gluten free and vegan spimach and zucchini quiche

Vegan Spinach Quiche (Glutenfree)

This vegan & glutenfree spinach quiche will have you asking for more! Succulent, creamy and also yet crunchy, you wouldn’t know that neither eggs nor cream were needed to make it. Vegan Quiche? A tasty vegan quiche! Is that really possible? Yes it is! Enjoy the magic of chickpea flour, vegetable stock, oat milk, tahini … Read More

Bieler's Broth: Liver Cleansing soup in a white mug

Bieler’s Broth: Liver Cleansing & Kidney Calming

What is Bieler’s Broth? Today I like to share an incredibly healing and very easily digestable soup recipe with you called ‘Bieler’s Broth’. This very nourishing and healing ‘Bieler’s broth’ is superb for cleansing the liver whilst also being very soothing for the kidneys. First of all it’s name comes from a doctor named Bieler … Read More

fresh vegetable lentil soup with plenty of lentils and greens in a white ceramic bowl

Granny’s Hearty Lentil Soup (Vegan Style)

Why Lentil Soup? This very hearty lentil soup is straight out of my granny’s recipe book. It’s vegan, it’s tasty, it’s healthy! From an ayurvedic perspective, legumes are essential for a healthy lifestyle and diet. Rich in protein, complex carbs and nutrients, they are a staple in any ayurvedic diet. Lentils can be included in many … Read More

ginger and apple puree in glass jars displayed with apples

Apple & Ginger Puree – Adrenal Healing Snack

Lovely Apple Puree with a Sweet Kick Do you like apple puree but thought it could do with a bit of a re-vamp? Then here it is! This apple puree comes with a special warming ginger kick plus deliciously added sweetness from some succulent dried medjool dates. A super healthy go-to-snack when you need that little … Read More

turmeric apple and banana porridge

Simple Apple & Banana Turmeric Porridge

Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast This simple apple and banana porridge infused with turmeric provides a super healthy and anti-inflammatory breakfast to kick-start your day. Why Turmeric? TURMERIC is a POWERHOUSE, a plant with amazing healing and anti-inflammatory properties, and is one of the most powerful herbs on the planet today to help us humans shield from inflammation, … Read More

Beetroot Borscht

Vegan Borscht: Anti-Inflammatory & Liver Protecting

Vegan Borscht This modern, vegan version of a traditional classic borscht is super flavourful, warming and brimming with anti-inflammatory properties. What is Borscht? Borscht! Borscht! Borscht! What’s not to like about this so very flavourful, earthy and deeply fullfilling spectactle of a soup? Traditionally made with beetroot, potatoes and some form of beef stock, borscht is … Read More

Nourishing Vegetable and Lentil Soup

Nourishing Vegetable & Lentil Soup

This nourishing vegetable and lentil soup is the perfect winter-warmer: I usually make it at least once a week and it eat it for days (reheated tastes even better). This perfect winter-warmer is a winner for every dosha, simply follow the dosha adjustments below. This soup is fully packed with proteins. It’s giving you an … Read More

Bombtastically Sweet Yet Healthy Smoothie Goodness green smoothie in a clear glass jar with straw held by a beautiful girl in a summer dress

Bombtastically Sweet Yet Healthy Smoothie Goodness

This green smoothie will land in your mouth like a bomb and you will be so pleased it did! It tastes so good you’ll wonder what’s the catch. Well, let me tell you there ain’t one. Just happy cleansing veggies, sweet fruity energy for your liver and absolutely no nasties! Turn it up, get stuck … Read More

Stewed apples and pears with star anise cinnamon and syrup

Stewed Apples & Pears With Star Anise & Cinnamon

These simple stewed apples and pears are a nice alternative to a grainy breakfast that is easy to make and wipped up in minutes. Simple but good is what this breakfast provides. It’s a nice alternative to a breakfast full of grains, and even though it’s only fruits, I feel this breakfast always fills me … Read More

