"When we get the inside right, everything else falls into place" - Eckhart Tolle
Mayella is based on knowing exactly this - when we look after our inner health and wellbeing (mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically) all else will fall into place.
We exude a radiance, our skin is healthy and glowing, we have energy when we wake in the morning, our thoughts and emotions are in harmony.
And because health and wellness begin in the gut, so we thought the best way we could support you in your journey of health was to share a few delicious gut-loving recipes to get your year off to a healthy and energising start.
Here are four easy recipes to have on rotation to get your body the daily fuel it needs...
Blend and enjoy this nourishing, energising smoothie.
Tip: you can make this smoothie in the morning, take it to work and put it in the fridge until later in the day.
Why this smoothie is so amazing...
Nourish Formulated Blend
The combination of greens and adaptogenic ingredients, licorice and maca, work together to boost nutrient levels while working to alkalise, energise and gently detox the body. Importantly, our Nourish Blend offers a harmonious lifeline to your endocrine system = hormones! Supporting busy lives, tired or stressed systems, recovery from illness and overcoming anxiety and depression.
Nourish Formulated Blend is the perfect afternoon power lift. Often you will find yourself reaching for a coffee or sweet treat to give you a quick energy lift to get you through the afternoon concentration zone.
Cravings happen when the body tries to compensate for what's missing its cycles and functions and also due to addictions. A smoothie could be just what your body needs to overcome the peak and crash energy cycles that feel extremely depleting to the body. After school or before sports, after a training session, the combination of ingredients you mix Nourish with in your smoothie or juice will be a delicious and energising, clean green, enduring source of energy and nutrition.
This is a simple one so no excuses not to do this!
Stir it in a glass and drink it down!
It's very refreshing and you will find, quite addictive as you feel so good!
Why this shot is so energising...
Alkalise Green & Go
As a start to your day, before you have solid foods, tea or coffee, an Alkalise Green & Go shot will 'switch on' metabolic pathways, ignite your digestion, gently help to eliminate toxins and stimulate healthy blood building processes.
Technically it's about your body chemistry and cycles such as the Krebs cycle and Glycolysis oxygen and energy pathways. Paired with the catalysts needed for activating the elimination of various acids, toxins and waste from the overnight repair and maintenance your body has been carrying out while you were sleeping.
A daily Alkalise Green & Go is a bit like a Feng Shui treatment for your body, moving your energy along the right channels and eliminating clutter!
Blend and enjoy as a complete meal or healthy snack.
Tip add in 1 teaspoon Mayella Nourish Blend to add benefits of alkalising greens and adaptogenic herbs.
Why this smoothie is so nourishing...
Sunshine & Hemp Protein Blend
Our Sunshine & Hemp Protein Blend (which offers approx. 55% protein!) is easily digested and rich in nutrients, which help to energise the body and build healthy muscles.
We have created this super blend with an array of superfoods – fruits, mushrooms, seaweed and vegetables – that all contribute their powerful immune-building and vitality-boosting properties.
As well as providing a complete amino acid profile, Sunshine & Hemp Protein Blend is also rich in beta carotenes which are provitamins the body uses to make Vitamin A – an antioxidant that helps to reduce free radical activity and damage in the body. An organic and wildcrafted blend of beta carotene-rich fruits and plant-based protein to fill you up with sunshine and vitality, helping to balance and overcome the effects of stress and to reduce symptoms of fatigue.
Easily digested and slightly nutty in taste, this vegan blend supports healthy muscle-building, energy and the immune system. A complete plant protein suitable for everyone!
Blend and enjoy the berry goodness.
Why this recipe is so berrylicious...
Acai Berry Beautiful
Made 100% from fruits, Manuka honey and nothing else - no flavours, bulking agents or additives. Mayella Acai Berry Beautiful is a potent antioxidant combination of berry fruits high in anthocyanins and the epic Kakadu Plum - the purest, richest source of natural Vitamin C known. Such a delicious combination of goodness, energy and taste, this is one you will enjoy adding to smoothies, juices, milk, and simply sprinkling on everything! Add to muesli, oats, yoghurt, fruit or fruit salads, into bliss balls and straight off the spoon on those sore throat, rundown and tired days.
As a potent antioxidant blend, Acai Berry Beautiful is your year-round friend. Antioxidants are a group of molecules that are anti-oxidation in your body. Oxidation is a naturally occurring process that involves the production of free radicals as a part of the process. Even though this is a naturally occurring process, through diet and lifestyle choices we help to balance the process or not…When oxidation takes over, oxidative stress, then you are in a cycle of inflammation, aging and dis-ease.
We hope you enjoy these delicious recipes and manage to incorporate a few into your days. Your body will absolutely love you for it!
If you try any of these, let us know in the comments below which ones you loved.
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From time to time, we all get puffy eyes. Sometimes we know why - it could be self-inflicted after a big night (or week) of socialising, late nights and lack of sleep, alcohol or eating all the wrong foods.
Other times it can be seasonal - like pollen and allergies affecting our sinus, tear ducts and sensitivity of our eyes, leading to the slightly swollen eyelids and puffiness under the eyes.
So what can we do to eliminate puffy eyes when they happen? Here are our tips to help you to get your skin and eyes looking puff-free.
This easy acai overnight oats recipe is a healthy, simple breakfast for the whole family that you can make ahead of time for busy mornings and customise with many add-ins and toppings.
It's a great meal prep idea for Sunday night to prepare for the week ahead of breakfasts. We find after making these overnight oats once, it's easy to double the recipe so you don't run out by Monday night – everyone loves them!
Masque therapy has been a part of skincare going way way back.
Think mud baths in mineral springs, and harking back to the use of poultices and packs for healing, cooling or heating to treat skin conditions or systemic issues such as fevers or nausea.
Masques have their roots in plant medicine and the healing medicinal practices of most cultures around the world for eons of time.
Masques, poultices and packs are still in use for cosmeceutical health and healing (that is a cosmetic that has or is claimed to have medicinal properties), but masques can also be handy as a quick fix or intensive treatment in our busy lives.