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Tongue Scraping: Benefits of this Daily Practice

Tongue Scraping and its benefits have been overlooked. I've grown up with this daily practice, however it's not a common practice in western culture, something I did not realise growing up, I just thought everyone else did it too! Like packing cuts and grazes with ground turmeric to stop the bleed and encourage healthy healing, this was the norm ...

Buckwheat and Blueberry Muffin

Buckwheat is a seed making it wheat and gluten free, perfect for anyone with sensitives or allergies. I also like to use alternatives to cows milk as often as possible so this recipe is a favourite in our house. Buckwheat flour is a great alternative to plain flour for baking, its one of my many pantry staples . Even though I do not have a...

50 ways to use dōTERRA's Top 10 Essential Oils

If you've been hearing about essential oils but not sure how to actually get the best use out of them, you're in the right place! I hear from many people who are really excited to start using oils and make a positive impact on their health but just don't know where to start...once you start using essential oils and incorporating them into y...

Homemade Ice Lolly

I'm always looking for healthier versions of treats which children still love and enjoy and keeps parents happy too, so it's a WIN-WIN!! These homemade ice lollies are a great activity for the kids to do, a healthy alternative to shop bought, sugar loaded ice lollies and a fun way to cool down and stay hydrated in the summer months. Ingredien...

Supporting Mental Health Naturally

Next week, 13th-19th May, is Mental Health Awareness week in the UK, it's also mental health awareness month in the US. #mentalhealthawareness Good nutrition plays a vital role in providing both our mind and body with nutrients to function optimally, but factors outside of our control can negatively impact our health. While it can b...

5 Ingredient Homemade Chocolate Spread

There were times in the past when I craved chocolate, but no matter how much I ate I still did not feel satisfied, the chocolate had not hit the spot and instead I felt queasy and sick...I didn't understand it or why the thing that I wanted was actually making me feel sick. What I've come to realise is that I did not fully understand my bod...

Green Cleaning Tips

Identifying and minimising the stressors in your life is key to having more balance and calm, however, we often forget our home life and things we bring in and use around homes. Making and using home made products, whether that's food or otherwise means you know exactly what's in your product and are in control of what you're eating, putting on yo...

Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen 2019

You may have heard of the dirty dozen and clean fifteen but might not know that this list is updated every year by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a non-profit, non-partisan organisation dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. The list below is really useful to be aware ...

Are you eating enough Fibre?

Fibre is an essential part of a healthy balanced diet and helps not just to eliminate toxins from our body but has many health benefits too. The average person should be consuming about 30g of fibre a day however, most of us are eating less than half of this amount. Fibre is actually the indigestible parts of plant structure such as cellulose,...