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Sans Sustenance | The Buddhist Lunch

Sans Sustenance | The Buddhist Lunch

Sustenance

When you feel like your body is craving something nutritious and comforting, pull down the pulses from your pantry and slow cook a healthy pot of dal.

Dream Catching | The Benefits of a Wandering Mind

Dream Catching | The Benefits of a Wandering Mind

Holistic

Recent years have seen a shift in thinking around daydreaming. A child who daydreams was once scolded, called idle and slack; unproductive. However, scientists and forward-thinking employers are beginning to explore the potential benefits of a wandering mind. We provide some daydream prompters, perfect for a rainy afternoon.

The Cleanse | Solo and Specialist

The Cleanse | Solo and Specialist

Holistic

Day to day, our bodies are subject to interference from environmental influences and the internal effects of our food choices.

Our go-to holistic health guru here at Sans [ceuticals] is none other than Katherine Lonsdale-Cooper of Tonic Room. She speaks with us about why detoxification is important, some simple steps we ourselves can take when approaching a thorough cleanse from the inside out; as well as what to expect when embarking on a three-phase Naturopathy programme.

Sans Sustenance | Roasted Vine Tomatoes & Life Changing Bread

Sans Sustenance | Roasted Vine Tomatoes & Life Changing Bread

Sustenance

When it comes to slow-roasted tomatoes, it’s more than the flavour that packs a punch. Cooked tomatoes contain an incredibly rich concentration of lycopene, providing a powerful antioxidant considered to have anti-angiogenic (cancer-fighting) properties. These roasted toms make for a delicious and delectably simple meal that truly delivers.

The Wholefood Story | Where to Start With Sustainable Eating

The Wholefood Story | Where to Start With Sustainable Eating

Holistic

What goes on behind the simple act of putting hand-to-mouth can seem more than a little daunting — so we decided to break it down. We spoke with self-confessed ‘sustainability nerd’ Hannah Horton (the brains behind HealthYeah! and co-founder of Mondays Wholefoods) on what it means to eat sustainably, and how to start.

Sans Sustenance | Quinoa and Cauliflower Kedgeree

Sans Sustenance | Quinoa and Cauliflower Kedgeree

Sustenance

This fresh update on a classic kedgeree offers the explosive Indian flavours of the original, while quinoa and cauliflower are the perfect lightweight substitute for white rice. Fresh and delicious, it’s packed with the anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric and the antioxidant benefits of cumin to provide a nourishing health blast.

Art for Small People | Creative ideas for making with kids

Art for Small People | Creative ideas for making with kids

Children

Kids are creative beings: their capacity for imaginative play stretching oceans beyond what we adults often possess. On a rainy afternoon (or even a sunny one), what better thing to do than sit down with a child and set sail across the wild sea of art-making? Photographer and art teacher Deborah Smith has a lifetime’s experience in working with children and art, and believes wholeheartedly in the benefits of making. Here’s one of her projects to excite the wildest and brightest of little people in your life.