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keithsquires

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Keith’s Food Meditation

Every day we eat but sometimes we may not even taste or remember what we have eaten! My food meditation really helps you bring an awareness back into your eating habits. 1. Start by holding the apple in your hand feel the connection of the fruit with your […]

Diwali Special

Diwali is the festival of the legendary King Rama returning from the forest after an exile of 14 years, the culmination of the great epic story of the Ramayana. Here is one of my favourite stories. King Janaka was on the battlefield, he saw the great army ahead […]