Author: Caitriona Horne

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How Plants can Heal Any Situation

Pop a Plant Pill When you’re feeling a little under the weather, nervous about a date or can’t concentrate at work, turn to plants. They have been proven to help in all these situations. Don’t eat them, whatever you do, just put them in your home and let them work their magic. All you need […]

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Avocado

How to Grow an Avocado Plant

There is nothing more rewarding than growing plants, only to be able to eat them, too! Growing your own requires more time and dedication than you give to your houseplants and you will need to call the plant babysitter if you’re planning a holiday, but these guys can be pretty unfussy once you get them […]

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The Vertue Method Workout – from Shona Vertue

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Sun Salutation Meditation with Shona Vertue

This is a moving meditation, commonly known in yoga as the Sun Salutation. Record the below script onto your phone, explaining the details very slowly so that your movement matches the pace of a slow breath. Make sure you read everything within this script, including the breath. The practice Roll out your mat and come […]

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Ginger Coconut Veg

Steamed Veggies with Ginger and Coconut Rice

I’m quite obsessed with coconut rice – having an islander mum will turn you into a coconut lover. While it does raise the fat content of this meal, I personally think the taste alone makes it worth it. If you need more convincing don’t forget that the fat in coconuts has been shown to lower […]

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Suzie Primal Pantry

The Primal Pantry Founder: A Day In The Life

Suzie Walker founded Primal Pantry, the UK’s 1st vegan Paleo Bar producers. Primal Pantry bars are made with nuts, dried fruit and almond oil, that’s it! They’re also suitable for vegans and vegetarians. Suzie says: I normally get up between half 6 and 7 as I have to get my daughter Grace ready for school and […]

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10 Reasons to Lift Weights by Shona Vertue

Introducing weights into my fitness regime changed my shape, my yoga practice, my body composition, my confidence and my headspace – I guess it changed my life. While there are certainly plenty of incredible bodies out there that train without weights, including gymnasts and dancers who usually only train using their body weight, I believe […]

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Alex Higgins

Hotpod Yoga Founder: A Day In The Life

Nick Higgins spent a brief stint as a TV presenter, followed by 2 years working as a school teacher while training to be a full-time yoga instructor. Following teacher training at leading studio YogaHaven in Morocco and Clapham, he began working at their hot studios in London. Combining the pedagogical approach with a fresh eye […]

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Banana Bread

Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread

Banana bread is the perfect (and tastiest) solution for using up over-ripe bananas. Unlike traditional banana bread recipes that call for refined white flour and white sugar, this recipe is made with coconut flour and naturally sweetened with honey. I’ve also swapped the margarine for coconut oil, which is full of healthy fats. You could […]

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Panel Twitter Updated

Join Yellow Kite’s panel discussion on: The Exciting Future of Wellness With Personal Trainer and Yoga Teacher Shona Vertue, Modern Spiritual Healer Jody Shield, Junior Doctor Hazel Wallace aka The Food Medic and Harley Street Nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert. Chaired by Venetia Falconer, Presenter Yellow Kite is inviting our community to meet some of our wonderful authors […]

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