Non Alcoholic Healthy Hot Toddy

For when you’re feeling the effects of a cold or flu, or you want to look after someone who is feeling a little under the weather, this warming, spiced and citrusy concoction still packs a punch without the alcohol. A great way to warm and soothe a sore throat and shift a chesty cough, theContinue reading “Non Alcoholic Healthy Hot Toddy”

Peppermint: Mind Body Benefits & Ayurvedic Advice

As a qualified aromatherapist and someone who has used oils in everything from homemade skincare items, to bath mixes, to healthy snacks, there’s a lot to discover when it comes to essential oils. Medicine Man Whilst they’re often dismissed as a ‘natural alternative’ to medicines, it’s worth noting that these oils are the original medicine.Continue reading “Peppermint: Mind Body Benefits & Ayurvedic Advice”

Springtime Self Care | Pt. 4: Cold Shower Therapy + Sauna Stress Relief

So last Saturday, I spent the day at a workshop with Wim Hof – the ‘superhuman’, super friendly and incredibly inspiring ‘Ice Man’ from the Netherlands. If you’re not familiar with Wim Hof, check out #36alive 100 on http://www.36alive.com, a blog I co founded this year with daily posts on living well and feeling alive. HisContinue reading “Springtime Self Care | Pt. 4: Cold Shower Therapy + Sauna Stress Relief”

Ayurvedic Carrot Subji

As we enter into Spring, it’s time to get together and celebrate the lighter evenings and warmer weather. Whilst more sunshine may seem like the opportunity to include more raw foods in daily meals however, many people find them difficult to digest. Ayurveda suggests always cooking foods to make them easier to digest, and thisContinue reading “Ayurvedic Carrot Subji”

The Science of Sage Smudging

  ▲ As the much of the world continues to fill with pollution and plastic, and as we essentially choke ourselves with our own clever creations, there is a solution… We’re also re-discovering ancient techniques that can naturally health the environment, and ourselves. Sage smudging is a Native American practice of burning certain plants andContinue reading “The Science of Sage Smudging”

Magnet Therapy For Health & Wellbeing, And 10% Off….

Whether you’re looking to heal aches and pains, generate more energy or simply feel even better within yourself, magnets have been a well known tool to aid in this for thousands of years. The benefits of magnet therapy are vast, and they can help no matter your age or situation. Click the link below toContinue reading “Magnet Therapy For Health & Wellbeing, And 10% Off….”

Living a Life of Longevity: Are We Looking For True ‘Health’ Or Instant Gratification?

  Longevity is not sexy. Moderation in diet, exercise and sleep are what have kept cultures and civilisations in the East healthy for thousands of years, but they don’t necessarily add up to what we in the West currently pursue. The current trends of Crossfit, Paleo, raw vegan and any other ‘extreme’ diet and exerciseContinue reading “Living a Life of Longevity: Are We Looking For True ‘Health’ Or Instant Gratification?”

Anti Inflammatory Ruby Red Juice

  Packed full of vitamin C and A, alkalising and anti-inflammatory, this juice is perfect for when you feel a cold coming on, or you’re suffering from any aches and pains. Having recently experimented with juicing, I can honestly say that adding a few juices a week to my diet has given me more energy, abilityContinue reading “Anti Inflammatory Ruby Red Juice”

Raw Summer Strawberry Shortcake

  Something to watch Wimbledon with if you’re in the UK this week, or to celebrate Independence day with at a picnic if you’re in the US. Perfect for get-togethers, desserts on warm evenings and paired with tea; these are easy to make and easier to eat…. Ingredients (makes approximately 25) 2 cups oats 10Continue reading “Raw Summer Strawberry Shortcake”

Vegan Coconut & Vanilla Panna Cotta

Traditionally made using milk, cream, gelatin and lots of sugar (the dessert is Italian, and the translation is literally ‘cooked cream’); panna cotta is probably the last thing on your mind if you’re looking to eat healthy for yourself and the planet. This one however, is free from animals, refined sugar and actually uses aContinue reading “Vegan Coconut & Vanilla Panna Cotta”