Turmeric Chai

With Autumn well and truly here and Winter on the way, this is the perfect time to collect a few warming, nourishing recipes to get you through the next few months. Spices are the key to creating meals and snacks that have medicinal properties and can make a big difference to the way you feel.Continue reading “Turmeric Chai”

Chai & Chocolate Energy Balls

Full of fibre, antioxidants, plant based protein, warming and digestion-boosting spices, and slow-release carbohydrates, these delicious energy balls are beneficial for the Ayurvedic Vata dosha (referring to someone who mostly feels cold, fragile, with dry skin and aching joints, but also during the Vata season of Autumn). They’re easy to make and seem to goContinue reading “Chai & Chocolate Energy Balls”

Infused Golden Coconut Tonic

For general wellbeing maintenance and those days that require a little TLC, this jar of anti-inflammatory, mind-enhancing, deeply nourishing infused coconut oil tonic is something you can keep in the fridge for weeks and can even be used daily in a number of ways. With typical ‘golden milk’ ingredients like turmeric, black pepper and cinnamon,Continue reading “Infused Golden Coconut Tonic”

Chocolate, Chai & Chestnut Pudding: Healthy Festive Fare & Party Power Food #2

A wholesome dessert that is totally suitable for breakfast. Chai is always cooking on the hob at my house during Winter, and the addition of chestnuts adds some warming, nutty festive flavour. As I mentioned in last week’s recipe; Chestnuts are low in fat, but rich in nutrients such as vitamin C, iron, magnesium andContinue reading “Chocolate, Chai & Chestnut Pudding: Healthy Festive Fare & Party Power Food #2”

Chai Breakfast Smoothie

A simple way to turn chai tea into breakfast…. It’s January: Everyone feels unnecessarily guilty for indulging and enjoying themselves over the last few months, everything we’ve been putting off ‘until January’ is suddenly a matter of urgency, and that new year’s resolution is beginning to take it’s toll even after a couple of weeks.Continue reading “Chai Breakfast Smoothie”

Vegan Mince Pie Biscuits

Here’s one version of a mince pie you can dip in your Christmas cup of chai. Tea and biscuits is very British and very comforting, so make time for tradition as you huddle by the fire with a blanket, a biscuit, and a warm cup of tea for dipping…. Ingredients (Makes approximately 24 small-to-medium biscuits) JustContinue reading “Vegan Mince Pie Biscuits”

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”

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”