ORGANIC COCONUT NECTAR
This new coconut nectar which is made from the sap of coconut flower blossom, is a friendly alternative to honey. It contains 20 per cent less sugar, but still has a mild caramel taste, with no distinct coconut flavour. It can be used in exactly the same way as honey, in baking, hot drinks or drizzled over fruit and cereals, and it’s also organic and GMO free. Delicious!
£5.25 available from the coconutcompany.co
PURE CHIMP SUPER TEAS
These new, high quality Japanese ceremo- nial grade matcha powders by UK brand PureChimp, are available in 20g resalable pouch- es for ease and convenience. Extremely tasty, and suitable for any time of day, these 100 per cent natural matcha powders are available in three flavours: ‘Matcha Green’, ‘Lemon’ and ‘Mint’, and with every sale, 5 per cent of profits go to charity. Delightful!
£4.95 available from purechimp.com
BUNNIES & ZEN COMBO MAT
Bunnies & Zen is a fun brand selling colourful and unique yoga accessories. The latest edi- tion to their collection is this cute mat specifi- cally designed for Hot yoga that’s made from eco-friendly and biodegradable materials. It cleverly wicks away sweat, and its anti-slip properties become enhanced the damper it gets. It’s also machine washable and comes with a free carry strap. Bunnies & Zen pas- sionately support Blood Cancer charities and donate a portion of each sale to Bloodwise.
£56.95 available from bunniesandzen.com
CORETERNO VISIONARY PILLAR CANDLES
These beautifully designed candles are handmade from the finest wax in Italy at one of Europe’s old- est candle factories. The range features 12 different themes including ‘Creativity’ and ‘Dream Catcher’, that depict images with an aura of romanticism and old typography that deliver a vintage, yet contem- porary look that’s suitable for the home or yoga studio. Each candle has a burn time of 60-hours and is adorned with a positive message of power to help heal the heart and soul. Simply beautiful!
$40 available from coreterno.com
NABOSO YOGA MAT
These excellent new mats feature ‘Naboso Technology’ – a patented unique surface material, specifically de- signed to stimulate the proprioceptors in the feet and hands which play an important role in stability and neu- ro-feedback during practice. The unique texture and enhanced grip, makes it the perfect mat for hot yoga or poses that require increased balance and stability. The mat is also extremely comfortable and lightweight. Practising yoga will never be the same again.
£100 available from nabosotechnology.com
PREPARING FOR BIRTH
BY BRIDGET SHEERAN
Created by a community midwife with over three decades’ experience, this delightful book features 28 beautifully detailed, double-page line drawings for colouring-in. All the drawings relate to the theme of childbirth to inspire women to think about what childbirth means for them and what solutions best fulfil their needs. The book also features a ‘key to the choice of images’ to explain the meanings behind the drawings. Highly recommended.
£9.99 (Hammersmith Health Books) hammersmithbooks.co.uk
DREAMING THROUGH DARKNESS
BY CHARLIE MORLEY
Lucid dreaming expert Morley has created a fascinating account of how to work with your divine spirit and hidden talents through lucid dreaming to create positive change and healing. The book combines a wealth of practical exercis- es from lucid dreaming and dream-word, Tibetan Buddhism and mindfulness meditation to mani- fest your hidden potential, unlock your creativity, transform nightmares and much more.
£7.99 (Hay House) hayhouse.co.uk
SUN CHLORELLA TABLETS
The green algae chlorella has been linked to everything from increasing athletic endur- ance to acting as a powerful antioxidant. This superfood is available in tablet form from Sun Chlorella, whose new DYNO®-Mill technology breaks down the cell walls of the algae without the use of heat or chemicals which can reduce the quality of the chlorella to ensure the most nutrients possible.
VITALITY HEMP PROTEIN POWDER
The hemp seed is grown and produced 100 per cent naturally in the UK. It is the most complete source of digestible plant-based protein and is naturally rich in fibre, amino acids and essential fatty acids. It’s perfect for after a yoga class as it encour- ages healthy muscle recovery, and with a slightly nutty taste, the powder is delicious when added to smoothies, porridge or used in baking or for making raw energy balls.
£6.50 available from vitalityhemp.com
WIRED TO EAT
BY ROBB WOLF
An insightful book that’s packed full of tips and strategies that will help redefine the way you think about food and help you discover the key to permanent weight-loss. It examines the neuroregulation of appetite. It also features a unique ‘30-Day Reset’ to rewire your metabolism and appetite, a ‘7-Day Carb Test programme to measure tolerance alongside weekly shopping lists and over 60 delicious wholefood recipes. £14.99 (Vermillion) Available from Amazon
These gourmet crispbreads from Sweden are deli- ciously thin and crisp. They make a healthy alterna- tive to white bread and crackers and can be used for a variety of toppings including cheese, hummus and dips. The crispbreads are baked every day in Swe- den following traditional family recipes dating back to the 1920s, and they’re made from rye which car- ries the Swedish Seal of Quality, pure water from Leksands very own spring, yeast a pinch of salt. Be warned though – they’re very moorish!
FRY ARTISAN DAIRY-FREE ICE CREAM
A delicious combination of coconut milk and coconut cream, sweetened with agave syrup and blended with luxurious and natural ingredients, this smooth, non-dairy ice cream will make you melt. It’s minimal processing and free-from creden- tials make it a healthier and tastier alternative to over-pro- cessed ice cream filled with ‘nasties’. Available in five scrumptious flavours, including ‘Just Toasted Cocount’, ‘Madagascan Vanilla Bean’ and ‘Salted Caramel’. Yummy!
£4.99 available from ocado.com
DALIT SCENTED CANDLE GIFT SET
This gorgeous scented candle gift set is handmade by the Dalit people in India, where clay pots are filled with natural beeswax candles scented with lavender. The environmentally friendly set is beautifully gift boxed and includes three can- dles, and each candle has a burn time of 26-hours. Profits go directly to the Dalit community to help fund educational and community projects for their people.
£12.95 available from myakka.co.uk
These delicious ceremonial grade matcha teas are perfect for a healthy and active lifestyle. The range uses natural, high-end ingredients to cre- ate a vibrantly green tea with a sweet hint, which will help you feel great on even the busiest of days. Available in three distinctive blends: ‘Matcha Energise’ which contains ginger, guarana, ginseng and gingko biboa powders, ‘Matcha Health’ with moringa powder, and ‘Matcha Recovery’ with peppermint, nettle, milkthistle, spirulina and lav- ender powders.
£25 available from t-tox.com
BY DAVID WELLS
With 25 years experience, Wells has produced and excellent account which invites you to embrace your higher self through qabalah. This comprehensive book covers everything from the role of the Tree of Life, to the meaning of each sephira, alongside ex- ercises and meditations and how to work with and understand the symobolism of each sephira.
£8.99 (Hay House) hayhouse.co.uk
BY CHRIS BARÈZ-BROWN
A wonderful hands-on book that’s packed full of practical everyday exercises to help you escape life on autopilot. The journey be- gins with learning how to breathe properly, before unfolding into a series of playful ex- periments to help you live a more connect- ed, inspired and engaged life. The book is accompanied by a really cool app that’s de- signed to help you celebrate the moments when you feel most conscious and alive.
Book £9.99 (Penguin Life) App free from the App Store and Google Play