Never judge a book by its cover. London-based Yoga teacher Julie Montagu was recently named one of the Top 10 Holistic Health Icons in the world, but she fought harder for her place at the top than one might assume. After completing a mentoring programme for Yoga teachers run by her company - WholeSelf Yoga - I felt compelled to … Continue reading Resilience comes from a lack of alternatives; what Julie Montagu taught me about success
The easiest 'mindless' thing to do in this posture is dump into your lower back. When done mindfully, not only is the lower back protected but the posture will help build strength in the limbs. The following cues in this pose will prevent such dumping into the lower back and improve your alignment to build … Continue reading Urdhva Mukha Svanasana / Upward-facing dog
Let me start by saying this is not a story about why coffee is bad for you. Quite the opposite. This is a story about how to best capitalise on its benefits. Coffee can be the healthiest thing you consume all day. First and foremost because caffeine is an anti-inflammatory, and inflammation is linked to … Continue reading But first, green tea; why you should delay your morning coffee for at least 2 hours after waking up
Kebabs are not just for meat lovers! BabaBoom has proven that cauliflower can be the star of the show. Two days after eating this, I’m regularly reliving its joy. Out of nowehere, I’ll just remember what a great time I had. The flavours and texture will bring you nothing but happiness. If you live in Battersea or … Continue reading Coal fired cauliflower w/ sweet potato hummus @ BabaBoom Islington
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This cashew nut-based pesto is a staple for your fridge to add instant flavour and life to pretty much anything. Mix it up with pasta, salads, or use as a condiment. And add chilli powder if you're feeling particularly spicy. Coriander or cilantro is packed with a list of vitamins and minerals longer than my … Continue reading Coriander cashew-nut pesto
This salad ticks every box - it's packed full vitamins & fibre, does not rely on a sugary dressing for its great taste, and will keep you full and satisfied for hours on end. But most importantly, you won't bloat a bit no matter how much you eat. And that's because it has, not one, … Continue reading Charred sweetcorn & black bean salad
It doesn't get much more simple and delicious than this. You don't have to dine at a fancy tapas restaurant to enjoy this zero-sugar snack. In fact all you have to do is: Buy a pack of padron peppers Fry them in a pan with olive oil Sprinkle on some good quality salt Have the … Continue reading Padron Peppers