make peace with what I cannot change””

Pink & Powerful Valentine Desserts

This recipe is full of antioxidants, circulation-boosting compounds and fibre, not to mention plenty of nitric oxide (google the benefits of it and you’ll find out just why this particular element might be a go-to on valentines day….) Simple to make and super healthy, you could really make it any day of the year toContinue reading “Pink & Powerful Valentine Desserts”

Warming Walnut & Ginger Spelt Biscuits

February is very much Vata / Kapha season in terms of Ayurveda, which basically means many of us are likely to waver between feeling cold and fragile, with dry skin and unpredictable energy levels, or heavy and lethargic, with digestive issues and low mood levels. (To find out what Ayurveda is, read this post, orContinue reading “Warming Walnut & Ginger Spelt Biscuits”

Ayurvedic Advice: Using Kapha Season To Build Strength and Immunity

A recent blog post I wrote for YogaMatters. Read on if you’re feeling the effects of Winter! After what seems like a very long January which may have been full of cleanses, detox juices, harsh gym schedules and a tone of self-imposed pressure, we can be left feeling drained before month #1 is even finished.Continue reading “Ayurvedic Advice: Using Kapha Season To Build Strength and Immunity”

Easy Homemade Ketchup

Minimal sugars, no artificial ingredients, and delicious! This is ketchup you can genuinely add to your meals without adding any chemicals or hormone disrupting additives. Totally easy to make, full of lycopene (a powerful antioxidant protecting against cellular damage) and a recipe worth passing on to anyone keen on condiments!   INGREDIENTS 1 plum tomatoesContinue reading “Easy Homemade Ketchup”