Differences Between Herbs and Spices

Both spices and herbs are used to add flavor and taste to food. However, next time you are confused by that oriental cookbook you are trying, take a look at the subtle differences between herbs and spices.The most prominent difference between both of them is that herbs are leaves of herbaceous plants. Spices are, more…

Hiking in Corsica – Capo Di Feno –

Corsica is a truly a magical island. It has wonderful beaches, pretty villages, natural pools and hilly woodlands veined with meandering streams. Coastal Corsica also has a lot to offer our hikers. Here is one of my favourite hikes in the South of Corsica called “Capo di Feno”. It takes about 4 hours from start to finish. An…

Rejuvenating Bath Ritual Just for You

For many cultures, bathing was a ritualist activity.  Symbolically, its very powerful to the mind to ‘wash away’ cares and stresses.   Through my work with various practitioners and spiritual teachers, I’ve put together a ‘recipe’ of the most powerful techniques to change your bath from simply cleansing – to completely rejuvenating.  This process can…

Back to Basics Natural Beauty Reminders

Drink green tea for Younger Looking Skin – Green Tea is rich in catechins .It is an anti-oxidant and has anti-ageing properties. Follow a Good Skin Care Regimen – Irrespective of your age; you need to follow a good skin care regimen for healthy skin. When your skin is healthy, it will not show early signs of aging….

A FEW QUICK AND HEALTHY RECIPES FOR THE WORKING WEEK

Sunday Prep if you would like to save some time : I’m all about making my weeknight meals healthy, delicious and quick. While I love a 15 minute meals – some of my favourite vegetables (like winter squash) taste better when you can roast them for a while. A great way to make sure your weeknight…

THE ANTI-ANXIETY NAMASTE BOWL – RECIPE

You’re anxious and worried. Your heart is beating fast and your breath is shallow. Your mind is imagining the worst and you wish you could just relax. Sound familiar? Any anxiety sufferer will know these feeling all too well, but did you know that your anxiety might not be in your mind, rather in your gut?…

NUTRITION STRIPPED FAV MACRO BOWL RECIPE

NOURISH BOWL INGREDIENTS Greens | spinach, romaine, arugula, kale, micro greens, sprouts, mustard greens, swiss chard, etc.  Proteins | tempeh, beans, quinoa and lentils (starchy-proteins), hemp seeds, nuts/seeds, nutritional yeast (not a “protein”, but loaded with plant-based protein). Vegetarian friendly (ovo-, pesca-, lacto-): farm fresh eggs and wild-caught fish. Animal proteins: quality sources only. Healthy fats | avocado, olive oil,…

MACRO BOWL WITH TURMERIC-TAHINI DRESSING

The goal is to combine all of the macronutrients so you can rest assured you are nourishing your body with all of the right things in one meal! Here’s a quick breakdown on what makes the perfect nourish bowl: Greens – go crazy with your favourite greens! Protein – You can keep it plant-based and…

Happy Feet – Give Em Some Love

Being the primary connection between the ground and your body, remember to give your feet some love! Here are some yummy holistic recipes, you can make yourself to take care of your feet and hands. 1. Old Fashioned Rosy Lotion : Shelf life : 6 months, suitable for all skin types especially oily skin. Ideal…

Holistic Home Remedies for Yoga Feet

Foot pain is one of the most common ailments, affecting people of all age groups at some point in their lives and especially Yogis that use their feet very often. Foot pain can occur anywhere in the foot including the toes, heel, sole, ankle or arch. The good news is that there are many things…

20 Meditation Tips for Beginners

If you’re new to meditation, then you might feel overwhelmed when trying to keep so many instructions in your head: watch your breathing, calm your mind, keep your back straight… To take the pressure off and allow your practice to unfold more naturally, here are 20 priceless tips to help you get started. As you practice…