Ayurvedic Detox: Springtime Stewed Apples

Within many natural health systems, Spring is a traditional time to detox and cleanse. As we leave the heaviness and darkness of Winter and head towards the brightness of Spring, it’s time to create a sense of lightness and clarity within ourselves too. Fasting, strictly detoxing or other harsh strategies aren’t always suitable for everyone,Continue reading “Ayurvedic Detox: Springtime Stewed Apples”

Ayurveda Inspired Seasonal Self-Care | Spring: Kapha Season

After emerging some few thousand years ago, Ayurveda (the knowledge of longevity, or ‘science of life’) has survived and thrived throughout the ages, and stands today as not only the East’s traditional healing modality, but a fascinating tool for everyday life in the modern Western world. Ayurveda is essentially a way of living and beingContinue reading “Ayurveda Inspired Seasonal Self-Care | Spring: Kapha Season”

Low Sugar High Protein Black Bean Brownies

If brownies are one of life’s greatest pleasures to you, then perhaps you also feel that a brownie with health benefits, protein and hardly any sugar is a pretty good thing too…. With the wonderful classic brownie texture, this recipe makes a big batch of filling and satisfying snacks that can also be eaten forContinue reading “Low Sugar High Protein Black Bean Brownies”

A:M|P:M ~ Rituals + Routines For Waking Well & Sleeping Soundly | #5 Hanri van Wyk

A:M|P:M Rituals + Routines For Waking Well & Sleeping Soundly ∇ My name is Hanri van Wyk, I’m a dance and yoga photographer, an Art Director for Ivy Kids (part of a publishing company) and a yoga teacher. I’m 35 years old, and I live in a quiet village in Rutland, England with my otherContinue reading “A:M|P:M ~ Rituals + Routines For Waking Well & Sleeping Soundly | #5 Hanri van Wyk”

Rose Tinted Biscuits

Despite the cold temperatures and reports of approaching snowfall, we can all have hope that Spring is indeed on the way! The daylight hours are slowly extending, and flower buds peep out waiting for an opportunity to bloom, and all the while the comfort food can seem way more appealing than the cleanses and saladsContinue reading “Rose Tinted Biscuits”

Be Like Water | Ayurveda & Astrolgy Advice For Kapha + Pisces Season

Late Winter and early Spring are classified in Ayurvedic terms as Kapha season – a time at which the qualities of heaviness, lethargy, congestion and attachment can become more prevalent. The Kapha ‘dosha’ or quality is linked to earth and water, and the aspects that relate to these elements. To learn more about Ayurveda andContinue reading “Be Like Water | Ayurveda & Astrolgy Advice For Kapha + Pisces Season”

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)”

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”

A:M|P:M Rituals + Routines For Waking Well & Sleeping Soundly ~ #4 Peter Deadman

Rituals + Routines For Waking Well & Sleeping Soundly Welcome to the interview series giving you a very special insight into the habits, rituals and routines of some of the most interesting and in-the-know people I can get my hands on. It’s all about gathering inspiration, and using it to experiment with in order to reveal the bestContinue reading “A:M|P:M Rituals + Routines For Waking Well & Sleeping Soundly ~ #4 Peter Deadman”

Accepting Guilt-Free Tiredness & Afternoon Meditations

How many times have you felt tired, exhausted or empty, but refused to let yourself rest? How many times have you felt the need to stop, nap or simply sit, but completely ignored this need in the pursuit of completing your to do list? With instant messaging, overflowing email inboxes, and an ever-demanding work andContinue reading “Accepting Guilt-Free Tiredness & Afternoon Meditations”