In the Reboot Kitchen: Homemade Chai Tea

Homemade Chai Tea

I love this tea and find it a wonderful winter warmer! The first time I made it from scratch I was in the home of an Indian family whom I had met through my work in London and I fell in love. They offered me tea and asked if I was okay to have an Indian tea, ‘of course I was happy to have what they were having’ but when the tea maker didn’t come back for half an hour I was curious as to what on earth he had been up to. I then learn they didn’t just pour hot water onto a bag and stir in milk!

17 Warming Drinks for Winter (for our friends in the southern hemisphere!)

17 Warming Drinks for Winter

Here in the southern hemisphere it is cold and wet in many areas so drinking cold juice is not always appealing or inviting. Adding a few additions or making a few changes can turn that cold drink into a warming beverage that seems more appealing for a cold winter’s day! Get these 17 recipes!

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Soak up the sun

The sun is shining, days are longer and spring is just around the corner! What a perfect time to put winter behind us and harness our favorite star’s goodness for boosting energy, health, wellness and just plain feeling great. Soak up the sun and find out if you’re getting enough vitamin D.

Seasonal: Chili-Mint Brussels Sprouts

Chili-Mint Brussels Sprouts

This time of year, is great for cooking brussels sprouts. They’re readily available, easy to cook, delicious, and are versatile in terms of sauces, flavors and dressings to serve them with. With the cold weather in the U.S., this spicy and fresh dish is perfect to liven up the sprouts in your fridge.

Seasonal: Stuffed Winter Pumpkin


The sugar pumpkin packs blood-pressure stabilizing potassium, as well as vitamins A, C, and E. Pumpkin is also a good source of iron, a mineral that helps carry oxygen to your muscles. Cook up some pumpkin with this cozy meal that is easy to make and is loaded with heart-healthy, and immune-boosting nutrients.

Seasonal Eating: Winter


  Baby it’s cold outside, but that doesn’t mean there’s not delicious and nutritious vegetables to nosh on. Winter brings us our stand-bys like potatoes, onion, carrots, cabbage, beets, and winter squash, but there’s plenty more veggies that can add holiday cheer. Why not try experimenting with Jerusalem artichokes, parsnips, burdock, kohlrabi, celeriac, turnips, and […]

10 Tips For Beating The Winter Blues


If you prefer Mojitos to mulled cider you want to read these simple tips for beating the winter blues: As tempting as it is to keep refueling with hot coffee, try substituting green and/or white teas. High in antioxidants (link to antioxidant blog), these teas will perk you up without letting you crash down. Eat […]