6 August

Cleanse and Detox

Cleanse and Detox.  The words cleanse, detox, diet, for some can be quite emotive, even scary, or a potential joy for remedying digestive issues.  What you eat, drink and inhale, literally forms the building blocks of your body, therefore, it’s important to know how to help your body to swap some of the shady, polluted […]

4 August

The Way ‘back?’ to Health

The Way ‘back?’ to Health

The way back to health, or is that, the way to health?  As I’m not sure I’ve been at my best yet.. Having visited the M&S at Westfield recently, I bought up as many carrots, organic cucumber, organic spinach, lemons, ginger and a couple of other veggies as I could carry, and it’s brought up […]

21 July

Autumn has come Early for Me this Year

Autumn has come Early for Me this Year

Autumn has come early for me this year, the summer fun has been overdone..  Yesterday I acknowledged a realisation about the disconnect between head, heart and gut. I recognise this isn’t a issue for some but also that there is a set of us whom find the art of living according to how we feel, that bit […]

17 October

Probiotics, are they useful?

Probiotics, are they useful?

I’ve been recommended to take probiotic supplements for years; ever since I learnt that I had Crohn’s disease, friends and teachers have advised me to take this product or that product to repopulate my flora.  The doctors have never told me to do so, I didn’t really appreciate what my flora is and it all […]

13 November

What I’ve learnt on a Plant Dieta

What I’ve learnt on a Plant Dieta

Before I embarked on this adventure to diet with a plant, i.e. the drinking of a medicine produced by boiling its bark (or other part of the plant/tree depending on the medicine prescribed for you); I had no idea what I was getting myself in for. I knew there would be plant ceremonies with the […]

31 January

Mother Ayahuasca, round 5

Mother Ayahuasca, round 5

Coming back to the subject of ceremony with medicine, I’ve heard of a few cases of whimsical usage of the medicine and thus some perspectives to be tainted.  Of course, it’s not going to be for everyone and it’s important that you must know your Shaman is someone you can trust – word of mouth […]

11 September

Brilliant Buckwheat

Brilliant Buckwheat

Why it’s Brilliant: Gluten free Complete, vegan protein (contains all essential amino acids) Iron, zinc, manganese and magnesium rich (essential minerals) Makes excellent pancakes (taste and consistency) Easy to digest Buckwheat, NOT a member of the wheat or grasses family but actually related to rhubarb or sorrel, the parts of it generally eaten are it’s triangular […]

17 May

Make your own hemp milk

Make your own hemp milk

Hemp is a legal, non-psychoactive* cousin of marijuana.  Some of the benefits of ingesting Hemp: One of very few vegan sources of complete protein (and is easy to digest) Has balanced omega 3 and omega 6 profile (very important especially if you’ve dry skin, sore joins and/or high cholesterol) Contains the highest amount of essential […]

27 March

My Love Affair with Kefir

My Love Affair with Kefir

What is Kefir?? Kefir comes in 2 forms, milk or water kefir.  I love thicker, creamier food and drinks, thus my love affair is with milk Kefir; a super probiotic, tangy, thick and creamy yogurt/drink. Eating Kefir can be of benefit to your body in many ways: Helps to optimise good digestion Regulate bowel movements Highten […]