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The Guide to Gluten-free Flours

Here we have THE guide to gluten-free baking and making! Coeliac and Gluten-free Blogger Nutritiously Naughty gives her tried and tested advice on using gluten-free flours, she explains the consistency and action of each of the flours and indicates what they are best used for. Let's get baking.

Gluten-Free Carrot & Walnut Cake Recipe

Gluten-free and dairy free, this fluffy and moist cake certainly isn't taste free! A delectable addition to a summer picnic or perfect with that afternoon cuppa.

Midsummer Madness! Celebrating Summer Solstice...

Midsummer Solstice – a time of magic, faeries, fertility, virility and abundance. Find out how to tap into the unique energy of this special season and celebrate the consummation of the marriage of the Earth Goddess to the Summer King!

4 Incredible Benefits of Adaptogens

Adaptogens are a unique group of herbal ingredients which help your body adjust to stressful circumstances, ranging from extreme heat or cold to infections or trauma. Discover the astounding benefits of these plants and medicinal mushrooms from Milda - Nutritional Therapist.

Adaptogenic Morning Chocolate Elixir Recipe

Try substituting your morning coffee for this super healthy hot chocolate. Specifically formulated to not only give you your morning energy boost, the combination of adaptogenic herbs will set you on your way for a stress free day!

How To Have a Happy Healthy Menopause - The Way Of The Herbalist

Is it possible to have a happy healthy peri-menopause? Lets face it a time of a woman's life that doesn't have the best reputation, but can natural health care including herbs and foods change that? In Part One of a blog series - We turn to the Medical Herbalist to find out.

How To Boost Your Mood With Food and Herbs

Discover the connection between the foods we consume and the effect it has on our mood. Find out how to combat stress and anxiety, the connection between the gut and the brain, foods for sleep and brain boosting herbs!

Mango & Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

This mouth-watering Mango and Chia Seed Pudding is rich in mood-boosting Omega 3's and Protein. An exotic breakfast recipe or afternoon sweet treat that will transport you to warmer climes on a sunny day!

Help Yourself Detox

Summer is well and truly on the way, with the warmer weather making many feel like eating a lighter, healthier diet. A diet rich in antioxidants will not only assist your body to gently detox, it will help you shift those stubborn winter pounds too! Find out the what, the why and the how of natural detoxing from the experts over at CMN.

Zinging Turmeric & Ginger Smoothie Recipe

This sumptuous smoothie recipe certainly does what it says on the tin - it zings! Packed with antioxidant turmeric and anti-inflammatory ginger, start the day on the right foot with this delicious drink.

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 with the perfect nutrition and you will be bouncing into the new season with vigour and vitality!

Amazon Power Maca Smoothie Recipe

Feel the power of the Amazon with this South American inspired smoothie. Bursting with goodness, the maca will boost your mood whilst the guarana will provide a sustained energy kick making this the perfect breakfast for an action packed day!
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