Category: Drinks & Smoothies


Can Tea Help You Sleep?

Hands up if you get the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep a night? And if you do – is it a quality sleep? Herbal teas have been used for centuries as a natural sleep and relaxation remedy, so it’s no surprise that they are a popular choice when it comes to unwinding at the end of the day. What’s more – there’s no shortage of research that backs the warming beverage and its effectiveness in aiding sleep. We go over why catching plenty of

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Kale and Pear Green Smoothie Recipe

This scrumptious, healthy, green smoothie was shared with us by the incredible team at Vitamix. Serves: 4 (960ml) Prep & cooking time: 11 minutes Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: 120ml (1/2 cup) water 170g (1 cup) green grapes 1 orange peeled, halved ½ pear, seeded, halved 1 banana, peeled, halved 70g (1 cup) kale 260g (2 cups) ice cubes Directions: Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid. Select Variable 1. Turn Machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10,

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Healthy Chocolate Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Power Super Foods is an incredible company that specialises in organic, vegan, raw, low GI, fair trade, gluten and dairy free functional foods. They partner with farming communities from all around the world helping to expand the development of good organic farming practices globally. All of their products are free of artificial preservatives or colours. They also don't have any synthetic flavourings or additives. They are a food business built on strong ethics and values, especially in their commitment to environmentally responsible business practices and

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Vanilla Hot Chocolate Recipe

This vanilla hot chocolate recipe is the perfect drink to unwind on these cooler nights. Ingredients 3 cups preferred plant based milk 1/2 teaspoon Heilala Vanilla Paste 2 tablespoons cacao powder 1/2 teaspoon maca powder Instructions Combine milk, vanilla, cacao, and maca in a small pot. Heat gently. Pour into 2 serving mugs and enjoy. We love Heilala Vanilla so we thought we would ask our GMB doctor Sandy Krafchik all about the health benefits of vanilla paste and the things you should

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How To Practise Mindfulness With Tea

By GMB Doctor Sandy Krafchik. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing your awareness on the present moment, while acknowledging your feelings, thoughts, and sensations objectively. It is often used as a therapeutic technique as it slows things down and immerses you into the present moment, thereby resting the analytical mind. Mindfulness means paying attention to, and experiencing the world directly with, the 5 senses - feeling, touching, seeing, hearing, and tasting. It is a powerful tool to help us understand and deal with

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Golden Chai Latte Recipe

This Golden Coconut Chai Latte is like a long, warm, hug in a mug. Rich and creamy with a decadent spicy flavour, it is soothing for both your gut and your soul. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS: (serves one) 1 cup of prefered milk, I like to use coconut 1 tablespoon of Golden Gut blend 1 teaspoon of fresh grated ginger ¼ teaspoon of cardamom 1 star anise Rice malt syrup or stevia, to taste METHOD: Place all ingredients into a small saucepan. Heat gently over medium heat until

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