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New Mama Energy Boosters

By Karen Newby, BSc Nutritional Medicine and Alchemy founder Zero Time Maximum Nutrients Batch cooking and make the most of your freezer. You need quick sustenance that just requires you to heat it up or put onto a plate. No slaving at the stove (you’ve already prepped for the little one) and you need something that is quick enough to fix so that you can max out on their sleep time, taking some rest too. Spend time when you have your partner around, to make up batches.....

And breathe….

Did you know that we breathe up to 8L of air per minute?  Although breathing practices such as pranayama can be hugely advantageous to us, it’s also a well known fact that breathing in often high levels of pollutants in our cities increases the amount of detoxification our bodies have to deal with. Here are our top 5 ways to boost your antioxidants to help support detoxification: 1.  Add our Beauty Elixir to your morning smoothie – packed with an.....

FREE Voyager Pack to Celebrate Being Two

What a two years it has been. A lot of hard work but also HUGELY rewarding seeing our blends being used and enjoyed by customers across the world. As we enter our third year we look forward to sharing with you our new projects on the horizon and continuing to bring a little nourishment to help your day to day in this crazy world.  As a thank you we are giving away a Voyager Pack of your choice(with every 300g purchase) perfect to take with you on your holidays. .....

Summer Sneezes

The hayfever season is now in full flow and coupled with mid-exam season, this can be a challenging time for us and our children.  Histamine is released in the body in reaction to pollen and causes those uncomfortable symptoms such as sneezing, itchy eyes and throat.  I often advise patients to reduce foods .....

Flood Your Body With Micro Nutrients by Karen Newby, nutritional therapist and Alchemy founder

Many people I meet outside of the clinic think their diet is OK – not perfect (especially at the weekend!) – but just about OK. And they’d be right – especially if it’s not full of fried food, junk food, sweets or pastries; and take-aways or ready-made meals are at a minimum. However, Western diets are often severely lacking in micronutrients – vitamins, minerals and essential fats – so vital in combating stress, fatigue and boosting our metabolism, enabling us t.....

Green pregnancy nutrition

More than any other time in our lives, we’re most conscious about what we eat as soon as we find out we’re pregnant! A varied diet rich in fruit and vegetables, pulses, wholegrains, eggs and fish are all essential to nourishing ourselves and our bumps too. Buy organic if you can to minimise pesticides and herbicides (to keep toxins to a minimum) and to maximise nutrient content. My first priority is to help my patients eat as nutrient rich as possible… in the easiest way poss.....

Pin Sharp Morning Juice

In your blender whizz 1/4 cup of coconut water (unsweetened), a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, a dash of apple cider vinegar and 1 tsp of Morning Elixir. Pour into shot glasses and down first thing. Or whip up a large batch and pop in a bottle ready for your morning pre-breakfast ritual. .....

Beauty Juice

Beetroot, apple, ginger, chard, lemon, orange, rhubarb. Juice the above and enjoy over ice. .....

Green Warrior Porridge (savoury porridge with spring greens, balsamic asparagus, courgettes & garlic)

1tbsp Morning Elixir                                                                                                                                                                                                   1/2 courgette 1 garlic clove finely chopped 1 cup gluten free oats (we love .....

Acai Chocolate Bomb

1 tbsp Sport Elixir 1 packet of unsweetened Acai (we love Sambazon) or acai powder 1 cup of nut mylk (almond works well) 1/2 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen raspberries 1 tbsp cacao powder 1 cup frozen kale 1 tbps sunflower seeds 1 tsp almond butter 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla powder or good quality extract 1tbps cacao nibs Dash of maple syrup if you need a little more sweetness Blend all ingredients until smooth......