fasting retreat

Nurturing your Spirit ๐ŸŒŸ

How do you nurture your Spirit, allow yourself to play, creatively express yourself and bring in happiness? You may have heard of the expression; you cannot give from an empty cup. Nurturing your Spirit is a beautiful โ€˜receivingโ€™ practice of filling yourself up first. When you are full, you can give from the overflow. When we truly begin to take care of our own Spirit, we are filling ourselves up from within and it becomes effortless to give back to… Read More »Nurturing your Spirit ๐ŸŒŸ

Super Bowl

This is a simple and quick breakfast blast that will get you moving in the morning! Ingredients 1-teaspoon Bob’s Red Mill flax meal 1-teaspoon Hemp seeds 2-teaspoon Chia seeds 1 teaspoon psyllium husk โ…“ cup of organic rolled oats 3-4 fresh strawberries 1 handful of fresh blueberries 1 banana Almond milk (or other plant-based milk of your choice) Instructions In a large cereal bowl mix about a half a cup from the dry ingredients. Cut up fruit into small bite-sized… Read More »Super Bowl

Green Smoothie

Makes about 3 cups Ingredients 1/2 cup blueberries 1 banana — ripe is good 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup packed chopped kale leaves 4-5 ice cubes 1 cup almond milk or other nondairy milk Optional items that can be substituted: 1/2 cup blackberries 1 cup raspberries 1 cup packed spinach 1 green apple – cored and cut into small pieces ยฝ cucumber – cut into smaller pieces 1 kiwi – peeled Directions It’s best to combine the ingredients in… Read More »Green Smoothie

Overnight Chia Pudding

Serves 2-4 Ingredients 1/4 cup chia seeds 1 cup vanilla-flavoured unsweetened almond milk 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Sea Salt or Himalayan salt 1-pint blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, or strawberries (hulled and chopped) Directions In a medium bowl, gently whisk the almond milk, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, the vanilla and 1/8 teaspoon salt until just blended. Whisk in the chia seeds; let stand 30 minutes. Stir occasionally to distribute the seeds if they have settled. Cover… Read More »Overnight Chia Pudding

Beef Broth

Ingredients 2 kg beef bones (marrow, knuckle, meat bones โ€“ ideally grass-fed) 3 litres filtered water 2 tbl spn Apple Cider Vinegar 1 onion, roughly chopped 2 carrots, roughly chopped 2-3 celery stalks, roughly chopped 6 sprigs fresh thyme, tied together 3-6 sprigs parsley, tied together 1 bay leaf 4-6 peppercorns Directions Ideally dry roast the marrow & meat bones in an oven at around 180C for about 30 minutes (if you want to skip this part, your stock will… Read More »Beef Broth