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 areContinue reading “Natural Spring Tonic: Cleavers & Lemon Detox Tea, Morning Infusion & Face Wash”

Chewy Cranberry-Chocolate Christmas Bars

It’s the last week before Christmas…. If you still need to buy a few extra gifts, grab this on your way for a much-needed energy boost before facing the festive crowds! The dates and cranberries are traditional Christmas fayre, and give a natural energy boost via natural sugars. No need to stock up on caffeine or aContinue reading “Chewy Cranberry-Chocolate Christmas Bars”

Avocado, Beetroot & Chocolate Breakfast Pudding: The A-B-C Of A Nutrient-Dense Breakfast

This is a breakfast treat that is actually a treat for your body. Full of nutrients and vitamins to help you start the day by taking care of yourself, therefore allowing you to be the best you can be and take care of others later. When I was in India last Winter, an ‘ABC’ wasContinue reading “Avocado, Beetroot & Chocolate Breakfast Pudding: The A-B-C Of A Nutrient-Dense Breakfast”

Warm ‘Pumpkin Pie’ Breakfast Bowl (vegan, gluten free, seasonal & paleo)

Shops and markets are full of pumpkins at this time of year; they’re inexpensive, very highly nutritious, and can be used in a wide range of different recipes. With an abundance of vitamins A, C and E, as well as potassium and manganese,  they also contain good levels of iron and magnesium – essential forContinue reading “Warm ‘Pumpkin Pie’ Breakfast Bowl (vegan, gluten free, seasonal & paleo)”

What To Do After Carving The Halloween Pumpkin: Seasonal & Vegan Pumpkin Seed Granola! Recipe

When the fun of carving a pumpkin is over, you may be wondering what to do with the huge amount of seeds and flesh you have hanging around. Instead of throwing them away, use them to make a healthy granola recipe that will keep you going all morning. If you’re finding your way back to fullContinue reading “What To Do After Carving The Halloween Pumpkin: Seasonal & Vegan Pumpkin Seed Granola! Recipe”

Totally Vegan ‘Steak & Chips’

This hearty yet Summery meal is the perfect vegan alternative to the weekend favourite steak and chips. It’s also a whole lot healthier and easier to digest than red meat! (plus there’s the whole not actually having to eat an animal thing too….) The sweet potato wedges take place of chips, as this type ofContinue reading “Totally Vegan ‘Steak & Chips’”

Simple Raw Chocolate Recipe

There’s something about chocolate…. In 2001, the USA totalled about $13.1 Billion in chocolate sales, while in 2011 the UK’s chocolate sales added up to £4 Billion. (Considering the US population is almost 319 million, and the UK’s is 64 million, we seem to like the stuff just as much….) Chocolate companies currently use 40%Continue reading “Simple Raw Chocolate Recipe”

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”

Raw Chocolate-Fudge Love Bites

So, obviously as we approach Valentine’s day, the internet is full of love-themed recipes…. Not all of them are particularly good for your heart, though…. These little bites of healthy, raw goodness taste better than any processed and sugary shop-bought treats, and they do taste as though someone else has made them who actually knows whatContinue reading “Raw Chocolate-Fudge Love Bites”

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 doContinue reading “Your Healing Home”