This Sri Lankan Kola Kanda Bowl herbal porridge

Sri Lankan Kola Kanda Bowl – Green Godess

What is Kola Kanda? This Sri Lankan Kola Kanda Bowl is a traditional Sri Lankan herbal porridge hailed for its nutritious and medicinal powers. Kola Kanda (from the leaf Gotu Kola ‘Kanda’), is a traditional Sri Lankan herbal porridge, hailed for its nutritious and medicinal powers. Gotu Kola, also known as the ‘herb of longevity’ … Read More

sweet mung daal porridge

Sweet Mung Daal Porridge

This vitalising and cleansing sweet mung daal porridge will have you longing for more! Mung beans’ astringent nature literally scrapes your bowels clean. They draw out toxins from your digestive tract, clear up excess mucus and combat dampness in your body. This sweet little number offers a great alternative to standard breakfasts such as oat … Read More

amaranth porrdige with pears and dried fruits

Amaranth Porridge With Pears and Dried Fruits

Amaranth porridge is a great alternative to oats or millet and can be a great substitue for those who can’t digest traditional grains or other psyeudo grains very well. Amaranth is great for Kapha and Pitta types. Vata’s should try it out and mix with extra oil and sweet tastes to combat the very astringent … Read More

warm amaranth breakfast bowl with apples and raisins

Warming Amaranth Bowl With Apples & Raisins

If oats, millet and Co. are not for you, or you simply want a bit of a change to your morning breakfast routine, try out some amaranth porridge for breakfast. It’s light and dry nature makes it an ideal grain for the Kapha dosha.Amaranth ‘s astringent taste helps to dry up excess dampness and mucus … Read More

cooling green soup

Cooling Green Soup

In need of a detox? Feeling too hot? Is your skin playing up? On a cleanse? Or simply on the look-out for a nice nourishing lunch full of greeny goodness? Then you’ve come to the right place. Feel free to mix up the greens in this soup and add in more greens that you like … Read More

Mung Bean Soup

Healing Mung Bean Soup

Feeling Lethargic? Bloated? Tired? Not quite yourself? Is your digestion playing up? Do you have a thick white coating on your tongue? Then it might be time for a mung bean soup cleanse! This amazing astringent bean has been favoured in indian and asian cuisine for centuries for its medicinal properties. Mung beans have amazing … Read More

Yummy Breakfast Compote

This delicate bowl of stewed fruits, seeds and warming spices is very deceptive in its actual breakfast prowess. Can just stewed fruits and seeds fill you up enough for the morning? YES. THEY CAN.An absolute great addition to your breakfast repertoire, this bowl of yummy goodness won’t disappoint. Brimming with vitamins and minerals, high in … Read More

Cucumber kale quinoa breakfast bowl

Cucumber & Kale Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

This flavoursome dish is full of greeny goodness and is a nice alternative to a traditionally sweet breakfasts. It’s particularly great for Pitta’s as the greens in this bowl are very cooling and calming for hot natured Pitta’s. Plus quinoa is very alkalising and pacifies all the three doshas, winner! Feeling Vata: Ensure you steam … Read More

carrot cake smoothie bowl

Warm Carrot Cake Smoothie Bowl

This delicious grain-free smoothie bowl is super nourishing, especially on a cold winter’s day. If fruits and smoothies are not your thing and you also don’t like ‘Porridge & Co’., try this bowl as a very healthy breakfast alternative. It’s also great for people who experience food allergies and sensitive bellies from grains and pseudo-grains, … Read More

Amaranth breakfast bowl

Simple But Satisfying Amaranth Breakfast Bowl

This super simple recipe doesn’t require much effort, apart from the 20 minute cooking time which is slightly reduced if you soak the amaranth overnight. Amaranth is a pseudograin and glutenfree. Experiment by topping your fluffy Amaranth with stewed or cooked fruit such a blueberries, apples and pears. Feeling Vata: Amaranth can aggravate Vata’s so … Read More

warming detox smoothie

Cleansing & Warming Smoothie-Bowl

This smoothie bowl will warm you up nicely in the morning, giving your digestion a nice, gentle start to the day whilst at the same time cleansing your system of built-up toxins and filling you up with a great dose of antioxidants. It might come as a suprise to you to stew and lightly cook … Read More

Herby Fat-free white sauce

Herby White Sauce

This deliciously creamy white sauce is a total winner when you need something to top of your garden-veg, as a great alternative to mayonnaise, and simply a nice dip without any of the guilt. If on a cleanse, simply skip the olive-oil and make this a virtually fat-free dressing. Either or, this sauce will leave … Read More

Tomato date sauce

Gooey Tomato And Date Sauce

This creamy delicious tomato sauce has all the freshness of tomatoes and the added depth and flavour of sweet succulent dates. Great as a topping for a summer’s buddha bowl, on veggies when you’re doing a cleanse, or as a healthy ketchup alternative on home-made potatoe fries. Get stuck in!

