Gluten and Leaky Gut – The Link


The hottest health questions of the year – ‘Is my gut leaky? How leaky? How can I tell? And what does gluten have to do with it all? (more…)

RECIPE: Spooky Spirulina Smoothie

Inspiral Spirulina Smoothie Halloween

With a colour that’s bound to get you in the festive Halloween spirit, give our spooky spirulina smoothie recipe a try this October. Superfoods are not only incredibly good for your health, but the phytonutrients they contain also work wonderfully as natural food colouring. The spirulina in this terrifying smoothie gives it it’s vibrant, ghoulish colour without the… Read More

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RECIPE: Healthy Halloween Superfood Monsters

Inspiral Hemp Marzipan Monsters

With Halloween coming up we thought we’d share with you this fun recipe for the perfect spooky sweet treat. These healthy Halloween superfood monsters are made using raw vegan hemp marzipan!  They get their naturally vibrant colouring from plant pigments, phytonutrients, in raw & organic superfood powders such as Acai and Spirulina (more…)

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Dairy-Free 101


As awareness about nutrition, environmental issues and animal welfare gains more momentum, so too does the number of people choosing to go dairy-free. This could be for ethical reasons, lactose intolerance or purely for their own health gains. Either way, the evidence for dairy not being as good for us as we once thought it… Read More

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RECIPE: Macadamia Nut Cheese


Any newly converted vegan will tell you about their struggles with giving up cheese. Dairy-free replacements in the shops just don’t seem to cut it and nothing we eat gives quite the same hearty satisfaction as cheese. But it needn’t be such a struggle – there are a plethora of nut-cheeses you can make at home… Read More

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Showing support for elderly vegetarians


It can be a difficult world for any vegetarian or vegan, especially if not in central London, but it can only get more challenging with age. Currently, there are no fully vegetarian care homes in the UK and a serious neglect for vegetarians exists within care homes. At first, this might not seem like such… Read More

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Get to Know inSpiral’s Bar Manager, Gee


When Gee isn’t running the Lounge bar, you might find him meditating, studying domestic renewable energy or mastering a fighter jet simulator. Arriving from Mauritius off the coast of Africa 10 years ago, Gee came to the Lounge in 2008 and played a pivotal role in inSpiral’s evolution. We wanted to talk to Gee to find out a little more about his life and… Read More

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RECIPE: Vegan Maca Milkshake


A vegan milkshake loaded with energy to keep you going all day long. Our Maca powder is packed with iron which contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue; along with dates, almonds and chia seeds, you definitely won’t be going for a nap any time soon. When Men’s Health Magazine interviewed an ethnobotanist in search of ancient tribal wisdom… Read More

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Why go Vegetarian?


National Vegetarian week falls on May 18 – 24 – so let’s discuss why would you consider trying a vegetarian diet. The Vegetarian Society will be raising awareness of the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle during their annual National Vegetarian week, which falls on 18th-24th May. The theme this year is sharing veggie food with colleagues… Read More

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It’s National Asparagus Month!

Did you know that May is National Asparagus Month?… In the light of National Asparagus Month, inSpiral brings you a run-down of this green, stalky super-vegetable. A look at the nutritional value of asparagus, recipes featuring this nutrient-packed veggie, and inSpiral’s ‘New Menu’ starring this powerful green. Why Asparagus Month? Asparagus season in Britain is from… Read More

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RECIPE: Asparagus & Wheatgrass Pesto Pizza

Asparagus & Rocket Glutenfree Pizza with Wheatgrass Pesto

Celebrate National Asparagus month with inSpiral, with a gorgeous, flavoursome, glutenfree pizza recipe. Bursting with the flavours of peppery rocket, aromatic basil and a very clean taste of the earthy asparagus! Ingredients: 1 glutenfree pizza base basil & wheatgrass pesto (enough to layer on base) 300 grams asparagus, trimmed & cut in half 2 cups rocket leaves Method: Preheat… Read More

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Food State and Wholefood Nutrients


The best kept secrets in the health industry… inSpiral asked our supplement provider – Amanda, the Director of Cytoplan, what some of the benefits of using Food State and Wholefood (plant-based) supplements over the typical ‘Chemical Isolate’ supplement. Here’s what she had to say about the supplements we stock on our online shop: Is a balanced diet… Read More

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Water Crystals Reflecting Love and Gratitude


Spring represents new life and new beginnings. Until the 18th century, the Spring Equinox was considered the ‘New Year’ in many European countries. In ancient times, rituals were performed to cleanse out old energy, which is where the tradition of ‘Spring Cleaning’ comes from. inSpiral encourages everyone to usher into the renewed sense of energy… Read More

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RECIPE: An Uplifting Springtime Smoothie


Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice 1 cup frozen strawberries 1 banana 2 tsp of inSpiral Women’s Mix or Vitality Mix 1/8 cup edible flower petals, if available (Spring time edible flowers include primroses, cowslips or anything else from the polyanthus family) Method: Blend all ingredients together and serve decorated with edible petals…. Read More

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