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Mushrooms 4 Blood Sugar Balance

Winter is here and with dark, cold days upon us, and the festive season around the corner, it’s a time of year our bodies get pushed to the limit with stress and we give in to our sugar cravings sending us on that blood sugar roller-coaster and vicious cycle of wanting more. Sugar has been…

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Medicinal Mushrooms for Stress Relief

Who isn’t stressed these days…Our world has changed so much, and we are constantly rushing about trying to fit everything in, addicted to our smart phones and sacrificing precious sleep. When our bodies are constantly under stress from our jobs, lifestyle, dietary habits and the environment we live in, it can affect our health and…

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Recipe: Cordyceps Cold Brew Latte

Cordyceps mushroom is also known as the Emperor’s mushroom, and due to its extremely rare nature, it was traditionally restricted to the few who could afford it. Cordyceps powder has long been used in religious ceremonies in Chinese, Christian and Hindu religions and has been linked to longevity and immortality. We love to use Cordyceps…

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Recipe: Reishi Mushroom Chocolate Almonds

We love to use Reishi mushroom powder in our medicinal hot chocolate and other beverages, but it also works really well in food recipes too, and as mentioned previously it’s bitter notes combine perfectly with chocolate which is why we’ve mixed the two in this recipe for Reishi mushroom chocolate almonds. Nuts are a satisfying…

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Meet the Mushrooms- Reishi Mushroom

Reishi Mushroom has often been associated in oriental culture with happiness, health and good fortune. It is highly regarded as the most important mushroom in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and was once exclusively consumed by royalty. It has been traditionally nicknamed as the ‘mushroom of immortality’ or the ’10,000 year mushroom’. Found; Growing in Europe,…

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Recipe: Reishi Mushroom Hot Chocolate

Reishi is a fantastic adaptogenic mushroom, but it can be quite bitter tasting, to counter this it mixes really well with anything chocolately. Our mushroom powders are the perfect choice to mix into hot drinks and increase the nutrient value, and now we are headed into Autumn, it’s time for those cosy evenings and curling…

Meet the Mushrooms- Maitake Mushroom

Maitake means ‘Dancing Mushroom’ in Japanese, the name highlights peoples joy at finding Maitake mushroom in the wild as this fungi boasts some impressive health benefits. Found; Maitake mushroom is found growing in clusters at the base of trees, in particular Oak Trees, typically during late summer and early autumn. It is native to China,…

mushroom kombucha

Recipe: Lion’s Mane Mushroom Kombucha

What is Kombucha? Kombucha is an ancient traditional food originating from China thousands of years ago. It is a fermented tea that is made using a starter SCOBY (Symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast), which is often mistaken for a mushroom! The SCOBY is a mix of yeasts and bacteria, living together in a symbiotic…

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Meet the Mushrooms- Lion’s Mane

It may look strange but Lion’s Mane mushroom is a delicious culinary treat with some potent health benefits. Also called ‘The Mountain Priest mushroom’, in recent years it has been investigated for its beneficial effects on cognitive health. Found; Growing on hardwood trees in temperate forests across the northern hemisphere including North America, Europe and…

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Try our Cordyceps Energy Balls Recipe

We love adding our mushroom supplements to hot drinks and smoothies, but they also work amazingly well in food recipes too for a little nutritional and medicinal boost. Reishi mushroom powder and cordyceps powder work particularly well in recipes. This week we are sharing our Cordyceps energy balls recipe- featuring our cordyceps powder. They make…