Monday, January 19, 2015

Join us for Febfast

Are you still feeling a bit gluttonous from the festive season and a big New Years Eve?

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Febfast for 2015, specifically supporting those giving up alcohol for the month of February. 

Whether you are wanting to give up alcohol for good, reduce your alcohol consumption or just need a month long break to recharge your body and get back on track for 2015, Febfast may be the option for you. 

Keep an eye out for some great tips from us and Febfast on how to make February the healthiest month of your year. 

We are happy to also offer 30% off our entire range of cleanses for Febfast participants. Simply use the code FEBFAST at checkout and get your Febfast started the right way. 

If you haven't signed up yet, you've still got two weeks. 

Friday, October 3, 2014

Give Your Skin That Spring Glow

Give Your Skin That Spring Glow

You've undoubtedly heard that detoxing is good for your skin. In fact, healthy 
and radiant skin is the top detox benefit reported by our cleansers. Cleansing 
helps give your skin that sparkly, dewy, fresh look, and it also helps ease 
common skin conditions such as acne, dermatitis, psoriasis and eczema. 

The role and functions of your skin

The skin is the largest organ in your body. It protects you from external pathogens, regulates temperature, facilitates vitamin D absorption, enables tactile sensation, and importantly plays an active role in detoxification.

Its detoxification function has the biggest connection with skin appearance. If 
you’re overloaded with toxins – playing too hard, eating too much (or too much 
of the wrong things) and sleeping too little – it all takes its toll on your skin. Dehydration lines, breakouts, rashes and skin irritations are all signs your skin 
needs some serious TLC, and your body could do with a cleanse.

Detoxing and its impact on your skin

When you detox, provided you are avoiding all the right foods (our cleanse does 
just that), you are naturally eliminating skin aggravators and inflammatory 
agents such as dairy, yeast, sugar and gluten.

Juice cleansing gives your digestive system a rest, stimulates detoxification 
(gently clearing out all those skin-clogging nasties), and floods your body with delicious nutrients all at the same time. It's a recipe for skin success!
Image courtesy of Nine MSN
Your body is a temple. Keep it clean.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The countdown is over...

The NEW Urban Remedy is here.
  • Brand new cleanse recipes
  • Tailored 'design your own' cleansing
  • Suggested 'ready made' cleanses
  • Brand new locations
  • More frequent deliveries

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Ultimate Detox Smoothie Bowl

Recipe and text from Gourmande In The Kitchen

While beets are probably not the first ingredient you think of for breakfast, given a chance they might just surprise you.  Their sweet earthy taste pairs well with the tartness and acidity of the berries not to mention that the deep garnet root, traditionally valued for its blood and liver cleansing properties, is a good source of folate and betaine.

Chances are you’ve probably heard of açaí (ah-sigh-ee) the berry of an Amazonian palm tree by now.  Native to the rain forests of South America, açaí berries have become quite famously known as a super-food.

The old adage that the more vibrant the colour of a fruit or vegetable the higher its nutritional value certainly holds true with this deep purple berry, rich in both anti-oxidants and essential fatty acids.  And while you can’t find fresh açaí berries the pulp is available in the frozen section of many grocery stores these days.

All blended together with a couple of Brazil nuts for added selenium, chia seeds to keep you full and coconut milk to add creaminess and healthy fat to help you absorb all those vitamins and you have yourself an easy make-ahead breakfast, snack, dessert (or whatever meal you choose) that’s a little sweet, a little tart and utterly refreshing.

This vibrant and detoxifying smoothie bowl is gluten-free, grain-free, vegetarian, vegan, raw and paleo-friendly.


For the bowl:
• 1 large medjool date*, pitted and soaked in warm water until soft (leave out if you would prefer a lower carb version)
• ½ cup/120ml coconut milk
• 1 tablespoon/12g chia seeds
• 1 or 2 brazil nuts
• 1 small raw beet, peeled and finely chopped (or grated if you don’t have a blender)
• ½ cup/75g frozen mixed berries (I like a blend of raspberries and blueberries)
• 100g frozen acai , run under warm water to thaw slightly

For the toppings:
• 1 tablespoon/5g unsweetened coconut flakes
• 1 tablespoon/10g hemps seeds
• Sliced fresh fruit and berries


1. Start by soaking the medjool date while you prepare peel and chop/grate the beet.
2. Place the coconut milk , chia seeds brazil nuts and drained soaked date in the blender and blend on high until smooth.
3. Add the chopped or grated beet, frozen mixed berries and slightly thawed acai packet. Blend on high, scraping down sides as necessary until thick and smooth.
4. Serve immediately in shallow bowls with toppings or as a smoothie in a tall glass. Alternatively you can prepare the bowl ahead of time the night before and keep the bowl covered without the topping in the fridge overnight.
Content and image sourced from Gourmande In The Kitchen

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Are you nuts about chocolate? Then read this.

Why eat chocolate? Apart from the obvious. 
Cacao is chock-full of therapeutic benefits and could easily be considered one of nature’s best medicines.
  • Cacao is considered a ‘super-antioxidant’ because it has such a high ORAC score (a measure of antioxidant content). The unprocessed raw cacao bean earns a higher ORAC score than acai berries, spinach or blueberries, and helps protect the heart, prevent cellular damage, and keep us looking and feeling younger. The darker the chocolate, the higher the antioxidant levels.
  • Cacao contains oleic acid, which has been linked to lower cholesterol.
  • Cacao contains high bioflavonoid levels that help regulate blood flow and pressure.
  • Cacao is high in the mineral magnesium, which helps with calcium absorption, metabolism, and protein synthesis. It may also be useful in preventing and treating congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, diabetes, and premenstrual syndrome.
  • Cacao contains other essential minerals such as iron, copper, calcium, potassium, and zinc.
Our new Nutty Chocolate Smoothie, pictured above, is bursting with cacao goodness. For those of you who know our cleansing menu, it's our Calming Smoothie with an extra injection of chocolatey goodness. Almonds and chia add to the benefits of cacao with essential fatty acids and fibre for glowing skin, shiny hair and improved digestion.

Click here to order.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Limited Edition Customized Cleansing

Would you like to try a Cleanse or Six-Pack that is customized to your  needs?

We are offering Limited Edition Customized Cleansing until Easter 2014 - all you have to do is email us to express your interest, and we'll tell you what to do next! For example, you can have 4 green juices and 2 soups, 3 smoothies and 3 juices, or just 6 smoothies - the variations are entirely up to you.

You choose from our recipes. We make your ideal pack.

Email us at:

Monday, February 3, 2014

Take Your Cleanse to the Next Level

These 5 little wonders will help you take your cleanse to a whole new level...

1. Peppermint - in tea (mild) or capsule (intense) form to relieve bloating and soothe the digestive tract

2. Dandelion - as an astringent tea or coffee substitute to reduce fluid retention and support the liver

3. Milk thistle - in capsule form (we like 'Flordis Legalon') to help the liver regenerate and clear toxins

4. Probiotic - in capsule or powder form (or as kefir, if you prefer) to boost gut flora and immunity, and relieve bloating

5. Fibre - not for everyone as it can cause bloating, but if you tolerate fibre, add your preferred powder into a juice or smoothie to help clear out your digestive tract
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