Vegetables that are actually FRUITS – how many can you guess?

It's very common to think of fruits as 'sweet' things and vegetables as 'savoury'. But botanically speaking, it's not always that straight forward. So, how can you tell if a vegetable is actually a fruit? A fruit is actually something that produces seeds inside.  The seed develops from the ovary of a flowering plant, Vegetables [...]

Why Is Connecting With Nature So Good For Our Health & Well-being?

Have you ever noticed how good you feel after going for a walk in nature? Or how relaxed you feel when sitting down in a park, pottering in a garden, walking barefoot on the beach or even sitting on a lawn? There's something about connecting with the Earth that harmonises our internal rhythms, induces inner-peace [...]

The Spirituality of Being Vegan – a personal sharing

Spirituality to me, is a celebration of my love for sentient life. It's an honouring of the interconnectivity of all things. More that that - it's feeling the interconnectivity at the core of my being. It's compassion. It's love. It's non-judgement. It's a mystical, intangible life force that always inspires me to make the most [...]

Masala Chai Rooibos ‘Tea’ Recipe with Health Benefits

Let's talk about Masala Chai! Chai actual means tea. Masala means spices. Easy. People adore the fragrant, soul-nurturing infusion of a good chai that permeates to the core. It can warm you up in the depths of winter, keeping you bright in the summer. It ensures that your mind stays sharp whilst imparting a relaxed [...]

The Secret At The Bottom Of The Well Of Grief

Getting to know our pain I’ve noticed that those who face experiences of the darkest, most challenging times often end up shining the brightest light of all. It’s quite paradoxical in a way. It’s usually the people who go right into the heart of their darkness, who find something deeper; something beyond it all. They [...]

All about Maca – tips – amazing health benefits & recipes

What is Maca? Maca (Lepidium meyenii or Lepidium peruvianum) traditionally grows in the Peruvian Andes at an incredible altitude of between 4000 and 4500 metres. It has truly earned its place in superfood history, successfully withstanding the harsh thrashing winds, intense sunlight, and extreme cold weather of such a climate for at least 3000 years. Other [...]