Watermelon Summer Salad

22 June 2018 | 2 Comments

Now summer is officially here I feel a celebration is in order. A salad? Oh yes, but not just any old salad. Watermelon salad? Yes please. As you might expect given its name, watermelon is excellent for hydration in the summer months. But it’s more than just water (92% don’t you know?) and sugar. A…

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Sun Salutations: Five Reasons to Love Them

15 June 2018

As we are fast approaching the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, I thought this would be a perfect time to consider Sun Salutations (Surya…

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Feet Glorious Feet

1 June 2018

Consider your feet. Each one has 26 bones, 33 joints and more than one hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments. That’s a lot of moving parts.…

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Balance: All Things Equal

25 May 2018

As I wobbled around in Vrksasana (tree pose) in my yoga class the other day I reflected on how importance balance is in our lives,…

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Upekkha: The Freedom in Letting Go

18 May 2018

With the anniversary of the Manchester bombing coming up next week I am reminded of what a turbulent and difficult…

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The Dirty Dozen: As Bad As They Sound?

29 April 2018

Concerned about pesticides? Buying and eating healthy, sustainable food is a concern for me and, like many people, I care…

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Stress: Nurturing Your Vagus Nerve

22 April 2018

How stressed are you? Do you even know? Stress is invisible and easy to ignore. But it’s pervasive. Most of…

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Homemade Yoghurt: Helping your Health and the Planet

15 April 2018

I have a confession to make: I buy food in plastic packaging. Much though I’d like to, I haven’t been…

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Best Chocolate Cake Ever: Torta Caprese

16 March 2018

Torte Caprese is a cake that originates from the Italian island of Capri. Made with ground almonds (so gluten-free) and dark chocolate it is rich and indulgent and I think one of the best chocolate cakes ever. I’m aware of how bold a statement this is, but I’ve baked a few cakes in my time and this recipe is divine.

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Sweet Potato Flatbread

8 February 2018

Want an alternative to shop-bought processed bread that doesn’t require much effort? Flatbreads are the way forward. Here’s a healthy, gluten-free version with sweet potato that goes brilliantly with last week’s soup.

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Wild Wolf’s Yoga

22 December 2017

In the beating heart of old Bristol and right next to St Nicholas’ Market is Wild Wolf’s Yoga, a beautiful space created by sisters Jess and Steph Wolff and dedicated to all things yoga. Aren’t we Bristolians the lucky ones?

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What’s the Secret?

8 December 2017

If ever more proof was needed of yoga’s anti-ageing powers was needed then look no further than Christine Borg’s video released to celebrate her half-century.

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Dog jumping over a skipping rope.

Skip to It

17 November 2017

The Wannabe teen has recently got into boxing, something I find wrong and terrifying on many levels. However, it has introduced a new phenomenon into our household: skipping.

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