Immune-boosting, skin-beautifying and brain-enhancing Indian Saffron Mango Lassi

Saffron Mango Lassi This slightly spicy take on the traditional Indian lassi I discovered on an especially hot day in Pushkar, Rajasthan. It is ideal for the summer as it is simultaneously warming and cooling. The spices of saffron, cardamom, and cumin give it a unique blend of flavours. It’s a perfect treat when you’ve just […]

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Food for Thought: What to Eat Before a Creative Project

Sometimes you just can’t get into your creative flow no matter how strongly you wish it. If you’ve tried all the writing or artistic tricks in your toolkit yet still find yourself staring at a blank page or empty canvas, perhaps you should look to your diet. To create anything your brain needs a steady flow of […]

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Brain-Boosting Smoothies for Creatives

Mango, Avocado and Spinach Smoothie Mangos are full of vitamin C and beta-carotene. Avocados are rich in vitamin E, which has been shown to help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, while both spinach and chia seeds are full of iron and omega-3s. 1/2 fresh mango 1/4 avocado 1 cup fresh spinach 1 cup chilled […]

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