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Midsummer Madness! Celebrating Summer Solstice...

Local Glastafarian Vicki Howd goes exploring into how Summer Solstice has been celebrated in both modern & ancient times. Find out the whys & the Hows of the longest day on June 21st!

An Indigo Interview with Vegan Triathletes

Indigo Herbs Ambassadors and British Triathletes Sam Taylor and Dan Geisler share with us their experiences of turning vegan and how they have not only survived, but thrived as sportspeople. Both have reported more strength, stamina, better recovery times and an overall feeling of wellbeing since powering their training and competitions with plants and superfoods.

Pumpkin Seed & Avocado Hummus Recipe

Easy to make, healthy green Hummus recipe. With the rich flavours of garlic and basil, this Hummus tastes a bit like pesto. The pumpkin seeds add an extra bite and a unique seed taste to the dip with avocado supplying the creamy consistency. A delicious dairy-free snack to enjoy any time of day!

How Can Superfoods Support Fasting For Weight Loss

Nutritional therapist Vivien Alred looks at how the dense nutrition available in superfoods can support losing weight in a healthy balanced way when you are using intermittent fasting or the 5:2 diet. Read more ...

Avocado & Pumpkin Seed Detox Smoothie Recipe

Prized for its high nutrient value, the humble avocado makes up the base of the fabulous smoothie - heart healthy essential fatty acids, fibre rich, loaded with vitamins, minerals and more potassium than bananas. Add in our Organic Raw Pumpkin Seed Butter, Kale and Apricots to make a winning combination - a delicious, nutritious detoxifying smoothie!

Foods & Herbs For Weight-Loss Motivation

Nutritional therapist Vivien Alred takes a look at how motivation is key to weightloss, in this blog she looks at which herbs and foods can support motivation and help you stay on track with your goals.

Healthy Agave Granola Bars Recipe

These tasty, healthy granola bars have all the taste with only a fraction of the calories!  Bursting with nutty, seedy goodness - these bars are a great snack if you're on the go and just need a boost to keep you going until your next meal.

How To Support Weight-loss with a Detox Program

Nutritional therapist Vivien Alred looks at how detox is key to weightloss and suggests some gentle and natural detoxifying herbs and foods to support your weightloss goals. Read more.....

Easy Hummus Recipe 3 Ways

Love hummus? Or keen to try some interesting variations? These three dips are exactly what you need! Using more unusual ingredients like black sesame tahini, hemp seed butter and pumpkin seed butter, blended with pulses and a selection of vegetables and spices means you’ll have an interesting mix - great to serve at parties! 

Six Foods & Herbs For Allergy Season

Nutritional therapist Vivien Aldred looks at six healing foods & herbs that can help to combat springtime allergies. These plants all have anti-histamine and anti-inflammatory properties and can help in the prevention and treatment of the uncomfortable symptoms of allergies such as running nose, itchy skin and constant sneezing.

Lemon Balm & Chamomile Hay Fever Relief Tea Recipe

If you're feeling a little overwhelmed by the feelings and symptoms that come with hay fever - calm your body and mind with an infused Chamomile Flowers and Lemon Balm herbal tea blend. A citrus and flowery taste, absolutely delicious. Great to drink just before bedtime, or to start your day first thing in the morning as this blend will soothe the respiratory system.
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