Butternut Squash & Yellow Mung Dal (+Spelt Flour Chapatis)

Dal is a wonderfully wholesome, balancing dish full of plant-based protein and minerals like magnesium and zinc and lots of fibre. As we transition from Winter to Spring, this is a great time to start bringing in more naturally detoxifying, alkalinising plant-based meals to help you feel lighter and brighter as the days get lighterContinue reading “Butternut Squash & Yellow Mung Dal (+Spelt Flour Chapatis)”

Using The Principles Of ‘Hygge’ To Help Us Slow Down In January

The first week back to work, school and ‘normal’ life after Christmas can be a bit of a shock to the system. Especially if the festive period was busy for you, it’s common to feel stressed and tired in January, which is why this isn’t the best month for making New Years resolutions! As weContinue reading “Using The Principles Of ‘Hygge’ To Help Us Slow Down In January”

Simple Strategies For More Motivated Mornings

If you want to adopt positive, healthy new year habits this January, the challenge often lies not in the action itself, but in the motivation to do it. Whether you want to start running, practicing yoga more often, eating healthily or engaging in creative activities each day, the mindset we approach these habits with determinesContinue reading “Simple Strategies For More Motivated Mornings”

Hormonal Support Hot Chocolate

Humans are essentially a big bag of hormones. Most of our emotions, actions, likes and dislikes are triggered by changing hormone levels in our bodies. Most women know this all too well…. Thankfully, there are a lot of ways we can influence and support our hormones, and one of them is this delicious spiced hotContinue reading “Hormonal Support Hot Chocolate”

5 Ways To Support Your Immune System This Winter

Our bodies have a powerful in-built mechanism to help us maintain health and wellbeing. The problem is that many of the things we do in everyday life (experiencing stress, eating sugar, consuming processed foods and inflammatory cooking oils, drinking excess alcohol, breathing in pollution or getting poor sleep) all have a big impact on ourContinue reading “5 Ways To Support Your Immune System This Winter”

Stuffed Squash & Chestnuts

This is a warming, comforting and grounding meal perfect for cold, dark evenings. Squash is high in vitamin A, magnesium, calcium, iron, and vitamin B6 – all nutrients we require in order for the nervous system to feel calm and relaxed, as well as contributing to immune health. Whilst it’s in season, make the mostContinue reading “Stuffed Squash & Chestnuts”

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”

Apple & Blackberry Muffins (V+GF)

With natural sweetness from applesauce, local blackberries and cinnamon, these muffins are a great way to welcome in Autumn tastes. I made these recently for a crowd who needed gluten free options, but if you aren’t baking for anyone with a gluten intolerance, simply use a high quality organic spelt or oat flour instead. IfContinue reading “Apple & Blackberry Muffins (V+GF)”

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”

5 Women’s Weekday Breakfast Ideas For Better Energy, Hormones & Mood

If your go-to breakfast looks like an invisible bowl of nothing, a cereal bar, or a sugary cereal, it’s time to re-think how you’re fuelling your body. It sounds cliché but we really are what we eat. Many of the issues we face as a society today like chronic inflammation, obesity and diabetes are largely down toContinue reading “5 Women’s Weekday Breakfast Ideas For Better Energy, Hormones & Mood”