Pukka Tea & Me

Our Pukka tea range – with it’s bright and beautiful packaging, and enormous range of flavours – is enjoyed by so many of our customers, none more so than Pauline who is likely our biggest Pukka fan!  This week Pauline talks to us about her favourite Pukka Teas and why this range stands out from

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What are Super Greens?

So many foods nowadays are talked about as ‘superfoods’ but what does this really mean and which greens are the ones we should be having to get that SUPER effect? Registered Nutritional Therapist Alison talks us through which supergreens really ARE good to eat, and how they benefit us as part of a well-balanced diet.

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What is Chlorophyll?

We talk a lot about the goodness of greens and the importance of loading up mealtime plates with dark leafy veggies. These powerhouses of nutrition provide fibre and vitamins in their purest form, but what makes these emerald gems so good for us and what gives our favourite veggies their rich green colour? Here we

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Ketogenic Diet explained

Registered Nutritional Therapist Bea Lyus talks us through what ketogenic means, what the diet involves and the science behind the carbs, fats and nutrients consumed when following a keto diet.   Time to rethink and consume more fats – Ketogenic diet explained.    Before we delve into fats, there is something important for us to

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Clearspring…the home of organic eating

I wanted  to write a small piece about Clearspring because I have been using one of their amazing products for the last year and a bit and I love it, and this week I see they are celebrating 28 years of business. The dream of the founder was to share amazing Japanese products with the

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7 steps to a gentle cleanse

Registered Nutritional Therapist Alison has given us her top 7 steps to a gentle cleanse, perfect to do in line with spring! Drink 2 litres of water a day This will help to flush out toxins and help bowel movements. Start the day with hot water and a slice of lemon (or just hot water).

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The benefits of medicinal mushrooms

Mushrooms may not seem the obvious choice for keeping your immunity strong, skin glowing and blood sugar balanced, but numerous clinical studies have proved medicinal mushrooms can benefit multiple systems in our bodies. Dr. Vivien Rolfe PhD, Pukka’s Head of Herbal Research, explains why they are a great go-to natural remedy to keep you in

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What is Manuka Honey?

Manuka Honey has been used since ancient times for all manner of ailments and is said to have great health and antibacterial benefits. Many believe it to be effective for treating everything from a sore throat through to clearing blemishes on the skin. A specialised honey, it is antibacterial and bacterial resistant. This means that

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Why cleanse?

Christmas is gone and you might have overindulged in food and drinks, but realise that it’s not sustainable to carry on eating all day like we do at Christmas. Why? Because the digestive system needs a break, so do the body and our mitochondria – our energy factories. Eating that vast amount and without much

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Gluten Free Fruitcake

This deliciously moist fruitcake has been made gluten free and vegan by our resident foodie Tanya. 1 TBSP soaked chia seeds300g GF plain flour250g coconut blossom sugar1 tsp baking powder1 tsp bicarbonate of soda1 tsp cinnamon1 tsp all spice100 ml almond milk8 TBSP melted coconut oil100g cranberries100g raisins100g chopped walnuts6 chopped medjool datesGenerous pinch of

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