Springtime Parsley & Basil Pesto

As we welcome the Spring Equinox this week, it seems appropriate to make something green and full of life. The beginnings of Spring are very much a transitional time  of the year in terms of living with nature. After the heaviness and hibernation of Winter, it’s important to recognise whether there’s a need to re-setContinue reading “Springtime Parsley & Basil Pesto”

Mitochondria – Enhancing Summer Meal

When it comes to how food effects us, many of us are concerned with whether it adds or burns fat, whether it builds muscle, sustains energy, helps us sleep, or prevents illness. What we may not consider however, is whether a food can enhance the function of our mitochondria or not. First of all, mitochondriaContinue reading “Mitochondria – Enhancing Summer Meal”

Carrellini Burger Recipe (V+GF)

Who knew combining some humble cannellini beans, carrots, oats and a few simple household spices could create something that tastes so good and offers so many health benefits! Totally plant based and with kind-to-the-planet ingredients, these burgers provide a whole lot of flavour and satisfaction, without the need to consume red meat. As we’re learning moreContinue reading “Carrellini Burger Recipe (V+GF)”

Imiam Bibaldi (Stuffed Aubergine) – A Recipe From Turkey

When my parents returned recently from a trip to Turkey, what they commented on most was how kind the people there had been. Taxi drivers inviting them back to their houses for lunch, offering them freshly-picked lemons and tomatoes from the garden. Elderly men on the street picking fresh apricots for them to try, andContinue reading “Imiam Bibaldi (Stuffed Aubergine) – A Recipe From Turkey”

Simple Springtime Superfood Salad

  To make a salad super, throw together some refrigerator staples like spinach, peppers and cucumber with a few special ingredients like kiwi, gogi berries, parsley, seeds and hemp oil, and you’ve got yourself a salad to be proud of. Serve this as a side salad when friends and family start coming round for warmContinue reading “Simple Springtime Superfood Salad”

Healing Juice Recipes + How To Use Your Leftover Pulp!

In need of some TLC? Whether it’s your body or mind that needs a detox or some fast healing, juicing is an effective way of getting essential nutrients straight into the parts that need it most. Surprisingly, celery is a fantastic strengthener of connective tissues, and citrus fruits aid in healing bruises. Apples are aContinue reading “Healing Juice Recipes + How To Use Your Leftover Pulp!”

Detox Pancakes

If you thought the words ‘detox’ and ‘pancakes’ could never make it into the same sentence, you’re in for a treat. This healthy brunch recipe is very low in sugar, high in protein and without any processed ingredients. Best of all, it will keep you warm, nourished and full, so you won’t even feel likeContinue reading “Detox Pancakes”

Clean & Cleansing Good Intentions Smoothie

  How are those new year’s resolutions going? Mid January is basically the time when we can tell if those good intentions we set on the first day of the month are going to stick, so if you need a little help in the health department, look no further. If you’re still feeling a littleContinue reading “Clean & Cleansing Good Intentions Smoothie”

5 – Ingredient Quinoa Detox Bowl

It can be difficult to maintain those healthy new year’s intentions if you’re always rushing around in the week and don’t seem to have time to prepare a nutritious lunch or dinner…. But if that’s the case, then quinoa is here to help…. While it’s often referred to as a grain, quinoa is actually aContinue reading “5 – Ingredient Quinoa Detox Bowl”