The lovely folk at Savant Magazine covered the launch of Mama, our post-natal home delivery service for new mamas. In this feature they interview our founder Lily and delve into the reasons for launching Mama.
Blitzed and blended, bright and beautiful smoothie bowls bursting with flavours as bold as their colour. We are introducing smoothie bowls at our delis, of which there are four different flavours. The Coconut Dragon is the most fuchsia bowl you've ever seen. And it really does taste as good as it looks! Other flavours include Berry Oat, Avocado Spirulina and Acai Berry. These will be available to enjoy all day long.
One in three Britons sit down to EXACTLY the same lunch EVERY day. A further 70% admit they are stuck in a lunch rut, with ham sandwiches emerging as the most likely midday meal we eat on repeat. DON’T SETTLE! We make eating healthy food easy, and we don’t want you to have to think about it. Eating well should be that simple. Our food will satisfy your nutritional need as well as your hunger.
Behind the scenes we've been working on entirely new delivery menus for you, and we like to think they are a true celebration of this new season's offering. The food is made 100% by our team of chefs and is free from wheat, dairy and refined sugar. It's the perfect food if you are looking for more energy, trying to break bad habits or just looking for a nutrition boost.
It’s easy to fall off the bandwagon while on holiday, what with airport meals, piña coladas and not a single home cooked meal. Not to mention our motivation levels seeming to peak at swanning around on inflatable swans. And this down time is COMPLETELY FINE. A few days of indulgence is not going to do any lasting damage, so long as we make sure to regain the balance post-holiday. Here’s how.
We have made it our mission this summer to get more people exercising outdoors, reaping the benefits of al fresco workouts in a relaxed and social environment. As such we have pulled together a 10-session series, ranging from yoga, pilates, HIIT and even trampolining. Kicking off the series on July 5th is Lottie Murphy, pilates instructor and holistic health coach. Also on the agenda is Adidas ambassador Zanna van Dijk, Hollie Grant (Founder of The Model Method) and ((BOUNCE)).
While the British summertime has graced us with plenty of opportunity to talk about our favourite subject recently (i.e. the weather, i.e. “Isn’t it supposed to be summer? It’s been raining for two WHOLE weeks now!”), there has also been a whole lot of talk about hangovers. In particular, those ensuing a Pimms-fuelled staff summer party.
We are thrilled to have partnered with natural skincare brand Balance Me on the ultimate summer skin package. For the first fifty customers to book onto one of our detoxes using the code 'balanceme' at checkout, you will also receive a full-size BB Natural Perfection SPF25 cream with your detox!
In a society where we are bombarded with so many mixed messages about what we should eat, what is good for us and what isn't, if there is one inexplicable truth, it is that facts are facts. We are really proud of how we source and prepare our food, so we wanted to share a few facts with you.
Our detoxes were designed with busy schedule in mind, which is why we offer a fully-flexible calendar whereby you can choose the exact days you would like your food delivered. You can also make some great savings if you buy your detoxes for the year in one transaction, and you don't have to use them straightaway.
Being very much embedded in the world of healthy eating we see every angle of how social is impacting peoples food choices, but also how it is shaping the way we look at our diet and how it makes us feel. Having a healthy relationship with food is so important, so we've devised a few practical tips for disconnecting from social when it comes to food.
Upping our berry intake is firmly on the to-do-list, but maybe it’s time to put a little focus on the cherry. Cherries can put a smile on your face ten miles wide, so you’re in luck that they’re coming into season. They’ve got a multitude of nutritional benefits, not to mention they taste delicious too.
Dash was set up by two friends Alex and Jack, on a mission to encourage people to start drinking more water and stop throwing away deliciously-wonky fruit and veg. Here, we meet one of the half, Alex.
Food waste is a subject we care passionately about as a business, so we are thrilled to now be stocking Dash water. “British sparkling water infused with wonky fruit and veg” is the strapline. Crafted in the UK by Alex and Jack, we love that they are fighting food waste in a fun, and sustainable way. The lemon flavour is definitely my favourite.
Working at Detox Kitchen I am lucky enough to eat a lot of delicious, healthy food. And I try to cook from scratch as much as possible for my meals at home. But don’t get me wrong, I still enjoy a sourdough pizza and an Aperol spritz. So detoxing is not something that necessarily comes naturally to me. This is why I wanted to document my experience on one of our detoxes to show that anybody and everybody can benefit from one.
So this is me on a good day. And I tend to try and have a few more good days in the lead up to a holiday, because let’s face it, everyone wants to look and feel good on holiday.
Today sees the launch of our new summer menu at the delis! The Aubergine roasted in Tamari and served with Preserved Lemon Dressing is heavenly. The new Lentil, Broccoli and Miso will become legend. The Gazpacho is the best you will taste. And the Laksa with Courgetti.... it will blow your mind. Not forgetting our new granola flapjack a.k.a the best damn flapjack you'll find.
We've teamed up with Grazia for a series of morning events to celebrate their Unplugged Issue. Grazia’s Unplugged issue is asking their readers to get switched on to logging off and disconnect to reconnect – trying to break the habit of absent-mindedly checking, flicking and swiping, by consciously taking time off from our digital world and social media to reclaim real life.
Every company wants productive, engaged and present employees. Every company wants their staff to feel energised throughout the day. Every company wants happy employees. We believe that a lot of the above can be achieved through a healthy, balanced diet. And there’s proof.
Collectively we need to work to reduce our food waste, as businesses and individuals. With household food wastage accounting for 53% of total food waste, there is a lot we can do as individuals to make a change. Here are our top tips for minimising wastage.
Our Founder Lily is a Vegetarian. I'm a Flexitarian. I’ve watched Cowspiracy and Leonardo Di Caprio’s documentary, I have read, and heard, the countless facts and figures in favour of a vegetarian lifestyle. But when push comes to shove, I won’t be giving up meat. And here’s why.
I watched Carnage. The person that told me to watch it said, be prepared, if you watch it you WILL turn veggie. I watched it. I am now a vegetarian. I have been for two months and I can’t see it changing. My older brother and mum watched it too, they are both now vegetarians. Needless to say, the humorous documentary by Simon Amstell resonated with me, and many others it would seem.
"Lily Simpson, the chef and co-founder of Detox Kitchen, started her business with the simple and humble idea of making healthy food “really delicious”. She was far from the only one with that goal, but her strategy paid off and her success since launching in 2012, has been commendable."
What do you value? We find it’s a good question to ask yourself when you’re living life in the fast lane. We have had a super busy start to the year and one thing that we make sure we always have at the back of our minds is the five things that we value. We thought we would share them with you today, it's always good to share a value or two!
With the deadline for book number two (!) fast approaching, I’m taking advantage of some of the delights available to us in the British springtime and will be flexing my chef skills in the kitchen this weekend. There are so many wonderful, locally grown vegetables available to us at the moment.
Simply select the package that is right for you, choose your start date and duration, and look forward to your first delivery of wholesome food.
This 1,500-calorie package provides a rich source of nutrients, made up of whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruit, nuts, seeds and lean protein. All of our meat is free-range and our fish and seafood are sustainably sourced.
those who are looking to permanently change their lifestyles for the better. Packed full of energy and nutrients, this package is perfect for those who would like to begin or maintain a healthy diet