This is one of several signature self-care recipes that I published in Nourish: Ayurveda-inspired 21-day Detox. Infusing the whole vanilla bean gives this balm a natural, full aroma with the benefits of the bean imparted in the oil. Step 1. Start by infusing your oil of choice with vanilla beans. Split the bean and scrape … Continue reading Vanilla bean-infused balm: A delicious DIY
Creative projects are on the rise – spilling out around the house – and I notice the trips to the pantry to sneak a handful of dark chocolate chips has steadily increased while yoga has decreased as my source of fuel. Rather than plow through and set myself up for a full detox, or set … Continue reading 3-Day Reset
Simple, easy and most likely all ingredients are already in your pantry. Many traditions have used various vegetable oils as mouthwash. In ayurveda, sesame oil is used. A small amount is all that is needed to swish around vigorously in the mouth. The longer you swish, the more the oil mixes with saliva, drawing bacteria … Continue reading All Natural Mouthwash: An Ancient Practice with a lot of Flavour.
The pears and warming spices make this overnight oat recipe perfect for fall! fill jar 1/4 - 1/3 with oats add 1-2 tbsp chia seeds (optional) a handful of cashews and a sprinkle of hemp hearts (optional) diced pears (tossed in the juice of 1/2 lemon to prevent browning) 1-2 tsp honey fill with strong chai … Continue reading Chai-spiced pear overnight oats
Back to school. Back to work. Back to basics. This recipe is a nourishing staple. And a never-ending source of flavour inspiration. It takes 5 minutes to prepare in the evening and makes your morning routine simple, delicious and nutritious. Basic recipe In a glass jar or suitable container: fill 1/3 - 1/2 with organic … Continue reading Overnight Oats
2 tbsp sea buckthorn purée 1 cup orange juice (I used an organic orange/mango juice) 1/4 tsp vanilla powder Blend the ingredients briefly and immediately pour into popsicle molds. Pour into ice cube trays for a flavourful addition to water. Freeze until set and enjoy! As well as being high in vitamin C, sea buckthorn contains … Continue reading Dreamsicles
A fresh berry beverage is delightful enough... when you add herbal infusions, it becomes positively divine. This simple smoothie is a daily tonic for the body and soul. Lemon balm was traditionally considered a longevity herb, the tea was sipped or added to the bath, the leaves added to salads and mulled in wines. Lemon balm, … Continue reading Lemon-berry longevity tonic
My kids can't stop eating these lemony beauties. A simple way to brighten your roast potatoes and your meal. So easy and delicious! Serves 4. 2 dozen fingerling potatoes (depending on size) 2-3 lemons 5 -6 large kale leaves olive oil sea salt and pepper Wash and cut your potatoes (I prefer fingerling potatoes or … Continue reading Lemon roasted kale potatoes
So bright and fresh for summer! Any greens will work. Particularly refreshing with romaine hearts. Tear or chop your greens. Add one diced mango. Then play with it... pumpkin seeds, hemp hearts, almonds, dates. Toss with birch-citrus salad dressing and enjoy!
Birch-citrus salad dressing. 2 ingredients. Best. Dressing. Ever.