Homemade Almond Milk

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As much as I love dairy, it's really not a friend of my tummy so I have resorted to shop bought coconut and almond milk. A glass of this doesn't quite hit the milk quenching spot for me, until the other day when I made almond milk at home with my new nut bag. I felt so chuffed with myself! Today on the blog I share with you how I made homemade almond milk in about 5 minutes and … [Read more...]

Mung Bean Soup

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I first tasted this delicious Ayurvedic recipe of mung beans about 5 years ago when my yoga teacher in Brighton, Dot Bowen, taught a yoga workshop followed by a light vegetarian lunch. I wasn’t the only one that was chomping at the bit for the recipe. Put off by some of the strange ingredients like asoefedita and the need to soak the beans, I never attempted the … [Read more...]

Homemade Ghee

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I learnt this recipe from my yoga teacher and dear friend, Dot Bowen.  Ghee is the most heat-stable of all fats so is excellent for cooking. It doesn’t de-nature on exposure to light, and has the ability to carry the qualities of foods cooked with it deep into the tissues. It is nourishing and supports digestion.  Ingredients: Good quality organic unsalted butter. … [Read more...]