Improving Your Meditation (meditation – not medication!) part 1

Improving Your Meditation

According to the teachings of Swami Rama there are several main tasks to be accomplished during the beginning stage of meditation and practice.

1. developing the practice of internal dialogue
2. learning to cultivate mindfulness or meditation in action
3. having a regular practice time and place
4. developing a steady comfortable sitting posture
5. relaxing the body
6. learning the basics of breathing

Lets look at the the internal dialogue problem. Is your mind always wanting to switch to your thoughts and chatter to you? Fear not – help is at hand. Read More


Chose the right food for your kids

Brain foods can make your child do better at school

The emerging field of nutritional psychiatry has established a plausible correlation between your diet and aptitude, especially for children. AMRI Hospital, one of the best multi-specialty hospital in Saltlake, explains that various ‘brain foods’ can help in boosting a child’s brain growth. These foods can improve brain functioning, memory, and concentration power.
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INdian potato cakes

Healthy Indian Potato and Lentil Cakes

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Oh my………OH ….MY……….these are just THE BEST. Trying is believing I know, but please let me know I’m not wrong! I LOVE, LOVE LOVE these little cakes of joy! Absolutely bursting with the most amazing flavours, easy to make and even easier to scoff. Give them a try and message me below on how you liked them! (Gluten free if you omit the dusting of flour) Read More


Healthy Sushi

Healthy Sushi

Sushi is seen by many as a healthy food anyway, and compared to fast food burgers and the like, it is definitely a better option. But the white rice that is used can spike blood sugar levels and is high in carbs, with no additional nutritional benefits. The healthy sushi below, uses quinoa, which has a lot less grams of carbs and a lot more protein. More bang for your buck as they say somewhere around the world (not In Yorkshire!) So check out these healthy delicious little items and make yourself and your kids a halo inducing meal with a difference! Read More


Tortilla, spicy beans and salsa

Home Made Kale Tortillas With Spicy Beans and an Apple Salsa

Every part of this dish is so easy to prepare and can be made in advance. The best part of it for me is it can be topped with an egg and eaten for breakfast or topped with some grilled chicken (for meat eaters!) and eaten for supper. It’s healthy  and the tastes are SO vibrant and fresh. What are you waiting for?!!

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