Tag: organic

Roast miso and garlic aubergine with tahini sauce

As the fresh chill and bright hues of Autumn creep into our days with the inevitable turn of the year’s wheel, I find myself reaching for heartier foods, bolder flavours and certain nutrient-dense, omega-heavy ingredients that herald the coming inward call. And so, I was reminded this week of the […]

Feta and tomato everything sauce

You might have noticed, from my visible slowing down on the online side of life, that raising an 18 month old is keeping me quite busy. The thing is, though, it’s a different type of busy-ness than I knew before I was a mama. It’s more a presence, a being, […]

Gaia Conceptions ethical creations

Around my birthday in November I was searching for an ethical clothing collective that could offer something special, precious, original, feminine, simple, ceremonial, everlasting if they could, and that would not cost the planet in the process. I was introduced to the ladies at Gaia Conceptions in the United States […]

Pregnancy natural beauty heroes

Aside from the deep and ongoing inner transformation that the pregnancy journey ignites, the physical self is also something of an evolving being – and this can feel both beautiful and unnerving at times, to find our bodies in a state of constant flux and change, at such a fast pace, with […]

Birth and beyond: natural preparations

As we find ourselves at week 29 of pregnancy, preparations are slowly getting underway for the little one’s expected arrival earthside. Alongside a wonderful hypnobirthing course to tend to the psychological journey (more of which later), general nesting and slowly making space in our little cottage for a brand new […]

Giving up shampoo: my journey so far

Two months ago I felt called to try and stop using conventional shampoo. I have long been aware of feeling chained to the hair washing spiral and my dependence on store-bought shampoo has become increasingly at odds with a passionate pursuit of natural alternatives for personal care and beauty products. And yet […]

Nourishing avocado matcha face mask

In an interview on natural skincare recently I found myself drawing many parallels between the way we eat and the way we nourish our skin. Both present an opportunity to more consciously approach the way we feed our body, choose ingredients and approach daily routines; both  require a healthy amount of curiosity, […]

Nourish organic skincare: a British brand to love

You will know by now how important and exciting I think the emerging world of scientific organic skincare is. Every time I lose myself in my post-bath Antipodes Night Cream ritual, I send a little prayer of gratitude for all the brilliant brands around the world who give us an […]

Clearpsring Genmaicha: the best organic green tea

Green tea is famed for its super health benefits. Packed to the brim with phytonutrients and widely linked to cancer reduction, weight loss and boosting the immune system, it is one of nature’s most potent healing leaves and I have many a friend who swears by its super nutritional powers, […]

Antipodes skin care: organic science

My quest for the best organic skincare is always evolving and I take great pleasure in snooping out the most luscious creams on the shelf. With so many new and intelligent bioactive brands emerging, all boasting their own super nourishing ingredients, whole hours can be whiled away in Planet Organic […]