Dream Decoction

Ingredients 180ml almond milk 120ml unsweetened tart cherry juice (I get mine from Commonsense organics) 1 tablespoon maple syrup (the real stuff not flavouring) 1/2 teaspoon ashwagandha powder (withania somnifera) – if you can’t find some I have in stock dried culinary rose petals (optional) – or you can dry your own Heat almond milk […]

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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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