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Baked Sweet Potato with slow cooked Smokey Beans →

Baked Sweet Potato with slow cooked Smokey Beans

Our third superfood super is Baked Sweet Potato with slow cooked Smokey Beans. A simple and tasty supper packed with goodness. Sweet potato is a great source of fibre, anti oxidants, vitamins and minerals while cannellini beans are a great source of protein, magnesium and iron. Not to mention the tomatoes, garlic and parsley!  Recipe

  • Sweet potato (one per person)
  • Cannellini beans (1 x 400g tin serves 4)
  • Cherry tomatos
  • Pimento
  • 2 medium white onions
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • large bunch flat leaf parsley
  • white wine vinegar
  • olive oil, salt, pepper

[sc:clear ] Method The beans take a couple of hours, although they have very little actual prep time.… Read more

Posted on August 28, 2014

Caramelised onion broth with chestnut mushrooms, kale & buckwheat noodles. →

Caramelised onion broth with chestnut mushrooms, kale & buckwheat noodles.

This week we’ve decided to give you a sneak preview of what’s to come from our newest venture in The elbowroom. Our new juice bar will offer a selection of superfood dishes to further nourish your body after your class in our studio. Today’s recipe is caramelised onion broth with chestnut mushrooms, kale & buckwheat noodles.

Perfect for the sudden change in the weather!

The additions of fresh ginger and turmeric root will give your immune system the boost is needs with the sudden drop in temperature.… Read more

Posted on August 27, 2014

Couscous burgers with corn, pine nuts & onion →

Couscous burgers with corn, pine nuts & onion

In preparation for our bento super food boxes in our new Juicebar, we are running a week of recipes for you to try out at home. All packed with super foods to help look after your body’s every need.
Stuck for time and want to pick up bento boxes from us? You can help get things moving and get great perks here.

We’re starting you off with couscous burgers with corn, pine nuts & onion.… Read more

Posted on August 25, 2014

Getting Ready for the School Run →

Getting Ready for the School Run

We know you have uniforms, books and supplies sorted out. But have you put any thought into getting your school morning routine organised? Getting an efficient school morning routine in place as they go back to school is tough. Here are some tips to get you off to a great start.

  • Get it done the night before
    do everything that can be done the night before so it takes most of the pressure off.  
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Posted on August 22, 2014

Making Food Fun →

Making Food Fun

If your child is approaching the 6 month mark you will be thinking about food.  The when, where, what, how much debate starts in your mind. We all have our own issues with food, lets face it if our waistbands would allows us there are days when we could happily survive on wine and chocolate (oh you totally would).

We don’t want to pass our bad habits onto our kids, and would like them to have a healthy relationship with food without becoming a fussy eater.… Read more

Posted on August 22, 2014

Re-boot your Mind →

Re-boot your Mind Do you need some valuable head space to clear your thoughts and re-energise? Clear a path to clarity with Yoga.

Yoga increases Purity of thought: Practising yoga reduces restlessness and inertia, the more restful and clear your mind is the less likely it is your mind is constantly chattering, busy getting bogged down with negative thoughts.

Breathing mindfully enhances clarity: Breathing techniques are of paramount importance in yoga. Your breath is connected to the state of your mind.… Read more

Posted on August 21, 2014