Top 10 Reasons & 101 Foods for a Low-Carb Lifestyle.

The low-carb lifestyle is not just ‘another fad diet’. It’s a method of enjoying your food, staying healthy through your life, and eating in a way that supports your mental and physical well-being.  We all want to look and feel our best, and so much excellent research has been done now into this that weContinue reading “Top 10 Reasons & 101 Foods for a Low-Carb Lifestyle.”

Hayley’s Oat Bran Bread

As a wheat-free foodie, I love this ‘bread’ and I make this probably twice a week. It’s become a big part of our diet, which is really saying something when you live the man who literally wrote the book on bread! What Daniel Stevens doesn’t know about baking isn’t worth knowing, so the fact that he’s adopted thisContinue reading “Hayley’s Oat Bran Bread”

Yoga Detox for your liver

Physically, there are many symptoms of liver imbalance from the obvious to the very subtle, such as feeling a lump in the throat, or problems with tendons or eyes. One of the first signs is related to your emotions, specifically your temper: are you suffering from anger, stubbornness, aggression or irritation? When you’re thinking aboutContinue reading “Yoga Detox for your liver”

Green Energy Juice

After a long week of New Year celebrations, Daniel and I were keen to get ahead on 2018 and do a full de-clutter of the house – re-arranging furniture, hoovering behind things and taking stuff to the charity shop. I had a horrible cold, and we had both over indulged at Daniel’s dad’s house earlierContinue reading “Green Energy Juice”

5 things to make your New Year’s resolutions easier to keep… Pre-solutions!

Pre-solutions? Things you do before Christmas to make your New Year resolutions easier to keep. GET A GRIP – Everywhere you turn, piles of pointless calories: tubs of sweets, mini chocolate bars, bowls of crisps and peanuts, mince pies, and (my favourite) cheese footballs. You’re going to need a steely resolve to avoid these soContinue reading “5 things to make your New Year’s resolutions easier to keep… Pre-solutions!”

Morning & evening yoga stretches for people in a hurry.

In the Morning: If you have a busy day, you know it pays to get organized, and that includes looking after your body. Think about your normal morning routine and find a slot for this quick yoga sequence, perhaps as you wait for the kettle to boil. It takes less than five minutes and isContinue reading “Morning & evening yoga stretches for people in a hurry.”

Vegan Stuffing Balls – a cool yule canapé!

Got vegan guests coming and don’t know what to serve as a snack? Try these stuffing balls – no one will be complaining, even the carnivores! My recipe is inspired by Green Goddess Mel Wells’ stuffing, and I have cooked it for the past few years for my boyfriend’s nieces, one of whom is veggieContinue reading “Vegan Stuffing Balls – a cool yule canapé!”

Hannah’s low carb biscuit bars

These very low carb/high protein snack bars are fantastic for that moment when you would reach for cake/biscuit/chocolate – something with your hot drink to keep you going until lunch or dinner time. Cinnamon is amazing – it contains compounds that promote insulin function, improve blood glucose levels and increase insulin sensitivity, so it’s very helpful whenContinue reading “Hannah’s low carb biscuit bars”

Detox your skin… Before January!

Hayley shows us what’s inside the Lovegrove Essentials Clean & Natural Kit – the perfect at-home facial in a box!

Christmas Restorative Yoga sequence.

When you’re feeling tired or stressed, it can be hard to tell what you need most: is it exercise or rest? Restorative yoga practice gives your body the best of both. By using stronger extensions and the time to rest, the nervous system becomes calm and the brain feels soothed. You’ll feel relaxed, refreshed andContinue reading “Christmas Restorative Yoga sequence.”