Upma (Savoury Spiced Semolina)

Upma (Savoury Spiced Semolina)

This is the epitome of a traditional yet simple south Indian breakfast and I absolutely love it with my twist of the added veggies to make it nice and savoury. Sure it’s traditionally eaten for breakfast but actually I often have if as a light meal for anytime of day. Of course, you can also change up the grain to quinoa, amaranth or millet you would need to have this pre-cooked.

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Ayurvedic Perspective on Mental Health

Ayurvedic Perspective on Mental Health

Do you know what doesn’t add up for me? When we are physically unwell we take time to allow the body to recover, so why do we not do the same for when our stress levels increase or our mood and emotions fluctuates? Fluctuation to our mood is an inevitable part of life and we must understand our mind just like to body to know where our vulnerabilities lie.

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Shifting Gears for Autumn Health

Shifting Gears for Autumn Health

Vata and the autumn season is ruled by the elements of space and air bringing with it a dominance of the cold, windy and dry qualities. An increase of these qualities in the environment mean that the temperature starts to drop, leaves start to fall and the winds increase, so we need to make adjustments to stay in flow with these changes and prevent ourselves from becoming imbalanced and sick.

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It’s Time to Get Your Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse on

It’s Time to Get Your Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse on

In the spring, physical strength and appetite reduces. A detox and cleanse can be as gentle as adjusting our diet and lifestyle for the season. A successful cleanse is one where you create long-term healthful habits not an unsupported quick and harsh 3 day cleanse. Now that you prepared what you need from the last blog, here is what you can do to gentle physical body cleanse for a 15-30 day period

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Your Ayurvedic Guide to Winter Wellness

Your Ayurvedic Guide to Winter Wellness

Winter is here, the temperature has dropped, the festive indulgences are underway and soon we will be thinking about setting new intentions and getting healthy for 2018. Ayurvedic self care practices and seasonal regimes can keep us aligned to our mind-body type and optimise our winter health. Save the detox for the Spring!

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