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Welcome to the wellness blog, a creative space where I get to share my experiences as a women’s health practitioner, movement specialist, tea lover, mom of boys and passionate health educator.

My passion lies in educating women about the healing and transformative power of herbs and botanicals, seasonal living, and the art of tea blending.

I am honoured to share this journey with you.

Welcome to the wellness blog, a creative space where I get to share my experiences as a women’s health practitioner, movement specialist, tea lover, mom of boys and passionate health educator.

My passion lies in educating women about the healing and transformative power of herbs and botanicals, seasonal living, and the art of tea blending.

I am honoured to share this journey with you.

Superfood highlight – ASHWAGHANDA

IF YOU’VE BEEN DREAMING of an all-natural remedy to help you slow down, calm down, and curb stress, I have good news.  A family of herbs, called adaptogens, was designed by mother nature to do just that. And one, in particular, called ashwaghanda has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for more than

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Tea blending workshop

“There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life” Lin Yutang Creating your own custom tea blend by combining leaves, petals, roots and seeds to support your unique physical and emotional wellbeing has a meditative, empowering and expressive feeling about

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Hormonal health

As women, our hormones influence every aspect of our lives. From our moods to how energetic we feel, they affect how we digest food, the quality of our sleep and even our day to day performance. As I am shifting through my years of perimenopause I am finding my sleep

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Hormone balancing treats

With a few simple tweaks you can change regular energy balls into a delicious, healthy and hormone-balancing treat with addition of medicinal herbs. These are enhanced with Maca, an adaptogenic herb used to reduce anxiety and depression and is rich in essential amino acids, iodine, iron, and magnesium, as well

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Celebrating spring in full bloom

To celebrate the beautiful spring cement range of crockery from Weylandts, we hosted a lunch bringing together a group of like-minded women in wellness, interiors and creativity – a melting pot of inspiration and fresh ideas. We shared our thoughts on conscious living, what sustainability means in each of our

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Whole poached chicken broth

This is my favourite way to make a delicious chicken broth and have some poached chicken for salads and sandwiches at the same time. Ingredients: Whole chicken (choose organic, free range and free from hormones and anti-biotics chicken)1 x onion2 x carrots3 sticks of celery2 garlic clovesbay leafAny herbs you

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Lemon Olive Oil Cake

An olive oil cake happens to be one of my favourite deserts – it’s super moist on the inside and perfectly golden with the slightest crunch on the edges…… not too sweet and pairs so well with fresh fruit, compotes or some vanilla ice-cream. I was so excited when Shelly

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Wreath making workshop

What a wonderful surprise to open our Christmas wreath boxes to find the most beautiful selection of seasonal Viburnum, Penny Gum, Accacia, Kol-Kol and Ivanhoe and surrounded by a sea of Blue Holly and Jubilee Crown. Our Christmas wreath workshop was hosted at the Port Elizabeth Weylandts store in collaboration

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Seasonal reset

At the change of season one of my favourite ways to nourish the body is with a warming bowl of Kitchari – it has become one of my families favourite dishes, even my boys! Kitchari is an ayurvedic meal known for it’s detoxifying, warming and easily digestible properties. It is

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Glow summer syrup

The Glow Summer simple syrup is an easy way to add a sweetness to the herbal iced tea blend or when making summer ice lollies. Ingredients: 2 cups of Glow summer herbal iced tea 1/4 cup brown sugar Combine the blended tea with the brown sugar in a pot, bring

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The Wellness Blend