Cooling Lime & Mint Shots

According to Ayurveda, Summer is a time when Pitta energy (the energy of heat, acidity, sharpness, and irritability) is at its peak, and so any issues relating to Pitta – think rashes, mouth ulcers, acidic digestion and migraines, are a little more likely to occur in those of us who are susceptible to them. IfContinue reading “Cooling Lime & Mint Shots”

A Holistic Guide To Healing Psoriasis

Skin is an inside issue. Yep, despite the abundance of creams and lotions promising to transform rashes to radiance or pimples to ‘perfection’, the only real and true way to heal chronic skin problems is to dive beneath the surface. Creams, oils and lotions can of course be a big help, and oiling the skinContinue reading “A Holistic Guide To Healing Psoriasis”

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”

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”

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”

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”

Interview with YogaLondon

The lovely Poppy from Yoga London interviewed me recently for their blog, and as well as chatting about the need to ‘practice’ relaxing, and our shared love of creativity and knitting, we explored self-care practices for getting through lockdown, tips on taking break from screens, the importance of mentorship in yoga teacher training, and overcomingContinue reading “Interview with YogaLondon”

Easy A-B-C Juice To Flush The Liver & Remove Excess Heat

As we transition from Winter to Spring, the sense of coldness we may have felt over the last few months begins to ‘melt’ with growing warmer days. As we start to feel the Winter stiffness softening in the joints and muscles perhaps becoming more relaxed, the various bugs and bacteria within us can start toContinue reading “Easy A-B-C Juice To Flush The Liver & Remove Excess Heat”

Seasonal Chicory & Beetroot Salad Recipe. PLUS, Why Bitter Foods Are Essential Right Now

Eating seasonally is something humans have done without even thinking about it for thousands of years – it wasn’t until the 1960s that supermarkets sold avocados! Now however, with aisles of food from across the world, it takes only minutes to grab tropical fruits, coffee, rice, and chocolate from across the world, that would beContinue reading “Seasonal Chicory & Beetroot Salad Recipe. PLUS, Why Bitter Foods Are Essential Right Now”