Hi, I'm Elle

I'm a Nutrition MSc student and yoga teacher helping you to learn more about no-nonsense nutrition, functional and safe movement and sustainability.

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If you watched or read my kitchen tour last week, you might have spotted an unusual looking tin in one of my cupboards. Jackfruit is an ingredient that is becoming increasingly popular in both home cooking and restaurant menus. A plant-based alternative to pulled meats, jackfruit is a tropical fruit related to figs and mulberries. […]

October 22, 2019

Walnut and jackfruit tacos

Eat, Nutrition, Recipes

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have seen that I spent the first part of September in Iceland, capturing some seriously breathtaking scenery. Most people visiting Iceland seem to fall into two camps, either staying in Reykjavik for a long weekend or week and going on day excursions to popular sights, or hiring a […]

Live Well, Travel

October 7, 2019

Iceland 10 day Itinerary

Last month I had the pleasure of taking an advanced yoga teacher training course in Mandala yoga with Julie Montagu of Whole Self Yoga. It was an intensive course that filled me with inspiration and energy for my teaching. I was really excited to bring this style of teaching to my classes, and to let […]

Move, Yoga

July 29, 2019

What is Mandala Yoga?

One of the thing I never thought of when I first started going to the gym was the concept of training around your menstrual cycle. I’m sure we’ve all been there when plans for a particular training session or group class have gone awry when coinciding with the very end or start of your menstrual […]

Fitness, Move, PCOS, Yoga

July 15, 2019

Training around your menstrual cycle

It is Plastic Free July again and 120 million participants are joining in across the globe. With school strikes, the Extinction Rebellion protests and Attenborough mania hitting the news so far, awareness of our impact on the planet is increasing year on year. Where climate change (or, climate emergency, as many are now calling it) […]

Live Well, Sustainability, Tips

July 1, 2019

5 (different) tips for Plastic Free July

These cookies were made after struggling to get a hold of Prets dark chocolate and almond butter cookies. Due to risk of contamination with non vegan products, the cookies have jumped on and off Prets menu for the last year and have recently been reinstated without the vegan label. If you cant get the cookies […]

Eat, Recipes

June 19, 2019

Vegan chocolate almond butter cookies

I’ve debated writing this post for a long time, not wanting to come across as critical of others in my industry or even just close-minded. However, as time has gone on I’ve become more and more aware of potentially harmful practices going around that seem to be very specific to the yoga industry. I’m not […]

Move, Yoga

May 27, 2019

We need to talk about yoga and pseudoscience