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Chocolate - A Food of the Gods?

The Cacao Bean is brimming with feel good phyto-chemicals and nutrients, and this might well be the reason why the Mayans and Aztecs saw this bean as sacred and a food sent by the gods. Find out more about why chocolate makes you feel good and discover some healthy ways to include this superfood in your daily diet.

Foods to Boost Your Immunity Against Colds and Flu

Find out which foods can boost your body's immunity and prevent you from catching the proverbial common cold or flu. Try out these recipes, nurture yourself and your family's health from the kitchen this season.

Brain Boosting Hot Chocolate with Magic Mushrooms Recipe

This drink is nourishing. restorative and invigorating. Unlike the traditional hot chocolate recipe, this recipe is loaded with brain-boosting superfoods but don't worry you won't receive a psychedelic experience the title suggests. Instead you'll taste the warming power of medicinal mushrooms with incredible health benefits.

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. Don't forget #homemadebreadday on November 17th.

The Best Gluten-Free Pizza Recipe

These delicious vegan & gluten-free pizza bases are thin & crispy and easy to make at home. Using brown rice flour, gram flour and quinoa flour instead of traditional wheat pizza flour means that celiacs and those on a gluten-free diet are happy too!

How to use Tribulus Terrestris / Gokshura for BODYBUILDING

The herb Tribulus Terrestris (also known as Gokshura) is an incredibly popular supplement known for its powerful effects on testosterone levels. Tribulus Terrestris is rich in saponins, the active ingredient claimed to increase the body's natural testosterone, hence why it's perfect for building muscle in the gym.

Pineapple, Kiwi & Greens Super Smoothie Recipe

This super smoothie incorporates Chorella, Wheatgrass, Spirulina and Matcha powders, and is bursting with green goodness and fruity treats - it's super healthy, delicious and powerful! It will boost your immune system, boost your brain and fuel your energy.

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 mushrooms from practicing Nutritional Therapist, Milda.

Magical Adaptogenic Matcha Elixir Recipe

Forget the coffee and make a magical, adaptogenic Matcha elixir! Not only is it more frothy, creamy and delicious, but it’s also packed with healing benefits. This drink is incredibly rich in antioxidants and can boost your metabolism, it's great as a breakfast beverage and natural energy booster. Including nourishing Ashwagandha and immune boosting Astragalus makes it more than just a drink!

Natural Hangover Cures with Superfoods & Herbs

It's almost the season to be merry once more, bringing with it endless rounds of drinks and buffets. Whilst it is always better to restrain from over indulgence, sometimes we just have that one too many and live to regret it the next day! Here are some herbs and superfoods to help your body bounce back the morning after the night before, including our very own Hangover Destroyer Smoothie....

Pink & Purple Protein Pancakes Recipe

Using a variety of Indigo Herbs Super fruit and Protein Powders, these protein enriched pancakes will give you a supercharged start to the day! Sunny, happy colours and packed with nutrition, these pancakes are certain to put a spring in your step and keep you full until lunchtime.

The Battle of the Protein Powders - Is Pea the New Whey?

How do vegans get their protein? Especially athletes and bodybuilders.... We decided to compare the most popular protein supplement on the market - Whey protein with the rising star of plant-based protein - Pea protein!

Nutritious Nut & Seed Paleo Granola Recipe

This unsweetened Granola is naturally delicious, grain-free, gluten-free and great as part of the paleo diet. Packed full of nutritious nuts & seeds, it is low carb and high in protein. Sprinkle this on top of your breakfast bowls, enjoy after a workout or as an after dinner treat.
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