Mind Body Cleanse At Champneys We are delighted to team up with premium health brand Champneys to offer a uniquely holistic approach to cleansing your body and your mind at Forest Mere 6 - 8 November 2015. Whether you want to improve your overall health and lifestyle...

Puy lentil sprouts recipe : sweet potato and mixed greens Puy lentils are a versatile protein source. They are fat free and low carb and a positive powerhouse of b vitamins and folate. If you cannot source sprouted lentils this recipe can be substituted with braised...

Clean Your Spirit The start of springtime is magical, and dynamic. As nature moves out of the cold, wet, dark winter toward spring, the pulse of life quickens, the earth warms, and blossoms unfurl, reaching for the sun. Nature makes it look smooth and easy, but...

Warm millet salad and avocado stuffed with hummus   Millet is a gluten free nutty grain that can be cooked or steamed to provide a perfect nutritious base to salads & stews. It is alkalinity and low allergenic properties ensure it is soothing for the digestive system...

Eating raw for anti ageing - Does Eating Raw Really Slow the Ageing Process? How old do you think this woman is? While Annette’s husband of 54 years really wishes he had done what she had done, Annette attributes a raw vegan diet for her youthful...

The Dosha Balancing Act Ayurveda identifies six major tastes we need in our daily diet: sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter, and astringent. Each of these tastes has specific health-giving effects. If we include all of them we will feel nourished and satisfied. When we consistently eat only...

Meditation With the effects of stress having far-reaching effects on both body and mind, meditation could prove to be a much-needed ally in stopping them in their tracks. Forbes recently reported that Brown University had found a convincing link between mindfulness and improved cardiovascular health.  Meditation’s wider...

India “Turbans, tinsel, cow horns lyre shaped, painted blue, the fangs of a monkey, a corner of something carved in stone, hands clutching a red veil, a dacoit playing an Arabian scale on his flute, his yards of moustache coiled in concentric circles on his cheeks....

Healthy lunch We all know that weekday lunches can be really difficult. We often do not have access to a full kitchen and unhealthy options are tempting. Luckily, you can still eat a healthy lunch and save money with a little planning. Here are some delicious...

Spicy butterbean burgers I just love these veggie burgers, so tasty!! Method: Burger Over a medium heat; sauté the red pepper, onion, chilli and garlic in olive oil for 10 minutes, until the vegetables are tender. Meanwhile in a blender crumb the oatcakes and add the butterbeans. Pulse...