I’ve played around with a lot of raw chocolate recipes and I have to say this is my favourite! For simplicity (you know when you need chocolate and need it NOW. yep. those times.) But also for taste and goodness.
I use raw honey as it is believed honey is a method by which nutrients can be imparted directly into the bloodstream. Raw honey should be treated as medicinal and definitely not overheated. When honey is overheated it is believed it becomes toxic and it also loses
It’s easy to grab a box of chai flavoured tea bags from the supermarket, but once you try blending it for yourself it will be impossible to go back! Rooibos is not only caffeine free (for those who are sensitive or get more than enough from coffee!) but it has a distinct, slightly nutty, flavour that works so well with chai spices. Rooibos includes trace minerals like iron, potassium, magnesium, zinc, calcium and sodium – making a great thirst quencher post yoga and a support
If you follow yoga related social media accounts, you may have noticed a lot of beautiful gratitude circling around last week. A lot of thank you’s to teachers. You may have also seen the words Guru Purnima and wondered what it was all about. What is Guru Purnima? The full moon day in the Hindu Month of Ashad (July-August) is observed as the auspicious day of Guru Purnima, a holiday devoted to teachers in India (Gu – darkness – Ru – light: The one who brings light to darkness
From an Ayurvedic perspective this tonic is very supportive to vata dosha, which can be quite imbalanced in the winter months. It is deeply warming and grounding in the morning, and easily turned into a sweet treat with half a teaspoon of raw honey, although I find the coconut milk is sweet enough. In her book Well and Good Nat Kringoudis, doctor of Chinese medicine, herbalist and women’s health guru, talks about the best foods for women’s overall health and fertility. I incl