When the nights draw in and the temperature starts to drop, it’s a great time to make sure you give your immunity a welcome boost this winter. By ensuring your immunity is well boosted, you are ensuring you avoid as many of the ‘winter nasties’ as possible and stay fighting fit and full of energy! So, to give you a head start, here are our top five immunity-boosting supplements!
This wholesome and tasty Vegan Thai Green Curry is rich, creamy and full of bold flavours with a kick of heat. It’s a hearty, comforting vegan meal that leaves you satisfied for hours. The creamy coconut tames the heat of the curry paste, bringing it down to a light kick which energises you out of any winter rut!
You might know that looking after yourself is important, but do you have a toolkit of just how to go about putting yourself centre stage in your own life? Nourishment doesn’t just start and end with nutrition (although obviously good nutrition is one of the most fundamental building blocks of looking after yourself). Nourishment also means looking after you, on all levels, physical, emotional and spiritual. We can’t wait to share with you our top 5 techniques to putting yourself first and living your most healthy, happy and contented life.
Autumn is the season of harvest, a time to pull inward and gather together on all levels, a time to store up fuel, for the approaching stillness of winter. Everything in nature contracts and moves its essence inward and downward.
This power packed sassy super stew takes minimum time and effort to cook up an evening meal for you and your people. It is also brilliant for batch cooking for the freezer or to have as week-long lunches or dinners.
Inflammation is a normal body reaction that occurs as an immune response to fight infection and protect you from disease. It is characterised by redness of the skin, swelling and raised skin or body temperature. Under normal circumstances, these responses all help to heal your body by fending off contagion (infectious nasties!) and as such is quite normal. In fact, this response goes to show that your body is working well as it means your circulation, endocrine (hormonal) and immune systems are all doing their thing.
Crunchy. Satisfying. Naturally sweetened. Fibre and protein-packed. Simple & Delicious. These are the words that come up when having a bowl of this gorgeous warming winter granola in the morning! Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day! Why? To be honest, I’m not entirely sure, but this Granola always gets me pumped to roll out of bed and into the day. It is power packed goodness with rich oils and protein in seeds and nuts, plus we get an extra anti-inflammatory boost from having Ginger in there. This is something we cannot get enough of now that winter season is right around the corner.
There are a bevvy of beautiful B vitamins which, when combined, make up a supplement known a B Complex. When Vitamin B deficiencies occur symptoms can include poor concentration, muscle pains or cramps, anxiety, bad pms symptoms, skin conditions such as eczema or dermatitis, fatigue, headaches and anaemia. And they are not just limited to this. The impact on your overall wellbeing can be enormous!
Not so long ago fennel was my biggest enemy until one day my good friend introduced me to this delicious combo. Crunchy soothing fennel, juicy orange and hearty chickpeas, make this not just a dazzling display of colours and textures, but also a nutritious and filling dish.
People don't talk much about recurrent UTIs, which can become so severe that they are life-limiting in many ways. To those who have never suffered it's often seen as just another 'hidden illness' and the true pain and misery are misunderstood. It is estimated that up to 92 million people will suffer a UTI globally every year, and in less developed countries these can be fatal.
With Autumn really starting to take hold, many of you might be starting to worry about struggling with recurrent infections, colds, fatigue or healing to 100% wellness. We are great believers that prevention is better than cure, and that is why we want to talk about zinc! Zinc is an essential mineral for your body, and one of the most purposeful minerals for this season! It is a powerful antioxidant, crucial to immunity, and helps fight infection and prevent colds. Find out more now...
Have you heard about nootropics? If you haven’t, you may have heard of some of the more well-known products in this relatively new ‘buzzword’ category of supplements! We’re excited to explore this innovation with you, to understand whether we can really benefit from some of the top 5 nootropic trends. So, let’s begin – enjoy the read!
This veggie and nutrient-packed recipe is super simple to make and amazing as a side or main dish for any occasion or regular weekday. Sticking to the basics, you can shuffle and replace all veg with whatever is in your fridge. It’s an easy way to use up leftover rice or cook in bulk for the week to come. In a blink of an eye, you made yourself a fresh, satisfying and rich in colour lunch or dinner.