The 5 Keys To Proper Protein Absorption

Do you have a favourite go-to post-workout protein supplement? Do you make sure it’s full of beneficial ingredients and not filled with chemicals? Do you rely on it for a substantial nutrition boost? Do you know how to properly absorb that protein? The conversation around whether additional protein is ‘good’ or ‘bad’ is debated throughoutContinue reading “The 5 Keys To Proper Protein Absorption”

Warming Walnut & Ginger Spelt Biscuits

February is very much Vata / Kapha season in terms of Ayurveda, which basically means many of us are likely to waver between feeling cold and fragile, with dry skin and unpredictable energy levels, or heavy and lethargic, with digestive issues and low mood levels. (To find out what Ayurveda is, read this post, orContinue reading “Warming Walnut & Ginger Spelt Biscuits”

Not-Quite-Thai Green Curry Paste (vegan + low sugar)

A recipe with the salty, zingy, satisfying flavours of a traditional Thai curry paste, but with ingredients you’re more likely to have on hand at home. Consider this the quick, mild and family-friendly Thai curry paste. Adapt this curry paste recipe to suit your own taste buds, and experiment with using different herbs and spices!Continue reading “Not-Quite-Thai Green Curry Paste (vegan + low sugar)”

Infused Golden Coconut Tonic

For general wellbeing maintenance and those days that require a little TLC, this jar of anti-inflammatory, mind-enhancing, deeply nourishing infused coconut oil tonic is something you can keep in the fridge for weeks and can even be used daily in a number of ways. With typical ‘golden milk’ ingredients like turmeric, black pepper and cinnamon,Continue reading “Infused Golden Coconut Tonic”

Ayurvedic Detox: Springtime Stewed Apples

Within many natural health systems, Spring is a traditional time to detox and cleanse. As we leave the heaviness and darkness of Winter and head towards the brightness of Spring, it’s time to create a sense of lightness and clarity within ourselves too. Fasting, strictly detoxing or other harsh strategies aren’t always suitable for everyone,Continue reading “Ayurvedic Detox: Springtime Stewed Apples”

Ayurveda Inspired Seasonal Self-Care | Spring: Kapha Season

After emerging some few thousand years ago, Ayurveda (the knowledge of longevity, or ‘science of life’) has survived and thrived throughout the ages, and stands today as not only the East’s traditional healing modality, but a fascinating tool for everyday life in the modern Western world. Ayurveda is essentially a way of living and beingContinue reading “Ayurveda Inspired Seasonal Self-Care | Spring: Kapha Season”

Ayurvedic Kapha-Reducing Energy Balls

With the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring fast approaching, we find ourselves in the middle of what could be termed ‘Kapha Season’. Within the realms of Ayurveda (the ancient science of life and longevity), some of the qualities of Kapha represent heaviness, an excessive amount of mucus (possibly a little like theContinue reading “Ayurvedic Kapha-Reducing Energy Balls”

Now Available: On-The-Go Digestion Blend

Cardamom is considered one of the world’s oldest culinary spices, with the Egyptians even chewing the pods for digestion, and using the spice within their rituals. In India, cardamom is a popular Ayurvedic spice, utilised to help ease digestive difficulties, for cleansing, and as a way to freshen breath – even high-class women (who hadContinue reading “Now Available: On-The-Go Digestion Blend”

O.M.Ghee Elixir Recipe

Ghee is one of the most widely used fats in Ayurvedic cooking. The golden clarified butter is said to transport nutrients from foods and spices to bodily tissues and organs. Helping nourish ojas, the term used to refer to ‘vital essence’, strength of mind and body, resilience, youthfulness, and a certain ‘juiciness’ to life, gheeContinue reading “O.M.Ghee Elixir Recipe”

Anti Inflammatory + Adaptogenic Latte #1

‘Adaptogen’ is a key buzzword for 2017, as there’s a big focus in the superfood world on them, with other notable adaptogens being ashwagandha, chaga, reishi, cordyceps (one of the best things I’ve found recently for boosting energy, strength and endurance before exercise!) and ginseng. Adaptogens are just as the name suggests; they help theContinue reading “Anti Inflammatory + Adaptogenic Latte #1”