NYE dip: spiced walnut red pepper dip

NYE dip_spiced walnut red pepper dip

Making this dip requires minimal effort, but has the most delicious outcome. This vibrant dip is nutty and lightly spiced, and is great to bring to parties or to serve at parties like New Years Eve, or to have as a healthy snack at home. It’s filled with crunchy walnuts which are high in antioxidants […]

A healing festive dish: cinnamon spiced roasted squash and chestnuts

festive dish chestnut squash

As the festive holiday season and the end of year approaches, it is a time when all sorts of emotions come to the surface. For some, it is a time for feelings of nostalgia and excitement, and is a joyous occasion for family and friends to come together to connect. But for many, this time […]

Soul-soothing garlic soup: an ode to the power of taste and family

Garlic soup

So many of my childhood memories revolve around being at the dining table with my family and friends, having great (and long) conversations while enjoying a delicious meal. Food is my family’s love language. Last year, my father was diagnosed with dementia. I think Covid hada lot to do with it. He is an older […]

Nourishing plant-based Congee: A recipe for inner healing

Congee (pronounced jook in Cantonese), a type of rice porridge typically eaten for breakfast in China and other parts of Asia, is a dish that represents pure comfort for me. A bite of congee transports me back to my childhood and is something that is so soothing and healing for my mind and soul. Growing […]

Heal Magazine Issue 01 is now live!

issue 01_Heal Magazine

We are excited to announce the launch of the Heal Magazine app, something that has been in the works for a long time. Now, next to the blog articles on our website and our social content,  we can offer you more in-dept content in the form of video, audio, essays and beautiful art.  Inside issue […]

Recipe: Indian-spiced sauerkraut

Ferments are a great staple to have in your fridge as they lift up pretty much any dish and can easily be added to sandwiches and salad. Not to mention that fermented foods are rich in probiotics that are hugely beneficial to your gut health. If you consume foods like this Indian flavoured sauerkraut you […]

Recipe: Gluten-free Pumpkin Turmeric Loaf

This rustic, lightly spiced pumpkin loaf is gut friendly, dairy free, low in refined sugar, and it’s made with pure pumpkin purée and a beautifully nutty almond flour which gives it is moistness.  Almond flour is gluten-free and a low glycemic index food that’s high in magnesium, which helps control blood sugar levels and as […]

4 tips for a healthy gut

4 tips healthy gut

Is there a direct connection between our diet and our mental health? The short answer is yes -and the explanation lies in our gut. Our digestive system is host to a staggering 100 trillions of microbes (mostly fungi and bacteria of different kinds) – that’s 9 times more microbes than there are cells in our […]