5 April 2019
Want a guilt free snack with 40 times the antioxidants of blueberries? The highest plant based source of iron, more calcium than cows milk, a high source of magnesium that helps keep stress at bay and a natural mood elevator? Well then… it’s time you start making your own chocolate! Helen Mead shares a recipe for her very own vegan and refined sugar free chocolates. Perfect for Easter…or any time.
11 July 2017
During the summer when the weather is warm your feet can feel hot, tired and achy. Try these quick recipes for a foot spray or massage oil and enjoy the benefits of peppermint which has a cooling, refreshing action.
8 December 2015
This week Helen Mead shares this delicious winter porridge recipe with us as well as listing all the reasons why we should say yes to a healthy breakfast that will uplift us in the winter months. We hope you enjoy it!
8 October 2015
In this week’s feature Wilmien Bos shares a few key ingredients to include in your Autumn diet to keep your lungs healthy and to boost your immune system, also known as “Wei Qi’ in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Read the list of Autumn essentials here.
22 September 2015
This week Barbara Gallani, teacher at The Life Centre and author of the recently published book: Dumplings, a Global History shares one of her recipe’s with us. Here is what she says:
“I am very keen to de-bunk the myth that dumplings are just a type of stodgy comfort food that does not agree with a healthy diet and lifestyle. In fact, at my book launch in London, all the dumplings served were not only hand-made with fresh ingredients by my parents, they were also either vegetarian or vegan. The recipe below is one of my favourites because of its simplicity (I have been making gnocchi since I was a child) and its versatility (the main ingredient, the potato, can be complemented by almost all different types of flour and a large variety of sauces).”
6 August 2015
In this week’s feature Wilmien Bos tells us about the history of the oldest medicine known to mankind: Herbalism. She also shares a list of herbs that can be taken for common ailments. Read on to find out how you can restore your natural balance with the healing power of herbs.
23 July 2015
In this week’s feature Deliciously Ella shares one of her favourite recipes with us. She says: “More than anything I want to show how easy and delicious healthy food is – it’s so much more than bland salads and iceberg lettuce! It’s all about sumptuous desserts, delicious dips, raw treats and rainbow bowls of incredible veggies, all made with nature’s most natural ingredients. Everything here will nurture and love your body, leaving you feeling incredible! “
7 July 2015
We all agree, “there’s something comforting and humbling about meals served in bowls” and this week we are sharing a delicious recipe from The Food Tailor. If you like the recipe you can check out her Summer Pop-up, every Thursday in July at Cafe Olive.
7 April 2015
Spring season is arriving slowly and it is time to nourish our bodies with the right kind of nutrients to help us through this change of season. In this week’s issue Xenia Bolomiti shares this lovely Ayurvedic Carrot Mung Dal Soup recipe.
13 November 2014
In today’s modern world many of us suffer from food allergies. Preventing allergic reactions and keeping the body’s pH in balance is a key factor to a healthier and more comfortable life. Enjoy these tips from Diane Montagut, our expert kinesiologist and NAET practitioner.
16 October 2014
Alessandra Pecorella shares her special recipe for this delicious Autumn smoothie with us. The benefits of all the ingredients combined in this smoothie are tremendous. It’s a low calorie healthy punch, rich in fibre (healthy digestion), vitamins and minerals (healthy immune system, circulation, brain and nervous system, cancer prevention, anti inflammatory).
28 August 2014
Emily Reed shares with us a bit of the healing alchemy of Ayurvedic cooking and a special Umami recipe.
Bank Holiday Ashtanga Yoga Retreat
Join Joyce and Marcos for a weekend of Ashtanga Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Meditation in a beautiful and peaceful setting. As part of the weekend everyone will receive a 50 minute treatment (massage or reflexology) to help relax and alleviate mental and physical tension.