Vicki's Blog Posts

Vicki's Indigo Herbs blog posts.

10 Oct 2017

Samhain - Summer's End

The veil between the seen and unseen is said to be at its thinnest as the Wheel of the Year turns to Samhain. A time for introspection and the honouring of our ancestors, for we are descendants of the survivors of old. Perhaps the most famous of the greater sabbats, find out more about this ...

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13 Sep 2017

4 Top Tips for Vegetarian Nutrition

Discover how to easily get the important nutrients that can be commonly missing from a vegetarian or vegan diet. Protein, Calcium, Vitamin B12 and Omega 3 fatty acids are crucial to human health - find out how to calculate your daily protein requirements and plant based foods to ensure you are ...

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28 Jul 2017

Harness the Power of Ancient Andean Superfoods

Continuing our trip around the world with the Indigo Herbs Global Kitchen, this month we take a look at some powerful superfoods that originate in South America. With a rich, ancient history and colourful cultures that persist to this day, journey with us to Brazil, Mexico and more.... with lots ...

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05 Jul 2017

Lammas – Celebrating the First Harvest

The Fruits of the First Harvest are here at Lammas! Also known as Lughnasadh after the Celtic Sun God Lugh, find out more about the importance of this festival in our not too distant past....

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02 Jul 2017

Top 10 Travel Essentials for Natural First Aid

Whether you're jetting off to sunnier climes or opting to stay closer to home for your summer holidays - don't leave the house without packing our Top 10 Natural Travel Essentials! Aiding anything from bites, wounds and sunburn to nausea and headaches, these easy to carry and versatile remedies ...

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29 Jun 2017

The Top 3 Dieting Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Why did obesity used to be so rare? Why is there so much conflicting information surrounding diet, healthy eating and weight loss? In this article we look at 3 of the most common weight loss mistakes and what you can do to remedy them!

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15 Jun 2017

The Hidden Dangers of Dieting

Dieting is so last century. "Dieting" (aka starving ourselves) is NOT the way to lose weight, in fact this ultimately leads to more weight gain in the long run. Diet myths busted and what we can do to achieve our ideal weight and stay there.

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02 Jun 2017

Midsummer Madness! Celebrating Summer Solstice...

We're half way through the Wheel of the Year and Summer Solstice is here! The longest day and shortest night marks, for many, the true start of summer - so why should we celebrate the passing of the seasons...?

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13 Apr 2017

Spring into Summer with our Top 5 Motivational Herbs & Superfoods

Summer is almost here and for many that means emerging from our winter cocoon a little the worse for wear. Fear not - nature is on hand with some amazing herbs, renowned for their ability to boost energy and improve mental clarity. Couple these with an array of Superfoods that provide your body ...

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11 Apr 2017

Celebrating New Life & Fertility - Beltane is Here!

For most of our evolutionary history humankind has had a close connection with nature - indeed the weather conditions could be a matter of life or death! So how did we celebrate the passing of the seasons? Find out more about the important Celtic Fire Festival of Beltane.....

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30 Mar 2017

Moroccan Delights & Arabian Nights – A Tantalising Taste of North Africa

Journey with us to Morocco, Egypt and the Arabian Peninsula - home to some of the tastiest and healthiest dishes in the world. Try our deliciously exotic vegan recipes - Delicately Spiced Fennel & Chickpea Tagine, Rose, Raspberry and Almond Smoothie Bowl, and much more....

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07 Mar 2017

Why Do I Get IBS & What Can I Do About It?

It's IBS Awareness Month! With this debilitating condition affecting between 10% - 20% of the UK's population, we had a look at the recent research and evidence on how to deal with the symptoms. Healing herbs, foods that heal the gut, root causes and much more.....

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01 Mar 2017

How To Unlock The Spring Magic This Equinox

The time of equal day and night, the Spring Equinox is upon us. It's time to say goodbye to the long, dark cold nights and welcome the return of the light. A time of year inextricably linked with Easter, we take a look at how these two festivals weave together.

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27 Jan 2017

Imbolc - Celebrating the First Spark of Spring!

Spring is in the air! Imbolc marks the midway point between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox and is a celebration of beginning and growth. Find out what our ancestors got up to and why this time of year was so important to celebrate. Includes some delicious traditional recipes with a vegan ...

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11 Jan 2017

Ancient Superfoods for Modern Healing

Welcome to Indigo Herbs Global Kitchen! Home to healing herbs, super-spices and one of the most ancient healing systems on earth, we take a trip to India. Discover the history, culture and what led this vibrant country down its unique culinary path - including some delectable, vegan super-spiced ...

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16 Dec 2016

Ancient Rites & Dark Nights - Winter Solstice Celebrations

As the longest night approaches and Winter Solstice is upon us, we take a look at some ancient traditions that most of us still honour each Christmas. Includes 2 great recipes for Superfood Hot Chocolate and a Pure Vegan Chocolate Yule Log!

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