Cashew, Cardamom & Banana Ice Cream (vegan)

A super easy, dairy free and deliciously healthy dessert, or snack. This recipe is the perfect way to use up over-ripe bananas, and the combination of ingredients like cashews, cardamom and bananas themselves can all help lower blood pressure, contribute to healthy muscles and boost mood levels too. I popped mine in a bread loafContinue reading “Cashew, Cardamom & Banana Ice Cream (vegan)”

Now Available: On-The-Go Digestion Blend

Cardamom is considered one of the world’s oldest culinary spices, with the Egyptians even chewing the pods for digestion, and using the spice within their rituals. In India, cardamom is a popular Ayurvedic spice, utilised to help ease digestive difficulties, for cleansing, and as a way to freshen breath – even high-class women (who hadContinue reading “Now Available: On-The-Go Digestion Blend”

Warming Ayurvedic Autumn Elixir (V-P/K+)

Ayurveda considers Autumn to have the qualities of rough, cold, dry, changeable, erratic, and brittle. We often take on some of these qualities during Autumn and Winter too, which can wreak havoc on the body and mind. In order to counteract these qualities, we can use various tools such as food and drink, herbs, movementContinue reading “Warming Ayurvedic Autumn Elixir (V-P/K+)”

Quick-Make Pancake Recipe

There’s a huge conversation happening at the moment around protein, and it isn’t the one asking the question “are you getting enough?”, it’s the one that asks “do we really need that much?”.  Since the bodybuilding craze began, people have been searching out ways to build muscle fast, and as the craze has developed into something a vastContinue reading “Quick-Make Pancake Recipe”

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”

Calming Cardamom, Cashew & Vanilla Mylk

Sometimes we crave something spicy and stimulating and other times we really need a calming, nourishing potion to soothe the senses and find clarity. This is definitely one for the latter. All the ingredients here aid in maintaining a calm mind and a happy mood – something we may all need a little help withContinue reading “Calming Cardamom, Cashew & Vanilla Mylk”

Spiced Masala Chai Recipe

The ability to make ‘good chai’ is a very important thing in India – many mothers will work a lifetime to create and re-create their own chai concoction, and pass down the secret recipe through the family. When you taste how nourishing and comforting it is – not to mention healthy and absolutely full ofContinue reading “Spiced Masala Chai Recipe”

Sattvic Snacks: Cardamom, Cashew & Chickpea Cookies

In a recent Yoga & Meditation workshop I hosted with my mother (a Yoga & meditation teacher herself, as well as a qualified hypnotherapist and all-around wise woman), we briefly spoke about how a Sattvic diet was traditionally used to aid in the practices of meditation. The word ‘sattvic’ means ‘pure’, and it’s often referredContinue reading “Sattvic Snacks: Cardamom, Cashew & Chickpea Cookies”

Masala chia-chai porridge

It’s a bit of a shock – to say the least – to go from warmth, sunshine and the most amazing chai tea every morning, to these cold and frosty British December mornings…. So to remind myself of the amazing month I have just spent in India on my 5oo hour Yoga teacher training –Continue reading “Masala chia-chai porridge”