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Living Well With British Health Coach Madeleine Shaw

It’s safe to say that we’re massive health foodies. We’re dying to share our passion for overloaded veggie bowls, chia parfaits and superfood smoothies, which is what led us to British health coach, Madeleine Shaw. Madeleine likes to say that with every bit of food we eat, we are influencing how we look, feel and think.; wise words that she’s built her widely successful practice on (not to mention her massive following on Instagram, allowing us to live vicariously through her stylish yoga-practicing, granola-making lifestyle).

Madeleine’s new book Get the Glow shows you how eating well can easily become a way of life, resulting in the hottest, healthiest and happiest you. Packed with countless delicious, wheat- and sugar-free recipes, every mouth-watering dish is easy to make, contains ingredients that can be found in your local supermarket and won’t break the budget. Take a few wellness tips from Madeleine on how to glow from the inside out – including her favorite dreamy green smoothie!

My daily supplements:

Fish oil, vitamin D (I live in London!) and a probiotic  –  I have to be honest, I don’t take them every day.

Can't live without my:

Pot of coconut oil – you can cook, clean and bathe in it.

Daily Breakfast:

Scrambled eggs, avocado, pesto and smoked salmon.

5 things always in my medicine cabinet:

Vitamin C, spirulina, arnica, lavender oil and epsom salts.

Fave workout:

Yoga – Vinyasa.

Once a week I:

Go for a walk in nature.

On tap:

Filtered water!

Best Fast Food Option:

Nuts, smoked mackerel, avocado and tomatoes – no cooking, but super tasty.

Best Healthy Restaurant Tip:

Watch out for the sauces. Ask for salad dressing on the side and a little olive oil and dress it yourself.

Once a week I cook...

A slow roast. I love slow roast lamb.

Most important health advice...

We are all so different – find the right diet for you

Reading List:

This new cookbook Persiana. I mostly read cookbooks and nutrition books (I know I need to broaden my horizons).

Go-to Health Resources:

Dr Chris Kresser’s blog – it’s amazing.

Crazy health idea that actually works:

Chew your food!

My food philosophy:

Eat what you can grow, hunt or gather.

Non-negotiable:

White sugar – ditch it!

Simplest way to improve health:

Stress less…

Fave health getaway:

Sydney, Australia.

My current Mantra:

It’s all good.

My Health Passion:

Yoga!

Health trend to skip:

Dieting. It always fails and never seems to offer long-term results.

My go-to smoothie:

Kale, mango, avocado and coconut milk.


Kale, Mango, Avocado and Coconut Milk Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 handful of kale
10 oz coconut milk
1 tsp coconut oil
3 oz frozen mango
1 tsp of maca powder

Directions:

Add to a blender, spin on high and enjoy!

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