Category: Drinks & Smoothies


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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Kombucha Mojito Cocktail Recipe

This recipe was kindly shared with us by our incredible friends, Remedy Kumbucha who make the BEST kombucha. It's a delicious cocktail filled with nourishing ingredients! Ingredients## 1 lime cut into wedges 4 tbsp fresh or frozen raspberries Small handful of fresh mint leaves 750ml bottle of Original Remedy Kombucha or Cherry Plum 200ml gin Ice cubes Method## Squeeze and place 3-4 lime wedges in the bottom of each glass Add 2 tablespoons of raspberries and desired amount of mint leaves. Muddle (squish) lime raspberries

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5 of the Best Food and Drinks For Brain Health

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine It’s easy to forget that our brains are where it’s at! The control centre of the body, your brain regulates how you feel, think, and move, all while instructing your organs to behave as they should. If you’re feeling like you could do with more ‘brain food’, we’ve rounded up some of the best brain-boosting foods for you to stock up on. Boost your brain health with Shine+ in the July 'Gut Lovin' box 1. Complex

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We review the latest trend: Blue Lattes

You’ve heard of white, green and black tea, but what about… blue tea? One of the most beautiful brews we’ve seen, blue tea is caffeine-free and bursting with health benefits. Whether you want to give up caffeine or just sip your way through the tea rainbow, it’s a fun and colourful cuppa to try. What is blue tea? Blue tea is causing a stir in the health world – and it’s not just because it’s pretty! Also known as butterfly pea

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