Easy Honey & Turmeric Winter Wellness Tonic

Ayurveda is abundant with tonics and teas to help balance and invigorate the body and mind. Living with an awareness of Ayurvedic principles can not only help when it comes to discerning beneficial foods, activities, herbs and anything from scents to colours to help you feel your best, but also opens the doors to aContinue reading “Easy Honey & Turmeric Winter Wellness Tonic”

Calming Chamomile Skin Balm (For dry skin, eczema & psoriasis)

During Autumn and early Winter, the air tends to be drier (despite the rainfall….), causing skin to also become dry and prone to irritation. Add to that the fact that many of us are spending lots of time inside with central heating, we’re exposed to dry air a lot at this time of year. ThisContinue reading “Calming Chamomile Skin Balm (For dry skin, eczema & psoriasis)”

Anti Inflammatory + Adaptogenic Latte #1

‘Adaptogen’ is a key buzzword for 2017, as there’s a big focus in the superfood world on them, with other notable adaptogens being ashwagandha, chaga, reishi, cordyceps (one of the best things I’ve found recently for boosting energy, strength and endurance before exercise!) and ginseng. Adaptogens are just as the name suggests; they help theContinue reading “Anti Inflammatory + Adaptogenic Latte #1”

Make Your Own Pasta: Gluten Free, High Protein & Unprocessed!

If you’ve been abstaining from pasta for years due to the high carbohydrate content, the refined nature of the ingredients, or the fact that you always end up eating way more than the serving suggestion advises, then this recipe is definitely one to keep handy. With just two ingredients, this recipe couldn’t be more simple (orContinue reading “Make Your Own Pasta: Gluten Free, High Protein & Unprocessed!”

Family Recipe: Anytime Go-To Pasta Sauce

  This recipe has been in my family for as long as I can remember. When I was a baby, I was generally fed avocados, bananas and this pasta sauce…. And not much has changed since to be honest. This is a very simple, delicious, versatile and family-friendly pasta sauce recipe, which you can alsoContinue reading “Family Recipe: Anytime Go-To Pasta Sauce”

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”

Natural, Homemade Lavender Facial Exfoliator

With the intention of cutting down on both chemicals and costs, many of us are now experimenting with making our own, natural products to use around the home. First up from me is a natural face exfoliator. Since we’re well in to Spring now, it’s still a good time to be shedding our Winter coatsContinue reading “Natural, Homemade Lavender Facial Exfoliator”