fat free orange dressing

Orange Vinaigrette Dressing

This lush orange vinaigrette dressing is perfect for a summer’s day when you want that zingy, fresh feeling on your vegetables, without any heaviness of any oils. Perfect for cleansing or detoxing. Feeling Vata: you do best without the wasabi and the cayenne but can crank up the lemon juice and the maple syrup. Feeling … Read More

Mango Chtuney

Easy Home-Made Mango Chutney

This wonderfully well-spiced mango chutney will have you gagging for more! Use less spice and chillies if you’re feeling overly Pitta, and turn it more into a sweet mango chutney without the hotness. Plus this chutney is virtually fat-free, so goes well with any detox or cleanse diet, and can be thus enjoyed without the … Read More

Onion dressing

Creamy Fat-Free Onion Dressing

This delicious onion dressing is completly fat free, perfect for those days where you want to go easy on the oils if you’re having a cleanse, a detox, or simply when you want to go a little less heavy but still have all the taste. Use it on budhha bowls, salads, to dip home-made sweet potato fries, and so forth.

Turmeric – A Golden Ray Of Sunshine Goodness

Turmeric is but not just a simple spice. Turmeric is a POWERHOUSE, a power-plant with amazing healing and anti-inflammatory abilities, and is one of the most powerful herbs on the planet today to help us humans shield from inflammation, prevent disease, and to keep our bodies strong and healthy.

herbs help balance your dosha in ayurveda

The quick and easy guide to Ayurveda

Ayurveda is an ancient healing system that orginates in India. Ayurveda can be traced back to pre-historic healing scripts (Vedas) to somwhere between 3,000 – 5,000 years ago. Ayurveda talks about how to care and look after your body and how to maintain balance and great health. Ayurveda is still very widely practised and used today to, with an ever growing popularity.

Easy Peasy Fruity Nut Cake Recipe- Vegan & Gluten Free

This is my go to low fat, vegan and gluten free cake recipe. And as far as cakes go, I think it’s a pretty healthy one too! You get the goodness of fruits and nuts, with only a minimal amount of sugar and fat. Feel free to experiment with the ingredients, and use less sugar … Read More

Liver Cleansing Cabbage & Celery Soup

Liver cleansing, gut healing, immune boosting and anti-bacterial! What’s not to like! Get stuck into this marvellous yummy soup. Eat it anytime of the year when you feel you want to eat something nourishing that also gives your body that extra ‘oompf’ to cleanse and heal. Weekly Recipe Liver Cleansing Cabbage & Celery Soup

Vegan Mushroom Gravy

Creamy Vegan Mushroom Gravy

Creamy, delicious mushroom gravy. Super easy and quick to make in just under 3 minutes. Great as a topping for roasted vegetables, chicken, beef, or on top of roasted potatoes or fried mushrooms. Weekly Recipe Creamy Vegan Mushroom Gravy

Shitake – The Healing Shroom of Shrooms

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Ginger – Warming Life Force

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Gut Healing Turmeric & Mushroom Curry Soup

Get stuck into a bowl of bubbling, warming, yellow-goodness and enjoy the healing powers of turmeric, ginger and shitake mushrooms. This healthy but yet tasty yummy broth will help your body fight bacteria and inflammation, boost your immune system, and to keep those pesky bugs at bay (always good in a corona crisis!). Weekly Recipe … Read More

Gooey Apple and Cinnamon Cupcakes

Sometimes you just need something that satisfies you.Something that is sweet, tasty, and if possible, has that gooey, tasty sensation to it.Something that, when you put in your mouth, reminds you of autumn, of your mum’s home baked apple cake,of gardens and of late summer blooms.Something that when you eat it, gives you that warm … Read More

Healing & Nourishing Asian Style Broth

This is my go-to soup recipee when I simply need something warming, nourishing, and simply healing:when you had a stressfull day, when you are feeling run down or when your boss has just simply driven you up the wall:This broth will pick you up, give you a hug and will fill you with a warm … Read More

Cleansing and Calming Cardamom

Have you ever tried this wonderful green powder, referred to in Ayurveda as ‘the queen of spices’?
Well if you already have, thumbs up, and if you haven’t read on about the amazing health benefits of cardamom, and hopefully it’ll inspire you to buy some next time you walk past your spice isle.

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