Mia Barnes

Mia Barnes is a health and wellness freelance writer with over 3+ years of experience specializing in workplace wellness. Mia is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Body+Mind Magazine, an online healthy living publication. Follow Mia and Body+Mind on Twitter!

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Lemon, Ginger, Cinnamon & CBD tea

A sweet and sour drink for a frosty afternoon.

Mint Julep

A refreshing minty drink with calming CBD, bubbling kombucha fresh mint.

CBD Mince Pie Bites

Mince pie bites filled with festive fruit and the perfect Christmas gift.

Smoked Peanut & CBD Cookie Sandwiches

These smoky little sandwiches are the perfect festive treat with a ginger biscuit sandwiching a rich and smoky peanut butter frosting. Totally indulgent and wonderfully tasty especially when laced with CBD.

Festive CBD Hummus

Enjoy this Bold and bright beetroot hummus as a festive snack. Laced with winter herbs and calming CBD it’s here to support you through the season!

Cheeky CBD Cherry Bakewell

This is a totally tantalising RAW Bakewell tart with crisp pastry, Cherry CBD jam, sweet sticky almond frangipane and the silkiest vanilla cream. 

Black Forest Cherry CBD Pot

A rich and chocolatey pot topped with tart cherries and laced with CBD, that brings a smile to and winters day.

Beetroot Salad with Toasted Sunflower Seeds, Tahini plus a Herb + CBD Gremolata

This is a delicious winter salad laced with medicinal mushrooms and CBD, a fabulous festive starter or a lovely light lunch.

Reishi + CBD Chocolate Bark with Fruits & Seeds

MAKES  250g chocolate PREP TIME 2 hours This chocolate bark is the perfect festive gift or seasonal treat. Packed with...

Black Forest Gateaux with Hidden Magic

This is a celebration cake where you will discover a variety of potent plants inside this fluffy sponge with rick chocolatey icing.

Lions Mane Mushroom Porridge

The perfect comforting bowl on a cold day. This creamy porridge is packed with medicinal mushrooms and topped with cherry jam and seed butter for a super satisfying start to the morning.

Tie Dye Mushroom Smoothies

These mushroom smoothies are here to bring balance while the seasons change. Each one can be adapted to you mushroom of choice to balance, sooth or bring energy to your day.

Follicular Phase Pumpkin & Flax Seed Salad & Dressing

On day one of your period this recipe is here to support these first two weeks with 1 tbsp of pumpkin seeds and flax seeds each day. Enjoy this butter, which is supported with potent plants, each day in many ways from using it in smoothies and on toast to salad dressings and in recipes.

Seed Syncing Seed Butters

Seed syncing is a method used to support and regulate female hormones. It works by eating particular combinations of seeds at certain times of the month, which helps to build and flush your hormones as needed. It is especially good for irregular cycles and those with lots of unwanted symptoms.

Luteal Phase Sunflower & Sesame Seed Salad & Dressing

On the day the you ovulate, about two weeks into your cycle, these recipes are here to support the second two weeks. Enjoy with our Seed Butter recipes


Dulce de Leche Seed Bars

Salted caramel bars, laced with seeds and Udo’s greens to power you though the day!

Hidden Greens Chocolate & Caramel Tart

Crunchy pastry, sweet caramel, and hidden greens ganache. The perfect treat with an afternoon tea or after dinner dessert.

Summer Festival Feast - Sweet Potato Curry and Chilli Slaw

This totally tasty curry is the ultimate summer feast, it reminds me of sunny days in the festival fields and is laced with hearty and flavoursome ingredients served with fluffy rice and a zingy slaw. 

Buckwheat Flatbreads with Udo's Hummus and Seasonal Greens

These flatbreads are great for a lovely lunch or picnic on a sunny day with seasonal vegetables and creamy Udo’s Ultimate Oil Blend hummus.

Overnight Oats with Beyond Greens and Udo’s Oil Granola

These overnight oats are laced with great things; Udo’s Beyond Greens within the oats and a wonderfully crispy granola painted with Udo’s Ultimate Oil Blend. Enjoy with fresh fruit and plant-based yoghurt in any season. 

Ceremonial Hot Chocolate with Udos Oil

This is magical and intense chocolate shot to bring your dreams to life. With a tahini base, whole cacao nibs and the addition of Udo’s Ultimate Oil Blend for a rich and totally indulgent drink.

Bulletproof Matcha with Udo’s Greens

This Matcha will out a spring in your step any time of day with the nutrient boosting addition of Udo’s Beyond greens this drink is not only good for your body and mind but enjoyable to make and drink as the bright green ice cubes melt and infuse your bulletproof milk

Fermented Chocolate Cheesecake

This chocolate cheesecake contains many surprises. Firstly, it is fermented for extra flavour and instead of using salt, we use miso, then for an extra boost, enjoy Udo’s greens and extra vegetables in the base, so  you really can have your cake and eat it! 

Cashew Cheese and Crackers

These cheeses are a great way to enjoy fermented foods with three different cheeses, fermented vegetables, and crunchy Udo’s crackers. You can try just one cheese at a time if you have not made plant-based cheeses before, but this is a great place to start. 

Courgette Cannelloni with Lemon Ricotta

This courgette cannelloni is simple yet effective with a fresh tomato salsa, Udos lemon Ricotta and fresh herbs. A wonderful summer treat for lunch! 

Smoked Rosemary Potatoes with Fermented Hot Sauce & Sour Cream

These potatoes always go down a treat for friends and family with a Peruvian inspired spice rub, plus they  are so simple to make! Made totally moorish and tantalisingly tasty with our Udos sour cream and salsa!  

Chia Pudding, Fermented Fruit & Coriander Granola

Chia pudding is a great breakfast staple, as a source of plant-based omegas and a great way to hydrate.  Chia seeds prepared in this way are good for your gut and in this recipe the fermented fruit adds a probiotic boost with the granola adding that all important crunch. 

Udos Probiotic Smoothies

These probiotic smoothies are a wonderful way to start the day and depending on your mood or the seasonal fruits you have available, enjoy bright and tasty ways to enjoy Udo’s probiotics in a different way. 

Udo’s Cultured Cashews Yoghurt

Udo’s probiotics are a great source of good bacteria that can be used to naturally ferment foods. This cultured yoghurt is a great example of how to use them to make this delicious creamy plant-based yoghurt  that can be used in so many ways. 

Festive Mushroom Tonic

This is a cosy drink for a cool winters night with adaptogenic mushrooms, spices and a shot of coffee. Enjoy with a plant based mince pie on a festive day.