What is Naturopathic Nutritional Therapy?

·What is Naturopathic Nutritional Therapy? ·Also, introducing Penny's ProgrammesLet food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food– Hippocrates, 400BC  What is Naturopathic Nutritional Therapy?Our body is made up of trillions of cells and each one of those cells need fundamental nutrients to survive, and our primary source of these nutrients is what we put in our … Continue reading What is Naturopathic Nutritional Therapy?

Turmeric Warmer

Turmeric Warmer a.k.a Turmeric Latte   Now the weather has turned, adding a bit of spice to your life will not only provide some warmth, you'll also benefit from the antibacterial, antioxidant and antiviral properties. Increasing the amount of spice in your food and drink will help to dissipate any stagnant mucous, and reduce inflammation, … Continue reading Turmeric Warmer

Raw Chocolate Mousse

Here's a perfect, simple, recipe for those who get choc cravings but want a dairy and refined sugar free option. Makes 4 portions (or 2 bigger ones!) Ingredients 1 large avocado 1 banana 3 tablespoons coconut oil 4 tablespoons raw cacao powder 2 tablespoons honey, agave nectar or maple syrup 1/8 teaspoon sea salt Directions … Continue reading Raw Chocolate Mousse

Milk Kefir

Kefir (pronounced "ke-fear")ย is my current favourite fermented food and as I look forward to drinking it most mornings, I just had to share my enthusiasm with you! The origin of the word sums it up really -"keif" in Turkish means "good feeling" ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Why is that? Well it tastes yummy and it benefits the body … Continue reading Milk Kefir

Sauerkrautย 

Sauerkraut is an affordable, easy and tasty way of introducing probiotics (good bacteria) into your diet. The fermentation process encourages essential bacteria such as Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria to flourish, aiding digestion as well as improving gut, brain and body health.  There are many different ways you can make sauerkraut and lots variations of ingredients, but … Continue reading Sauerkrautย 

Almond Milk

Here's a simple step-by-step guide to making your own delicious almond milk.  It makes roughly 500ml.   All you'll need is... 110g of almonds 2 medjool dates water blender jug or container for milk Step one of homemade almond milk; Soak 110g of almonds for 6 hours Step two; Take out the stones of two … Continue reading Almond Milk

Tea & An Insight into Caffeine

A tea plantation in Munnar, Kerala, India. "Drinking a daily cup of tea, will surely starve the apothecary"  -Chinese proverb  The shrub Camellia Sinensis (seen in picture above) produces the same leaf that is used for black, white, green, oolong and pu-erh tea. Here's some benefits you'll get from your brew; ๐Ÿต Green tea has … Continue reading Tea & An Insight into Caffeine