Seasonal Autumnal Squash Soup + The Benefits of Carotenoids

There’s a reason we’re told to ‘eat the rainbow’, (and I’m not talk talking about eating packs of skittles….) colourful fruit and veg is full of phytonutrients, which reduce inflammation and oxidative damage, reduce risk of illness and disease, slow ageing, and promote health.  One of the key phytonutrients is a group called carotenoids, whichContinue reading “Seasonal Autumnal Squash Soup + The Benefits of Carotenoids”

Seasonal Shifts: Summer To Autumn

The Foods, Herbs, Self-Care Practices & Lifestyle Tips To Help You Move Into Autumn As we approach September, there’s no denying Autumn will be with us soon. Of all the seasons, the transition from Summer to Autumn can be the one with the most changes and challenges, and the one where our lifestyle, foods andContinue reading “Seasonal Shifts: Summer To Autumn”

Sweet Fennel Spring Smoothie Recipe

There are pros and cons when it comes to smoothies. In some cases they can cause bloating, and if you’re adding lots of fruit and sweeteners, you could be consuming way more sugar than with a regular meal. The really GOOD part of this smoothie however, is that it’s low sugar & packed with seasonalContinue reading “Sweet Fennel Spring Smoothie Recipe”

Living Seasonally: Tune Into Spring

Living ‘seasonally’ is about much more than what we eat (although if you can eat seasonal foods, that’s a really good start!). We evolved for thousands of years to shift and oscillate as the seasons change – naturally opting for a more restorative Winter with hearty meals of proteins and fats, and a more active,Continue reading “Living Seasonally: Tune Into Spring”

Wild Garlic Mustard Mayo

There really is such an abundance along the hedgerows at this time of year! Wild garlic, nettle, cleavers, dandelion, purple dead nettle, ground elder, wood sorrel, primrose, and so much more. What might look simply like a mass of weeds and plants is totally transformed when you begin to recognise these edible and medicinal herbsContinue reading “Wild Garlic Mustard Mayo”

Pickled Wild Garlic & Dandelion

A super easy springtime recipe to help you reconnect to nature! Once you’re able to identify plants like wild garlic, nettles, primrose, dandelion and purple dead nettle (amongst many others!) the Springtime landscape truly transforms. Our ancestors would’ve known the edible plants around them, where they grew, and the best time to pick them. Now,Continue reading “Pickled Wild Garlic & Dandelion”