Ginger & Molasses Biscuits

Warming and comforting, with digestion-boosting spices and a good dose of iron from the molasses, these biscuits are a great way to balance the Ayurvedic Vata Dosha. Dip them in tea or pack a few with you to take on blustery Autumn walks, they’re easy to make and satisfyingly similar to a ginger snap, asContinue reading “Ginger & Molasses Biscuits”

Blog Roundup: Last Month’s Articles For Your Yoga Inspiration

If you missed any of November’s published articles, have a read of the pieces below for some yoga, health and wellbeing inspiration. Feel free to share with anyone who would benefit from reading too! ∇ November Intention: Using Energy Wisely & Living Life Fully ∇ Meaning Behind The Posture  |  Trikonasana: Triangles & The PowerContinue reading “Blog Roundup: Last Month’s Articles For Your Yoga Inspiration”

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)”

Easy Apple & Pear Chutney (V + low sugar)

Spice up these seasonal fruits and serve them along side a warming curry or festive platter of cheese and wine! (is it ok to say ‘festive’ in October?) Easy to make and with no refined sugar, this chutney will keep in the fridge for roughly a week, and will taste best a couple of daysContinue reading “Easy Apple & Pear Chutney (V + low sugar)”

Savoury Superfood Turmeric Biscuits

Most of us have probably heard about the benefits of the golden spice by now. Indeed Turmeric has many magical properties, like lowering levels of inflammation, enhancing the growth and renewal of healthy cells, maintaining good gut health, and increasing the body’s antioxidant capacity. Despite its hype and somewhat miraculous abilities – turmeric is stillContinue reading “Savoury Superfood Turmeric Biscuits”

Zero Waste Winter Porridge Cake (V)

With November here in a few days, Summer smoothie bowls, cool crispy salads and iced coffees are out, and warming soups, spiced chai and hot porridges are most definitely in! It’s amazing what can be made from leftovers – and with a little creative thinking and lots of hungry guests to feed, we were able toContinue reading “Zero Waste Winter Porridge Cake (V)”

Chocolate, Chai & Chestnut Pudding: Healthy Festive Fare & Party Power Food #2

A wholesome dessert that is totally suitable for breakfast. Chai is always cooking on the hob at my house during Winter, and the addition of chestnuts adds some warming, nutty festive flavour. As I mentioned in last week’s recipe; Chestnuts are low in fat, but rich in nutrients such as vitamin C, iron, magnesium andContinue reading “Chocolate, Chai & Chestnut Pudding: Healthy Festive Fare & Party Power Food #2”

Why I Drink From A Copper Cup Each Morning

  Whether we realise it or not, the first things we do each morning have a big effect upon how we experience the rest of the day. Waking up slowly, peacefully and with time to spare can make for a much more calm and steady day, whilst we all probably also know how it feelsContinue reading “Why I Drink From A Copper Cup Each Morning”

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!”

Interview: Douglas McMaster & Brighton’s Silo

  Sustainability, nourishing food, properly cooked, nutrient-dense, respectful of the environment, and respectful of the body: These are just a few of the principles behind the creations from Silo; the relatively recent café, restaurant, workshop space and ecologically sound environment to grace Brighton’s North Lanes. With up-cycled furniture and a passion for ‘zero-waste’, Silo isContinue reading “Interview: Douglas McMaster & Brighton’s Silo”