Your Autumn Detox


Autumn newsletter 

October 2020

Welcome and thank you for joining me!

I have created this newsletter to share my favourite tips and ideas with you, and I hope you will find it interesting and helpful. This month I’d like to share a nice and easy 3 day Ayurvedic cleanse, that will give your body a nice rest and boost before we enter the depths of Autumn. It is so important to look after your body and immune system, as it can significantly improve our mental wellbeing too. For me movement (and this can be any form of your favourite activity: yoga, long walks, HIIT or gym sessions..), good nutritional diet, and rest are key to stay balanced and healthy. Whenever you feel like running low on your batteries, take a moment to check in and see what you can do to support yourself in fining the balance again. I’m going to create fresh content each month, and if there is something you’re keen to know more about, reach out and send me your ideas and feedback.
Enjoy the read. x


3 day Ayurvedic cleanse 

The 3 day detox gives your digestive system and your taste buds a little rest and might feel particularly needed after the summer indulgence…. If you’re a coffee drinker I’d reduce the caffeine intake first before doing this cleanse. So go decaf first before you do 3 days of just herbal tea.

Ideally eat breakfast between 7 and 9am, lunch by 1pm and supper before 7pm. Bed by 10pm.

Doing this cleanse means 3 days of this strict plan:

Breakfast Stewed Apple with spices (simply stew a peeled apple with a hint of cinnamon and other spices like cardamon in a pan of water until soft)

Lunch and diner – kitchari (recipe below)

Drinking only herbal teas and water – try fennel, turmeric or nettle or other ones but no caffeine 

Before bed turmeric latte – (recipe below)

Autum is the season of Vata (air) and can trigger in balance of this dosha. Brining feeling of more air in the body and mind – feeling spaced out, anxious more nervous or dryness in joints and skin…. so to help with Vata imbalances, you can also add extra ghee to the recipes, and Vata balancing veg (especially root vegetables and fewer dry, rough leafy greens), as well spices like: cardamom, cumin, ginger, cinnamon, salt, cloves and mustard seeds. And lots of seasonal veg in your kitchari! Like Butternut squash, Brussel sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Kale, Leeks, Pumpkin, Spinach, Turnips.



  • 1 cup/200g yellow mung dal or lentils or green mung beans 
  • ½ cup/100g white basmati rice
  • 2 tbs ghee (or coconut oilto make it VEGAN) 
  • 4 cardamom pods, cracked 
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
    5 cups (1.25 litres) of water or more

    2–5 cups of chopped seasonal vegetables ( I love adding carrots, kale or spinach)  


1 teaspoon of:

  • Black pepper
  • Ground coriander
  • Ground cumin
  • Fennel seeds
  • Ground ginger
  • Pink Himalayan salt

2 teaspoons of:

  • Black mustard seeds
  • Cumin seeds
  • Turmeric


Rinse the mung dal and rice until the water runs clear. 

Measure out all of the spices into a cup — this makes it less likely that you’ll burn your spices while searching for the others.
Heat the ghee or oil in a large pot. Add all of the spices and sauté together on a medium heat for a minute until fragrant. Keep the heat low so the spices don’t burn and become bitter.
Stir in the mung dal and rice. Add 5 cups of water and any chopped vegetables. Bring to the boil then reduce to a simmer, lid on.
Cook for at least 40 minutes (longer if using whole green mung beans), or until the dal and rice are completely soft. Adjust the seasoning and garnish with fresh chopped herbs if you like.

GOOD TIP – soak your lentils/mung beans over night 

Golden Milk is one of my favourites and it’s very easy to prepare at home. This drink is anti – inflammatory, comforting, immune boosting, cold curing and preventing!!
Turmeric itself has amazing anti-inflammatory properties, is full of antioxidants, it’s great for our gut health and skin. With this recipe you can add extra amazing superfoods like ginger, cinnamon and the wonderful honey.

What you need:
A cup of favourite milk (ideally plant based)
2 tsp of turmeric powder 
1/2 tsp of ginger powder
1 tsp of honey
black pepper

How to do it:
place the milk in a small pan over low heat, add turmeric, ginger and cinnamon to the milk – heat it slowly then transfer to a cup, add honey and sprinkle with a little bit of black pepper (this helps a better absorption of turmeric)

Enjoy your sunshine in a cup!
Make more time for what you enjoy..

Here’s a playlist I have created after a few days away in sunny Turkey. Really hope this brings your a much needed warmth and JOY. It is so important to keep doing things that make us truly happy. The JOY can come from many sources. Yoga practice is not just about physical asana on the mat, it’s about stilling the mind and calming the ocean of thoughts. We’ve all been riding big waves lately, let’s stay KIND and COMPASSIONATE and whenever possible take JOY out of life. 

Create your magic!

Kasia x

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