What can a Wellness Weekend do for you…?

For the last two summer’s I have run wellbeing nutrition weekends in Devon….  Why am I telling you about these you might be wondering…..?

Mainly because I wanted to share the feedback that has come from these experiences, so you can see why I continue to run them, but also to promote how important it is to understand how food really parts such a huge role in long term health & wellbeing in our modern lives.  

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Easy Detox Tool for Happy Hormones!

Our body’s are amazing things – they are constantly working to give us balance and energy from the nutrients being converted from our food to nourish our cells, as well as removing toxins, chemicals and excess hormones.

We have natural detoxification pathways that process and clear chemicals, cellular waste and hormones from the body and this is how we avoid the buildup of unwanted toxicity and ensure that all of our body’s processes are working efficiently. When our pathways for detoxification are blocked or are not working efficiently, we can’t produce and use hormones and neurotransmitters optimally.

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Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Recipe

Reduce signs of inflammation and bring calm your digestion, joints, your mood and more – inflammation can be rife through our bodies and sometimes it can be silent….

I often recommend to my clients that they need to have a diet that is high in anti-inflammatory foods and research has shown that eating this way not only can protect us against certain diseases, but it also slows down the aging process by helping to balance our blood sugar and increases our metabolism.

So, here is my anti inflammatory breakfast smoothie recipe for you to try – it is bursting with anti oxidants, phyto- nutrients and goods fats to keep you full til lunch time!

 

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valentine truffles

A Valentine Truffle Treat!

Just a little something for you to share with the ones that you love!

Both Maca and Cacao are well known for there energising & libido boosting properties, so this recipe makes a great dessert for you to share with those closest to you!

Maca Chocolate Truffles
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Dr Kelly Brogan Smoothy recipe

My KB Smoothie Experience! (& Recipe)

Here is a little recipe that I wanted to share with you – as I always like to experiment on myself before I recommend anything to clients or others that are interested in food as medicine…  I mean, how can I tell what the reaction will be if I haven’t tried it! I had the […]

Tips to ease your digestion

7 Tips to Ease your Digestion

Happy New Year! So the festive season is over and often no matter how hard we try, at the beginning of January we can feel tired, sluggish and our energy is low. 

As it’s still winter, it’s not the ideal time to begin a cleanse – but there are some restorative & practical things that you can do, that will help relieve your digestion and help you to start feeling more like yourself again!

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Chicken Broth – Good for the soul?

As the end of 2016 comes closer, I hope that you can look back over this  year with joy and feel good about your achievements.  For me this year has has certainly been busy at times and there are always things I think I can improve upon.  One of my tasks was to become a […]

Winter Solstice Chocolate Hazelnut Torte

We are almost there, the festive season is well and truly upon us – but try to take a few moments to remember to celebrate the Winter Solstice on Wednesday this week. The shortest day of the year (in the northern hemisphere) has been celebrated in different cultures for thousands of years.  It is the […]

Recipe – Bone Broth

So, after my raving about Bone Broth and it’s cure all ills mailing – here is my recipe for Chicken Bone Broth. If you can use organic and / or grass fed bones, then great, but if you can’t find them or you are watching the pennies, then non organic is also fine. 

Recipe – Linseed Bread & Chia Jam

Here is a gluten free bread alternative that is great for sandwiches, dipping with a hearty soup or toasting with jam. We served this bread with these Chia Jams at both our Cleanse Weekend and the Stress Busting Retreat Weekend’s in Devon this summer.  They went down a storm with the groups, who had been […]