Cosy Beans topped with Balsamic Shallots & Rosemary Brazil Nut Cheese

It was forecasted to rain heavily all day today. Getting out of bed was cold, I had to search for thicker socks and a big jumper. Looking out of the window I was happy. The trees lining the pavement outside the front of my building are more golden than green. Leaves covering the street. Autumn is the most beautiful season. The first thing I did this morning was make a mug of English breakfast tea, usually I would have rosehip and hibiscus tea when I get up but I was feeling a strong need read more

Almond Butter & Cacao Nib Stuffed Dates

I feel like I should state upfront that I know this isn’t so much of a recipe, it’s the most simple action of assembling a few delicious foods together. I just felt the need to share these dates with you because they really are my favourite indulgence.

It’s been almost a month since I last posted here. It’s been a busy and emotional few weeks. I felt drained of everything within me. But here I am, feeling much more like myself and writing this post for you. The fall read more

My Good Vibes Drink

Summer is starting to wind down. Leaves are turning and there’s a lot more rain, although I feel like here in Dundee we got more than our fair share of summer downpours and less than sunny days. I do love summer but winter is my favourite and I can feel it creeping closer. I want an end to the constant mugginess and can’t wait for those brighter than bright, super cold, fresh mornings. I definitely associate those kind mornings with my walk to the studio at the dance school I read more

Skincare Favourites

Our skin, it’s important. You probably know by now that it’s our body’s biggest organ and that we should be taking good care of it. I’ve been using clean, non-toxic, natural products for years and I have a regime that works well for me. However, I do appreciate that every body is different and we need to do what is best for our own body.

I’ve been lucky throughout my 25 (almost 26!!!) years to have skipped any major skin troubles. While some of that may be my read more

Magic Matcha Latte

We all know of my affinity for making potions and tonics and all the goodness that comes with them. So, here’s another drink recipe for you (I could write a whole blog on magical drinks alone I think…), my mid-morning magic matcha pick-me-up.

This is a recipe I get asked for quite a lot so it makes sense that it would have its own place here on Living Alchemy. You can make it as basic or as fancy as you like, its an easy recipe to tailor to suit your needs day-to-day I find. Some read more

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