See My Kitchen ~ Thought For Thursday…

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Totally agree with this…As I look back at my childhood, I remember nearly always being in the kitchen with all my family hovering around me.  I would sit at the breakfast bar on my assigned stool.  Not only to eat but to do my homework, revise, have my best friends round, enjoying a cup of coffee.

The kitchen is sooo the place to be! And without a doubt my most favourite room and space in the whole home!

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This is the Shivaay Delights Kitchen!

Enjoy cooking in your little haven…I’m going in there now to lose myself in creating more food fun!

See you soon friends! Much love D x

Healing Foods

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So many of us have been told! Well I have been!!! By my lovely Mum to eat this or that. Prepare this for when your ill! This will help! I have always been open to home remedies first as I never liked taking medicine.

Coming from an Indian background and a Mum and Dad that will always find the best solution to help us. I have always been exposed to using food, herbs, spices and fruits in a healing manner.

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Sometimes your body requires certain vitamins and minerals and you are informed through cravings! I strongly believe this as I start eating certain foods due to a strong craving and then find out I’m lacking in that particular food component!

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When women are pregnant, we do listen to our bodies more. It’s like our precious little one is letting us know what he or she needs from us, in the form of nourishment. I think we should, men and women should pay more attention to what are bodies are telling us.

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I think it’s always great to add certain foods to our diet to help alleviate symptoms and heal our bodies. Alongside science we can co exist and aid the illness or deficiency!

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I will be sharing information with you all that will help your in day to day life. Which indeed thoroughly supports me in the way I eat and to make life that bit easier. A healthy body, is a healthy mind and a happy soul! ♡

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If you have any amazing food facts or home remedies that work for you and your family, please feel free to share them with all of us. Just send me a link or email and I will add them to this series! Referring to you and your wonderful blogs xxx

I really hope you enjoy my new addition to Shivaay Delights and look forward to hearing from you all and your experiences with food that heals you!
Have a healthy and peaceful day!
Much love D x

Ayurveda

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I have always been fascinated by the science of Ayurveda which is a system of traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent and a form of alternative remedies to alleviate illnesses on a physiological, emotional and to a point a spiritual level too.

I came across an article today online which evoked my love of Ayurveda. It was about 11 years ago that I bought my very first Ayurvedic book and took an interest into this massive science. How amazing it is that life gets so busy that you forget what once was of interest seems such a distant memory! But when the time is right it will be pointed out to you.

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This is the right time for me to delve into this interesting world, especially now that I write about food and make up my own recipes.

So firstly I shall tell you about the article which ignited this spark within me ~ Natural hair loss remedy

Using onion and garlic by applying it to our hair as instructed in the article can reduce hair loss and make it much more healthier!

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The reason why I will be trying this, is because after having my 2 young children my hair went through the usual phase of thickening in the pregnancy and then falling out

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I was lucky not to see so much hair fall out but started to realise when new tufts of hair emerged along my foreline. I feel I can aid the process by trying this remedy out.

The great thing about Ayurveda is that food is not only eaten to alleviate varied symptoms but made and applied to give full effect also!  I can’t wait to understand it more through food!

Much love D x

Pictures from
http://www.babypost.com/blogs/rebecca-eckler/rebecca-eckler-why-my-hair-falling-out

http://m.123rf.com/photo-12025123_onion-and-garlic-on-chopping-board.html

http://blog.sanctuaryspaholidays.co.uk/529/well-being-and-chakras/

An Early Christmas Present To Snuggle ♡

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It came through this morning!  A soft comforting snuggly vintage style pillow! With my favourite childhood character Mickey!

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A present from my darling husband! It so has come at the right time as I’m going to use it whilst resting, during my tooth recovery!  Though I have been up and cooking this morning lol! There’s no stopping me from getting into my kitchen 😉

It’s really lifted my spirits! So I thought I would share it with all of you lovely people xxxx

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