Ginger & Turmeric Cold and Flu Elixir

Not for the fait-hearted, this concoction is a powerful way to prevent an oncoming cold, or rid the body of a chesty cough and blocked sinuses. Along with making sure you pay extra attention to preventing stress and saying ‘no’ when you need to, this is one of the keys to speeding up recovery duringContinue reading “Ginger & Turmeric Cold and Flu Elixir”

Ayurvedic Kapha-Reducing Energy Balls

With the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring fast approaching, we find ourselves in the middle of what could be termed ‘Kapha Season’. Within the realms of Ayurveda (the ancient science of life and longevity), some of the qualities of Kapha represent heaviness, an excessive amount of mucus (possibly a little like theContinue reading “Ayurvedic Kapha-Reducing Energy Balls”

Hibiscus Iced Tea

This is one of those recipes that creates something supremely luxurious and tasty, and is a real treat for guests, yet it’s SO simple and takes minimal effort. Whilst cold brew coffee is having a moment right now, with every high street coffee shop offering their own version of creamy, caffeinated goodness, iced tea hasContinue reading “Hibiscus Iced Tea”

Lemon & Coconut Natural Energy Balls

Celebrate the sunshine this week with a bite of something fresh and zesty. With totally healthy ingredients and no refined sugars whatsoever, the energy boost you’ll feel from these won’t be accompanied by a subsequent crash. Studies show that whilst lemon zest is a great baking ingredient, it also has a few other surprisingly brilliantContinue reading “Lemon & Coconut Natural Energy Balls”

Peachy Pea & Feta Salad

A wonderful, seasonal blend of soft and sweet fruit, and salty, tangy feta. This is a lovely light salad for leisurely lunches or warm evening meals. It takes minutes to make and will work as a main meal or a side at your next get together or BBQ. All of the ingredients are seasonal, soContinue reading “Peachy Pea & Feta Salad”

Lemon & Almond Coconut Currant Cake

  A gluten free, grain free, oil free, dairy free, paleo, and protein rich dessert that passes as a completely healthy snack too. Although it’s ‘free from’ a lot of things, this recipe certainly isn’t free from being delicious and full of nutrient-dense ingredients. Bake this in time for Easter for when all the chocolate isContinue reading “Lemon & Almond Coconut Currant Cake”

Springtime Self Care | Pt. 2: Morning Lemon Water

As if you needed anything else to add to your morning routine…. When it comes to feeling healthy and full of energy, it always pays to start your day the way you mean to carry on, and beginning with a big cup of lemon and warm water is one of the most simple and effective waysContinue reading “Springtime Self Care | Pt. 2: Morning Lemon Water”

Winter-Spiced Persimmon Preserve (GF)

There’s no mistaking the season with the Wintery scents of this recipe as it cooks. Aromas of cinnamon and star anise will make the kitchen smell as though you’re warming up a batch of mulled wine, but this preserve is suitable for the whole family, and is perfect spread over warm home made bread or thisContinue reading “Winter-Spiced Persimmon Preserve (GF)”

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”

Plant-Based Avocado Pesto (No Garlic)

Mid-August calls for something that provides an abundance of nutrients, but doesn’t require hours inside the kitchen to make it. It calls for something healthy and light, but also filling enough to last until the sun sets late in the evening. It calls for something without garlic, because Summer is a social time of year…..Continue reading “Plant-Based Avocado Pesto (No Garlic)”