I always make this comforting drink whenever I’m having an endo flare up. The anti-inflammatory ingredients can really help take the edge off the pain and it’s a great caffeine free alternative to tea in the morning. Why not give it a go? I recommend using fresh turmeric and ginger for this recipe if ... Read more
Another great recipe that’s easy to prepare and fits in with an anti-inflammatory lifestyle. Thanks to Rukmini Iyer’s recipe which I’ve slightly adapted for those avoiding certain inflammatory foods. Enjoy! Ingredients: 400ml of coconut milk (for endo warriors, either make your own or use one without guar gum) 1kg organic chicken thighs 600g organic ... Read more
You can buy ghee in the supermarket, but home made tastes so much better. I usually cook it in batches, a plain ghee and another infused with garlic. Ghee is a traditional staple in Indian cooking and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. It’s made from butter, but during a ... Read more
Turmeric is a great spice to incorporate into your endometriosis diet as its active ingredient, curcumin, is anti-inflammatory. It’s been shown to reduce estradiol production and so MAY slow the progression of endometriosis. There’s also been some preliminary studies that show curcumin receding endometriotic cells in a dish!
Tahini has a great source of nutrients; rich in thiamin, zinc, copper and important minerals such as calcium, as well as magnesium and iron. Studies show sesamol, a natural chemical found in sesame seeds and sesame oil, has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. They’ve also been shown to help lower cholesterol. Sometimes these healthier options ... Read more
Keeping an anti-inflammatory diet can be challenging at the best of times, but during lockdown it’s incredibly difficult. With everyone at home and having to constantly feed my family, it’s hard to find meals that everyone will eat as well as being compatible with my diet to prevent an Endo flare up. I recently ... Read more
When you’re on a restricted diet it’s so exciting to find a sweet treat that tastes this delicious! It’s not something I could eat all the time because of the dairy content, but it’s wonderful as an occasional treat :0). The coconut sugar is a great alternative to refined sugar. Plum Ingredients: 1kg plums ... Read more
These fruity friands are really quick to whip up, great when you need a cake fix, but need to remain gluten, dairy and refined sugar free! I’m finding this summer particularly hard to keep to my anti-inflammatory diet, especially during the kids holidays. Continuously serving up food that I can’t eat makes it so ... Read more
I can’t quite believe I’ve been teaching online for four months now and wow have I learnt a lot! Thank you everyone who has joined me on ZOOM, for your continued support and for sharing your home space to practice together online. I will be continuing virtual classes as well as small garden yoga sessions over the ... Read more
With the uncertainty and anxiety around Covid-19 many of us will be finding it difficult to get a good nights sleep. Depriving our bodies in this way can affect our health. Many of us will try to make up for it by drinking caffeine and eating sugary snacks, which in turn prevents us from being able to sleep, creating a vicious cycle. This is how I used to be before I changed my lifestyle, but it’s easy to slip back into old habits, especially with the added pressures we’re all experiencing at the moment.