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Review: Vertue Method; the Hottest New Class in Town

Vertue Method is a fusion of yoga, weighted circuit training and meditation, designed by London based, Australian Yoga Teacher & Personal Trainer Shona Vertue. We snuck into a class to see what all the hype is about.

Earth Hour 2016

Earth Hour is a worldwide grassroots movement by WWF to unite people to take action for the planet. Engaging a massive mainstream community on a broad range of environmental issues, Earth Hour was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007.

Bulletproof Coffee - a Breakfast Alternative?

Bulletproof coffee first came to our attention several years ago, and we seem to have come full circle as it’s a point of conversation on many people’s lips at the moment. So what is Bulletproof coffee exactly?

Herbs & Spices - Turmeric

An anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and powerful antioxidant, this delicious spice is loaded with protein, dietary fiber, potassium, magnesium and vitamin C, E and K.

Herbs & Spices - Cinnamon

This is the best spice for bringing out sweetness in a dish and adding an aromatic, warm flavour. Just a sprinkle of cinnamon can do wonders for a boring bowl of porridge.

Herbs & Spices - Basil

There are many varieties of this soft-leafed herb. In Italian cooking, sweet basil is used most frequently. Its intense aromatic flavour goes perfectly with meat and fish, and the bright green leaves are delicious ripped over a cold gazpacho or blitzed into a vibrant pesto.

Herbs & Spices - Ginger

Pungent, sharp, slightly lemony and peppery, fresh ginger root is one of our favourite ingredients. It adds a lovely freshness to any dish and always features in the base of our curries and broths.

Friendship February

From experience we know that it is far easier to stick to a healthy eating plan if you do it with others, and this is why we are launching Friendship February. Fancy bagging yourself all of the above?

Supercharging Breakfast

If you're anything like us, you're already thinking about tomorrow’s breakfast before you've even had dinner. Research shows that those who eat breakfast have a more balanced diet throughout the day and are more likely to maintain a healthy weight. Who can argue with that?

8 Best Healthy Breakfast and Brunch Spots in London - Women's Health

Women's Health have named us the top healthy breakfast and brunch spot in London. They even hailed our delicious egg wraps as 'ground-breaking'. Hey, their words not ours.

Liberty of London - The Business of Detox

As the wellness industry continues to gain momentum, our founder Lily Simpson gives Liberty of London her take on what 'detox' really means. She's even curated her own Liberty edit to revive your body from the inside out.

Flu No More - Boost That Immune System

Colds, coughs and sniffles can be a real pain in these colder months and, unfortunately, there's very little we can do once we've caught something. Thankfully with the right diet we can ensure our immune system is in tip top shape.

Goop

For the second year in a row, Gwyneth Paltrow's weekly lifestyle publication Goop has named us as one of the best healthy meal delivery companies in the WORLD. We'll let Gwynnie take it from here to tell you why...

Tips for Rejuvenation by Sebastian Pole

Sebastian Pole, herbalist, qualified yoga therapist and co-founder of Pukka Herbs shares with us his tips on rejuvenation. We can all feel tired, stressed and washed-out. It’s the natural result of living a busy life. It happens to all of us, but the trick is knowing how to replenish.

We Speak to... Karis Scarlette

Ballet teacher, dancer and writer Karis Scarlette discusses the importance of keeping the ballet tradition alive, and the transformative effects it can have on not only your body, but also your confidence, knowledge and mind.

We Speak To... Lorena Kastner

Lorena teaches Vinyasa and Yin yoga, along with Special Needs yoga and Family yoga. We speak to her about the benefits of practicing yoga, her favourite pre and post workout snacks, as well as her life philosophy.

Fitness Tips from Shona Vertue

Renowned personal trainer and yoga instructor Shona Vertue shares with us her top tips on how to maximise our exercise routines and make sure we stick to them for the long term!

Sustainable Meat Eating & Easy Alternatives

The people at Cowspiracy argue that animal agriculture is the most destructive industry facing the world today, and to make a difference we must eat less animal products and replace them with plants. We discuss easy alternatives to meat and other ways to get your protein fix.

Wheatgrass & Spirulina -   a natural way to boost your health

As part of a healthy balanced diet, top quality organic supplements can do all sorts of good for the body. They are such a quick and easy way of adding a boost of nutrients and vitamins to your diet, especially for those with a busy lifestyle.

We Speak To... Shona Vertue

Yoga teacher and personal trainer Shona Vertue fills us in on her back story and the benefits of regular exercise. Her life philosophy? "You never know what might happen so it's always best to eat dessert first."

Limewood Hotel, cooking retreat and supper club

We are very excited to announce our first ever cooking retreat at Limewood Hotel on January 29th 2016. Lime Wood, a boutique country house, is set in the heart of the New Forest National Park. It is laid-back luxury at its best – the perfect secluded hideaway escape!

How to combat Winter skin

Winter is tough on all skin types; cold winds, cranked up central heating and low humidity all take their toll – particularly on skin prone to sensitivity. So we asked the lovely people at Pai to tell us how to combat Winter Skin.

Reconnecting with our food chain

Whats really in our food? We take a look at the manufacturing and marketing of healthy food.

Sugar Swaps

We believe that reducing your intake of refined sugar can make a big improvement on your health. The Telegraph asked us for our top five sugar swaps and here’s what we suggested.

The modern detox.

The world we live in is becoming more and more polluted and so it is very important to eat food that helps your in-built detox system to work at it's most efficient. With our three simple steps you will be on the right track to ensure your optimum health.

Things We've Loved This Month

We can’t believe that June is already drawing to an end. To celebrate this month, we’ve rounded up a few things we’ve been enjoying and wanted to share with you. Take a look at our top six picks…

Father's Day Feast

Father's Day is just around the corner! Food is the best way to celebrate a special occasion, and we've put together a few of our favourite recipes for all the family to enjoy.

Cutting Down On Food Wastage

We're big believers in making the most of your ingredients and throwing away as little as possible! Here are our 5 easy steps on how to cut down on food wastage, along with a few simple healthy recipes for all that leftover food...

Our June Shopping List

Take a look at the ingredients that will be on our weekly shopping lists this June. Seasonal food is at its most flavoursome and nutritious, and can enhance any dish! We've also added in a few of our favourite recipes to get you inspired...

Three Things We're Adding This Week

June is here - it's officially summer! For many of us a new month means a fresh start for a healthy journey. Let's celebrate the warmer weeks to come and add something healthy to our lifestyle - restriction not included! Here are our three healthy things we're adding to our diets and lifestyle this week.

We take away the stress of planning, shopping and cooking healthy meals.

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.



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