Tag: mind

Healthy Christmas baking + a recipe

Christmas time was always exciting as a child because it meant Christmas baking. With Grandma, Christmas baking was Shortbread – all of them neatly lined up in greaseproof papers, their buttery goodness crowned with a blanched almond gently placed in the middle Stirring the American Fruit cake batter, which is mainly nuts and fruit held together with a small amount…

Natural Therapies + my awesome Wellbeing Circle

  Along my health journey, I have been opened up to a whole lot of natural therapies and met some of the most inspiring health practitioners. Instinctively, I knew I couldn’t heal from Hashimoto’s without the gentle guidance of others who were experts in their own field. I read books and more books but you can never underestimate the power of…

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Cacao and chocolate

The Cacao bean or the raw cacao powder that comes from the bean is traditionally named after ‘the food of the gods.” In the modern day, it is considered a ‘superfood’ due to the high density of essential nutrients, very few side effects and proven health benefits. Raw cacao comes in many forms: whole cacao beans, cacao nibs, cacao powder, and cacao…