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

Matcha Mint Smoothie

I swear matcha is magical. The energy and feeling of zen it brings makes it the perfect way to start your morning. I do tend to have my matcha warm in a mug and packed with goodness and adaptogens but this smoothie is a fun, cooling alternative. Especially during the hotter summer months.

Naturally sweetened from the banana and cooling thanks to the mint it gives you a nice kick to get out the door and get going. The addition of tocos adds some creaminess as well as a boost of vitamin E ? read more

Relaxing Golden Milk

This recipe is the ultimate way to wind down after your long day. I like to make this drink and sip it in the evening once everything is done and dusted and I can just have some me-time to settle down. With each sip I can feel myself relaxing and the tension easing out of my tired little body. The earthiness of the spices creates a warm, soothing sensation that is difficult to top.

Naturally sweetened, silky smooth and spiked with warming spices it soothes your system. There are few things read more

DIY Coconut Milk

This morning I was craving something comforting, nourishing and a little indulgent. I did not sleep very well at all last night and felt super groggy upon waking. June Gloom has definitely set in with almost constant heavy rain and a very damp, moody atmosphere. No beautiful sunshine pouring through my bedroom windows to wake me up.

I have this unbearable feeling of being in limbo right now with the state our country is in. The way things will unfold and play out don?t look certain and read more

Multi-Purpose Calming Floral Tonic

This potion will leave your kitchen smelling magical. A mix of some of my favourite flowers; chamomile, rose and lavender. I first made this as something to sip on in search of some calming vibes and then quickly realised the powers of these particular ingredients would also work wonders on your skin. I love creating things that nourish in my kitchen and it doesn?t stop at just food and drink. This tonic doubles as a lovely floral toner. Perfect for spritzing or sweeping onto your skin read more