Going sugar-free + my quinoa salad recipe

It’s spring clean time! On Monday I start Sarah Wilson’s 8-weeks “I Quit Sugar” programme. Who’s in? After reading articles and glimpses of her work here and there for a few years I’ve finally got myself equipped with the books and going all at it. Sarah has a very practical, clear and fact-based approach which makes total sense.…… Continue reading Going sugar-free + my quinoa salad recipe

Figs & Pomegranates as Superfoods

Superfoods are nutritional gems the supermarkets have all clocked on. But have you ever heard of figs and pomegranates as superfoods? You’re about to. According to Ayurveda both are tridoshic meaning that they are nourishing and supportive of all 3 doshas, the 3 basic humours (see here for a reminder). Their composition makes them highly…… Continue reading Figs & Pomegranates as Superfoods

Divine feminine vs masculine, or the Sacred Union

“… we are experiencing a profound division between masculine and feminine that is evident in our bodies and lives. The absence of the feminine and the domination of a distorted masculine is both destructive and unsustainable, manifesting many structures that are harmful to the earth and our very existence. As we restore our connection to…… Continue reading Divine feminine vs masculine, or the Sacred Union

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Fertile grounds

What better time than spring to talk about fertility. For many years I was in the camp of the seekers, fervently researching information here, there & everywhere. What works, what doesn’t, what were the old wives tales… What could we do to prepare our bodies for conception and when all else failed what could I do…… Continue reading Fertile grounds

On being present, with Hot Coco Cacao

Ayurvedic wisdom says that our waking consciousness rests in the heart. Experiencing how your mind lives in your heart is central to understanding how your feelings and emotions affect your experience of wholeness. Sebastian Pole – A Pukka Life, Finding your path to perfect health. It’s a grey wet February day, perfect for going inward and…… Continue reading On being present, with Hot Coco Cacao

Kapha: Earth + Water

Not quite a cliffhanger but this post is very overdue. Here’s to the in’s & out’s of Kapha dosha types. We need a little reminder at this stage. Ayurvedic sages observed that the natural world contains energy in the form of five elements: ether, air, fire, water and earth. These elements are the basis of all…… Continue reading Kapha: Earth + Water