"What the heck is agar agar, we hear you say. It's a
vegan gelatin, kanten, Japanese gelatin or China grass, agar agar is a jelly-like agent that comes from seaweed (specifically red algae)."
Special guest, The Broth Sisters, take us through just what the hell agar agar is and why you want it in your diet.
The flavour of organic fairtrade chocolate is so silky and rich and you can really taste it in this recipe.
"As the demand for safe and reliable products that support a holistic approach to non-toxic living continues to rise, so too does terminology such as ‘natural’, ‘plant-based’ and ‘clean’ on the labels of cleaning, skincare and cosmetic products, blurring the lines for many conscious shoppers."
Special guest, Aelin Home takes us through how to tell what the differences are behind some key label like plant-based, clean, natural and organic.
"Nutritionally Teff has also stood the test of time. The seed contains more than 20 essential vitamins and minerals."
Special guest, Fraser McNaul of Teff Tribe takes us through the incredible ability of the smallest seed in the world, Teff.
One of our favourite ways to enjoy a summer afternoon is spending quality time with our friends or family with a refreshing drink in hand.
In this recipe you won't have to squeeze apples or grate fresh ginger to get the natural flavour in these virgin mojitos... With the addition of the Nexba Apple Pear and Ginger Kombucha, which is one of the flavours which featured in our Summer Box, all the hard work has been done for you!
We hope you enjoyed your January Mystery Box! It is always such a fun time for us when we get to pack these boxes and this time round we managed to create over 11 different combinations of products!
Some of the amazing brands that featured in our boxes have been kind enough to offer you exclusive RY only discount codes to their products. So if you missed out on a product or found a new one you absolutely love, you can get saving with these discount codes.
Feeling healthy from the inside out is one of our biggest goals at Retreat Yourself. We want to feel it from head to toe, and if we're starting from the top, we make sure our haircare products are just as healthy as our skincare or even the food we eat.
Which is why we have loved treating our locks to the Hot Tresses Leave In Conditioner found in our Spring Box. So we sat down with founder of Hot Tresses Tamara Loehr, to answer five quick questions...
Trends will always come and go, whether it's the latest fashion or technology our consumption levels are higher than ever. But there is a global trend that's becoming more and more popular which has a positive outcome on our planet. Our food consumption!
More and more Australians are choosing plant proteins, which have a lower eco-footprint than animal products and are a sustainable source of nutrition, so it's now easier than ever to make a positive impact.
When it comes to choosing skincare it can feel overwhelming. When they all seem to promise you your skincare dreams it's hard to pick something that really works for you. When we started chatting to Bohemian Skin you guys would love them. And how RIGHT we were!
We sat down with co-founder and creative director Morgan Littler to learn the ins and out of her wonderful skin care brand, plus her thoughts on why we should be taking a more natural approach with our skincare.