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”

The Ayurvedic Oil-Pulling Guide

Oil pulling is an ancient technique that remains highly relevant and effective today. Before the invention of plastic toothbrushes, cleaning the mouth was a longer (and possibly more effective) process of using oils, herbal sticks, and medicated mouth washes. Today, oil pulling has become a popular practice amongst those studying holistic health practices, with theContinue reading “The Ayurvedic Oil-Pulling Guide”

A Holistic Approach To Healing Gout

The first in a new series of blog posts focusing on improving health and wellbeing naturally, with foods, movement, meditation, natural herbs and daily practices to help you feel your best! Be sure to consult a trusted health-care provider before implementing changes. Wellbeing consultations and health-coaching sessions available to book with me now, more detailsContinue reading “A Holistic Approach To Healing Gout”

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”

East Meets West Springtime Tea

One of my favourite things about working with ancient Ayurveda and modern wellness, is that when you combine the best of both, magic starts to happen. This simple tea recipe combines locally picked herbs native to the UK, with Ayurvedic staples like cinnamon, cardamom and fennel seed.  Just as with Ayurveda and holistic health, there’sContinue reading “East Meets West Springtime Tea”

Soothing Herbal Blend: With Chamomile, Calendula, Oats & Liquorice

I have a lot of clients and students who have Pitta-related issues. No, not issues related to eating too much pitta bread, but issues relating to an accumulation of the Ayurvedic Pitta dosha. ‘Pitta’ is the energy of heat, fire, and digestion. When in balance, a Pitta-type person will feel logical, sharp-minded, focused, driven andContinue reading “Soothing Herbal Blend: With Chamomile, Calendula, Oats & Liquorice”

Ayurveda & Karma: Conscious Actions For Better Results In Life & Health

For every action, there is a reaction…. In this blog, you’ll understand how our actions have a direct impact on our wellbeing, and how over time, our everyday habits can build up to create an internal environment that either encourages health or disease within us. Dive in, and perhaps contemplate the reflective questions too. OneContinue reading “Ayurveda & Karma: Conscious Actions For Better Results In Life & Health”

Coconut Oil-Pulling Pops

If your 2021 new year’s resolution was to look after your health and wellbeing a little more, this is a simple way to care for your mouth, digestive tract, and essentially your entire body! Especially for those who identify as ‘Pitta’ types, these oil pulling pops are a daily self-care tool that can help youContinue reading “Coconut Oil-Pulling Pops”

Tulsi Latte Recipe

When it comes to dealing with day-to-day stress, what we eat and drink can play a huge role. Adaptogens are natural herbs and remedies that literally help the body and mind ‘adapt’ to stress. They reduce excess cortisol, help balance hormone levels, improve attention and endurance, and help nourish the adrenals. To read more onContinue reading “Tulsi Latte Recipe”