The powerful impact of a plant-based diet on heart health (what the science says)

I’ve enjoyed a vegan diet for nearly 25 years. Back in the day there wasn’t a whole lot of information out there, yet within a very short period of adopting a totally plant-based diet, I noticed that my energy levels felt much better, my excess body weight fell effortlessly off and my immune response seemed [...]

Everything you need to know about Turmeric – the golden spice

Turmeric has a rich and colourful history with records of its use dating back over 4000 years. Originating from Southeast Asia, it is one of the most beneficial spices known on this Earth for health and wellness. Turmeric is grown both as a kitchen spice and for medicinal purposes. With its peppery, playful and somewhat bitter [...]

Kava: a healing herb for finding peace amidst challenges (personal experience)

Kava is one of nature's secret little 'yes, yes, yes' herbs with its ability to induce a powerful state of calm relaxation, whilst allowing your mind to stay focused and clear (yes, I did say relaxed AND clarity of mind in the SAME sentence). How long have I used kava for? I first discovered kava [...]

Seven Healing Herbs for Anxiety & Stress (and anxiety in a nutshell)

Anxiety in a nutshell... Anxiety is a normal response to a stressful situation. It is an emotion that we all experience at some point. It keeps us alert and ready for action as a survival mechanism, allowing us to react quickly to life-threatening situations. In short, a marvellous medley of hormonal changes and physiological responses [...]

All about Maca – tips – amazing health benefits & recipes

What is Maca? Maca (Lepidium meyenii or Lepidium peruvianum) traditionally grows in the Peruvian Andes at an incredible altitude of between 4000 and 4500 metres. It has truly earned its place in superfood history, successfully withstanding the harsh thrashing winds, intense sunlight, and extreme cold weather of such a climate for at least 3000 years. [...]

All about Cardamom and its health benefits (with recipes)

Cardamom is one of the most valued spices in the world with an intense aromatic flavour used to bring out the best in both savoury and sweet dishes. Its eloquence, culinary magic and healing powers have earned it the title “Queen Of Spices”. This magical spice enjoys a colourful history dating back thousands of years. [...]

39 of The Best Hemp Recipes Ever (and why hemp is a super healthy food)

Hemp is one of the healthiest plants on the planet. It is naturally resistant to pests, so it doesn’t require harmful pesticides even when grown on a commercial scale. As a food, hemp seeds have an abundance of health benefits.   Health benefits of hemp seeds (in a nutshell) Protein Power Super Star - Hemp [...]

The health benefits of carrots with delicious recipes

Its so easy to take carrots for granted. We all know that carrots are good for us; the carrot is arguably the most popular vegetable in the modern world, and it certainly does deserve a place in our daily cuisine. This article explores why. We’ll also bust a commonly held carrot myth or two along the way, whilst offering a delicious list of my favourite, easy, super-healthy recipe ideas, to inspire your carrot culinary adventures.

All About Hemp Seeds – Health benefits and delicious recipes

Hemp is one of the most versatile plants on the planet. It is an amazing gift of nature, can produce high quality clothing, textiles, paper, food and while we’re at it – you can even build a house with it! As a bonus, it is also naturally resistant to pests, so it doesn’t require harmful pesticides even when grown on a commercial scale. As a food, hemp seeds have an abundance of health benefits. This article explores why we should most certainly be embracing this incredible super-food...