Easy Pea & Brown Rice Risotto

With the UK in limbo between promising sunny Spring days and stretches of bleakness, cold and rain, it’s always useful to have a warm and comforting go-to meal. This risotto swaps out the classic rice ingredient for a combination of buckwheat and brown rice, making the dish higher in fibre and minerals, as well asContinue reading “Easy Pea & Brown Rice Risotto”

Beauty-Boosting Recipe: Rose-Tinted Pancakes

‘Antioxidants’……. It’s probably a word we all hear a lot, but don’t necessarily understand what it actually means. We know they’re apparently good for us, but why? Antioxidant compounds work to destroy ‘free radicals’, which are chemicals that are created in the body as a result of toxins from the environment or foods and drinksContinue reading “Beauty-Boosting Recipe: Rose-Tinted Pancakes”

Stress-Busting Over-Night Oat, Rye, Buckwheat & Hemp Porridge

Porridge is a breakfast staple; it’s reliable, relatively quick to make, and there are endless combinations of flavours to try if you get creative. If you’re feeling stressed or low, porridge is also one of the most effective ways to help boost your mood, and stabilise emotions throughout the day. Eat porridge in Winter whenContinue reading “Stress-Busting Over-Night Oat, Rye, Buckwheat & Hemp Porridge”

Detox Pancakes

If you thought the words ‘detox’ and ‘pancakes’ could never make it into the same sentence, you’re in for a treat. This healthy brunch recipe is very low in sugar, high in protein and without any processed ingredients. Best of all, it will keep you warm, nourished and full, so you won’t even feel likeContinue reading “Detox Pancakes”

Actually Healthy Seed & Cinnamon Cereal

  Cereal is a classic go-to breakfast for busy mornings and late night snacks, but much like other ‘health foods’, cereal is often laden with hidden additives, sugars and saturated fats. Other than abstaining from cereal altogether, there’s not much way of telling whether the bowl of crunchy goodness is actually doing you any goodContinue reading “Actually Healthy Seed & Cinnamon Cereal”

Chewy Cranberry-Chocolate Christmas Bars

It’s the last week before Christmas…. If you still need to buy a few extra gifts, grab this on your way for a much-needed energy boost before facing the festive crowds! The dates and cranberries are traditional Christmas fayre, and give a natural energy boost via natural sugars. No need to stock up on caffeine or aContinue reading “Chewy Cranberry-Chocolate Christmas Bars”

Ojas Boosting Bars

Originating from Yoga’s sister science of Ayurveda; Ojas is the subtle ‘essence’ or energy responsible for vitality, health, radiance, energy, strength, immunity, vigour, longevity of life and overall mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. Ojas is something the body both has within itself (i.e. babies are a fantastic example of having a high level of Ojas,Continue reading “Ojas Boosting Bars”

Mood-Boosting Granola Bites

The way we feel can be a choice; choosing to see positivity instead of focussing on worries and concerns all the time is a continual practice, and we can enhance this practice by choosing the types of foods which naturally boost happiness levels. A handful of cashews contains the same ability to boost our moodContinue reading “Mood-Boosting Granola Bites”

Healthy Carob-Maca, Buckwheat & Oat Pancakes

Since it’s approaching Shrove Tuesday (pancake day to most….) and there’s plenty of bags of flour, eggs, and sugar lining the supermarket shelves, it seems like now would probably be the best time to introduce a healthy and interesting alternative to the classic pancake recipe…. This recipe uses ground oats and buckwheat, making it a mixtureContinue reading “Healthy Carob-Maca, Buckwheat & Oat Pancakes”

A Healthy Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free Pizza…. That Actually Tastes Good!

There’s a lot of gluten-free ‘healthy’ food options out there now, but the thing is, a lot of them also taste like cardboard…. If you’re on a new year’s health kick and missing your favourite pizza, there’s good news…. You can still eat pizza and keep those new year’s good intentions! This recipe provides allContinue reading “A Healthy Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free Pizza…. That Actually Tastes Good!”