Simple Wild Garlic & Walnut Pesto (v)

April is a wonderful time to get outside and explore the abundance of Spring herbs and plants flourishing right now. The UK is full of greenery during these months of ample sun and rain, from detoxifying cleavers and dandelion to Alexanders and today’s featured ingredient of wild garlic or Ramsons as it’s also known. Wild garlic […]

Meet Your New Favourite Facial Tool: The Jade Roller

The recent resurgence in popularity of ancient wellbeing practices like Ayurveda and Chinese medicine means we’re now seeing that “the old ones are the best” is totally true. Tried-and-tested for thousands of years; these magical habits and hacks actually work – they’re not fads. With Ayurveda currently having a moment (Jasmine Hemsley’s book East By […]

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. […]

Natural Spring Tonic: Cleavers & Lemon Detox Tea, Morning Infusion & Face Wash

  There’s a reason certain herbs and plants grow at certain times of the year; naturally we would reach out to herbs like nettle, dandelion, ground ivy, garlic and cleavers, to boost the immune, circulatory and lymphatic systems, cure coughs and colds, and help with digestion. Salad leaves like rocket, lettuce, chard and spinach are […]

Your Healing Home

  When we seek out relief from pain, athletic enhancement, mood-boosters, or need to relax, many of us reach for something man made. We take pills of pain-relief, drink alcohol to relax, or consume sugary & processed food and drinks to boost energy levels. But did you know – these processed substances can actually do […]

Sweet Potato Soup (Vegan, gluten free and Vata balancing)

Sweet Potato soup (Vegan, gluten – free & vata balancing) A comforting soup perfect for cold, rainy & windy days. Serve with carrot sticks or oat cakes and healthy home made hummus. *You can use the recipe from the blog here.   This makes a pretty big pot of soup, and will last you a few […]

Ayurvedic Spice Blends

  Ayurveda – the ancient ‘science of life’, is a traditional Indian system of medicine, which has been used to treat and cure people for thousands of years. Ayurveda is based on the idea of balancing the body and mind by using herbal treatment, dietary considerations and yogic breathing techniques. Ayurveda presumes our natural state […]

Vegan Brain Food

Especially around the Christmas season, it seems as though there’s a hundred things to remember and to plan for. Because of all the business and temptations of sugary treats around, it can also mean our health takes a bit of a back seat. If you’re a vegan too, it can be difficult to know exactly […]