Green Honey

Green Honey Recipe for you…sooo good- What you need: Fresh raw honey – about 1/2 cup 20 leaves of lemon balm 10 mint leaves 3 sprigs thyme – stems discarded zest of 1 lemon 1/4 inch grated ginger What to do: Combine all ingredients into your food processor. Blend all together till plants are well […]

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Gaye’s Favourite Homemade Almond Bread

Gluten free, full flavoured and tasty. 2 cups Almond meal 3 tbs chia seeds (soaked in 45ml water) 4 eggs 1 cup arrowroot (sifted with 1 tbs aluminium free baking powder, 1 tsp bicarbonate soda and 1 tsp unrefined salt) 2 tbs apple cider vinegar or lemon juice 2 tsp maple or date syrup 3 […]

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Summer Oaty Berry Brekkie

Oaty Berry Brekkie Ingredients 1 cup organic oats 2 cups of milk of your choice (or water if you don’t enjoy milk) 1 tbs pumpkin seeds 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp cardamom Pinch of pink Himalayan rock salt Sliced berries that suit your dosha Soak your oats and seeds in milk (water) […]

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KITCHARI INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup basmati rice 1 cup mung dal (split yellow) 6 cups (approx.) water 1/2 to 1 inch ginger root, chopped or grated A bit of mineral salt (1/4 tsp. or so) 1 tbsp. ghee 1/2 tsp. coriander powder 1/2 tsp. cumin powder 1/2 tsp. whole cumin seeds 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds 1/2 […]

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Inflammatory foods v anti-inflammatory foods

Inflammatory foods vs Anti-inflammatory foods

This short list describes which foods to minimise and which to eat from an inflammatory standpoint.   Inflammatory foods Nightshades (tomatoes, white potatoes, peppers, eggplant) Spinach and chard Hot-spicy foods Citrus fruit (except lime) Fermented foods such as vinegar and kombucha Salty, sour and pungent foods Fatty, fried foods Heating oils such as peanut, sesame, […]

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Chocolate Raspberry Raw Slice

Ingredients Base 12 dates 1 cup raw nuts (either almonds, macadamias or cashews. You can use one type or a mixture) 1/3 cup cacao powder 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted Raspberry Layer 2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries 2/3 cup raw cashews or macadamias 4 tablespoons shredded organic coconut 6 tablespoons pure maple syrup 1 […]

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Chocolate drink

Bet you didn't think that was part of an Ayurvedic regime but I strongly believe in the enjoyment of some of the more "treat" foods in moderation is a good thing. Much more nutritious than milo. Kids love it too just before bed. Here is a Ayurvedic recipe with chocolate (cacao) for your enjoyment:   Ingredients [...]
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cold remedy

Cold Remedy

Quite a few of my clients have colds at the moment – the change in season upsets the immune system, it’s an important time to nurture yourself. Here’s a beautiful Kerala ayurvedic cold remedy. You can also inhale it when cooking it. Ingredients  Basil Leaves – 2 handfuls Shallots – 3 small Garlic – 3 […]

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Breakfast Suggestions

Stewed apples, pears, and/or dates, stirred into hot cereal Cook with some warming spices. Warming spices are allspice, fresh ginger, nutmeg, rock salt, rosemary, and turmeric. Then add yoghurt (not with milk solids), to your oatmeal, rice pudding, or cream of rice. Apple sauce/stew Ingredients: 1 tsp Ghee 1 cup of apple (cooked) 1/4 tsp [...]
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