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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.

Make an Appointment with Yourself: Self Massage

Everyone loves a massage, and an oil massage is one of the fastest ways to get grounded and balance your ayurvedic doshas. Massage is often a rare treat though, it’s great to have one done for you, but my philosophy is…why wait? Twice a week I give myself a great Ayurvedic massage—all […]

Keith’s Ayurvedic Spice Mix

This spice mix contains all 6 Ayurvedic tastes, so it makes any meal easier to digest and more balanced. It’s also delicious which helps you eat and enjoy healthy food. The Daily Grind! Some spices are better freshly ground, this time I used fennel seeds, cardamon pods and coarse ground black […]

Keith’s Veggie Christmas Tips and Recipes

Nearly every family gathering has at least one vegetarian; and for the past 25 years, in our family, that’s been me! With the festive season rapidly approaching, here are my top tips to survive a vegetarian Christmas plus my favourite recipes ( it’s not Christmas dinner without burned roasties and […]

Enjoy an Epsom Salt Detox

Taking a 20 minute epsom salt bath is just about the best way to chill out, relax and enjoy a great detox, all at the same time! About Epsom Salts Epsom salts are made of the mineral ‘magnesium sulphate’. Both magnesium and sulphate are important nutrients for the body, and […]

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Liver Cleanse Smoothie Recipe

Liver Cleansing Periodic clearing out your liver is one of the most powerful things you can do to improve your health, vitality and lifespan. The liver, is your own recycling and refuse plant. Any toxins from food or drink gets sorted out there, as well as the bodies […]

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Detox Pathway: How to detox your five essential organs

Ageing isn’t as inevitable as we might feel. In fact, a lot of the slowing down process (joints seizing up and general decrepitation) isn’t always just down to the passing of years. It can be that our organs, tissues and joints are really clogged up with toxins and just […]

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Freebies at the Natural Products Show

This was my first visit to the Natural Products Show for years, so I braced myself for the usual long queues, security checks and interrogations – but I needn’t have worried as it was surprisingly easy to get in. They just scanned our tickets and the badges were […]

Detox With Super-hydrating Linseed (Flax) Tea

Why is linseed tea good for you? Normally we hear about  linseeds, or flax seeds, because they are packed full of omega 3 essential fats, but not so well known is that  tea made from the seeds is also therapeutic. We all know we need to be better hydrated and drink […]

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Samia’s Spicy Secret

Cooking For Indian Indian People The most difficult test I’ve found in cooking is to make Indian food for Indian people!  A bit like making fresh pasta for Italians, mousaka for Greek people or deep fried Mars bars for the Scots. When I worked in India for 4 months at our retreat centre, […]

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Wong Keith’s Veggie Mock Duck

As you can guess the waiters at Wong Kei’s aren’t normally available to give friendly advice and recipes – that is if you want to try to make the dishes at home. But by using our finely tuned sense of taste, and a bit of time dissecting the meal […]

Wong Kei-ths

Wong Kei Restaurant  on Wardour Street in Chinatown, has a reputation for really great value chinese food and fast service. It’s always full and a lot of the local chinese people eat there, so it must be good. It also has a reputation for the rudest waiters in London, which […]

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Lose 2lb in 20 minutes, the Easy Way!

Get excess Christmas weight off fast! No diets, exercise or removal of body parts, in fact it’s really relaxing. It’s colonic irrigation! After 20 minutes washing out your colon, you really are 2lb lighter. I went this week and it’s really amazing,  the therapist is always incredibly enthusiastic […]

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How to Detox Part 3: Colon Cleanse

Happy New Year folks, hope you all had a great Christmas. Don’t worry if you had too good a time! Like me you can quickly undo the damage with these great detox techniques. I started off with the castor oil packs, skin brushing  and hot and cold showers […]

A Great Day Out: At Manchester Airport?

True to my word I promised Samia we would be flying off to a foreign country in December to break up the winter. The problem is we are the only ones flying north to Edinburgh! The weather there has been even worse than Wales, and the airport was closed for a few […]

Christmas Recipe 3: Delicious Lemony Sprouts & Parsnip & Potato Mash

Final part  for the Christmas Veggie Recipes for this year. The sprout dish is really a miracle because even lukewarm and soggy sprouts taste great with this recipe. The saffron potato and parsnip mash is good too because the saffron makes it sound posh enough for Christmas, it’s […]

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