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Keith combines his background in ayurveda, herbalism and yoga with over 30 years as a plant-based chef. Author of 'Cooking with Love' Keith is known for his highly engaging retreats, courses and workshops.

Keith’s Bear Breakfast and Quiz

For my birthday I was told we were off to the mountains to see snow leopards, bears and red pandas. I thought I was in for a trip to the Himalayas, but after a 20 minute drive we arrived at the Welsh Mountain Zoo in nearby Colwyn Bay. […]

Ayurvedic Recipes Video Special

Here are some recipes and video footage from our recent introductory course on Ayurveda in Wales. Click this link for the recipes. Meanwhile, here’s some sound advice on using coconut oil for your hair—and what happens when you try it in cold weather. How to prepare the spices […]

Ayurvedic Daily Routine – Dinacharya

Most of us have a cleaning routine in the morning, and with a little ayurvedic knowhow it can be turned into a super daily ayurvedic detox. It is probably not that much longer that we spend in the bathroom anyway, also you can save time applying less non […]

Panchakarma with Keith

Just recently I went on panchakarma retreat in Ayurveda Yoga Villa in Kerala. In Sanskrit panch means five and karma means action, so it is literally five detox treatments. To do it properly takes time 3 to 4 weeks, because you need to prepare and recover from each […]

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Ayurveda Demystified

My recent talk on Ayurveda. It is just a recording so you can enjoy it while you are doing something else!

Cookery Workshop in Belgium

Can you imagine a country that: Makes 22kg of finest chocolate per person per year Has 1000 varieties of beer That invented chips? Is this country some kind of food heaven? No just a short hop over the English Channel and you are in Belgium—a food lovers paradise! […]

Keith’s Top 10 Health Tips

‘All you need is love’ applies to food too. I have put this as my first tip, because it is the least recognised, but most important one! I call it vitamin L and most of us are sadly deficient in it! Like mothers food, or a romantic meal. […]

Perfect Masala Dosa

Just arrived in Chennai and staying at the wonderful Radisson Hotel near the airport. Here we are enjoying the great Indian hospitality and also the food—especially the local specialty: masala dosa. Often as vegetarians you can struggle a bit when staying in a hotel, but not in India. […]

Keith’s Ayurvedic 6 Taste Spice Mix

Magic Powder In Ayurveda, there are six tastes: sweet, salty, bitter, sour, pungent and astringent. A meal should ideally contain all of them to improve digestion and stimulate your whole being. Western diets are generally too sweet, too salty and sometimes overly pungent (hot, spicy). The other tastes […]

Keith’s Warm Ayurvedic Salad

We all know that it’s great to eat raw food because it’s so full of vitality, vitamins and enzymes. But unless it’s really warm weather, raw food can seem cold and unappetising. With Keith’s Ayurvedic warm salads you can get the best of both worlds! In this salad […]

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Om Yoga Magazine Special Report by Keith

It’s great to be in the news, for the right reasons! Om Yoga Magazine recently featured my ‘yoga of food’ article. Read all about it, below. The Yoga of Food (Anna Yoga) By Keith Squires Never before has so much information about food been available through books, the […]

Detox with Fresh Juice

Juicing is a great way to start the day, detox, and supplement your nutrition naturally. It transforms simple vegetables into a delicious drink and the nutrients are in a natural liquid form making them easy to absorb. It’s so easy, try chewing 5 carrots, see how long it […]

Try-Athlon with Keith

‘Last which shall be first, and there are the first which shall be last’ – Luke 14 verse 30 A few months ago Sandra from Dimensions suggested I could help with the swimming at the Rhyl Triathlon. Seemed a good idea at the time and I did get […]

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How the Kangeroo Got Her Pouch

This is the story of how Australia’s most iconic animal got its pouch. A long time ago the creator got bored and thought, ‘Today I will go down into my own creation and check how everything is going.’ He looked at the earth and decided to visit Australia. […]

Keith’s Australian Adventures 1: The Story of the Platypus

Earlier this year we had an amazing trip to Australia. One of the highlights was visiting Healesville Sancuary near Melbourne and it was there I met my first real platypus. The Story of the Platypus We also found a beautiful Aboriginal story about them. Long ago a young […]

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