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”

Dark Chocolate & Berry Muffins (Gluten + Dairy Free)

If you’ve made it to February with your new years resolutions fully intact and your healthy eating plan still on track, then well done! If you’ve slipped up a couple of times and splurged on chocolate or wine in a moment of craving, then equally well done for being human and honest. Life is aboutContinue reading “Dark Chocolate & Berry Muffins (Gluten + Dairy Free)”

Love Yourself: #LFLOVES February 2016 LookFantastic Beauty Box

February is the month of Love, but we can’t give it out unless we’ve got it within ourselves to start with…. Self-acceptance, respect, care and love are the fundamental things that allow us to truly love and respect others. Love makes the world go round, so take the time to nourish yourself and not only willContinue reading “Love Yourself: #LFLOVES February 2016 LookFantastic Beauty Box”

Practice: Parivrtta Utkatasana (Revolved Chair Pose)

Parivrtta = ‘Revolved’       Utkata = ‘Wild’, ‘Frightening’, ‘Intense’, ‘Furious’ Utkatasana is known by many other names, such as ‘fierce pose’, ‘fiery angle pose’, ‘powerful pose’, ‘lightening bolt pose’, ‘chair pose’, ‘hazardous pose’, ‘awkward pose’…. So you already know it’s not exactly a posture you’re going to fall asleep in…. While this posture isContinue reading “Practice: Parivrtta Utkatasana (Revolved Chair Pose)”

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”