Super Cookies & The ‘Shame Game’

In this post I want to share two things with you; some thoughts on mental health and these super cookies that have been saving me a lot recently. This site is a place for ‘thoughtful living’ and I truly feel that discussing mental health is something that can aid in living consciously and bring about a better experience for anyone affected.

In the UK the statistic is that 1 in 4 people will experience mental health problems. I don’t like talking in statistics but looking 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

Spinach & Butter Bean Salad with Mint & Dill

It doesn’t feel quite like June yet. The weather can’t seem to make up its mind at all. We had a few really warm, gorgeous days full of sunshine and then June Gloom set in, the heavens opened and it constantly rained (which I don’t actually mind at all). This has left me craving warm, comforting turmeric lattes one day and then fresh, raw salads the next. It’s a good mix but sometimes a little confusing. I do feel myself being drawn to making lots of summer vibing read more

Almond Butter Fudge

A quick post for you today in the form of a raw, naturally sweetened treat; almond butter fudge. This recipe is ridiculously easy and creates minimal mess. Ideal for having as a little snack mid-afternoon for a little pick-me-up or as an after dinner treat. A couple squares of this will satisfy your sweet craving.

I have been feeling very creatively drained the last week or so and find myself wanting to learn and improve any and all of my skills that are involved with Living Alchemy; cooking, 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